Sept. 2013 - Present

Engineering Manager,

Publishing Tools
Aug. 2021 - Present
  • Manage 4 teams who build and maintain products that directly allow the newsroom to produce virtually all articles across The Washington Post.
  • Guide and manage 4 Engineering Leads, who each have 3-5 direct reports.
  • Drive hiring on my team and make sure new team members are supported.
  • Collaborate with product, design and engineering to execute on new features that support our newsroom.
  • Hold bi-weekly 1-1s with 8 direct reports and technical architects, and quarterly skip levels with 20 other employees.

Engineering Lead,

Homepage: Washington Post Site Team
March 2019 - Aug. 2021
  • Led team of 4 developers to replatform the homepage infrastructure over 1 year.
  • Managed and coached developers successfully during intense news cycles.
  • Guided the creation of the streamlined homepage editor curation experience called 'Assembler'.
  • Organized 2-day React Training workshop for 30 developers.

Senior Software Engineer,

Arc XP (then: Arc Publishing)
June 2016 - Feb. 2019
  • Wrote front-end code for high-priority client implementations (e.g: ads, paywall), the vast majority in React.
  • Developed JavaScript features using modern ES6 code with webpack.
  • Led overhaul of the technical workflow for a team of 12 front-end developers.

Software Engineer,

Washington Post Site Team
Sept. 2013 - May 2016
  • Developed a live 2014 Oscars ticker.
  • Worked with the Politics team to implement elections maps and special features.
  • Built FE components of sports scoreboards and High School Sports sections.

Scripps Howard Foundation Wire
Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2013

Multimedia Fellow,

Scripps Howard Foundation Wire
Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2013