Taichi Wi

Taichi Wi

Software Engineer in New York City, He/Him


I am a software developer, architectural designer, and graphic artist. I have academic foundations in computer science, mathematics, and design; and 4+ years of experience building consumer-facing websites and communicating across expertise in technology, arts, and culture.


2020 — Now
Masters of Architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design

Studying and conceptualizing structures for collectivity.

2015 — 2018
B.A. Computer Science at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Graduated summa cum laude, with a minor in mathematics.

Work Experience

2023 — Now
Software Engineer at WattCarbon

Building software to connect energy data, capital investment, and carbon-reduction projects in the built environment.

2022 — Now
Part-Time Lecturer at Parsons School of Design, The New School

Teaching interactive design/programming and advising student projects in a studio class setting.

2020 — 2023

Led web development and consulting design on digital products for Nike. As the creative agency's first technologist hire, I have been a key contributor to its growth in digital interactive work, collaborating with strategists, designers, developers, and compliance consultants.

2018 — 2020

Led web development and co-designed websites for artists, writers, and art organizations. Clients include Artists Space (a prominent art institution in NYC) and Alt-Text as Poetry (an artist-led project toward nuanced web accessibility).

2016 — 2017
Visual Design Intern at SoundCloud

Designed, prototyped, conducted UX research, and pushed production code on web and mobile interfaces for user onboarding, payments, subscriptions, artist revenue, and playlists.



web development on digital products to build and respond to small consumer segment communities

Architecture Projects at Harvard Graduate School of Design

concepts, designs and renderings of structures for collectivity


design and development for an accessibility-first website


web development on an extensive program calendar and digital archive for a storied art institution

Websites as Artworks

small websites, sometimes for artists, writers, and art organizations


Side Projects

Gardener at 2215 N Central Rd.

At my old apartment building, I led a group of residents in planning, funding, digging, and maintaining a small garden. I designed a 3D-printed structural joint for assembling bamboo scaffolding that could be edited over time as plants grew.