Front-end Developer

hello@jessica-goddard.com

803-280-5279

Fort Mill, South Carolina

Tech Skills

♦♦♦♦ HTML

♦♦♦♦ CSS / SCSS

♦♦♦♦♦ JavaScript

♦♦♦♦♦ TypeScript

♦♦♦♦♦ React

♦♦♦♦ WordPress

♦♦♦♦ PHP

Note: There’s always room for improvement, I’ll never choose 5/5.


Other Skills

  • Problem solving
  • Communication (internal and external)
  • Time management
  • Collaboration
  • Attention to detail
  • Big picture thinking
  • Continuous learning

Interests

  • User and developer experience
  • Accessibility and usability
  • Agile methodologies (Scrum)
  • Web performance
  • Mentorship
  • Making the impossible possible

Tool Kit

  • Git / GitHub
  • VS Code / GitHub Copilot
  • Jira / Slack / Zoom
  • WordPress / Gutenberg
  • Ghost Inspector
  • Spotify
  • Pen and paper

Profile

I am a dynamic professional with a passion for project management, problem-solving, and fostering collaboration. I quickly acquire new skills and excel in taking on challenges and surpassing expectations. I demonstrate strong leadership qualities, guiding teams through successful project launches and driving impactful change. Known for my ability to untangle complex issues and strategize innovative solutions, I am a go-to problem solver who approaches challenges with careful analysis. My commitment to continual growth extends beyond my professional life, as I enjoy exploring new places, reading, and pursuing creative activities.


Work Experience

Senior UX Developer

Alley Interactive, 2022 – present

  • Operates as one of the most senior UX developers on the team, guiding architectural decision and assisting more junior team members
  • Supports a large, aging codebase with a focus on continuous improvement and reducing regressions
  • Continuously identifies areas of improvement within the team and company and provides recommended solutions via refined processes and systems
  • Scopes large and small features with a focus on client goals, performance objectives, codebase limitations, and team dynamics
  • Consistently surpasses expectations of role through commitment to growth and excellence
  • Assists with Scrum by managing backlogs, creating and refining tickets, planning upcoming work, and monitoring in-progress tasks
  • Leads and co-leads major initiatives for a client with an enterprise-level WordPress website

Frontend Web Developer

Beacon Digital, 2021

Web Developer

P&P Creative, 2018 – 2021

Web Developer / Owner

Jessica Goddard LLC, 2009 – 2021


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Virginia Tech, 2003 – 2008