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Hi, I'm Damon!

My life revolves around programming, video games, and hanging out with friends. I’m from Louisiana and am currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science at MIT.

If you like what you see, be sure to drop me a line at ddoucet@mit.edu

Resume

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Academia

Programming Languages

Expertise
C#, Python
Experienced With
C++, SQL, Javascript/jQuery, Semantic HTML, CSS3, Google App Engine

Professional Experience

Khan Academy
Growth Software Developer Intern, Summer 2013
Quality of life improvements to badges, including sending emails when earned
Emails for questions/answers on videos/programs to bring users back to the site
Hackathon project called Mathracer (Head-to-head Typeracer for math problems)
Louisiana Mu Alpha Theta
Software Contractor, Summer 2012
Completely redesigned and recreated website
Allows school sponsors to register students for math convention
Allow administrators to process dues, generate name tags/reports, etc
Lamar Advertising Company
Architectural Services Software Developer Intern, Summer 2011, 2012
Prototyped technologies
Developed a responsive mobile website)
Started first developer API
Assisted other developers

Awards

USA Computing Olympiad
2010 Finalist
January 2011 - 6th place USA
April 2010 - 13th place USA
National Mu Alpha Theta
July 2011 - 4th place Calculus Gemini
July 2012 - 7th place Mystery Test

Relevant Coursework

Spring 2014
6.s194 - Open Source Software Project Lab
6.s080/6.008 - Introduction to Inference
21W.789 - Communicating with Mobile Technology
CMS.608 - Game Design
6.01 - Introduction to EE/CS
Fall 2013
6.172 - Performance Engineering
6.005 - Elements of Software Construction
6.006 - Introduction to Algorithms
Spring 2013
6.004 - Computation Structures
6.170 - Software Studio

Teaching

November 2013
Taught a two-hour class on hacking Solitaire using Assembly
January 2013
Teaching Assistant for 6.S096 (Introduction to C/C++)
November 2012
Taught a two-hour class on hacking Minesweeper using Assembly