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Work Experience

Tailored Brands

Front-End Web Developer

– Present

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  • Lead team of over 5 developers by facilitating daily stand ups, distributing workload, and administrating code reviews
  • Collaborated with engineering, business and creative teams, defining and gathering requirements for the form and function of new features, delivering in biweekly sprint cycles
  • To support analytics, programmed data gathering requirements into features and site experiences, created supporting dashboards and human readable debug messages to demonstrate their integrity
    (Heap Analytics, Google Analytics, Tag Manager)
  • Designed and implemented A/B test experiments for the Men’s Wearhouse website, launching over 100 tests and generating over $50 million in projected incremental revenue within a single year

Girls Who Code

Summer Immersion Program Instructor

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  • Lead instruction during a 7-week summer course for high-school girls, with a focus on inspiring girls to explore computer science and technology
  • Curriculum included Scratch, Python, robotics (Arduino), data science, and web development


Software Developer

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  • Architected and implemented a webapp for court reporters to manage file distribution to their clients
  • Installed hardware and deployed application at client site
  • Built with React, Redux, Node.js, Express, MongoDB

Pure Storage

Full Stack Web Development Intern

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  • Full-stack implementation of a web application for real-time monitoring server diagnostics
  • Created an interactive analytics heatmap updates up to thousands of times a minute based on database inserts
  • Built with Amazon Web Services (S3, Lambda), RethinkDB, Node.js, D3.js, Socket.io


University of California, Santa Cruz

Cognitive Science BS, Computer Science BA

  • Contributed an event detection algorithm to Smart Energy Disaggregation Systems (SEADS), a NSF funded project
  • Designed camera equipment for lip tracking as a research assistant in Alan Kawamoto's linguistics lab
  • Webmaster for the Cognitive Science Student Association (CSSA)
  • Completed upper division machine learning, artificial intelligence, and human-computer interaction courses