Van "Nessa" Nguyen

Van "Nessa" Nguyen

New York, NY, United States
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Van "Nessa" Nguyen

Van "Nessa" Nguyen

New York, NY, United States
Member since July 1, 2014
Nessa is a full-stack developer with a focus on Ruby on Rails and JavaScript. She has experience working on a distributed system, with Ruby on Rails APIs and workers. She also enjoys working on the front-end using jQuery, Backbone, and Angular.
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Portfolio
Experience
  • JavaScript, 2 years
  • Ruby, 1 year
  • AngularJS, 1 year
  • Ruby on Rails, 1 year
  • jQuery, 2 years
  • PostgreSQL, 1 year
  • Backbone.js, 1 year
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), 1 year
New York, NY, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Unix, Mac OS
The most amazing...
...thing I've coded is a news aggregator that brings readers articles from RSS feeds and Twitter streams.
Employment
  • Full-stack Developer
    Bedrocket Media Ventures
    2015 - PRESENT
    • Built Ruby workers as part of a distributed system that uses Amazon SNS and SQS to queue and complete tasks.
    • Added features (endpoints/functionality) to the Rails API and maintained its SDK.
    • Built features on the front-end Angular application.
    • Contributed to the video player (Angular) and Angular SDK.
    Technologies: Ruby, Rails, Angular, AWS
  • Junior Full-stack Developer
    Waywire Networks
    2014 - 2015
    • Built and optimized front-end plugins and pages.
    • Constructed mobile-responsive sites.
    • Built an internal Rails API to store channel information.
    • Built internal front-end Backbone app to enable editors to update video channel information.
    Technologies: Javascript, SASS, Ruby, Rails
  • Email Marketing Associate
    Vendome Group
    2013 - 2014
    • Produced and tested HTML emails across different clients. Oversaw campaign scheduling.
    • Maintained and segmented a database of 200,000+ contacts.
    • Leveraged email campaign analytics to devise audience targeting strategies.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS
  • Digital Marketing Coordinator
    STC Associates
    2012 - 2013
    • Produced blog content and source illustrations. Updated a WordPress blog.
    • Utilized social networking (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and online advertising to promote content.
    • Wrote media pitches and press releases. Crafted a voice for Twitter thought leadership.
Experience
  • Personal Portfolio (Development)
    http://nessanguyen.com

    A variety of small-scale web applications I have worked on from front-end to back-end.

Skills
  • Languages
    JavaScript, Ruby, Bash
  • Frameworks
    AngularJS, Ruby on Rails
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, jQuery UI, Backbone.js, Twitter API
  • Tools
    Git
  • Storage
    PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Platforms
    Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Education
  • Professional degree in Web Development Immersive
    General Assembly - New York, NY
    2014 - 2014
  • BA degree in Marketing Communications
    California Lutheran University - Thousand Oaks, California, USA
    2008 - 2012
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