Experience

Skills

Technical

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Sass
  • PostCSS
  • JavaScript
  • React (Gatsby)
  • Vue (Nuxt)
  • Node / npm
  • JAMstack
  • Netlify
  • Greensock (GSAP)
  • Git / Github

Design

  • Design Systems
  • Atomic Design
  • Pattern Lab
  • Storybook
  • Sketch
  • Figma
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Technical

  • Public Speaking
  • Workshop Creation
  • Tutorial Writing
  • Curriculum Building
  • Leadership
  • Community Building

Professional Affiliations and Community Involvement

Director at Women Who Code Boulder/Denver

April 2020 - Present
  • Oversee all volunteers and leads for the chapter.
  • Connect with other directors and local companies to coordinate regular chapter events.
  • Run monthly events as a Front End Lead in addition to my director duties.

Founder / Organizer at Puppies and Portfolios

January 2019 - September 2021
  • Founder of group focused on assisting members seeking tech jobs in developing quality portfolio websites.
  • Organize and lead regular meetings focused on effective design and content for portfolios, as well as technical information on building the sites.
  • Assist with technical implementations of designs across various tech stacks.

Co-Organizer at PDX Node

June 2017 - September 2019
  • Organize monthly presentation night and hack night by securing speakers and managing all logistics.
  • Engage with members on social media and IRC to promote events.
  • Connect with sponsors to secure funds for food, space for events, and prizes to be won.
  • Spearheaded organizing efforts to host a full day International Nodebots event, including enlisting volunteers and mentors, acquiring equipment, coordinating with sponsors, and leading the technical workshop.

Leadership Team / Tech Lead at Women Who Code Portland

January 2016 - September 2019
  • General event support for regular events.
  • Co-led Open Source Study Nights in 2018.
  • Co-led CSS Study Nights in 2019.

Mentor at Free Code Camp: Portland

June 2016 - September 2019
  • Led various technical talks on demand.
  • Assisted campers with various front end and design related problems.
  • Organized and led a spin-off event as part of the global hybrid online/in-person Free CodeCamp hackathon in October 2018 by gathering sponsors, securing a venue, and coordinating volunteers for a 48-hour event. Resulted in one of the teams at my event placing second globally.

Experience

CSS Engineer at Universe Exploration Company

August 2021 - Present
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript,
  • React,
  • Next.js,
  • Git/Github

Front End Engineer (JavaScript) at Brandwise

October 2019 - September 2020
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript,
  • Vue,
  • jQuery,
  • Webpack,
  • Laravel Mix,
  • Kendo UI,
  • Visual Studio,
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Configured Webpack via Laravel Mix across multiple front-end applications to automatically build JavaScript assets.
  • Coordinated with API developers to integrate Vue applications into larger C# Programs.
  • Updated and enforced standards for JavaScript development and best practices for CSS styling.
  • Managed a shared style library across multiple applications while working with UI designers to maintain consistency in new designs.
  • Researched and integrated new libraries as needed for new features, such as form validation and field masking.
  • Build interactive interfaces for user input across complex,interconnected systems.

Instructor / Curriculum Author at Alchemy Code Lab

August 2018 - December 2018
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript,
  • Vue,
  • React,
  • PostCSS,
  • CSS Animation,
  • Gatsby,
  • Netlify,
  • Git / Github,
  • Command Line,
  • Design,
  • Teaching,
  • Course Creation
  • Co-instructed bootcamp prep, bootcamp 1, and bootcamp 2classes.
  • Authored new curriculum in the 'devsigner' category for all course levels.
  • Updated existing curriculum to better reflect current industry standards.
  • Collaborated one-on-one with students to troubleshoot and design code.

Applications Engineer / Prototyper at Nike (Pro Unlimited)

November 2017 - August 2018
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript,
  • React,
  • Storybook,
  • Stylus,
  • Git / Github,
  • UX Design,
  • User Testing,
  • Design Systems
  • Created rapid prototypes of new features and layouts across teams and applications to be used for A/B testing and user studies.
  • Expanded the internal CSS framework used by all Nike.com engineering teams to include modern CSS properties, such as flexbox, while still including acceptable fall backs for browsers back to IE7.
  • Programatically integrated new designs within existing applications.
  • Selected as a member of a proof of concept team that built and implemented a design system that could convert a standard React component into a Storybook story, and a Sketch file. The system could also take a Sketch file and turn it into a React component.

Web Developer at Biamp (IT Motives)

August 2016 - January 2017
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript,
  • jQuery,
  • Backbone.js,
  • Underscore.js,
  • Gulp,
  • UX Design
  • Upgraded non-web-based software to a responsive modernJavaScript interface.
  • Created reusable components to form the beginning of a design system.
  • Automated the build process for the project by implementing Gulp.

Tech Degree Mentor at Treehouse

April 2016 - September 2016
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript,
  • jQuery,
  • REST API Design,
  • Responsive Design,
  • Accessibility,
  • SVG,
  • HTML5 Video,
  • Canvas
  • Collaborated with students in one-on-one sessions to help them learn how to problem solve and debug code.
  • Provided in-depth code reviews for student code on projects and assignments to evaluate best practices and if all requirements were met fully.
  • Provided feedback to course creators, and upper management as the Tech Degree program was in Beta at the time.

Student Care Director, Lead Remote Instructor at Tech Academy

June 2015 - January 2016
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript,
  • jQuery,
  • Node,
  • PHP,
  • WordPress,
  • Python,
  • MySQL,
  • Git / Github,
  • Scrum,
  • Project Management
  • Facilitated distributed agile student teams in sprints to complete projects for real world clients.
  • Devised unique code challenges, mini-lessons, and extra projects to challenge students.
  • Worked directly with students to ensure success in the program.

Web Developer and Designer at Graphtek

January 2014 - March 2015
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript,
  • jQuery,
  • WordPress,
  • Subversion,
  • Adobe Creative Suite,
  • Social Media Management,
  • SEO,
  • Cold Fusion
  • Navigated a legacy, in-house CMS and custom WordPress sites to perform content, structural, and design updates.
  • Created custom WordPress themes on a site by site basis.