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INDIA AMOS

Software Engineer

india.amos@gmail.com
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SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Software Engineer – Stride Consulting, New York, NY (2018–present)

  • Peloton Interactive Acquisition Marketing (August 2019–) – Front-end developer on the TOFU (top of marketing funnel) team. Technologies used include Contentful, GraphQL, Netlify, Node, React, Redux, TypeScript.
  • IBM Digital Workspace Engineering (April–June 2019) – Back-end developer on the w3 Notifications team. Technologies used include Cassandra, GraphQL, Kafka, Node, TypeScript.
  • Blackboard Insurance Underwriter Slate (May 2018–March 2019) – I worked mostly on the front end of Underwriter Slate, a Web-based application that streamlines the issuing of commercial insurance policies. We built three lines of business: General Liability, Commercial Property, and Commercial Automobile. Technologies used include CSS Grid, Enzyme, Flask, Jest, JMESpath, Material UI, Node, PostgreSQL, PyTest, Python, React, Redux, redux-form, reselect, Ruby on Rails.

Teaching Fellow – Fullstack Academy, New York, NY (2017)

  • Mentored, debugged with, and taught concepts and best practices to a class of 28.
  • Advised a six-student learning team, meeting one-on-one and giving written code reviews.
  • Conducted 2–3 technical interviews per week for admissions; trained new interviewers.
  • Managed two student projects from ideation to deployment, acting as scrum master, code reviewer, and technical consultant.
  • Presented three lectures on algorithms for technical interview prep.

Digital Media Producer – The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2016–2017)

  • Handled or routed all requests from internal departments to the Digital Media team, executing any basic Web development required (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, some Ruby).
  • Collaborated with multiple teams on cross-departmental projects.
  • Trained two producers in using the CMS, editing images, and using Git and GitHub.
  • Built two new sections of Ruby-on-Rails–driven static pages.
  • Migrated 19 years’ worth of content from the Young Architects Project website into the CMS.
  • Translated two sections of MoMA.org from Ruby-driven HTML into Jekyll-driven pages.
  • Wrote, maintained, and organized documentation of the site’s CMS and other content production tools.

Senior Content Producer, EPUBs – Amplify Education, Brooklyn, NY (2014–2015)

  • Built or optimized more than 300 e-books from multiple sources and formats, for accessible and appealing presentation in a proprietary reading system.
  • Collaborated with developers and product owners to build and refine tools and workflows.
  • Documented e-book management, optimization, publishing, and QA processes.
  • Trained three content producers and performed regular code reviews.
  • Interviewed candidates for the entire content production team.
  • Coached 20 colleagues in HTML, CSS, EPUB construction, accessibility, and tools.
  • Performed an accessibility audit of the lesson delivery application.

eBook Developer – F+W Media, New York, NY (2012–2014)

  • Evaluated and refactored up to 12 e-books per month, mostly illustrated instructional titles.
  • Built high-priority or highly customized e-books from start to finish.
  • Worked with conversion partners and internal teams to streamline e-book production.
  • Reduced conversion errors and QA time on outsourced e-books by creating F+W’s first set of comprehensive conversion guidelines and a corresponding QA checklist.

Digital Production ePub QA Associate – F+W Media, New York, NY (2011–2012)

  • Wrote guidelines and other support documents, and provided technical support and training to internal teams.
  • Helped develop book-based applications and audio/video-enhanced e-books.
  • Researched advances in e-book technology and standards to shape improvements to existing workflows.

Webmaster – The Academy of American Poets, New York, NY (1999–2001)

  • Led Poets.org, then one of the largest and most popular poetry sites on the Web, through restructuring and redesign, improving organization, usability, and performance.
  • Wrote and edited content, moderated online forums, performed QA and technical support.

EDUCATION

Grace Hopper Program, Fullstack Academy, New York, NY (2017)

A 17-week immersive software engineering program for women.

ITP, New York University, New York, NY (2008–2010)

Incomplete MPS. Main areas of inquiry: information design, interface design, programming (Java, JavaScript, PHP, Processing), and the UX of digital reading.

Williams College, Williamstown, MA (1987–1991)

BA magna cum laude in English; minor in Women’s Studies. Andrew F. Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities.

PROJECTS

SKILLS & TOOLS USED

Most often

  • CSS3
  • Eslint
  • Express
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Jest
  • Jira
  • Node
  • PostgreSQL
  • React
  • Redux
  • Technical Writing
  • Training & Mentoring

Frequently

  • Babel
  • Circle CI
  • EPUB
  • Flask
  • jsx-a11y
  • kanban
  • Pivotal Tracker
  • Python
  • QA
  • redux-form
  • scrum
  • Sequelize
  • SQL
  • TypeScript
  • UX
  • WAI-ARIA
  • WCAG
  • Webpack

Occasionally

  • Bootstrap
  • Cassandra
  • Contentful
  • GraphQL
  • Heroku
  • Jasmine
  • Java
  • Jekyll
  • jQuery
  • Kafka
  • Mocha
  • Netlify
  • OAuth
  • PHP
  • Processing
  • Rails
  • Ruby
  • SCSS
  • Socket.io
  • Vim
  • Wordpress
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