Maria Deslis

github.com/eternalearth888
mdeslis@gmail.com

Education
ATLAS CU BOULDER Boulder,Co MS May 2020
Master of Creative Technology and Design
Colorado School of Mines Golden,Co BS Dec 2014
Bachelor of Science: Math and Computer Science
Employment
Serenity Forge​ Boulder, Co ​​May 2020 - Present
  • Title: Associate Producer
ATLAS CU Boulder​ Boulder, Co Jan 2020 - May 2020
  • Title: Adjunct Lecturer
  • Role: Introduces foundational principles, practices and methods of design. Emphasizes design as creative problem solving tool. This engages with “design” from a very broad perspective including visual, physical and auditory design practices. Through lectures, discussion and creative projects, students will gain familiarity with diverse applications and practices related to creative technology and design.
    The goal of this course is to teach students how to use fundamental design concepts effectively and compellingly in their work. Through lectures, class discussions, in-class exercises, projects and critiques, this course will cover the critical, theoretical, and technical skill sets necessary to become a more engaging, thoughtful, and articulate designer.
Kelvin, Inc.​ Louisville, Co ​​May 2019 - Jan 2020
  • Title: UI/UX Design Intern
  • Role: Use Sketch, Zeplin, Invision, and Adobe Creative Suite to add, maintain, and clean up UI/UX for custom embedded software
  • Learned: Design Psychology, Sketch, Invision, Zeplin
Colorado School of Mines​ Golden,Co ​​Spring 2018, Spring 2019
  • Title: Adjunct Professor
  • Role: Work with students across multiple majors and levels to teach them Advance Programming Concepts using C++
  • Learned: How to teach code to those who have never been exposed to it before
Radial Development Group​ Loveland,Co Nov 18 - Feb 19
  • Title: Social Media/Marketing Intern
  • Role: Network with other development groups and clients
  • Learned: Inbound Marketing
Clean Energy Collective​ Louisville,Co ​​ March 2016 - April 2017
  • Title: .Net Developer
  • Dev Role: Work on web and mobile applications for utility building for solar panels as well as help with internal company software. Facilitate learning for junior developers as well as help keep communication going between seniors and juniors
  • Learned: ​Angular JS, Full-Stack Development, MVC, Bug fixing
  • Received “HOT SHOT!” award
Tyler Technologies Lakewood,Co ​Jan 2015 - March 2016
  • Title: Software Developer
  • Dev Role Contribute to updating and maintaining the Incode 10 Parcel Tax Management software product
  • Learned: .NET Development, LINQ
  • Received 2nd place in internal company code competition
LDS Executive Coaching​ Superior, CO ​Jan - March 2014
  • Client:​ Dr. Elia Gourgouris and Gail Halladay
  • http://www.ldsexecutivecoaching.com
  • Client Goal: Create a professional looking website that will show his skills and work and allow customers to request his services
  • Dev Role:​ Use HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP to create a website the client needed and was satisfied with
  • Learned: Client/Dev communication,Secure Forms and Prepared Statements in PHP
Internship:ME-Engineers Wheat Ridge, Co Feb-Oct 2012
  • IT-Technician Intern
  • Assistant Database Admin
Relevant Experience
Field Session, Mentorship Golden,Co Summer 2014, Summer 2015
  • Client:The Giving Child
  • Client Goal: ​ Engage, educate, and empower children to help their peers in crisis
  • Dev Goal: Mentor current group of developers to guide them to create the app requested of them from the client as well as give any resources and knowledge they needed to complete their tasks
  • Learned: How to work with developers from the client's side
Field Session, Created Android App: "Revolution:H2O" Golden,Co Summer 2013
  • Client: The Giving Child
  • Client Goal: Engage, educate, and empower children to help their peers with the water crisis
  • Dev Role: Create an engaging and well-designed game for the client to achieve client’s goal
  • Learned: Agile, Scrum, Mobile Dev,Gimp,AndEngine, AndEnginePhysicsBox2DExtensions
FIRST Robotics, Team 1245, Louisville,Co 2007-2009
  • Title: Lead Web Design
  • Dev Role: Create, update, and manage the team website
  • Recieved award Senior Year for Website Design and Coding (2009)
Skills/Strengths
Languages Web Design Software
  • C/C++ [advanced]
  • Java [intermediate]
  • FORTRAN [intermediate]
  • SQL [intermediate]
  • P5.js [intermediate]
  • Ruby [novice]
  • HTML [intermediate]
  • CSS [intermediate]
  • PHP [intermediate]
  • Jekyll [intermediate]
  • JavaScript [proficient]
  • Ruby on Rails [novice]
  • GIMP [intermediate]
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite [intermediate]
  • Processing [intermediate]
  • OpenSCAD [beginner]
  • Lens Studio [beginner]
  • Autodesk Fusion 360 [beginner]
  • UPStudio [beginner]
  • SnapMaker [beginner]
  • Meshmixer [beginner]
  • Cinema 4D Animation [novice]
Operating Systems Communication Other
  • Linux
  • Windows
  • Mac OSX
  • International
    • Greek [Fluent]
    • French [Proficient]
  • Marketing
    • Inbound Marketing [beginner]
    • Social Media Marketing [beginner]
  • Arduino Programming
  • Wearable Technology and Circuit Building
Philanthropic Service
  • Day Out With Thomas
  • Louisville Library
  • Girl Scout Badge Day
  • Habitat for Humanity
Activities
ACM-W September 2012-Dec 2014
  • Member, Vice President
  • Microsoft Intl. Women's Hackathon
  • Code Wars
  • Google Games