Gernene Tan


Passionate full-stack designer/developer with a knack for learning new things. Hoping to utilize my interdisciplinary skill set to help make something great!

Skills/Technologies: JavaScript (Vanilla, React, NodeJS, JQuery), Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, Python, Java, C++, PHP, MongoDB, SQL, GraphQL

Work & Experience

Workiva: Connected Reporting -

Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)
  • Released link parser for support chat messages
  • Released notifications for new support messages
  • Helped refactor complex module code
  • Kickstarted design system research by documenting common props in existing system vs Google's Material UI
  • Utlized DartJS to contribute to a massive multi-repo code base

Halp: Slack-First Support Ticketing -

Engineering Intern (May 2019 - March 2020)
  • Built Microsoft Teams Halp integration and Teams-Jira integration
  • Developed web UI for Halp's Answers product
  • Built web editor for Halp that mimicks Slack's UX
  • Fixed bugs and helped implement UI redesign
  • Shipped features including ticket status color picker and custom bot messaging
  • Utilized NodeJS, React, MongoDB, Postgresql, GraphQL, various APIs
  • Created graphics/branding and wrote technical content

DocForge: Documentation Tool -

Co-Founder and Design Lead (May 2019 - Present)
  • Winner and audience choice - Silicon Flatirons Startup Summer Pitch Night 2019
  • 2nd place - CU Boulder's New Venture Challenge pitch contest
  • Built and iterated on pitch demo
  • Designed and implemented product web UI
  • Utilized NodeJS, React

Fairview Web Team -

Co-Leader and Webmaster (2017-2019)
  • Led top-down responsive redesign and content restructure
  • Supported ~40 000 users and 550 000+ pageviews per month
  • Helped develop and maintain web app
  • Utilized Ruby on Rails, Postgresql
  • Built NodeJS + React Silent Auction web app

Other Full-stack Development & Projects

  • Sarea: Digital business card app demo/sandbox (React)
  • Jelly-Do: Jelly-themed to-do list app (NodeJS + React)
  • Journal Supplies Co: Ecommerce web app for stationery enterprise (NodeJS)
  • Operation Give Back: Volunteer match site for students (Ruby on Rails)
  • DDCC: Tech club-themed visual novel that responds to changes players make to actual game files (Python)
  • Solisles: Fantasy virtual pet site (PHP)


National University of Singapore
Computer Science (BComp)

  • Programming Methodology II
  • Discrete Structures

University of Colorado Boulder
Computer Science (BS) | Sophomore | GPA 3.94

  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Computer Systems

Additional Skills

  • Digital and traditional art
  • Writing (technical content and fiction)