EXPERIENCE

Front-End Engineer + Designer, Nava PBC

April 2017 – Current


Senior Front-End Engineer, Vox Media

November 2015 – March 2017

  • Work closely with designers, product managers, and full-stack engineers to implement new features across our platform, Chorus.
  • Work with other engineers to redefine the architecture and tooling for the front-end of our platform.
  • Contribute to our front-end work flow and guidelines across our team.
  • Unify 8 brands (300+ websites) onto a single core platform.
  • Mentor and help new teammates.
  • Lead a monthly front-end skill-share.
  • Work with other Product Team members and leadership on developing a culture for hosting events and contributing back to the community.
  • Create guidelines and advocate for Accessibility within the company.

Front-End Engineer, Vox Media

May 2014 – November 2015

  • Post Vox.com launch, worked with a product manager, a designer, and a full-stack engineer to implement new features and bug fixes to support the site and editorial needs. Including launching embeddable card stacks.
  • Worked with a product manager, a designer, and Editorial staff on developing interactive feature layouts for Polygon.

Visual Design Instructor, General Assembly

April 2015 – May 2015

  • Worked with General Assembly coordinators and two other instructors to teach students an introduction to design. Including: design concepts, branding, layout, and responsive design.

Front-End Designer, Vox Media

May 2012 – May 2014

  • Worked as one of the founding designers of Polygon.
  • Worked with editorial staff and a designer on developing interactive feature layouts.
  • Front-end development for the corporate website.

AWARDS

DCFemTech Powerful Woman Programmers

2015 & 2016 Recipient

2016 Recipient

Comedy Hack Day DC Winner

December 2015

Worked with a team to develop and prototype a satirical app called IndieHobo.

INVOLVEMENT

DCFemTech Advocate & Organizer

2014 – Current

CSSConf Australia

2016 Speaker

SassConf

2015 Speaker

SassyDC Meetup Organizer

2014 – 2016

SKILLS

Proficient in: Sass/CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Backbone JS, Git, UI & UX design, Adobe Suite, accessibility best practices, performance best practices

Knowledge of: Ruby / Ruby on Rails, Node, TDD, Webpack, Python

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design & Minor in Computer Science

American University