Ishan Taparia
Skills
C#
HTML
CSS
Javascript
Ruby on Rails
PHP
Phaser
XNA
Photoshop
Excel
R
Interests
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Data Mining/Analysis
Business Consulting
Robotics
Game Development
Awards
CodeDay Chicago Hackathon · Best Game Award
May 2016

Awarded to team for creating the best game with JavaScript in Unity5 during the 24-hour CodeDay Chicago Hackathon

Township High School District 211 · D211 Medal of Excellence
Feb 2015

Awarded for finalist position at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Debate Competition

Education
The Ohio State University
B.S. Computer Science and Engineering
Expected Graduation Date: 2020
William Fremd High School
Class of 2016
Weighted G. P. A - 4.2
Composite ACT Score - 32
Employment
ProsceniumVR
Columbus, OH
C# Developer
Oct 2016 to Current

  • Developing a full length adventure game for the HTC Vive virtual reality device, soon to be published on the Steam distribution platform
  • Use of C# code in Unity5 and stereoscopic VR rendering plugins

TopBox Software
Palatine, IL
Co-Founder
Aug 2013 to Current

  • Developing and publishing desktop and mobile web apps for individuals and small businesses
  • Application genres ranging from health to productivity and lifestyle

Adeneo Embedded
Seattle, WA
Summer Intern
Jun 2015 to Aug 2015

  • Created a RESTFUL API to streamline development projects
  • Maximized office productivity by developing 4 JavaScript plugins for workflow management system
  • Experimented with micro controllers on the Pebble Smartwatch

Projects
Got IT Software
Oct 2016

  • The webpage for a tech/business consulting start-up based in Schaumburg, IL
  • Developed using the Angular2 Javascript framework and Bootstrap

Easy EMDR
Sep 2016 to Oct 2016

  • A web-app to help those suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and more through psychotherapy treatment 
  • Utilized HTML5 Local Storage and CSS3 Keyframe Animations to construct the site and save user preferences
  • Reached over 121,000 hits and was featured as the 7th most viewed post on Reddit.com for one day

The Cure It Project
Oct 2015 to Mar 2016

  • A website that consolidates the massive body of cancer information with statistics, treatment methods, and outreach programs
  • Utilized HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and Skeleton Boilerplate to develop the site from the ground up
  • Reached over 13,000 hits and received 3rd place at the Business Professionals of America Website Design state-level competition

Activities
Ohio State Music Producers Club · Webmaster
Oct 2016 to Current

  • Created the website with Bootstrap and Ruby On Rails backend
  • Updating meeting times, adding resources for music producing techniques, and managing a content sharing section for people to receive feedback on their own projects

Fremd Vikings Debate Team · Captain
Aug 2015 to Mar 2016

  • Led a team of over 50 debaters to win finalist or first place positions in over 8 tournaments at the national and state level
  • Received 2nd place in the state of Illinois for Public Forum Debate 2 years in a row

Volunteering
CRY America · Youth Outreach Leader
2013 to 2016
Chicago, IL

  • Raised over $7,000 annually through multiple events for school building in India
  • Controlled social media and expanded target audience to raise funds for both national and international projects