Thomas Lui

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About me

I am a software engineer with an interest in full stack development and startups. I have worked with companies like Athos, Bloomberg, CIBC, American Auto Association and leveraged new technologies such as ReactJS, React Native, Redux, Alexa, NodeJS. In Grade 11, I started an eCommerce business that generated over $30,000 USD and provided supplemental income for my education through my online venture. During my free time, I am working on a React Native app that show upcoming hottest sneakers and it has gained 10000+ users since it was launched on both Google Play store and Apple App store. Moreover, I have won awards from multiple hackathon.

My Skills

In Grade 11, I started an eCommerce business that generated over $30,000 USD and provided supplemental income for my education through my online venture.

React JS / Redux

JavaScript

NodeJS

React Native

AWS

Alexa/Google Assistant

Resume

Education

Major in Computer Science

University of Western Ontario
Class of 2016

Work Experience

Software Engineer

Wealthsimple
June 2019 - Present

Lead Software Engineer - full stack

STACK
Feb 2018 - May 2019

Lead a team of three engineers to design, implement and launch a blockchain payment solution

Improve the transaction settlement time from 30+ seconds to real time and reduce the transaction fee by 90% through redesigning the infrastructure

Work with Product team and other stakeholders to define long-term roadmaps to help drive decisions

Leverage technologies such as NodeJS, React, MongoDB, AWS

Software Engineer

TribalScale
May 2016 - Feb 2018

Worked with companies like Athos, Bloomberg, NBA, CIBC, American Auto Association, LoyaltyOne; leveraged new technologies such as React, React Native, NodeJS, Redux, Alexa, GraphQL, AWS

Delivered a production athlete management web app for Athos using React and Redux

Led a team of two engineers to create a React Native & Redux application from scratch for an insurance company; shipped production app to Apple App Store and Play Store within 2 months of development

Mentored junior engineers on best practices for React/React Native/Redux

Worked in an agile team and communicated with clients to better understand project requirements

Software developer Intern

iOPW.Inc

5 months

May 2014 - Sep 2014

Supported 8 clients in various design tasks involved in the web development life cycle from start to finish.

Developed new and existing code in PHP to create smooth user experiences.

Founder

Greatershape

4 Year

Nov 2010 - Present

Created an e-commerce website in order to fulfill the increasing demand in my fitness products; generated over $30,000 USD in sales with 100% positive feedback.

Communicated with customers and analyzed feedback in order to identify areas of betterment, resulting in satisfied customers and achieving “Top-rated seller and PowerSeller” status on eBay.

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Hackathon

McHacks2016 @ McGill University - February 20-21, 2016
UofTHacksIII @ University of Toronto - Jan 20-24, 2016
DeltaHacks II @ McMaster University - Jan 16-17, 2016
Hack Western 2 @ Western University - Nov 27-29, 2015
Hack the North 2015 @ University of Waterloo - Sep 18–20, 2015
Hack Western 1 @ Western University - Mar 27-29, 2015
McHacks2015 @ McGill University - Feb. 21-22, 2015
UofTHacks2015 @ University of Toronto - Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2015
Hack the North 2014 @ University of Waterloo - Sep 19-21, 2014

Portfolio & Awards

Portfolio 3
DrakeMeUp

Mchacks 2016 project. Click here

Detects your emotion through speech recognition or face recognition and suggest a Drake Song

Portfolio 1
Kiddify

DeltaHacks II Click here

A Chrome extension that prevents children from viewing explicit images

Won top 6 finalist

Portfolio 2
FaceTag - UofTHacks2016

An Android app that detects faces using phone's camera and dynamically displays information about the person. Click here

Won Best Use of Twitter API from Twitter

Portfolio 3
DynamoUI

Hack Western 2015 project. Click here

Won the Best Use of Open Source Technology.

Featured in Devpost's staff picks and newsletter.

Portfolio 1
Value Town

Buy and sell locally. Click here

Geological tracking of users.

Connect nearby users to relevant products or services.

Portfolio 2
Rainy

Rainy is a free app that provides hourly and daily forecasts. Click here

Portfolio 1
Greatershape

E-commerce website Click here

Portfolio 3
Northern Light

Hack the North 2015 project. Click here

Portfolio 3
eBay Feedback

eBay Top-rated seller Click here

Portfolio 4
Shopping Buddy

Hack the North Project Click here

Portfolio 2
TorontoWebsolution

Web development business website Click here

Portfolio 6
Royal York Massage Therapy

Click here

Contact

Feel free to email me at tlfit28@gmail.com for any opportunities!