Julian Tai

Full-Stack Engineer


  • Frontend - Javascript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, Twitter Bootstrap, WinJS
  • Backend - Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, Postgres, SQLite3, MySQL, Dynamo DB, Heroku, AWS Services, Rspec, Capybara, Scripting, Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Entrepreneurship - SEO, SEM, KPIs, Niche Site Flipping, eCommerce


Clickbooq - Software Engineer - Walnut Creek, CAJuly 2014 - October 2015

  • Built a drag and drop page builder to allow users to build their own sites
  • Built the mobile portfolio app which users present to potential clients
  • Built a zero downtime tool that updates code, images servers, and rescales servers
  • Migrated users from legacy payment software to Stripe for PCI DSS compliance
  • Wrote internal tool and development scripts to maintain servers and improve development workflow
  • Reached out to potential prospects and partners and improved signup conversions
  • Made key decisions on server, workers, load balancers and implemented production infrastructure
  • Developed a platform for marketing, analytics, and administration of Clickbooq customers

1 Mainstream (Acquired by Cisco) - Software Engineer - Cupertino, CAJune 2013 - June 2014

  • Built most of the v1 implementation for the Xbox One video app with WinJS
  • Built most of the v2 video app for Samsung SmartTV (Single Page Application) with SmartTV 5.1 SDK
  • Built most of the v1 slideshow app for Samsung SmartTV with CAPH framework
  • Worked directly with representatives from Samsung, FoxTel, and NowTV to design prototypes and meet/exceed product deadlines
  • Helped develop and maintain a Rails API and CMS platform to support the various apps

End Level Media - Freelance Developer - BerkeleyMay 2011 - Dec 2012

LeetBoss.com - Cofounder - Hong Kong September 2009 - October 2010


  • Web Application Programming at Dev Bootcamp Feb 2013 - May 2013
  • Computer Science at Laney College Sep 2011 - Dec 2012
  • Economics at UC Santa Cruz Jun 2009


  • #vanlife, mechanic, financial independence, travel hacking, Quora, teaching