EXPERIENCE

Software Engineer, Nava PBC

April 2017 – Current

  • Tech lead on the HealthCare.Gov marketplace application
  • Along with individual contribution, I provide pairing, technical direction, and mentorship to teammates
  • Handle complex relationships with stakeholders and other contract teams within the HealthCare.Gov ecosystem
  • Work closely with engineers, designers, and product to research, redefine, and build the next version of HealthCare.Gov
  • Build scalable web applications that serve 30+ Million Americans

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

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
  • Led front-end development for the corporate website

AWARDS

DCFemTech Powerful Woman Programmers

2015, 2016, 2018 Recipient

2016 & 2017 Recipient

INVOLVEMENT

DCFemTech Leadership

2018 – Current

DCFemTech Member

2014 – Current

CSSConf Australia

2016 Speaker

SassConf

2015 Speaker

SassyDC Meetup Organizer

2014 – 2016

SKILLS

Proficient in: JavaScript, React, Backbone, Sass/CSS, HTML, Git, front-end testing, accessibility best practices, front-end performance best practices

Knowledge of: Ruby / Ruby on Rails, SQL, Node, Webpack, Python, AWS

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design & Minor in Computer Science

American University