William Chou

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Experience

Google

Senior Software Engineer

September 2016 — present

Google

Software Engineer

November 2013 — August 2016

  • Tech lead of 5 engineers for Google Drive for iOS
  • Designed UI rewrite, implemented major features and reduced startup latency by 27%
  • Hired team members, established release processes and development best practices
  • Led app to be #2 free productivity app on the App Store with a 4.6 average user rating

Zynga

Senior Software Engineer

May 2012 — June 2013

  • Frontend development for #1 iOS game What's the Phrase in C++
  • Backend tooling development for #1 iOS game Draw Something 2 in Node.js
  • Worked in experimental studio on innovative social games like The Friend Game

Arkadium

Game Programmer

September 2010 — April 2012

FreshPlanet

Game Developer

Summer 2010

  • Full-stack development for Crazy Cow Music Quiz, predecessor of SongPop, in AS3 & PHP

Cornell University

Student Game Developer

Fall 2009

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

Education

Cornell University

BA and MEng. in Computer Science

2009

Activities

Absolute Zero Breakdancing Club

2005 — present

  • 2009 Northeast intercollegiate champions