Rachel Ratner

Responsive Web Development



{ Rachel Ratner }

4622 S Genesee St.
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 778-7545
rachelratner@gmail.com

{ About }

I am a Web Development Engineer and Design Technologist based in Seattle, WA. I have 5 years experience building responsive web apps, scalable and reusable components and cutting edge prototypes for enterprise-level clients.

{ Skills }

Javascript (ES6, React, Angular, Node, Require), HTML, CSS/SASS, PHP, MySQL Perl and Java, Git, Gulp, Grunt

{ Experience }

Design Technologist / Web Development Engineer: Amazon

Responsible for developing custom landing pages, coding scalable and reusable components, and rapidly prototyping creative solutions. I develop front end interfaces and server-side APIs, and write integration and unit tests. My daily development stack includes React.js, Node.js, Selenium, Perl, Gulp and Java.

Seattle, 2013-2016
Front End Web Developer: BKWLD

I worked with designers and back-end developers to build responsive mobile and desktop apps. I translated wireframes and photoshop comps into clean resulable code. My daily development stack included: HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Grunt, Git, Backbone.js, Require.js, PHP and WordPress templating.

Seattle, 2012-2013
Front End Web Developer: Freelance Work: Plexi-Pixel, Cole & Weber, et al.

I contracted with a variety of agencies and clients to create custom built, responsive, online solutions including a WordPress theme for Chop Suey (freelance), an interactive website promoting Pokémon playing cards (Plexi-Pixel), and a Holiday Facebook App for Chateau St. Michelle (Cole & Weber).

Seattle, 2010-2012
Founder and Project Manager: Seattle Band Map: Seattle Band Map

I manage and run the day-to-day operations of The Seattle Band Map, an interactive city-funded website showcasing the connections between Northwest musicians. It has been published in Wired Magazine, and put on display at the Experience Music Project and Nordstroms.

Seattle, 2009-Present
Marketing Manager: KEXP

Oversaw all digital, print and social media marketing for Seattle non-profit radio station. Updated online content, scheduled outreach events and managed a team of staff, interns and volunteers.

Seattle, 2003-2010

{ Education }

Seattle Central Community College, Web Design Certificate (2009)
University of Puget Sound, B.A. in Creative Writing (2001)