Work history

Role: Senior Software Engineer, UI/UX Designer

Dates: 2015 - present

Company: GeoEngineers, Inc.

Location: Tacoma, Washington — working remotely

Description: Design user interfaces for client-facing web applications. These applications are mostly concerned with managing environmental data, including sensor data, laboratory sampling data, and data for incident management. Many of these are location data driven. Transitioned to working on these applications as a full-stack developer, managing both development and production environments for several Node.js applications hosted on Amazon Web Services. Also work on many other kinds of projects, including mobile applications.

Tools: Javascript, Node, HTML, CSS, Backbone.js, React, AWS, PostgreSQL, Git + Github, various ArcGIS tools

Role: Designer, Graphics Journalist

Date: 2005 - 2015

Company: The Bulletin

Location: Bend, Oregon

Description: Designed daily newspaper and magazine page layouts, created maps and infographics, and wrote and edited copy. Additionally, helped implement a new publishing system by creating new templates for several publications and helped train fellow employees on the new system. Also created many small interactive infographics for the newspaper’s website.

Tools: Adobe Creative Suite, NewsCycle Solutions CMS, HTML, CSS, Javascript, various open-source GIS tools


GIS Certificate Program

Institution: Central Oregon Community College

Date: 2014

Location: Bend, Oregon

Description: Completed a 1-year certificate in GIS. Learned about geospatial systems and workflows, developed a familiarity with ArcGIS, ArcMap and related ESRI systems.

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism Graphics

Institution: Ball State University

Date: 2001 - 2005

Location: Muncie, Indiana

Description: Studied journalism and graphic design