Hi, my name is

James Dinh.

Frontend developer intern at Digital NEST and incoming Data Science student at UC Berkeley. As an open source contributor, I'm committed to pushing innovative ideas.

Experience

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Digital NEST

Web Development Intern

Aug 2023 - present

  • Worked directly with clients to produce, develop, and maintain websites using WordPress, JavaScript, and PHP
  • Collaborated with frontend developers and UI designers to coordinate web design mockups in Figma and implement Github CI/CD pipelines
  • Re-designed TedxSantaCruz website to dynamically display speakers and volunteers using WordPress ACF

Education

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UC Berkeley

B.A. in Data Science

Aug 2024 - TBD

  • Data Science major with an emphasis in Business and Industrial Analytics
  • Relevant Coursework - Probability for Data Science, Intro to AI/ML, Machine Learning and Data Analytics, Intro to Financial Engineering
  • En route to complete a Bachelor's in Arts degree in 2026

Projects

ParkRX Monterey County Search Feature Map

Custom-coded Map with Search Filters

Mapbox
WordPress
JavaScript
jQuery
PHP
XML
AJAX
HTML/CSS
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A custom map that displays park information and allows Monterey County residents to search parks in a radius, by name, by hours, alphabetically, by park features, and give public transit routes.

ASL Hand Recognition App

Computer Vision Sign Lanugage Translator

MediaPipe
TensorFlow
OpenCV
Jupyter Notebook
Python
JavaScript
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A web application that assists Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Utilized MediaPipe and TensorFlow to train a model using a dataset of 87,000 images from the NIDCD. Implemented model in a JavaScript environment to recognize ASL letters from a computer webcam.

Catalyze SV Project Filter Search Tool

Dynamic Search Menu using Fetch API and JS

Wix
Velo
HTML/CSS
JavaScript
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A search tool designed for users to specify filters and display a list of queried projects for Shape SV. Used GET fetch to retrieve data from Google Sheets database to display list of dynamic projects using iframe.

College Roommate Finder App

Criteria-based Attribute Sort using Flask API and React

Flask API
Python
React
JavaScript
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An app that takes user-input criteria and outputs potential roomates that closely matches that criteria using a scoring-based algorithm. Team submission for De Anza Hacks 2023.

Custom Arduino Accelerometer

Accelerometer Mount on Water-Powered Rocket

Arduino
TinyDuino
C++
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Constructed a water-powered rocket that saves accelerometer circuit data to an onboard SSD in order to analyze changes in temperature, height, and pressure. Physics and Arduino Programming Internship, advised by Dr. Sewan Fan (Gavilan Physics Dept.).

Principal Component Analysis Research Project

Mathematical Concept Explanation

MatPlotLib
Jupyter Notebook
Python
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A mathematical concept explanation on Principal Component Analysis (PCA), advised by Professor El Ghaoui (UC Berkeley EECS Dept.). Authored a concise article that explains the concept of PCA and examples of real-world applications.

Gilroy Hacks Website

501(c)(3) Local Hackathon Organization

HTML/CSS
JavaScript
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Official website for my 501(c)(3) hackathon organization, Gilroy Hacks, built entirely from scratch.

Kronos

Student-focused Time Manager

C#
.NET
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A time manager built to effectively reduce stress in students and make their schedules more efficient. 1st place submission for Coding For Covid 2021

2020 Vision

COVID-19 Data Visualizer

C++
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A program that can provide informative and detailed information on the most recent COVID-19 statistics while providing assessment results on COVID safety. 2nd place submission for IvyMax Hackathon 2020

v1.jamesdinh.me

v1 of my personal website

HTML/CSS
JavaScript
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The very first rendition of my personal website/portfolio.

Artist Website - Nancy Pannikkat

Art Portfolio

HTML/CSS
JavaScript
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Artist portfolio website for photographer and artist Nancy Pannikkat. Built on commission as a freelance web developer.

Glutamate

Student-focused Flashcard Maker

C#
.NET
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A flashcard creator and template app, useful for students wanting an easy and simple way of creating flashcards for studying.

Distinctions

President's Volunteer Service Award - Silver
Received the PVSA (Silver Award) for fulfilling 174+ hours of community service in 2022-2023
Jul 2023
Commended Scholar
National Merit Scholarship Distinction for achieving a PSAT/NMSQT score of 1400 and selection index of 209
May 2023
CAASPP Highest Possible Score
Achieved the highest possible score on the 2022 CAASPP in Mathematics & English Language Arts
May 2023
Chi Am Circle Scholarship Recipient
Recipient of the Chi Am Circle Scholarship for $2,000
May 2023
Cougar Scholarship Recipient
Recipient of the Rucker Elementary Cougar Scholarship for $1,000
May 2023
Outstanding Student Achievement - Math II+
Awarded by GECA faculty for demonstrating outstanding performance in Math II
May 2021
Outstanding Student Achievement - Math I+
Awarded by GECA faculty for demonstrating outstanding performance in Math I
May 2020