About

Experience

Shopify

Developer | June 2021 - Present

  • Developer on the Messaging team

Blackfynn

Lead Engineer | January 2020 - May 2021

Sr Frontend Engineer | June 2018 - January 2020

Frontend Engineer | May 2016 - June 2018

  • Developed UX/UI features, standards, and components which directly led to securing a strategic partnership with the NIH (National Institutes of Health)
  • Led the frontend migration strategy for a legacy Polymer application to a modern VueJS app resulting in a 50% increase in development efficiency and testability of new features.
  • Learned NuxtJS to build a mission-critical data publishing application that optimized SEO and rendered pages in two seconds or less.
  • Initiated an asynchronous process for the data management team to optimize productivity and to ensure that sprint commitments are consistently met while working remotely during COVID.
  • Volunteered as a scrum master for the data management engineering team leading all agile team norms including stand ups. lessons learned, sprint retros, grooming and planning.
  • Led creation of an internally shared frontend component library increasing developer throughput by 30% as this work is leveraged across multiple digital properties.

160over90

Leader Developer | June 2013 - May 2016

  • Created websites and interactive experiences for a variety of clients including professional sports teams and universities, such as Philadelphia Eagles, University of Florida, and UCLA
  • Deliverables range from full WordPress websites to front-end systems.

Mighty Engine

Interactive Director | August 2012 - June 2013

Web Developer | May 2012 - August 2012

  • Developed WordPress websites and content management systems for a variety of clients including non-profits, city organizations, and lawyers.

Saforian

Front-end Developeer | February 2010 - May 2012

  • Worked with backend developers, and designers to create the front-end for Drupal websites.
  • Developed a microsite for No Kid Hungry that allowed users to create a design by drawing on a virtual brown lunch bag for a campaign and fundraiser.

Education

Art Institute of Pittsburgh

BS Interactive Media Design

Studied UI/UX design and development, with an emphasis on development.

Interests

My dog Rosie, video games, foodie, sports, and exploring breweries.

Skills

  • JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Ramda
  • Vue
  • NuxtJS
  • React
  • GraphQL
  • JAMstack
  • Tailwind
  • Storybook
  • CI with Jenkins, GitHub Actions
  • Serverless functions (Vercel, Netlify, AWS Lambda)
  • Unit testing with Jest
  • E2E testing with Cypress
  • Webpack
  • Version control (Git, SVN)
  • Progressive enhancement
  • Web standard HTML
  • Accessibility best practices
  • CSS/Sass/PostCSS
  • Responsive design