Emma Nelson User Experience Engineer
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY Expected May 2015
Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering GPA 3.81 of 4.0
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland 1/14-5/14
Study Abroad through Arcadia University
Usability, Web Engineering, HCI 2, Applied Interaction Design, Human Factors, Human Communication, Vector Imaging, Typography
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Tau Beta Phi, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, RIT Presidential Scholar, Honors Program, Golisano Student Spotlight
USER EXPERIENCE INTERN Cambridge, MA
Assembled a design guide for the design team to use as boilerplate for creating mock-ups. Completed a thorough evaluation of the entire platform to dig up design inconsistencies and gaps. Corrected a couple of issues and offered alternative solutions for five others problems.
CO-OP IN HUMAN FACTORS Bedford, MA
The MITRE Corporation, E542/J85E – OPEN SERVICES 6/13-12/13
Designed and implemented personnel recovery system UI using Ruby, Sinatra, jQuery, Bootstrap, and CouchDB. Created all interaction and design. Streamlined the process of completing the PDF form the system will replace by crafting a usable, interactive web form. Collaborated on two open source healthcare projects as a front-end developer working with HTML, LESS, SASS, CoffeeScript, and Thorax.js.
- Coordinating the effort to re-engineer the co-op evaluation system to use JavaEE and improve performance and usability for my year-long senior project.
- Developed a responsive project management web application using .NET and Angular.js for an Enterprise Systems course.
- Collaborated on a project to build a .NET web application that would allow users to check Facebook, track stocks, and maintain a calendar as a front-end developer.
- Worked on a team developing a prototype for a cross-device digital classroom as the team graphic designer, which included designing logos and UI layouts.
EVENTS HEAD - WOMEN IN COMPUTING (wic.rit.edu) 5/14-PRESENT
Organizer and facilitator of events to promote women in computing as well as social events open to the whole RIT community in an effort to connect WiC members with other like-minded women and men.
MEMBER - SOCIETY OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERS (sse.se.rit.edu) 9/10-PRESENT
PUBLIC RELATIONS HEAD 4/12-12/12
Started a functional PR committee for the first time in club history.
MEMBER - PEP BAND (www.rit.edu/sg/pepband) 9/10-PRESENT
Clarinet player in the band men’s and women’s hockey games and special events.
- Google Code
- Piano & Clarinet
- Textile Arts
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