January 2021 to present
Working on the Front End Tools team for the Veteran's Administration site.
June 2017 to December 2020
Working with clients to create better web experiences. Building a variety of different types of sites from one-page designs to large e-commerce sites.
January 2019 to August 2019
Working with the community to create and build a supportive group of women and non-binary technologists in the Dayton region.
July 2016 to January 2019
Working with the community to create and build a supportive group of women and non-binary developers in the Dayton region.
** This link goes to a page with information about misconduct by the GDI leadership and reasons why I chose to leave the organization.
Being able to run Google’s Lighthouse analysis suite programmatically provides a lot of advantages, especially for larger or more complex web applications. Using Lighthouse programmatically allows engineers to set up quality monitoring for sites that need more customization than straightforward applications of Lighthouse (such as Lighthouse CI) allow. This article contains a brief introduction to Lighthouse, discusses the advantages of running it programmatically, and walks through a basic configuration.
Katy dives into the answers to the 2019 Design Systems Survey open-ended questions and presents the three benefits of design systems that both agency and in-house team respondents value most.
Ever have great ideas for improving projects but don’t know how to bring them up? Katy shares how you can effectively advocate for your improvements while being considerate of your team and clients.
When I started, I didn't really know much of anything about GraphQL. And, to be honest, the only thing I really knew about Gatsby was that I could use it to build a static site with React. Plus it works well with the Netlify CMS, which is something I also really want to use. Since then, I've learned a lot. But last night, my knowledge of GraphQL took a leap forward and now I really love it.
May 05, 2019