experience


technical solutions specialist (contract), google via aquent

september 2018 - present

  • provided leadership, original support materials, and direct technical support to Google's recipe partner publishers & internal stakeholders for the launch of the Google Home Hub in the UK, France, Germany, and future EMEA locales
  • acted as technical advisor & project manager to Google's key vertical partners building actions on google for the assistant (Node.js, dialogflow)
  • created internal dashboards and views for cross-functional teams to evaluate the success and status of partner actions (SQL)

web developer, signal

february 2018 - august 2018

  • built a game with a custom javascript component structure
  • created components in Storybook for a React + Apollo site with some GraphQL (layered on top of Wordpress)
  • enriched & maintained component libraries & contributed to sites built in Handlebars and Twig
  • monitored & upgraded front-end steps of Jenkins pipelines

web developer (contract), filament creative

october 2017 - january 2018

  • developed a significant portion of an animation-rich feature site for scholastic
  • integrated the Stripe Payments API into a custom WordPress theme
  • built an interactive SVG animation for a featured section of a client's website (panel two, start the tour)

front end developer, ecentricarts

july 2015 - september 2017

  • jointly created an accessibility 101 presentation and anchored the Q and A for 2017's Q3 Kentico Partner Summit
  • acted as development lead on custom WordPress themes from scratch for non-profit clients
  • wrote a blog post providing ways to include instructions for clients in the WordPress CMS
  • helped to standardize npm, gulp and webpack front end tools in-house by creating original project boilerplates
  • utilized git and mercurial for version control on projects
  • managed pieces of projects' development pipelines with TeamCity and Azure
  • completed a c# introductory course from learning tree

instructor, responsive web design with advanced css, george brown college

january 2017 - june 2017

  • taught and evaluated a class on the importance and strategies of using responsive web design with demos of grid systems, menu patterns, frameworks, and sass
  • created original course lectures and assessment material

independent projects & activities

education


graduate certificate, interactive media management @ sheridan college

2014-2015

html, css, javascript, php, sql, wordpress, arduino, ux, design

b.sc. wild life biology @ university of guelph

2010-2014

stats, evolution, ecology, GIS and mapping, calculus, population dynamics, R

journalism @ carleton university

2009-2010

first year journalism, french, american sign language

goals


  • learn python and/or java
  • delve into more full-stack or back-end projects
  • more travel!
  • run a 5k
    run a 10k
    run a half-marathon
    figure out if i have the mental willpower to run a full marathon