Vinci

Allen-Steward

A full-stack developer with a background in education and international development that has the unique ability to view a projects problems unabridged as well as the desire to solve them

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Projects

"Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with Vision is making a positive difference."

- Joel Barker -

Kneaded Relief

A revamped website designed mobile-first, with emphasis on UI and UX, the site exhibits the services offered, the benefits of massage therapy, and a direct email component

Technologies: PHP, jQuery, CSS3, SEO

Cosmic Key

A commissioned website for an up and coming lifestyle micro-influencer. The site literally reads like a book, connects to MailChimp.

Technologies: MEAN(MongoDB, Express.js, Angular 2, Node.js), Turn.js, MailChimp, CSS3

Endeavors

A task-manager shared amongst companions that keeps track/exhibits everyone's duties in a major endeavor which also helps each user stay motivated to create targeted and effective goals so the team may accomplish a prime endeavor

Technologies: Python/Django, CSS3, MySQL

Education

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

- Nelson Mandela -

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Bachelors of Science: Hospitality Administration: Event & Meeting Management

2011-2013

The hospitality management major is a professional program with a career in management as its goal. This major prepares students for a diverse and exciting business focus that includes hotels, motels, restaurants, tourism, gaming, trade-shows, conventions, recreation, food service, and the culinary arts.

Concordia University-Irvine

Concordia University - Irvine

Masters of International Studies: International Development

2014-2016

This degree prepared international non-profit (NPO) and non-government (NGO) agents to be able to successfully navigate the dynamic and diverse global contexts for sustainable economic development and social responsibility. The curriculum concluded with an investigation of strategies for creating enduring change that persists beyond the length of a given intervention or action, fostering local ownership, policy change, and sustainable development.

Coding Dojo

Coding Dojo Academy

Full Stack Web Development

2018-2018

1,000+ hour Full-Stack Web Development Program, where students learn how to develop fully functioning web applications in Python, Angular, and Java. From the 4th week, students are able to seamlessly stitch together various frontend and backend frameworks (including, but not limited to Flask and Django), as well as manipulate table information(using MySQL workbench) and pull in databases on the MVC/MTV to render to the client through the server.

Experience

"Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience"

- Paulo Coelho -

2012-2014

Long-Term Substitute Teacher

- Las Vegas, Nevada -

Taught 500+ students from inner-city school systems to suburban schools systems(K-12); Math, Science, Physical Education, Literature, and Art. Developed an atmosphere where students felt secure, valued, and encouraged to achieve academic and personal goals. Created various lesson plans that not only relayed the material but connected the lessons to real-life situations so students could understand how the material affected their lives and how they could use the lessons for the future. Coordinated activities that exceeded various learning outcomes. Effectively turned around "untouchable" classes through discipline, support, and care. Aided principals and administrative staff to man and create events for cultural enrichment. Supported students in their personal lives, by showing up to sporting events and performances.

- Photo by Nam Hoang on Unsplash -

2014-2015

Hospitality Professor

- Shaoxing, China -

Created lesson plans, leadership groups, and curriculum. Taught students about various philosophical elements that could be examined in various cultures. Prepared comprehensive written and graphic materials to deliver presentations and communicate effectively.

- Photo by Denny Ryanto on Unsplash -

2015-2016

Program Coordinator

- Hong Kong, Hong Kong -

Planned, organized, and executed daily-lessons based on student interest and large-scale and well-attended educational events. Coordinated and executed print marketing campaigns, presentations, events, and taught classes to promote awareness of resources and services. Conducted facility tours and activities for potential classes of students, curious foreign educators, and interested business representatives.

- Photo by Ryan McManimie on Unsplash -

2016-2017

Business Liaison & Outreach / Admin Coordinator

- Denver, Colorado -

Operating under the Denver Human Services(DHS), I collaborated with community partners/employers to identify & create engagement opportunities to advance our clients. Met and exceeded recruitment metrics of enrolling 90 clients a quarter. Reinforced relationships with organizations and businesses through giving daily presentations in addition to hosting weekly events and meetings. Ensured the face of the organization was amiable and helpful. Developed flowcharts, spreadsheets, marketing collateral, social media platforms, recruitment/ expense reports, and curriculum.

- Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash -

Technologies

"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do"

- B F Skinner -

HTML
CSS
JavaScript
Python
Java
Angular