Experience

Software Engineer utilitiesBulb Energy, Mar 2019 — current
Software Engineer e-commerceWonderbly (formerly Lost My Name), Sep 2016 — Feb 2019
  • Implement features to decrease support tickets and improve customer conversion rates
  • Improve speed, performance and infrastructure costs
  • Simplify and break up a monolith web application
Web Developer agencyNice and Serious, Mar 2014 — May 2016
  • Build bespoke websites for clients, including The Guardian, Wellcome Collection and The British Heart Foundation. See work examples
Coach voluntaryRails Girls London / Node Girls London, Nov 2015 — current

Key skills —

Typescript, React, Javascript, Node, Ruby, OOP, TDD, Mentoring

Education 🎓

Makers AcademySoftware development course, May 2016 — Aug 2016
Imperial College LondonMSc Science Communication, Oct 2013 — May 2015 (part-time)
Manchester Metropolitan UniversityBSc Chemistry, Sep 2008 — May 2011
"Van is consistently smashing it out the park. Her execution is spot on and her output is always over and beyond."
"Always taking on work that even the most senior developer would shake at and doing such an incredible job with the work she delivers."