Kathy Washburn Bunn

Software Engineer

B.S. in Computer Science, minor in Spanish, Brigham Young University, 2010

Independent software projects
2013 – present

  • Authored Chat Log Cleaner, which filters Wildstar Online chat logs for relevant lines and converts them to HTML. Used by over 100 players to remember and share their experiences.
  • Created StudySuite, a tool for self-directed study. Users can create their own questions, test themselves, and track their mastery of the material.
    Authored WorkJournal, a command-line app for tracking and reporting hours on hierarchically organized tasks
  • Coded Javascript support for indie video game Hope of Monsters, now in alpha
  • Developed data model and bilingual support for educational site, now in early development

Software engineer at Art & Logic
Feb 2011 – Jan 2013

  • Worked from home with a distributed team of engineers, developing software, Web applications, and databases for a variety of clients
  • Contributed to the vendor portal of a Yii PHP Web application that would help customers locate vendors and browse their offerings. Features I worked on included vendor sign-in, account information, and coupon management.
  • Led development and database design for a C#/WPF application that produces specialized drawings for a manufacturing company. Compared to the company’s former process, this application reduced time to produce each drawing from an hour to a few minutes.
  • Estimated several prospective software projects using information from sales leads and Art & Logic’s tried-and-true estimation guidelines.

Research assistant/programmer for BYU – Pedagogical Software and Speech Techology
Apr – Aug 2010

  • Built a Spanish vocabulary profiler in PHP/MySQL
  • Built tools to aid in Spanish speech recognition: syllabifier, grammar generators, DB insertion scripts, etc.

Software engineering intern at Vision Bankcard
April‭ ‬2008 – Aug‭ ‬2009‭

  • Developed a deployment program to streamline company’s development lifecycle
  • Reviewed code for security and compliance to Payment Card Industry standards
  • Concisely documented a company-developed Web framework

Programming and Application Proficiencies

  • Software design patterns
  • Database querying and schema design. Familiar with Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL, and
  • SQLite
  • Java,‭ ‬4‭ ‬years
  • C#,‭ ‬5 ‬years
  • Familiar with C++, PHP/HTML, Ruby on Rails, Python/Django, JavaScript, and Linux shell scripting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office‭ (‬including Visio‭) ‬and OpenOffice suite

Other Achievements

  • Fluent Spanish speaker
  • Volunteer ESL tutor for two elementary school children,‭ ‬Jan-Aug‭ ‬2006
  • Spanish speaking missionary,‭ ‬June‭ ‬2004‭ – ‬Jan‭ ‬2006