Skills
Back-end: Ruby, Rails, PostgreSQL, RSpec
Front-end: JavaScript, jQuery & JS libraries, HTML, CSS, Sass, Jekyll, Bootstrap & frameworks, Grunt
Else: Heroku, git & Github, bash/CLI
Education
Dev Bootcamp
Full Stack Web Development 2016
Immersive 19-week full stack web-development bootcamp teaching Rails-based development.
Queen Mary, University of London
MA Renaissance and Early Modern Studies 2013
Immersive research, mastery in specialist sphere, original thesis.
Stony Brook University
BA English 2011
English, Calculus, Psychology, 3.6 GPA.
Open Source Contr.
reddit_comments_gem

Use a recursive algorithm and HTTP calls to pull in all comments from a passed Reddit URL and return as array of hashes.

rails-dribbble-oauth

Oauth engine/plugin gem, authenticating users through Dribbble, with no dependencies. 

StackForYourself.com

Jekyll site aggregating web development resources for students new to programming.

Jekyll-seed

A seed application for starting a new Jekyll site, including project structure and asset management with Grunt.

Curious, focused, organized, happy. Full-stack developer building maintainable, compassionate, user-driven applications.  If you need self-starters who don't need hand-holding, who are coachable, take initiative, and thrive on ownership, you're speaking my language and I'd like to learn yours. 

Employment
Engineering Team Lead | The Bacon
Aug 2017 to Current

  • Support and manage a fully remote developer team. Plan and manage sprints, sprint planning meetings and standups, support junior developers, manage code reviews and releases of pull requests, including all front-end pull requests. Source and interview team members. Continue to write code as an individual contributor.
  • Manage project efforts across business needs, developers, and QA to flow projects from conception to completion.

Web Developer | The Bacon
Oct 2016 to Current

  • Lead on front-end projects. Involved in every aspect of the stack, manage and deliver projects, hunt bugs, meet feature requests. In this 11-member startup, work closely with all members to identify issues, features, and updates. No project too large, too small, too old, or too new.

  • 1000+ commits, 7M+ lines of code committed (7M+ removed!). Built our custom Jekyll blog. Pitched and led multiple schema redesign project scoped at up to 2000+ files. 

  • Technology: Rails, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, HTML/HAML, CSS/Sass, Jekyll, git & Github

Software Engineer Contractor | FundRx
Aug 2017 to Sep 2017

  • Work closely with team members to meet bug and feature requests. Rebuilt several processes for internal and external users.
  • Technology: Rails, RSpec, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, HTML/Slim, CSS/Sass, git & Github

Instructor, Mentor, Speaker
Jun 2016 to Nov 2017
  • Dev Bootcamp: Ran seminars, provided technical mentorship.     Sept '16 - Nov '17

  • Codecademy Ready: Remotely ran seminars, provided technical mentorship.    Oct '16 - Jan '17
  • Wix NYC: Built website and custom course teaching JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and fundamentals, used course to teach the NYC Wix team.    Mar  - May '17 
  • Speaker and Lecturer: Delivered original talks at events such as Women Who Code algorithms meetups, Rails Camp at the UN, WindyCityRails conference, RubyRemoteConf, NYC.rb meetup, and more. Panelist at Dev Bootcamp and Girl Develop It.   Jun '16 - Oct '17
  • Technologies taught: Ruby, Rails, SQL, bash/CLI, JavaScript & JS libraries, React, HTML, CSS/Sass, git & Github, algorithms and data structures, OOP design, building and consuming APIs, debugging tools and methodologies

Software Development Contractor | MarryMapp
Jul 2016 to Sep 2016
  • Worked on beta product with CEO and senior developers. Tickets touched the UI, API, and database. Met bug and feature requests, wrote documentation, integrated libraries.

  • Technology: Angular.js 1.x, JavaScript ES6, HTML, CSS & SASS, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Docker