Christyn Budzyna
Front End Web Developer

I'm a front-end developer and lyricist who brings creativity and passion to every project I work on.  I love making beautiful, pixel-perfect projects and writing clean code.  

Languages: Ruby, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JQuery
Frameworks: Rails, React.js, Bootstrap, Materialize, Foundation, Sinatra
Testing: RSpec, Jasmine
Databases: PostgreSQL, SQLite
Workflow: Git, Heroku, GitHub
Methodologies: Agile, Test Driven Development, MVC Pattern, RESTful Services, Object Oriented Design

- Conceptualized and acted as team lead for this web app which connects tourists to day trips

- Built in Rails, using the Google Maps and Google places APIs

- Implemented a significant portion of the CSS, search functionality, and trip recommendation logic

Another Openin'

- Conceptualized and built all aspects of this app that connects theatre companies to the musicals they want to produce

- Built in Rails with React components, using the Bootstrap CSS framework

- Utilized the Spotify API to implement music clips from each musical. 

Google Shakespeare

- Built this exploration of Google fonts and Unsplash images in HTML5 and CSS3

New York, NY
Accounts Receivable Assistant; Temporary
Nov 2015 to Feb 2016

- Communicated with hotels regarding outstanding payments

-  Processed checks and compiled financial reports

New York, NY
Customer Happiness Asst. Manager
Feb 2014 to Jul 2015

- Provided excellent customer support to tech savvy MakeSpace customers

- Lead team meetings and conducted interviews

- Spearheaded the Customer Engagement program, in which I garnered 30 customer reviews in a month for a new online review platform. 

New York Musical Theatre Festival
New York, NY
Project Manager/Audience Services Manager
Jan 2013 to Jan 2014

- Managed a team of 15 box office employees throughout the Festival and trained employees on the Ovationtix ticketing service

- Project managed all aspects of the re-design of

Dev Bootcamp
Web Development 2016
- Trained to be a full-stack web developer in this intensive program with a focus on Ruby and JavaScript
Dickinson College
BA Theatre Arts 2011
- Trained in all creative aspects of directing theatre productions, and technical aspects like sound, lighting, and scenic design.