Work Experience
TEDxUofW - Seattle, WA

Designer (2016) » Production Manager (2017) » Curator (Present)

  • Manages the entire team, totaling 30+ members, and oversees high level planning
  • Managed a team of five to organize the day-of logistics for a TEDx conference
  • Created event branding and logo for a consistent and positive interaction experience

University of Washington Housing & Food Services - Seattle, WA
Resident Advisor

  • Directly oversees 50+ residents of the Engineering Living Learning Community
  • Studies diversity, conflict resolution, and event design and advertisement training

Robolink Inc. - San Diego, CA
Intern (2016)  » Instructor, R&D, and Multimedia (Jun. 2018 - Oct. 2018)

  • Taught coding principles to various ages using robots, drones, and self-driving cars
  • Tested and showcased products through weekly iterations with a team of engineers

Get to know me on a personal level:

Resume

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Extracurricular Activities
Rainy Dawg Radio - DJ

  • Curates and hosts a weekly show that is streamed live on-air

University of Washington - Mobile Planetarium Volunteer

  • Teaches astronomy as a part of outreach to local elementary and high schools

League of Amazing Programmers - Volunteer Teacher

  • Prepared students of various ages for the AP Computer Science Exam

League of Amazing Programmers - Student

  • Completed courses in Web Security, App Design, and Software Engineering

Expected Grad. Jun. 2020


 

Autumn 2017

Recognition and Certifications
Achievements: Java SE 8 Certification, 8 wins and 12 nominations in various film festivals
Honors:
UW Dean’s List, AP Scholar with Honors, Scholastic National Gold Medal Recipient
Scholarships:
New York Life Foundation Scholarship, Purple & Gold Scholarship

Skills
Design and Video Production:

  • Ableton, Adobe Creative Suite, Audacity, Celtx, Cinema 4D, FCP X, Figma, G Suite, 
    ​InVision, Marvel, Maya, Microsoft Office, Slack, Tableau
  • Design: 3D modeling, digital manipulation, graphics, logos, prints, social media
  • Video: advertisement, animation, editing, interviews, live events, narratives

Technology and Research:

  • AJAX, C/C#/C++, CSS, HTML, JSON, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Processing, R, SQL
  • Android Studio, Arduino, Eclipse, GitHub, MatLab, PyCharm, SketchUp, SolidWorks, Terminal
  • Agile, data (collection, wrangling, visualization), ideation, interaction design, physical computing, 
    ​product evaluation, prototyping, Scrum, Test Driven Development, usability testing, user research

Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Intermediate), Japanese (Intermediate)

Interests

  • Sustainability
  • Outer Space
  • Music
  • Emotions


About

Education
University of Washington - Seattle, WA

  • BS in Human Centered Design and Engineering
  • Minor in Environmental Studies

Tsinghua University - Beijing, China

  • Discussed and developed internationally-focused sustainability solutions

About TJ Gascho

Hello, my name is TJ Gascho, pronounced "Tee Jay Gash-oh". I am currently studying Human Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington. I am still uncertain of my exact career path, but I know that along the way I want to be an astronaut, an animator, a designer,  a filmmaker, a researcher, and so much more.

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