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Kathryn Jackson

Front-End Engineer
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About me

Teacher turned software engineer! I enjoy applying my years as a classroom teacher as well as using my interests in technology, knowledge of comic books, and musical background to try to reach nontraditional and diverse users.  My objective as a programmer is to make technology more accessible for all. 

Preferred locations

  • Washington, DC
Open to remote work

Previous industries

  • Primary/Secondary Education
  • Professional Training & Coaching

Skills

  • Atom
  • CSS3
  • Express
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • LinkedIn
  • Mentorship
  • Node.js
  • Npm
  • React
  • React Native
  • SaaS
  • Trello
  • User Experience Design / UX
  • User Interface Design / UI
  • Visual Studio

Currently learning

  • Bootstrap
  • MySQL
  • Wordpress

Projects

Empress Tarot Journal API

Empress Tarot Journal API

Contribution time 5 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • Express
  • GraphQL
  • Heroku
  • JavaScript

This API was built to accompany the Empress Tarot Journal. This was my first attempt ever at creating or deploying an API.

My areas of focus:

    React.js, React Testing Library, Jest, Javascript, Heroku, Express

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Empress Tarot Journal

Empress Tarot Journal

Contribution time 30 hours
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Tools Used

  • Babel
  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • React

This project was designed to facilitate creativity and the challenge of learning a new technology. This app is a portable tarot journal where the user can easily do readings and log their own thoughts over time.

My areas of focus:
React.js, HTML, CSS

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PokéPlanner

PokéPlanner

Contribution time 25 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Sass

This app allows Nintendo Switch players to research and choose the Pokémon that they would like to use for each opponent in the games Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

My areas of focus:
React, Router, Asynchronous JavaScript, Implementing and using public APIs

Code Repository
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Never Alone

Never Alone

Contribution time 20 hours
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Tools Used

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • React Native
  • Sass

Never Alone is an application that allows people to check in on each other. The target audience is people caring for someone who is elderly or who is living with a disability, but it could also be utilized for anyone who wants to be able to check in on a friend or family member. 



My areas of focus:
JavaScript, React Native, Expo, Accessibility-Based CSS

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