Andrew VanNess

Plymouth, MA 02360 · (508) 821-8428 ·

Programmer and Designer with experience working in teams and individually on a variety of projects. Specialty is Web App Development.


Teaching Assistant

Bridgewater State University

Assisted professors in conducting courses. Tutored students independently and in small groups. Prepared instructional materials and lectures. Courses involved used Python extensively.

August 2017 - Present

Systems Analyst Intern

Town of Falmouth

Worked with departments and officials across the town to keep the website up to date and fully functional. Added automation and streamlined day-to-day operations for improved quality of life of employees.

May 2017 - August 2017

Assistant Manager


Oversaw and managed daily operations of a busy retail chain store while attending university with a full course load.

June 2014 - May 2016


Bridgewater State University

Bachelor's Degree of Computer Science

Concentration in Web Development and Design

Dean's List for 3 Semesters

GPA: 3.63

August 2014 - May 2018

Plymouth North High School

Technology Education Program

Web Design, 3D Modeling, Game Development, Digital Animation

GPA: 3.8

August 2010 - May 2014


Programming Languages & Tools

Relevant Coursework
  • Fundamentals of Computer Programming
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Unix/Linux System Admin.
  • Computer & Network Security
  • Senior Design and Development
  • Principles of Software Development
  • Organization of Programming Languages
  • Internet Forensics
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Organization
  • Multimedia Forensics
  • Web Application Development
  • Analysis of Algorithms
  • Object-Oriented Software Engineering
  • Operating Systems


Apart from my coursework I pass my time studying online tutorials, attending Hackathons, working on my projects, and reading.

Music, exercise, movies, and TV series are also things I enjoy.


  • HackPrinceton Spring 2017

  • Best Design - Cheerluck

    Social media web app that uses Disqus and Ziggo to bring users closer together through in-browser video uploading.

  • HackPrinceton Fall 2017

  • ChirpCharts

    NodeJS web app that allows users to search for Tweets and view emotional analysis of them

  • HackHarvard 2017

  • Pairbud

    Website that uses Petfinder's API to help match users with their ideal animal companion.

  • WHACK 2017

  • Minji

    Android Social Media App that aims to encourages women to enter male-dominated fields by helping them find like-minded individuals and teachers.



Web App that shows emotional analysis of a hashtag on Twitter by analyzing the sentiment of the most recent 1,000 relevant tweets. The results are then displayed on a chart using D3.js.

See Project


Website that uses the Google Maps and Petfinder APIs to let users search for potential pets in their area based on the user's answers to carefully designed questions.

See Project


A social media website that uses the Disqus and Ziggeo APIs to allow users to post videos, text, and images on each other's profiles. Won Best Design at HackPrinceton Spring 2017.

See Project

Falmouth Website

Maintained and contributed to the Town of Falmouth official website while working at the Falmouth Town Hall. Made design decisions and worked to improve the overall user experience.

See Project