Frontend engineer with experience in 6 companies. Proactively solves vague problems by wearing many hats. Built accessible UI components libraries and led teams on 0 to 1 projects. Driven, entrepreneurial, product-minded, and customer-focused. Reach out to me through email, Linkedin, or Twitter.



TypeScript, React, HTML/CSS, NextJS, Python, Kotlin, Java, JavaScript, JSON, SQL, Unix, Git


Grow Therapy, Software Engineer II Aug 2023 – Present

Lyft, Software Engineer II Aug 2021 – Apr 2023

  • On the Design systems team, built UI component library in React, TypeScript, and HTML/CSS used by 100+ frontend engineers.
  • Unlocked a $10M government contract by elevating accessibility in all 89 products to meet industry standard (WCAG 2.0).
  • Collaborated cross-functionally with 3 designers, 6 senior/staff engs to plan roadmap & ensure cross-platform consistency.
  • Led major release of new UI component library version by devising migration plan focused on resilience and adopted type safety across the board. Wrote thorough documentation and rallied a group of early adopters for safe rollout.
  • Led shared rides in the web app, gathered requirements, broke down roadmap, ran experiments, and drove features to roll-out, yielding projected annualized impact of $600K profit and $1.5-4.6M bookings.
  • Led notifications in web to increase promotion and reminder capabilities beyond mobile, reaching 27K new users per year.
  • Ran monthly Frontend All-hands, breaking down knowledge silos and encouraged company-wide adoption of latest tools.
  • Unblocked projects by proactively learning backend for notifications and autofill SMS and Android for gift cards.
  • Introduced scheduled rides in the web app, leading to an increase of 19.6K+ rides and $530K booking per year.

Copysmith, Product Manager Intern Jan 2021 – Apr 2021

  • First Product Manager in a 15-people start-up, acting as a glue between teams shaped product roadmap.
  • Increased MRR by 30%, acquired 61% new customers, and supported the company through acquisition.

Lyft, Software Developer Intern Jun 2020 – Jul 2020

  • Built coupon, shortcuts, payment methods, and dark mode with React and TypeScript for Lyft on the web.
  • Added support for A/B testing and created guidelines to set up experiments and control roll-out.
  • Selected as one of the 4 out of 180 interns to speak to 250 students on the Intern AMA Webinar.

Yelp, Android Developer Intern Jan 2020 – Apr 2020

  • Took ownership of implementation and launch for app-wide features in the Yelp for Business Owner app.
  • Using Kotlin, Koin, RxJava, built carousels with nested scrolling content to promote major business features.
  • Planned and implemented architecture migration from MVP to MVI for Android alert banner with JUnit tests.

Shopify, Android Developer Intern May 2019 – Aug 2019

  • Planned and implemented the WebView remote debugging feature on Shopify’s Android app.
  • Developed a notification system on Android with Java, Kotlin, and GraphQL to alert merchants of plugin issues.
  • Wrote advanced HTML to Android Spannable parser in Kotlin to render nested bulleted list data.

Hootsuite, Software Developer Intern Jan 2019 – Apr 2019

  • Added dynamic loading, category assignment, instant search to app store admin page with React, HTML/CSS.
  • Worked with cross-functional teams to launch Hootsuite app store and implemented API endpoints in Scala.

Royal Bank of Canada, Software Developer Intern May 2018 – Aug 2018

  • Increased efficiency of commodity tax data lookups by 2 months per year with C# and .NET automation.
  • Investigated, improved a 13-year-old system and served as a single point of contact for business and QA teams.

Google, Google CodeU Mentorship program Feb 2018 – May 2018

  • Selected to participate in Google CodeU, an invite-only program to be mentored by a Google engineer.
  • Built a chat app in Java and introduced offline support by caching HTML pages and CSS with JavaScript.


Daphne speaking on panel at Superposition



Co-founder, BobaBot Sept 2020 - Apr 2021

Founder and Co-president, UBC Women in CS Sept 2019 - Apr 2020

Co-Founder, UBC CS Coffee Chat Sept 2019 - Apr 2020

Team Lead and AR Developer, UBC Emerging Media Lab Jan 2018 – Apr 2019

Color Breakdown, Personal Project Oct 2018 – May 2020



Daphne meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Daphne on stage receiving TIA award


University of British Columbia Sep 2015 - May 2021

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

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