Relocating to Seattle, WA 98122 | 703-386-6303 | Sarah.Larkworthy@gmail.com
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Focus Buddy – Frontend | Backend | Demo
An alarm cycle app that allows a user to save their preferred length of work and break time for any activity.
● Conceived of and designed a Rails API backend to store data and a React frontend with Redux and Redux-thunk to handle client interaction.
● Created functional dynamic timers and gave users full CRUD functionality over these timers.
● Implemented Http-only cookies to enable users to log in and log out.
● Scoped fully custom styling to components using CSS modules.
Solar System Generator – Frontend | Backend | Demo | App
A solar system creator that allows a user to design and render a solar system model.
● Developed a rails API backend with endpoints for solar systems, planets, and stars.
● Created fully custom CSS styling to create a 3-dimensional solar system appearance that changes dynamically based on user input.
MyMediaTracker – Github | Demo | App
An app that lets a user keep track of the movies, books, and TV shows they have experienced.
● Designed and developed a rails app using MVC pattern with models for users, media, experiences, and categories.
● Allowed user sign-in with a google account using the OAuth gem.
● Implemented complex ActiveRecord scope methods to parse and filter data.
Forbes Music Company McLean, VA
Private Voice and Piano Teacher, independent contractor 01/2019 – 07/2020
● Created lesson plans for students aged 5 to 65 that improved their performance, practice habits, and confidence.
● Smoothly transitioned all students from an in-person environment to a virtual one, allowing them to stay focused and continue making progress towards their musical goals.
Starbucks McLean, VA
Barista 09/2017 – 05/2019
● Worked peak morning hours at one of the busiest stores in the district and got experience working several different customer-facing positions in high-stress environments on a frequently-changing team.
● Accurately memorized over a hundred drink recipes and streamlined drink-making patterns to reduce wait times and customer complaints.
Flatiron School Online self-paced
Oberlin College and Conservatory – 3.62 gpa Oberlin, OH
Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Physics 08/2012 – 05/2017
Bachelor of Music (BM) – Vocal Performance 08/2012 – 05/2017