Rachel Healey, Software Developer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Rachel Healey

Software Developer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Member since February 26, 2020
Rachel is a skilled full-stack developer with over ten years of experience that has seen her deliver projects built with React, Node.js, Docker, Angular, GraphQL, WordPress, Shopify, and CraftCMS. She has worked in large development teams and worked alone. In any case, she is passionate about writing consistent, efficient, top quality code.
Rachel is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

iOS Extensions, CSS, Docker, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Shopify, WordPress, Angular, Nest, Flutter, GraphQL, Sass, Node.js, React

The most amazing...

...thing I've worked on was a curriculum management web application built with React and Typescript used by universities across Australia and the UK.

Employment

  • Freelance Developer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Built custom WordPress and Shopify themes from scratch for multiple brands.
    • Debugged, maintained, and enhanced existing websites.
    • Implemented SEO, Google Analytics, site maps, metadata, etc.
    Technologies: WordPress, Shopify, React, Node.js, Angular, Bootstrap
  • Full-stack developer

    2017 - 2019
    Factor5 Software
    • Developed a curriculum management app that is used by course creators and students in universities across Australia and the UK.
    • Overhauled the development environment using Docker to help with onboarding issues and slow set up time.
    • Refactored legacy components using a React component library to enhance maintainability and consistency across all products.
    • Applied theme styling to products to see one code base used by multiple clients.
    Technologies: React, DotCMS, Postgres, Docker, ServiceNow
  • Senior Developer

    2015 - 2017
    Inlight Media
    • Worked on a React application for a large Australian shopping center with an API server to be integrated with other centers of the same company.
    • Wrote development workflows and processes and coached junior developers to help ensure consistent and maintainable code.
    • Tested and debugged projects using Github bug trackers and ClickUp task tracker.
    • Worked closely with designers to create consistent style systems across projects.
    • Worked in agile project teams and assisted with planning and showcasing project tasks.
    Technologies: React, CraftCMS, Node.js, Jest, Angular

Experience

  • WordPress Theme for Factor5 Software (Development)
    http://www.courseloop.com

    A custom WordPress theme for Factor5 Software. I built this independently as a freelancer and used the WordPress Gutenberg API to build custom blocks.
    I used Sass in the WordPress theme to build out the brand styling and compiled the project using Gulp.

  • Shopify Theme for Somebuddy Loves You (Development)
    http://somebuddylovesyou.com.au

    A custom Shopify theme for a fashion boutique in Melbourne, Australia.
    I worked closely with a designer to build out this theme and enable as much dashboard configuration as possible. I also helped with the migration of the products from the legacy site by building a custom Node.js application that uses the Shopify Rest API.

Skills

  • Languages

    Sass, CSS, GraphQL
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, iOS Extensions, Shopify API
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Firebase, Docker, Shopify, Craft CMS
  • Frameworks

    React Native, Next.js, Nest, Angular, AngularJS, Flutter
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Other

    AWS

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