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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 ( 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


  • 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...


  • 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
New York, NY, United States



Preferred Environment

Git, Agile, macOS

The most amazing...

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


  • Front-end Developer

    2011 - PRESENT
    • 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
    • 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
    • Contributed to the redesign and redevelopment team for Specifically developed the CMS for the editors, including the wireframes and design.
    • On the redesign of, 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 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
    • 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


  • Red Nose Day (Development)

    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)

    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)

    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
    - Quizes - some examples include:
    - Sign up forms that link to salesforce - some examples:
    - Timeline -

    I continue to work on their site

  • Jetty Blog (Development)

    A library of jargon-less stories to help users navigate the complex world of insurance and renting. I built this from scratch on WordPress.
    Features include:
    - Pantheon hosting
    - WordPress CMS
    - Gulp
    - Webpack
    - ES6
    - SASS
    - Custom WP fields for client

    I continue doing regular maintenance for this site.


  • Languages

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

  • Platforms

  • 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



  • 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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