Abbie Schenk is a software developer + photographer building technologies and using interdisciplinary methods to convey information in better ways, from quantitative data to qualitative stories.


I’m currently building new projects using LLM-based data and technologies as a Technical Lead at Zinnia, primarily with Next.js, Postgres, MongoDB, the various OpenAI APIs, and more.

My full CV is available on request, or see my LinkedIn.

  • Software Development: 5+ years of professional experience

    Currently: Node.js + Next.js + React + OpenAI + PostgreSQL + Prisma + MongoDB + AWS
    Previously: Google Cloud Platform + Java/Spring + Unity3D + Android
  • Photography

  • Videography

  • Information Research

Education University of Alberta

  • Master of Arts in Recreation and Leisure Studies

    Thesis: A Photographic Autoethnography on Travel as a Meaningful Transitional Time
  • Courses in a Masters of Arts in Humanities Computing program

  • Bachelor of Science, Specialization Computing Science