Allison Betancourt

Front-end engineer with strong UX/UI chops. Fan of mobile-first approach and producing apps and websites alike that are accessible and responsive. Comfortable working as a team or independently to upgrade, maintain, contribute, create, learn, and grow.

Experience

Q2 Software (2017-Present)

Developer II (2018-present)
  • Served as accessibility guru for an adept multifunctional team building Ember and React based apps
  • Driver of test-driven development including end-to-end, unit, and integration testing
  • Evangelized documentation
Web Developer II (2017-2018)
  • Guided financial institution clients in meeting accessibility mandates including WCAG 2.0 AA
  • Tested and built sites to meet WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility guidelines
  • Modernized developer standards including git workflow and establishing SCSS and JS style standards

White Lion Interactive (2015-2016)

Front-end Developer
  • Resolved technical challenges through mediation with PMs and clients
  • Fulfilled full-stack client needs for public facing sites, internal tooling, and coding standards
  • Actualized designs into modern semantic web apps
  • Supported internal developer tooling including automated task suites (ala Grunt and Gulp)

Fancy Kraken Studios (2014-2015)

Owner, Web Designer & Developer
  • Assisted small business clients in building and maintaining a web presence including defining requirements and 3rd party vendors
  • Designed and built responsive websites from small static single page sites to all-inclusive eCommerce platforms
  • Managed business priorities, client relationships and outreach

Consulting & Freelance (2013-2015)

Web Developer, Consultant
  • Guided business owners on current web technologies and taught clients how to use them
  • Designed and developed simple static brochure sites for clients

Skills

  • HTML5
  • CSS3 and SASS/LESS
  • Bootstrap, Foundation
  • JavaScript (Angular, React, es2015)
  • PHP
  • WordPress, Drupal, Jekyll, Octopress
  • Git
  • Webpack, Gulp, Grunt
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Education

B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park - May 2011

Projects

5e Turn-Based Health Tracker

  • Current project to explore React and Redux

Awesome Shop

  • Example shop to showcase Angular abilities
  • Built with Angular and Bootstrap

Activities

Author, Editor (2013-Now)

"The Key"
  • Published book in 2013
  • Completed NaNoWriMo Challenge 2013 and 2014