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Arit Amana

Software Engineer

Arit is a tenacious, detail-oriented software engineer, with a passion for leveraging the power and capabilities of technology in service to company/organizational goals and their bottom-line. She readily embraces test-driven development, particularly for its value in producing functional, high-quality code.

Arit thrives within collaborative environments, where she promotes effective communication through empathy, active listening and respect. She also a precise and expressive tech writer, sharing her tech journey with transparency and wit. Her articles in several Medium publications and on Dev.To have served to encourage and motivate other developers.

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    "They Say It's The Best Job"

    Random Quote Generator

    Rails | Heroku

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    "Silver Spring Cupcakeries"

    Crowd-Sourced List of Bakeries

    Rails | Heroku | Devise Gem

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    "Now You Cook"

    Two-sided video-streaming marketplace platform

    Rails | Heroku | Stripe API

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    "Grammable"

    Instagram-like App for photo sharing & commenting

    Rails | Heroku

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    "Accomplish"

    Single-page To-Do App

    Rails API | JavaScript | Heroku

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Recent Work Experience

  • Freelance Developer, The BREIS Agency LLC

    2016 - Present

    • - Provided business consulting and Wordpress development utilizing HTML and CSS
    • - Developed web apps for 8 clients, consistently producing gains and achieving organizational goals:
      • • Implemented online contracts and follow-up functionality for prominent makeup artistry, reducing lost clientele by 50% and increasing follow up by 60%
      • Increased conversions for wellness-sector client by 40% through comprehensive booking process. Increased client conversion by 30% by refactoring service/pricing information, and improving branding
  • Tech Lead, Smart Girls HQ Inc.

    2018 - Present

    • - Led all technical aspects of the transformation of the Raising Smart Girls weekly newsletter to a robust online resource platform serving over 2000 subscribers
    • - Successfully migrated a database of 1000+ posts and 1500+ images, with ZERO broken links or missing images, and no mismatched authors-to-posts
    • - Cleaned a spreadsheet of over 1000 data records in preparation for import into the platform
    • - Customized platform’s theme using HTML and CSS, to better reflect the information presented

Education

  • The Firehose Project

    6-mth Ruby-on-Rails Developer Bootcamp

  • Duke University

    BSc Biology

Skills & Tools


HTML/CSS

JavaScript

Ruby on Rails

GitHub

RSpec

TravisCI

SQL

RedHat/Centos

Wordpress

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