HiuKim Yuen, Algorithms Developer in Vancouver, BC, Canada
HiuKim Yuen

Algorithms Developer in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Member since July 28, 2016
HiuKim completed his master's degree in computer science at McGill University in Canada. He has interned at Google as a software engineer and has worked as a founding engineer in a startup. He enjoys crafting software products, and has worked on numerous side projects. He now works as a full-stack JavaScript developer.
HiuKim is now available for hire




Vancouver, BC, Canada



Preferred Environment

Git, Vim Text Editor

The most amazing...

...thing I built was an online board game platform at http://mattle.online.


  • Software Engineer

    2014 - 2016
    • Assisted in the system architecture and design.
    • Implemented a back-end data processing pipeline.
    • Implemented a mobile SDK for Android and iOS.
    • Worked on a user dashboard.
    • Conducted code reviews for colleagues.
    Technologies: iOS, Android, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Meteor
  • Site Reliability Engineering Intern

    2013 - 2013
    Google Inc.
    • Improved the back-end data-logging services for Google products.
    • Maintained an internal dashboard for data-logging services, used among Google product teams.
    • Implemented the monitoring services for the internal dashboard.
    • Improved the user interface of the internal dashboard.
    • Conducted code reviews for colleagues.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Java
  • Web Developer

    2011 - 2013
    • Completed 20 to 40 freelance projects with varying sizes.
    • Received nearly all 5/5 stars reviews on another online freelancing site.
    • Developed and maintained web applications, mostly in PHP and MySQL.
    • Implemented web scraping scripts for crawling web data.
    • Deployed and maintained a production site.
    Technologies: jQuery, CSS, HTML, MySQL, Python, PHP
  • Web Developer

    2010 - 2011
    BoardLearning Education Limited
    • Maintained a web-based application.
    • Improved the product interface.
    • Assisted in product design.
    • Implemented an iOS application.
    Technologies: iOS, HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP


  • Mattle (Development)

    Mattle is an online board game platform that I built entirely on my own.

    I started off building an online version of a popular card game as a side project. As of today, it has around 400 active users with 1,000 games completed every day.

  • Research Publication - IROS 2015 (Other amazing things)

    My research paper titled "Automatically Characterizing Driving Activities Onboard Smart Wheelchairs from Accelerometer Data" was accepted and published in IROS 2015 (IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems). It is a well-known academic conference in the field of A.I.

  • Coding Contest (Other amazing things)

    I'm a big fan of competitive programming, and have received good results in numerous famous coding contest like Google Code Jam and Facebook Hacker Cup.

    Check out http://hiukim.com/ "Competitive Programming" for more details.


  • Platforms

    Meteor, Android, iOS
  • Other

    Algorithms, Data Structures, Freelance Developer, Machine Learning, Apps, Semantic UI
  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP, Objective-C, HTML, CSS, Python, Java
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, jQuery
  • Tools

    Git, Vim Text Editor
  • Frameworks

    React Native, Bootstrap
  • Paradigms

    Unit Testing
  • Storage

    MongoDB, MySQL


  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    2011 - 2014
    McGill University - Montreal, Canada

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