Fail fast, fail often

Hi, I’m James. I’m a full-stack web developer always looking to learn and grow my skills in both the front end and back end. I’m also based in Tokyo, Japan, and in my spare time enjoy translation. ​​東京, ENG/日本語OK


In the future

Grow full-stack development skills and contribute to meaningful projects to help improve society

LA Fitness | Irvine, CA5 months

Front End Developer


• Maintained and updated internal SharePoint site designs using HTML, CSS & JavaScript • Created a native mobile application using Microsoft PowerApps for managers to track follow-up issues • Refactored internal employee training video portal using Vue.js, Tailwind CSS and TypeScript

Parapxl Corp. | Irvine, CA4 months

Web Developer Intern


• Developed a business level application allowing users to find & share local food recommendations • Built with React Native & Redux for a mobile front-end and synced with Firebase NoSQL database • Constructed a Figma wireframe to plan UI/UX and utilized Expo CLI for testing

LearningFuze | Irvine, CA5 months

Full Stack Web Development Program


• Studied full-stack web development in a collaborative environment for over 12 hours/day • Built web application projects using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, APIs, React, PHP, MySQL, Node.js etc. • Employed AGILE methodology for hack-a-thons and team projects

Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme | Tokyo, Japan3 years

Assistant Language Teacher


• Plan and execute English lessons at a Public Senior High School in Tokyo, Japan • Tutor and provide personalized English and creative development to students after school

University of California, Los Angeles6 years

Major: Biology | Minor: Asian Language Studies



  • JavaScript

  • React.js

  • Translation


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