Skills

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Sass
  • Web standards
  • Git
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • User experience
Exposure to:
  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Node.js
  • Vue.js
  • Ember.js
  • PHP (Wordpress)

Experience

Slate Magazine

Senior Web Developer

  • Implement a performant and accessible redesign of Slate articles.
  • Develop front-end system for type scale, grid system, color, images, and layout.
  • Build components in a Node- and Vue.js-based CMS as part of an ongoing content migration effort.
  • Contribute to documentation and user onboarding for the new CMS.
  • Collaborate with other developers to establish and document code styleguides and development workflows.
  • Lead a weekly front-end skill and knowledge share.

Shopify

Front-end Developer

  • Built the UI for the Shopify admin application, used by Shopify store owners to manage their businesses.
  • Built HTML and CSS components for the Shopify UI style guide, working with designers to create a consistent visual language for the Shopify admin application.
  • Built the UI for an internal app that connected Shopify employees with each other to have lunch.
  • Led the effort to implement the new style guide for the redesign of the Shopify admin.

LivingSocial

Senior Front-end Developer

  • Led the UI development for the LivingSocial Merchant Center and related applications.
  • Built a style guide to maintain visual consistency and code quality.
  • Mentored junior developers and interns, and assisted in their transition to full-time employment at the company.

Market Hardware

Web Designer

  • Designed and developed websites for clients in a variety of services industries.
  • Led in-house training sessions on HTML and CSS development for project managers and customer service.

Compuware Corporation

Web Analyst

  • Built standards-compliant web-based versions of print publications for the National Science Foundation.

Education

Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University

Certification, Graphic and Web Design

James Madison University

B.A., English, Technical & Scientific Communication

Speaking

Refresh DC

Prototyping Layout with CSS Grid (slides)

Golden Gate RubyConf

"Sketchnoting: Creative Notes for Technical Content" (video)

Scottish RubyConf

"Sketchnoting: Creative Notes for Technical Content" (video)

RailsConf

"Sketchnoting: Creative Notes for Technical Content" (video)

Sass Bites Podcast

Women of Sass Series (video)