about me


I'm an environmental scientist turned web developer

  • Developing an understanding of the natural environment is remarkably similar to working with technology. Both require agile problem solving, the ability to learn and process information quickly, and the insatiable desire to innovate.

  • Emily C. Ritter



web technologies


  • Front End

    • Adobe XD
    • HTML / CSS / JavaScript
    • Templates (Bootstrap / MDL)
    • ReactJS
    • Task Runners
    • CMS (Wordpress / AEM)
  • Back End

    • Ruby (Ruby on Rails / Sinatra)
    • PHP (Wordpress / Cake)
    • NodeJS
    • Integration with Third Party APIs
    • Git / VCS (Github)
    • RESTful APIs


projects


  • think about your eyes



    As a web developer at Warren Douglas, I helped maintain the Think About Your Eyes (TAYE) campaign website. This application promotes eye health awareness by providing consumers with educational resources and access to the largest dataset of local eye care professionals via the custom locator. The TAYE application suite also provides customized reports for doctors to track consumer engagement.


    BUILT WITH: ruby on rails (consumer facing site), cakephp (doctor portal), mysql, google tag manager, third party apis (paypal, youtube, google analytics)

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  • kiolbassa sausage



    As a web developer at Warren Douglas, I assisted in a total rebranding of Kiolbassa Sausage's company website. The wordpress site includes product information and eCommerce capabilities, product recipes, job postings, community events, press releases, social media activity, and a product locator.


    BUILT WITH: php, wordpress (custom theme), scss, gulp, woocommerce, google tag manager, yoastseo

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  • texas ballet theater



    As a web developer at Warren Douglas, I helped maintain Texas Ballet Theater's company website through the addition of updates that reduced the amount of hard-coded functionality and by re-skinning the website seasonally. The wordpress site helps promote upcoming performances, classes, and community involvement.


    BUILT WITH: php, wordpress (custom theme), scss, gulp, google tag manager, yoastseo

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  • briannas



    As a web developer at Warren Douglas, I helped maintain BRIANNAS's company website through the addition of updates that reduced the amount of hard-coded functionality.


    BUILT WITH: php, wordpress (custom theme), scss, grunt, google tag manager, yoastseo

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experience


My experience at a fast-paced digital, advertising agency along with my evolving software and data-driven skillsets as a student and environmental scientist demonstrate a solid foundation and interest in tech.

  • Full Stack Web Development

    WARREN DOUGLAS ADVERTISING (2016 - PRESENT)

    Cultivated an evolving skill set in front and back end web technologies while working within an agile development team at Warren Douglas Advertising Agency.

  • Back End Web Development Student

    THE IRON YARD (2016)

    The Iron Yard is a 12-week immersive code school. The program started with HTML and CSS, then moved into Ruby, databases, and Rails, and ended with JavaScript and ReactJS. Coursework mimicked fast-paced, on the job learning with a focus on product development.

  • Database Developer and Administrator

    MS ACCESS (2015 - 2016)

    Developed and maintained two desktop databases at Breitling Consulting, LLC for internal and external projects (i.e. employee and project resume database for project proposals; data collection and analysis database for EPA Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Inventory Reports) to streamline workflow processes and increase company-wide profitability. Self-taught Access, Visual Basic, SQL, and Macro Actions.

  • Environmental Scientist

    MS EXCEL (2012 - 2013)

    Created data collection and analysis spreadsheets using MS Excel for collecting GHG Emission Inventory data prior to developing an Access Database at Breitling Consulting, LLC (2013).

    Developed organizational system to maintain data and analyze results from an airfield-wide storm drain inspection using MS Excel at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (2012).

    These excel projects established an interest in data collection and manipulation and prompted the desire to explore more durable data management systems and technologies.