Resume

Experience

Hireology, Remote

Senior Front End Engineer | 2021 – Present

Tech: ReactJS, Redux, Rails, SASS, Storybook, CodeShip, PostgreSQL

  • Write production code for the frontend (React JS) and backend (Rails) of a hiring platform application used by more than 7,000 businesses
  • Identify bugs and performance issues within the frontend (React JS), which included removing unnecessary dependencies and refactoring legacy code
  • Identify process bottlenecks and propose solutions to leadership – this has included implementing a smoother Jira process and more efficient daily stands
  • Lead peer reviews and provide code feedback for a team of 5 other engineers
  • Mentor less experienced engineers and train new team
Software Engineer | 2020 – 2021

Tech: ReactJS, Redux, Rails, SASS, Storybook, CodeShip, PostgreSQL

  • Fixed bugs and contributed to new features on the frontend (React JS) which included mass transferring candidates and inbox notifications
  • Improved and organized team documentation for onboarding, testing, and feature work, and created cheat sheets for less experienced engineers (for using Git and the Rails console)
  • Researched and wrote ERD documentation for migrating Career Sites product into the company’s main application
Web Developer | 2018 – 2020

Tech: JavaScript, Jekyll, SASS, Sinatra, Ruby, Python, Shell Scripting

  • Enhanced process for updating and deploying client websites by improving internal CMS tool (built with Ruby and JavaScript) used by non-technical staff
  • Decreased support requests from 20+ a day to 2 or 3 a week, by implementing new CMS features that automated the workflow for users
  • Wrote scripts (Shell, Python, Ruby) to maintain and manage the Career Sites product, which consists of 2,000+ client websites

Atlantic Media, Washington, DC

Web Developer | 2017 – 2018

Tech: Django, Python, JavaScript, jQuery, Ember, Vagrant, VirtualBox, CircleCI, PostgreSQL, MySQL

  • Collaborated with 3 other developers on maintaining and developing new features for several Django applications
  • Cleaned up legacy code by refactoring existing code and removing unreferenced files
  • Spearheaded effort to document a standard operating procedure for testing applications as part of a more comprehensive QA process

U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, DC

Web Designer & Developer | 2014 – 2017

Tech: JavaScript, SASS, ReactJS, Drupal, WordPress

  • Led development of React JS web applications
  • Developed and designed 14+ microsites
  • Engaged in the entire software development cycle from requirements gathering and wireframing to development and deployment
  • Served as a liaison between marketing team of 30 people and IT team of 10 people

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC

Web Administrator | 2011 – 2014

Tech: JavaScript

  • Led design and development of mobile website
  • Maintained acog.org with daily updates to improve UX/UI
  • Trained webmasters on the CMS and served as a resource for troubleshooting system issues for 30+ staff members

American Association for Justice, Washington, DC

Web Coordinator | 2010 – 2011

Tech: JavaScript

  • Managed web projects and maintained website
  • Trained 20+ staff on web tools and programs (RedDot, Adjuggler, Webtrends) and created tutorials

Council of Women World Leaders, The Aspen Institute

Website Consultant | 2008 – 2011

Tech: JavaScript

  • Overhauled website by rolling out templates to give it a consistent look and feel

Education & Training

General Assembly, Washington, DC

Web Development Immersive | June – September 2016
JavaScript Development | March – May 2016
Back-End Web Development | September 2015 – January 2016
Front-End Web Development | June – September 2015

Graduate School USA, Washington, DC

Digital Graphic Arts Certificate | July 2013

Elon University, Elon, NC

Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude | May 2008


Personal Projects

Mapsketch: Rails and JavaScript application that uses HTML5 canvas. Users draw on top of maps that are saved to the database using base64.

Megan Coyle Collage Artist & Illustrator: Created personal website (megancoyle.com) to market art. Developed online lesson plans which led to receiving emails every year from students and teachers in 8+ countries


Skills

Languages
  • JavaScript/Node.js
  • Python
  • Ruby
Databases
  • PostgreSQL
  • MySQL
  • Mongo DB
Libraries/Frameworks
  • React JS
  • Redux
  • Enzyme
  • Jest
  • Django
  • Rails
  • Jekyll
  • jQuery
  • Express
  • Sinatra
  • Bootstrap
Methodologies
  • REST
  • MVC
  • OOP
  • Agile
User Experience
  • Responsive Web Design
  • UX/UI Design
  • Bug & Issue Tracking
  • Wireframing
  • Search Engine Optimization
Miscellaneous
  • HTML5
  • CSS3 (SASS/SCSS)
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Heroku