Billy Shih

  • Full-Stack Developer
  • JavaScript + Ruby on Rails
  • iOS development



I am a Web Developer at Full Circle with full stack experience and a focus on the front-end, working mostly with Backbone, Marionette and Ruby on Rails.

I studied Ruby on Rails previously through Code Fellows' 2-month Ruby on Rails bootcamp. Additionally, I've done contract iOS development and created my own iPhone app, Corgi Fetch.

Concurrently, I co-founded Up Dog Toys, which successfully launched a toy on Kickstarter in November 2014. I am also a co-founder of t+j designs, a rapidly growing fashion jewelry brand, and Philanthro Seattle, a non-profit dedicated to getting young professionals involved in philanthropy. I've done web development for all of the above organizations.

Lastly, I also worked at 2 start-ups (Widemile/Webtrends, and Realself) doing online marketing and product development.

LinkedIn Resume Email
"Billy is a strong team player who takes direction, works well with others, and when the job requires it he knows how to get things done independently. Additionally, he responds well when given responsibility and though his strengths currently lean towards front-end web development and design, he can work in the entire stack. Billy made me look good (as his boss), and I'd love the opportunity to work with him again."
Shawn Swistak, VP of Engineering, Full Circle
"Billy has a strong technical aptitude and can make great contributions on both technical and non-technical tasks."
Eric Kennedy, Co-Founder/Former CTO, RealSelf


I'm a values driven person, optimizing for happiness in others and myself above all.

Idealistic, optimistic and compassionate, I strive to make a positive impact on the world through my work, relationships and every day choices.

Outside of coding, I spend my time:

The header photo was taken by me at the Arboretum using a Nikon FE2 film camera and is a reflection of the sky off of the water.