KATHLEEN FRENCH
writer / software engineer

ABOUT


AT A GLANCE

Kathleen

b. 1990, dallas, tx | kathleen french is a writer and fullstack web developer living in brooklyn. she received her b.a. in english from harvard and her m.f.a. in fiction from nyu. she has a boston terrier named george.


full-stack developer, motivated and dynamic professional with more than 5 years of comprehensive writing and creative experience in deadline-driven and fast-paced environments. exceptional communicator, both verbally and in writing, with an aptitude for developing relationships with peers, teams, stakeholders, and clients. organized, innovative, and analytical with fearless approach to conquering obstacles and a passion for supporting creative visions.


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WRITING

INTERVIEWS


FICTION


  • "The Secret of the Fields" in the 'North Central Review'


  • "If I Watch What Happens To You" in 'Salon Particulier'


DIGITAL

PERSONAL PROJECTS


  • Chatter - a simple chat application built with NodeJS, Express, and Socket.io

  • QuoteRx - a literary quote generator w/ mobile-first design

  • Palette - a yelp clone that integrates with google maps API to include features like user comments, star ratings, image uploads, and user authentication

  • Open Source - a two-sided video-streaming marketplace platform that features credit card payment capabilities, user role management, copmlex user interfaces, and advanced db relationships for both instructors and students>

  • Grammable - an instagram clone that was built using industry-standard, test-driven development in adherence to red/green/refactor cycles

  • Todo this single page to do app employs a fluid user interface using rails/javascript/jquery


PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS


  • Counter Threat Chess - as part of an agile software development team, the fully functional chess app was built over the course of two months through weekly team meetings, sprint planning, code reviews, and feature assignments

  • Fogarty Portfolio - a personal and professional portfolio for a writer and digital marketer based in Brooklyn


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SKILLS


  • Ruby on Rails
  • Javascript
  • ReactJS
  • Redux
  • NodeJS
  • JQuery
  • ES2016
  • HTML
  • CSS/SCSS
  • Postgresql
  • Codeship
  • Gulp
  • Rubocop
  • AJAX
  • Babel + Webpack
  • Bootstrap
  • Semantic UI
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Git
  • AngularJS
  • RSpec/TDD
SERVICES

    DIGITAL

  • web apps
  • mobile apps
  • professional portfolios
  • graphic design
  • server-side

  • e-commerce
  • database architecture
  • frontend
  • backend
  • social media mgmt

    CONTENT

  • essays/features
  • copyediting
  • copywriting
  • research
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