Daniel Lombardy

WHO IS DAN?

  • An empathetic developer with a user experience focus
  • A discerning researcher who knows when it’s time to stop innovating and refactoring and time to ship
  • An adroit decoder, with a technical writer and educator  background, who can break down tough concepts for any audience

PROJECTS

VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE

A web app that simplifies checking senator voting records and truthfulness From concept to product in 5 days with a team of 3 Libraries include: Node, Express, MongoDB, and React Built front end from React framework. Assisted with database seeding

EXPLORE SEATTLE

A web app that gives users personalized recommendations of Seattle events and activities. The app uses natural language processing to perform information extraction to find events based on the user’s input From concept to product in 5 days with a team of 4 Made with Meteor Set up Meteor architecture from back-end to front-end. Scraped websites and pulled API data to seed database. Wrote a natural language processing algorithm to categorize and match user input with events

EXPERIENCE

HERE | CHICAGO, IL |Technical Writer | March 2013 – October 2015 Collaborated with developers to create API, specifications, reference, and tutorial documentation in video, online, and print formats for internal and external customers

  • Built an entire documentation pipeline using a combination of industry-standard documentation tools like Git, Madcap Flare, and SharePoint, saving technical writing team hundreds of hours of effort through single sourcing documentation code
  • Set up documentation templates for pipeline using vanilla CSS, HTML, and JavaScript

University of Massachusetts Boston | Boston, MA Web and Technical Support | August 2008 – June 2010

Maintained websites for English Department courses. Also, instructed faculty on web technologies via documentation and classes Managed transfer of department course sites to new wiki platform. Performed subsequent retraining of faculty to use new platform

EDUCATION

Code Fellows | Seattle,WA

Full-Stack JavaScript Accelerator |  December 2015

University of Massachusetts Boston | Boston, MA

M.A., English (focus in Literature)  | December 2010

  • Graduated summa cum laude

The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH

B.A., English (minor in Professional Writing)  | June 2008

Skills

  • Angular
  • Behavior Driven Development
  • Bootstrap
  • Chai
  • CSS3
  • Express
  • Foundation
  • Git
  • Jasmine
  • Javascript
  • Karma
  • Meteor
  • Mocha
  • MongDB
  • Node
  • React
  • Semantic HTML
  • Teaching and Mentoring
  • Technical Writing
  • Test Driven Development
  • Velocity
  • Updated 5 years ago

To contact this candidate email lombardy.dan@gmail.com

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