software engineer in nyc

Hi there! I'm Melissa, an engineer who loves fun colors and making beautiful things with code. I currently work at Google NYC.

I've worked with Girls Who Code as a Summer Immersion Program Teaching Assistant, to assist in their mission of closing the gender gap in technology.

Here are some of my favorite projects, ranging from lots of code to easier-on-the-eye design projects.

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my tools of choice

JAVA

PYTHON

C

HTML

CSS/SASS

JS/JQUERY

GIT

BOOTSTRAP

NODE.JS

EXPRESS.JS

HANDLEBARS.JS

ILLUSTRATOR

PHOTOSHOP

INDESIGN

cohort cup tracker

express.js | node.js | handlebars.js | passport-local-mongoose | chart.js | bootstrap

A web app made for automating the point tallying process of NYU's College of Arts and Science 2016 Cohort Cup. With this application, I was able to manage the overwhelming traffic of the competition, automating the process of scanning through an average of 100 comments for each of our 22 challenge posts on Facebook.

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disc robot path planning

matlab | object-oriented programming | robotics | soft subdivision search algorithm

For a given environment, this MatLab project finds a safe path for a disc robot to travel between point A and point B. This program tests two versions of a Soft Subdivision Search algorithm.

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the doodler

html 2d canvas | matrix manipulation | computer graphics

An interactive b-spline editor! This was made for my computer graphics course in the spring of 2017.

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linker

java | operating systems

An operations systems simulation of a two-pass linker based on file input with definitions, uses, and memory addresses (relative, absolute, immediate, external), with error detection.

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bite

ux design | user research / testing | personas | MVP | journey maps | lo-fi prototype | annotated wireframes

A pitch deck for a mobile app concept to streamline how users organize their feeds across multiple social media platforms.

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