As a newsroom developer, I write DRY, reusable code to produce smart content — including inforgraphics, data visualizations and interactive projects - on tight deadlines.
I marry what I know about code with what I know about storytelling to create thoughtful, comprehensive news experiences for digital platforms.
Ability to design and code projects on all digital platforms, including mobile/tablet devices.
Ability to quickly visualize complex data.
Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (specifically, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
A quick learn + team player.
Infographics design/ data visualizations, responsive web design.
HTML5, CSS3/Sass, jQuery, APIs.
Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Git/Github.
Learning/okay with: D3.js, Google spreadsheets as a lightweight backend, Mapbox/Google Maps
The Toronto Star
Digital designer, September 2014—present
Responsible for: creating mobile-friendly content on tight deadlines (usually same day) for digital platforms.
Work includes infographics, quizzes, timelines, maps, and interactives.
Designer/developer, June 2010—September 2014.
Responsible for: creating compelling infographics — both serious analysis and Hill hilarity — interactive content, advertisments, and the occasional print product.
Student, April 2014—June 2014.
Ladies Learning Code, HackerYou
Mentor, June 2014—present
Volunteer mentor during introduction Ladies Leaning Code's introduction to HTML/CSS workshops; partnered with a HackerYou bootcamp student as a mentor.
Ice storm by the numbers. View live.
Toronto aerial photo quiz. View live.
Miner Opposition feature site. View live.
Rijksmuseum API art app. View live.
Timeline → View it live.
Housing graphic → View it live
Travel Australia guide → View it live.
Just for fun → Spot the difference: Paul Calandra vs. Doug Ford View it live.
Just for fun → Spot the difference: Trudeau vs. Bieber: Who’s In Over His Head? View it live.
Bonus: Dribbble to Codepen post → View it live.
full resume available here.