Jamie Arkin, APIs Developer in New York, NY, United States
Jamie Arkin

APIs Developer in New York, NY, United States

Member since March 2, 2017
Jamie is a front-end developer who thoroughly enjoys good design and efficiency. She has a career of working with WordPress, React, SASS, node, APIs, and more. One of her highlights is to have been part of the dev team at Conde Nast (style.com and Vogue) which she developed the CMS for the editors. She likes to work on a team and the entrepreneur in her greatly appreciates being able to bring her ideas to the table.
Jamie is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Freelance
    Node.js, Gulp, SASS, WordPress, SEO, HTML5, CSS3, Web Hosting...
  • ConSensys
    Google API, API Development, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js, React, MongoDB...
  • Conde Nast
    SASS, React, HTML5, CSS, API Development, jQuery, JavaScript...

Experience

  • WordPress, 7 years
  • jQuery, 6 years
  • JavaScript, 6 years
  • React, 4 years
  • Responsive Coding, 4 years
  • Bootstrap, 4 years
  • Sass, 4 years
  • APIs, 4 years

Location

New York, NY, United States

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Agile, macOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed and designed is a company intranet that was a Node.js application.

Employment

  • Front-end Developer

    2011 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Created multiple custom WordPress themes and Plugins for clients.
    • Supported and maintained websites, including Google.
    • Integrated SEO such as site maps, google analytics, and more.
    • Managed API development, SEO, custom email templates, and social integrations.
    Technologies: Node.js, Gulp, SASS, WordPress, SEO, HTML5, CSS3, Web Hosting, API Development, jQuery, JavaScript
  • Frontend Engineer

    2015 - 2017
    ConSensys
    • Built the company's time tracking system in which 100+ employees would use on a bi-weekly basis using Google API.
    • Designed and developed the company's intranet system, which incorporated the original time tracker I built. This was built with Node.js, React, Google, MongoDB, and more.
    • Led and put together a team of developers to work on the company's intranet system.
    • Collaborated with several teams to design and develop tools to help them.
    • Designed custom email templates.
    Technologies: Google API, API Development, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js, React, MongoDB, SASS
  • Front-end Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Conde Nast
    • Supported and worked on several ad campaigns, including Apple to integrate into style.com.
    • Contributed to the redesign and redevelopment team for style.com. Specifically developed the CMS for the editors, including the wireframes and design.
    • On the redesign of style.com, I worked with a team of Java developers to ensure the CMS was connected to the custom API.
    • Designed the CMS with Bootstrap and developed custom functionality in JavaScript and jQuery.
    • Before working on the redesign team, I worked to maintain and add small features such as custom sliders to the original style.com custom WordPress theme.
    • Researched and integrated new technologies such as React to the new site.
    • Optimized speed of the site.
    • Designed custom email templates.
    Technologies: SASS, React, HTML5, CSS, API Development, jQuery, JavaScript, Speed Optimization, Bootstrap, Grunt, Node.js
  • Frontend Engineer

    2013 - 2013
    Yext
    • Collaborated with UI/UX designers, designers, and a team of Java back-end developers.
    • Followed an iterative and incremental Agile software development framework for managing software projects and applications.
    • Organized and helped maintain SASS files.
    • Maintained and added new features to Yext's custom client platform that allowed company information to stay consistent on all social media platforms.
    • Created a custom Yext application for Sears that used Google API.
    • Since I was one of two of the front-end developers on the engineering team, I rotated every two weeks to a new team to work as the sole front-end developer.
    Technologies: Mercurial, Histedit, Adobe CS6, HTML5, JavaScript, API Development, jQuery, SASS, CSS3
  • Front-end Developer

    2012 - 2012
    Madison Mott
    • Collaborated with designers in my development process using Adobe Suite.
    • Developed custom WordPress themes using custom WP Plugins, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and HTML.
    • Oversaw project management, maintenance, and custom web development for multiple clients.
    Technologies: WordPress, HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript

Experience

  • Red Nose Day (Development)
    https://rednoseday.org/quiz/celebrity-bff

    Red Nose Day is a campaign with the mission to end child poverty by funding programs that keep children safe, healthy, and educated. To promote the charity I built a quiz that allows users to go through and identify who their "Celebrity BFF" would be. I built this from scratch as a node application.

    Features include:
    - Vanilla javascript
    - Gulp
    - Babel
    - Webpack
    - ES6

  • Cosmos Clinic (Development)
    https://www.cosmosclinic.com.au/

    Cosmos Clinic is a multi-disciplinary cosmetic clinic that offers a variety of services in Australia. When I took on this client, the site's codebase was very outdated. I worked hard to redevelop most of the legacy code. While still in the process of cleaning up the database, the site has come far from where I started with it.

    Features include:
    - Webpack
    - Gulp
    - ES6
    - Custom WP fields
    - WordPress CMS
    - Minification

  • JDRF (Development)
    https://www.jdrf.org/

    JDRF leads the fight against type 1 diabetes (T1D) by funding research, advocating for policies that accelerate access to new therapies, and providing a support network for millions of people around the world impacted by T1D.

    I have worked on their site in WordPress, as well as their donation management system in Luminate.
    Some Projects worked on:
    - Donation forms in Blackbaud's Luminate
    - https://www2.jdrf.org/site/Donation2?20066.donation=form1&df_id=20066
    - https://www2.jdrf.org/site/Donation2?19984.donation=form1&df_id=19984
    - https://www2.jdrf.org/site/Donation2?19869.donation=form1&df_id=19869
    - Quizes - some examples include:
    - https://www.jdrf.org/hidden-carbs-quiz/
    - https://www.jdrf.org/whiz-kid-quiz/
    - Sign up forms that link to salesforce - some examples:
    - https://www.jdrf.org/speakoutnow/
    - https://www.jdrf.org/makeyourvoiceheard/
    - https://www.jdrf.org/t1d-recipe/
    - Timeline - https://www.jdrf.org/t1d-through-the-years/

    I continue to work on their site.

  • Jetty Blog (Development)
    https://www.jetty.com/blog/

    A library of jargon-less stories to help users navigate the complex world of insurance and rent. I built this from scratch on WordPress.

    Features include:
    - Pantheon hosting
    - WordPress CMS
    - Gulp
    - Webpack
    - ES6
    - SASS
    - Custom WP fields for client

    I continue to do regular maintenance for this site.

  • AARP (Development)
    https://www.aarp.org/

    For both AARP Advocacy and AARP Foundation I have built and customized numerous donation forms and promotional email in their donation management system in Luminate.

  • Covenant House (Development)
    https://www.covenanthouse.org/thanksgiving-note

    Covenant House provides housing and supportive services to youth facing homelessness. We help young people transform their lives and put them on a path to independence.

    I work on building out donation forms and maintenance work. Mostly basic coding that includes HTML and CSS.

  • Habitat for Humanity (Development)
    https://www.habitat.org/

    Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. We believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities.

    My primary work is building out donation pages, along with maintenance items that include:
    - Fixing bugs
    - Speeding up site for google speed test
    - Updating backend
    - Cleaning up files

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, HTML5, CSS3, Sass, JavaScript, ECMAScript (ES6), Bash
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap
  • Platforms

    WordPress
  • Other

    WordPress Themes, APIs, CSS3 Animation
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, jQuery, Google API, Node.js
  • Tools

    Gulp.js, Git, Atom, Adobe Creative Suite, Sublime Text, GitHub, Sketch, Bitbucket
  • Paradigms

    Responsive Coding, Agile Software Development
  • Storage

    MongoDB

Education

  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship Engagement Fellowship
    2011 - 2012
    Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology
    2007 - 2011
    Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY

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