Brandon Bloch

Education

  • 2012–2017

    Queen’s University

    B.Cmp.H., Computer Science

    Graduated with distinction and a 4.0 GPA

  • 2008–2012

    Northern Secondary School

    Graduated with honours

Employment

  • 2016—

    Software Developer

    Mosaic Manufacturing

    Developed processes to enable multi-material 3D printing

  • 2009–2016

    Full Stack Web Developer

    Freelance

    Worked with clients to turn their visions into practical web solutions

    Performed requirements analysis, design and development iteration

    Communicated directly with the client during and after development

  • Summer 2016

    Software Developer Summer Student

    Mosaic Manufacturing

    Developed processes to enable multi-material 3D printing

    Architected and built a native application for multiple platforms

    Implemented an internal system to keep track of order fulfillment

  • 2015–2016

    Manager

    COMPSA Web Services

    Led multiple projects and their development teams in parallel

    Improved the technical infrastructure to facilitate future expansion

    Expanded campus presence of brand

    Implemented a long-term financial stability plan

  • Winter 2016

    Teaching Assistant

    Queen’s University

    Worked directly with students to teach course concepts

  • Summer 2015

    Developer and Consultant

    QCTI

    Collaborated within design and development teams

    Modernized features and rapidly upgraded products

    Excelled in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment

  • Summer 2014

    Summer Research Student

    Siminovitch Lab

    Performed immunological experiments and maintained tissue cultures

    Systematized lab procedures and protocols

  • Summer 2013

    Summer Research Student

    Clinical Genomics Centre

    Worked on high-throughput DNA analysis and sequencing experiments

    Enhanced lab procedures to improve throughput and reduce costs

    Programmed robotic lab machinery to run automated procedures

  • Summer 2011–2012

    Radio Specialist

    Camp Wahanowin

    Created camper programs based around the camp radio station

    Worked with intricate audio setups and DJ equipment

  • 2011

    Sound Technologist

    Magen Boys Entertainment

    Set-up and tear-down of professional sound systems

  • Summer 2010

    Camp Counsellor

    Camp Wahanowin

    Wrangled a cabin of a dozen children for seven weeks

Volunteering

  • 2013–2014

    Marketing Committee

    Queen’s for OOCH

    Created campus outreach and advertising campaigns

    Raised awareness of the organization and its events

  • 2009–2012

    Head of Digital Communications

    Northern United Way

    Created and maintained an online and social presence

    Directed and filmed marketing and documentary videos

  • August 2011

    Hand Therapy Clinic

    Trillium Health Centre

    Automated the clinic’s patient data entry systems

    Simplified information collection and aggregation methods

Awards

  • 2012–2017

    Dean’s Honour List

    Queen’s University

  • 2012

    Queen’s Excellence Scholarship

    Queen’s University

  • 2011–2012

    Ontario Scholar

    Northern Secondary School

  • 2010

    Certificate of Achievement

    TDSB

    For winning the Toronto District School Board’s Climate Change Contest

Publications