Employment
Field Squared · Jr. Software Developer
Denver, CO

May 2016 - May 2017

  • Utilize Angular, JavaScript(ES5/ES6), HTML5, CSS, LESS and CoffeeScript to contribute to new feature developments, refactoring of legacy code, bug fixes and integration of REST API services. 
  • Implemented customized time zone feature with Kendo date-pickers and MomentJS to allow users to set and view application and data across multiple time zones.  
  •  Enhanced interfaces using MapQuest and Leaflet mapping products.
  • Created a customizable drag-and-drop document interface to allow users to design and develop their own customized screens, interfaces and pdf print views using preconfigured data objects.

  • Refined and iterated on user interface designs to create clear and intuitive customer experiences. 

  • Participated in code reviews, pair programming and collaboration with customer support specialists and tracked stories using Rally software.

Galvanize · Web Development Workshop Instructor
Denver, CO

June 2016 - October 2016

  • Guided students through the process of designing and developing a website using HTML5 and CSS3 and provided feedback, one-on-one assistance and troubleshooting for bugs.
  • Supplemented curriculum materials on the fly according to student needs and ability levels.

HomeAdvisor · Software Development Intern
Golden, CO

February 2016 - May 2016

  • Utilized knowledge of the full stack to contribute to both front and back end agile development of the HomeAdvisor enterprise level consumer site. 
  • Redesigned and updated functionality using Java, JavaScript, HTM5 and CSS3 for an in-house tool used to test internal data processing.

  • Responsibilities included completing and tracking stories using JIRA as part of the typical sprint process, refactoring legacy code and pairing with team members to develop best practices. 
  • Led retrospective meetings in conjunction with team members as part of the sprint workflow.
CBD Biosciences/O.PenVAPE · Contract Developer
Denver, CO

October 2015

  • Independent, short term contract position. Designed and built landing page using HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, JavaScript and jQuery.

Cherry Creek Schools · Educator
Englewood, CO

August 2013 - August 2015

  • Analyzed formal and informal assessment data to support core teacher team in increasing student achievement across content area. 
  • Project manager for yearbook design, creation and production.

New York University · Adjunct Professor
NYC, NY

September 2009 - June 2011

  • Designed curriculum and instructed undergraduate and graduate level candidates in best practices for lesson planning, classroom management, differentiation, and literacy acquisition in the social studies classroom.

New York Department of Education · Educator
NYC, NY

August 2005 - August 2011

  • Co-created and implemented curriculum map, aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Social Studies and Language Arts, for the 7th grade Humanities department. 
  • Supervised student teachers from New York University and Columbia University as well as staff members of the America Reads program.

Skills
JavaScript, AngularJS, HTML, CSS, LESS, Git, Responsive Design, API integration, jQuery, MongoDB, Express, Node.js, Passport, PSQL, Heroku, AJAX, Jasmine/Mocha/Chai, NV.D3, Bootstrap, Highcharts
Projects
Expense Tracker

Expense Tracker is a full stack work in progress utilizing Node, Express, AngularJS and PostgreSQL.  The app allows customizable expense tracking and basic visual analysis of user spending.  Long term goals for the project include in depth expense data analysis with visual aids and a feature to allow users to track across multiple currencies. Online at: https://dollabillz.herokuapp.com/

WriTone

WriTone uses the MEAN stack and a RESTful API, combined with the power of the Watson Alchemy API to help teachers and students analyze the tone of their writing.  'Teacher' users  main dashboard view showcases NV.D3 charts and responsive design that allows for an intuitive user experience.  'Student' users see a simplified dashboard with access to edit and delete their writing submissions, as well as view NV.D3 charts to track their own performance. Online at: https://writone.herokuapp.com/#/


WineMatch

Wine Match is a MEAN stack application that that utilizes a RESTful API to help the user choose the perfect wine for

a meal. With in-depth and real-time information obtained via the Snooth API, users can sort through an extensive list

of wines, and associated details, including: recipes, ratings, user reviews, and winemaker notes. 

Online at: https://matchwine.herokuapp.com/

Education
Galvanize Full Stack Web Development Program
July 2015 - December 2015
New York University
M.A. Social Studies Education
Sonoma State University
B.A. History