Software Engineer proficient in JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML, CSS, and modern web frameworks. A patient and collaborative team member, I love to teach and help other engineers level up. With a background in freelance graphic design and illustration, I am a creative and and inventive problem solver. Passionate about accessibility, typography, UI/UX, and social justice.


The Wing — Senior Software Engineer — Aug 2019-Present

Leadership: Planned and led several large-scale projects core to our business strategy, including a third-party chat migration, a job marketplace, and a groups product, the last of which was developed by a team of 7 engineers and was ready to ship a week before estimate. Mentored through pair programming, whiteboard sessions, and code review. Interviewed engineering and product design candidates as a critical part of the onsite interview experience.

Accessibility: Coordinated a cross-functional Accessibility Guild which shared knowledge and resources, and formulated processes to hold all teams accountable. Presented talks and authored blog posts to teach best practices. Carried out a site-wide audit, documenting violations of the WCAG 2.1 in anticipation for a digital membership launch, and enabling my team to bring our average Lighthouse accessibility score from 70 to 90.

Architecture: Integrated TypeScript into our React codebase, ensuring any new PRs would be free of type errors. Introduced reusable, composable, and accessible components outlined in our design system to our component library. Organized a Front End Guild for discussing codebase style, architectural decisions, and knowledge sharing.

Atypical Digital — Consultant, Front End Developer — Feb 2019-May 2019

Experience with Scale: Implemented new features on an existing AngularJS application in a production environment, with an audience of over 700,000 unique visitors per month. Participated in Agile development, daily scrums, and continuous delivery. Experience with JIRA and the sprint planning process.

Breadth of Duties: Migrated application and UI library from Bootstrap 3 to 4. Engineered UI and services for finding local stores using HTML5’s geolocation API and Google’s geocoding API. Constructed a persistent service for maintaining cart items through state transitions.

Efficiency: Within the first two months on a team of 5 engineers, opened 52 pull requests out of the 93 (55%) total merged PRs, and promoted best practices in code style in reviews on 31 (75%) of PRs opened by other engineers. Improved team’s average completion rate for sprints by 1.7x, from 78% of initial commitments to 139%.

Proof of Concept: Architected and developed a proof of concept mobile app built on React Native and TypeScript, which dynamically translated content and structure received from an Adobe Experience Manager instance’s Sling API into native components for iOS and Android.

gothfemme — Freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator, and Front End Developer — May 2013-Feb 2019

Client-facing Experience: Worked with various clients, including HBO, throughout the planning process, offering expertise to settle on decisions and deliverables. Quickly adapted to clients’ change orders at all points in the process.

Self-driven: Developed a Twitter following of 12,000+ and utilized it as a platform for networking, growing an online brand, and advertising commissions and a self-designed clothing line.


HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Redux, Styled Components, Jest + React Testing Library, SASS, LESS, Webpack, Node + Express, MongoDB, AngularJS, Ruby on Rails, Postgres, SQLite3, WebSockets, webRTC


Flatiron School, Brooklyn, NY — 2018

Full Stack Web Development, Ruby on Rails and JavaScript immersive program.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI — 2012-2013

Coursework completed towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design.