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William Chou

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Experience

Google

Software Engineer

November 2013 — present

  • Tech lead for Google Drive for iOS
  • Designed UI rewrite and implemented high-priority features in Objective-C
  • Planned development schedules, established release process and engineering best practices
  • Mentored junior engineers and performed design and code reviews for all features

Zynga

Senior Software Engineer

May 2012 — June 2013

  • Frontend development for #1 iOS game What's the Phrase in Objective-C and C++
  • Backend development for #1 iOS game Draw Something 2 in Node.js
  • Wrote cross-platform prototypes for iOS and Android in C++

Arkadium

Game Programmer

September 2010 — April 2012

  • Frontend development for in-box Windows 8 games Microsoft Solitare Collection, Taptiles in C#
  • Lead programmer on Microsoft Solitaire Collection for Windows Phone in C#
  • Maintained and introduced testing to internal networking and UI shared libraries in AS3

FreshPlanet

Game Developer

Summer 2010

  • Full-stack development in AS3 and PHP for 1MM MAU Facebook game Crazy Cow Music Quiz

Build-It-Yourself

Game Developer Intern

Summer 2009

  • Designed end-to-end stack for game in AS3, PHP and SQL at technology education startup

Cornell University Computational Sustainability

Student Game Developer

Fall 2009

  • Designed educational game that taught linear programming in C# as part of a $10MM NSF grant

Education

Cornell University

M.Eng in Computer Science

2010

Cornell University

B.A. in Computer Science

2009

Activities

Absolute Zero Breakdancing Club

2005 — present

  • 2009 Northeast intercollegiate champions