Rafael Garcia

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, May 2016

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Work up to 40 hours per week on activities outside of coursework.

  • Founder and President, Epsilon Sigma Rho Fraternity, first multicultural fraternity on campus

COMPUTER SKILLS

Languages:  Java, C#/C

Web: HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, AJAX, JDBC, Telerik RAD Controls

Mobile Development: Android SDK

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Researcher/Programmer Student Worker, June 2014-Current

Scholarship Universe, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Designed the page students use to input scholarship information into the systems database

  • Discover bugs in software each time the website updates, repair and track the bugs using JIRA

  • Give oral presentations during workshops for website user/aid in developing marketing proposals

  • Developing a new banner on the student homepage that allows photo uploads, calendar and To Do List using html/css front end with Telerik RAD Controls, KendoUI JS, server side C#, and storing/receiving information with our database.  

PERSONAL PROJECTS

      Movie Database using Java

  • Created a database for my family to use so we could keep track of what movies we have. Comprised of mainly java with a simple GUI and created my own sort of database. I’m currently developing this same project to work on the Android platform. I am using Android Studio to design it and the SQLite DB to store the movies.

      Mobile App to track Happy Hours in Tucson

  • I am using a product called Xamarin that allows me to develop the app on both Android and Apple devices.

  • Taught myself C# so that I could use Xamarin program using their cross platform software.

SELECTED COURSEWORK

Object Oriented Programming and Design

Program Design and Development

Database Design

Android Development

Web Programming

Systems Programming + UNIX

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Founder/President, Epsilon Sigma Rho Fraternity Inc. Colony,September 2013-Current

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Planned/coordinated and hosted a retreat for the chapter with talks about leadership, reliability and hosted workshops on how plan out an event successfully

  • Run and govern our chapter meetings, give out tasks and deadlines for the members

  • Meet with University of Arizona officials to ensure our chapter is recognized on campus

  • Also served as Vice President from Aug 2014-May 2015 where my main duty was to maintain the quality of brotherhood among our members

Event Staff    April 2012-Current

Casino Del Sol Resort & Hotel    Tucson, AZ

  • Perform security checks on hundreds of people, assist and direct customers under the influence of alcohol

  • Informally advise and teach other employees about how to deal with a problem or with a customer

INTERESTS

Acoustic guitar (have played for 2 years), video games, football (starting high school quarterback for two years)


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