Hi, it's Jessica Andzouana

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I'm a passionate and versatile software engineer with a unique blend of expertise in computer science and art. I specialize in crafting innovative, user-friendly applications that prioritize aesthetics and exceptional user experiences. Currently, I am working at CompetesTV where I lead the development of a web app that empowers content creators. Welcome to my portfolio, where technology and creativity converge.

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About

As someone with over 6 years of professional work experience, I have developed a great passion for frontend development. I thrive on crafting immersive and intuitive user experiences that captivate and delight. With a deep understanding of modern web technologies like React, Next.js, and Tailwind CSS, I meticulously craft responsive and performant interfaces. My expertise extends beyond the web, as I have honed my skills in mobile app development to create applications for iOS and Android to display cutting-edge tech. Additionally, I have experience in the realm of VR and AR exploring innovative ways to create immersive and interactive experiences that push the boundaries of entertainment. Check out some of the technologies I have worked with below.

Education & Experience

Senior Software Engineer

(2023 - present)

CompetesTV

• Develop key features and intuitive UI for Competes Studio app using React, Tailwind CSS, Next.js, and JavaScript, increasing engagement and user-generated content on the CompetesTV app
• Manage client-side development for React, iOS and Android apps, conducting code reviews, tracking tasks and deadlines, and integrating SDKs, contributing to a successful iOS app launch
• Provide strategic leadership in design decisions for our apps by facilitating collaborative meetings, creating mockups, and reviewing Figma designs, enhancing user experience and increasing customer satisfaction

Senior Software Engineer

(2018 - present)

AlcaCruz Inc.

• Architected and developed the cutting-edge Multiview and VR SDK, enabling a low-latency 8K VR streaming service that directly contributed to securing high-profile clients, including the telecommunications giant KT
• Implemented web & mobile sample projects to demonstrate the usage of the VR and Multiview video player SDKs, facilitating a seamless adoption of the tech

Software Engineering Intern

(2017 - 2018)

Sturfee Inc.

• Developed robust Unity3D C# scripts that integrated game mechanics, physics simulations, and intuitive UI, ensuring a smooth and engaging user experience of an innovative, location-based, cross-platform AR game
• Created 2D and 3D art assets using Illustrator and Photoshop for the app UI and game environment, elevating the app's UI and immersive game environment, increasing user engagement

BS Computer Science, BA Studio Art

(2013 - 2017)

Santa Clara University

Graduated from Santa Clara University with a double major in Computer Science and Studio Art. This unique combination provided a robust foundation in software development and technical problem-solving, complemented by creative skills in visual design and artistic expression. Developed a versatile skill set, blending analytical thinking with artistic creativity, preparing for innovative contributions in both tech and creative industries.

Projects

CompetesTV

Frontend
iOS
React
Next.js
TypeScript
Tailwind CSS
Swift

Description

CompetesTV is an innovative video competition iOS app that enables creators to showcase their talents, connect with a wider audience, and compete for fame and prizes.

Purpose

To establish a platform where creators can participate in short-form video competitions.

Problem to Solution

Providing a smooth user experience with concurrent video streaming has been a challenge for developers over the years. This app leverages AlcaCruz's multiview technology to offer users a new way to engage with short-form content, while also providing benefits such as increased discoverability and the opportunity to win prizes.

Responsibilities

I am primarily responsible for managing and developing features for CompetesStudio, the companion React app for content creators. The app allows creators to create contests, upload videos, and view comments. Additionally, I assist with the development and management of the main iOS app.

Concept AI

Frontend
AI
React
Next.js
TypeScript
Tailwind CSS
Design
AdobeXD

Description

Concept AI is an intuitive, AI-powered application that enables users to create detailed character sheets in various styles, with advanced features such as positive and negative prompt generation, resolution settings, and scaling.

Purpose

To provide a versatile tool for artists, writers, and game developers to generate character concepts efficiently and creatively.

Problem to Solution

Traditional character creation can be time-consuming and require multiple tools. Concept AI simplifies this process by integrating advanced settings like textual inversion, number of steps, LoRAs, VAE, and scaling with denoise, all in one user-friendly app.

WordFlex

Frontend
AI
React
Next.js
TypeScript
CSS
Design
AdobeXD
Redux

Description

WordFlex is a smart, AI-powered translation app designed for context-aware translations, offering various tones, dialects, and levels of formality. Favicon provided by Freepik

Purpose

To assist multilingual speakers in achieving accurate translations tailored to different contexts and situations.

Problem to Solution

Standard translation tools often fail to consider the nuances of language use in different scenarios. As a trilingual speaker, I recognized the need for an app that could provide more context-sensitive translations, ensuring better communication across languages.

Coding Portfolio

Frontend
React
TypeScript
CSS
Next.js

Description

This project showcases the website you are currently viewing, built using modern web technologies and pure CSS for precise control over the design.

Purpose

To create a personal portfolio that demonstrates my web development skills and aesthetic sense. The challenge was to design a visually appealing and responsive website without relying on frameworks, ensuring complete customization and uniqueness. Thanks to Cryptical Coder's tutorial for providing design inspiration and foundational guidance.

Art Portfolio

SASS
HTML
JavaScript
CSS
Design

Description

This project is my artistic portfolio, showcasing a collection of my artwork and animations created over the years, built with HTML, vanilla JS, CSS, and SASS.

Purpose

The purpose is to display my artistic talents and development skills, highlighting my proficiency in creating visually engaging content. While modern technologies offer many conveniences, I aimed to demonstrate my ability to use fundamental frontend development tools to create a polished and functional art portfolio.

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