Krista Rutz

DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE

EchoEcho, Oakland, CA (Remote) – Software Engineering Intern
JUNE 2020 – PRESENT

  • Design and develop 3-4 tickets per week on client-side React application in a git-based CI/CD workflow with pair and solo programming, following Agile methodologies
  • Used Redux to architect an in-app toast notification system and an automated product walk-through of natural language processing podcasting interface as major internship projects.
  • Updated over 60% of the site to implement styles from design team’s Figma wireframes and mocks, ensuring responsive, mobile-friendly design
  • Increased test coverage of functions (21%), branches and statements (10%), and lines (9%) in first month while application was simultaneously growing in size, using test-driven development
  • Coordinated with team lead to add required Delete and Patch endpoints to back-end PostgreSQL database and python Django API

Epicodus, Seattle, WA – Team Week Lead
FEBRUARY 2020 & APRIL 2020

  • Developed MVP idea, assigned tasks, designed database, and project-managed two projects
  • Coordinated stand-ups, code reviews, and integration of the back end to interface using GitHub

 

PROJECTS

StoryJam Collaborative Writing Application | story-jam.firebaseapp.com/

  • Mimics the pen-and-paper activity with simple, modern UI and allows group of authorized users to collectively build a story with dynamic data contributions for public or private viewing
  • Uses React, Firebase, and NoSQL database to allow flexible manipulation of project data.

National Parks Database API | github.com/KristaRutz/National_Parks_API

  • RESTful API in C# using JSON data and MySQL database, with multiple query term endpoints
  • Get/post data on U.S. National Parks closures during this unusual time

Zine Maker Social Media Client | github.com/ZineMaker/ZineClient.Solution

  • ASP .NET Core MVC project allows users to curate shared digital magazine publications for web
  • Mobile-friendly responsive design keeps site readable for smart-phone and desktop users alike

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sisters Interior Redesign, Edmonds, WA – Assistant Manager and Assistant Designer
JUNE 2017 – JANUARY 2020

  • Assist lead designer in creating 300+ compelling user experiences that regularly increased home value up to $50,000 by maximizing usability, utility, accessibility and aestheticism of designs
  • Promoted to managerial role and increased project volume potential by 50%, by using problem-solving skills, leadership, and detail-oriented design sense to manage crew logistics, new hire training, and implementation and documentation of customized interior designs on 100+ projects

Freelance STEM Tutoring, Edmonds, WA & Berlin, DE – Academic Tutor
SEPTEMBER 2009 – DECEMBER 2018

  • Demonstrated highly developed quantitative reasoning and communication skills teaching 5 math courses from algebra to calculus, and chemistry, biology, and syntax
  • Increased scores of failing students by up to 25% in long-term course grade and up to 35% on specific exams through personalized curriculum of example problem analysis, theory, and testing techniques
  • Enabled students (age 12 to 60) from 6+ language backgrounds by acknowledging minority status and utilizing a method of flexible goal-setting and continuous progress evaluation

Skills

  • adobe creative suite
  • agile
  • APIs
  • ASP .NET Core
  • back end
  • C#
  • CI/CD
  • css
  • Design
  • DevOps
  • docker
  • ES6
  • Figma
  • front end
  • full stack development
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • html
  • Java
  • JS
  • Microservices
  • Node.js
  • NoSQL
  • program architecture
  • React
  • REST
  • SQL
  • TDD
  • Testing

Education

2013-2017

B.A. at Pomona College

2020-2020

Certificate at Epicodus

Certificate of Mobile and Web Development

Experience

June 2020

Software Engineer Intern at EchoEcho

2017-2018

Fulbright Scholar at Fulbright Germany

Awarded fellowship as part of Diversity Program, comprising 15% of teaching fellows in Germany

  • Updated 8 months ago

To contact this candidate email krista.rutz@pomona.edu

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