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Alice Ruppert

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About me

👋🏽 Hi, I look forward to connecting with you! 🤝

I'm an inquisitive software engineer who's eager to grow and contribute.

Focused on tangible problem-solving and continued learning, I'm excited by novel implementations or integration of existing technology and the potential of AI for accessibility.

Plus, I'll put in the extra work to stand out! 😉

If clean, solid coding's your need,
then luckily I'm in your feed.

Please reach out about opportunities that:
  • help people 🤝
  • help the environment 🌎
  • contribute to open source projects 🐧
  • expand my expertise in best practices 🧐
  • explore new tech stacks 🤖
  • deal with games, AI, or logical puzzling 👾
  • let me continue to grow and learn with mentorship 🙏🏽
  • let me learn by seeing existing codebases 👀
  • let me be inspired by motivated people on a compelling mission 🙌🏽

To be on your team would be great,
I'll keep the UI with the state!

Lessons from my past experiences
🍷 Customer service and account management:
  • keen focus on listening
  • empathetic, intuitive design
🧮 Non-profits and property management:
  • valuing realistic, deliverable timelines
  • resourcefulness, and humility to ask for help
✏️ Americorps teaching:
  • built patience and process-orientated diligence
  • instilled a strong service mission to work with purpose
🧗🏽‍♀️ Climbing gym:
  • benefit of leaning into failure and practicing perseverance
  • how supporting each other helps reach greater heights
🛠 Building a tiny house while in a coding bootcamp:
  • gave me confidence in my ability to problem-solve
  • stressed time management
  • highlighted my ability to accomplish tasks independently
  • leveraged my resources (and Google!) to learn anything

Preferred locations

  • Boulder, CO
Open to other locations and/or remote work

Previous industries

  • Health, Wellness and Fitness
  • Hospitality
  • Primary/Secondary Education

Skills

  • Bootstrap
  • Chrome
  • Express
  • Facebook
  • Firefox
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Google
  • GraphQL
  • Heroku
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • LinkedIn
  • Linux
  • Mentorship
  • Mocha
  • Node.js
  • Npm
  • React
  • Sass
  • Slack
  • Visual Studio
  • Webpack

Currently learning

  • Jest
  • PostgreSQL
  • TypeScript

Projects

Course Chart

Course Chart

Contribution time 50 hours
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Tools Used

  • Go
  • JavaScript
  • Jest
  • React

Educating tool helping course planners and accreditation auditors track and visualize assignment time data.

Created design spec, information display sorting functionality & responsive forms

Uses Next.js, and Vercel deployment, Circle CI, Cypress and Jest testing, REST APIs with React, Chart.js, React Hooks and Context

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Salsa Screen

Salsa Screen

Contribution time 20 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • CSS3
  • Heroku
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Visual Studio

Movie-rating site like Rotten Tomatoes, in the design style of Netflix. Solo project showcasing my first experience using React and React Router, and attempting an ambitious CSS scope for someone who leans more into JS and logic. Tested with Cypress and deployed with Heroku.

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Hue Pic It

Hue Pic It

Contribution time 20 hours
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Tools Used

  • Bootstrap
  • Chrome
  • CSS3
  • Facebook
  • GitHub
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • React

A collaborative project with two others to independently learn Firebase authentication and log in users with Google, Github, or Facebook accounts in addition to email and password. Simple, polished interface for users to choose a color and select for high-res download images off Unsplash API. Uses React Router, React hooks, React Context, and deployed with Firebase Hosting.

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Professional Development Pal

Professional Development Pal

Contribution time 10 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • Chrome
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • React
  • Visual Studio
  • Webpack

Job board that populates Javascript-related posts from Github Jobs and highlights a customizable value statement to help remind and align job seekers with their professional development goals. Lets users save or mark applied to posts, and utilizes localstorage to persist information on reload.

This was a retro-themed solo project completed in a very tight turnaround of 3 days. It uses React, React-Router, Cypress testing, and is deployed on Heroku.

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