"A fierce combination of left-brained analysis and strategy with right-brained intuition and passion."
I am currently working as a Software Engineer at Condé Nast. My background includes a BFA in Graphic Design from Boston University and a Web master Certification in Web Design from North Carolina State University. I have four years of web development experience and more than five years combined experience in web and graphic design.
Git kitty is the name of my tech blog. This space acts as a place to organize notes, thoughts, explorations, and solutions where all can see. It is built on Jekyll, a static site generator in Ruby using Markdown and Liquid converters to create a ready-to-publish website. This site is hosted on AWS S3 utilizing Route 53 as a DNS and CloudFront as the CDN.
Technology Stack: Jekyll, Ruby, HTML5, CSS3, AWS
My site is an extension of my brand. This is the fifth version, as over the past three years I have transitioned from graphic design to web design, from web design to front-end development, and from front-end development to full-stack development. I hope you like where it is now... I know I do.
RandR is a web app designed to help users keep track of their favorite authors, upcoming book releases of said authors, and their favorite books using data from Amazon's Product Advertising API. Amazon's Product API is an absolute JOY to work with. -_-
Technology Stack: Ruby on Rails, HTML5, CSS3, heroku
GA Radar is a digital version of General Assembly's job board, which seeks to extend and cultivate the GA community by creating a platform for students, alumni, and employers to communicate across. The web application features a dual sign-up and login portal for both students and employers, professional user profiles, as well as a multi-filterable search page for all student and employer job postings.
Beyond Our Borders (BOB) is a non-profit dedicated to serving the needs of poor children in developing countries through personal engagement and the development of long term partnerships with in-country institutions. In 2012, BOB re-branded. I was responsible for the creation of their new identity and I was the lead web developer for BOB"s new website.
Felicity Lewis teaches first grade at Kestrel Heights Elementary School, a public charter school. I designed and developed her class website using WordPress as a CMS. The website will be used as a resource and communication tool for parents where they can view news and class calendar updates as well as sign-up to volunteer for upcoming class events.
Technology Stack: WordPress, PHP, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3