ALISA PALSON

PROGRAMMER

Tempe, Arizona, US


PROFILES

Twitter

GitHub

ABOUT

Alisa is a loud mouthed lover of cats and data. She's passionate about open source, video games, javascript, cats in space, and linux. She prefers using the terminal over a GUI anyday.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Live Support Ninja, A Small Orange

March 2014 - April 2014

A Small Orange is a web hosting company focusing on providing exceptional service to customers, employees, and the community.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Provided customer service to 5 different hosting companies
  • Frequently helped multiple customers simultaneously
  • Worked quickly to resolve issues with chat and queue

Senior Game Advisor, GameStop

July 2012 - March 2014

Video Game Store.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Project Manager
  • Traveled to different stores as acting Store Manager

VOLUNTEER WORK

member, HeatSync Labs

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HeatSync Labs is an Arizona nonprofit organization aimed at empowering engineers, artists, and inventors to push the limits of technology beyond its intended use.
http://www.heatsynclabs.org/

HIGHLIGHTS

student, Hacker School

April 2013 - July 2013

Hacker School is a free, full-time, immersive school in New York for becoming a better programmer. We're like a writers' retreat for programmers.
http://www.hackerschool.com/

SKILLS

Web Development

HTML CSS Javascript NodeJS JQuery

JavaScript Frameworks

Twitter BootStrap ExpressJS JQuery D3.js

Other Skills

Git/Github Python Arduino 3D printing

EDUCATION

Associates, Computer Science - Mesa Community College

January 2013 - July 2014
GPA: 3.5

AWARDS

Best Use Of LIFX Bulbs - Allseen Alliance/Octoblu/AT&T/All-Joyn Mini Hackfest

23 August 2014

Connected Twitter to lifx bulbs, lg smart tv and local motors' rally fighter.

LANGUAGES

English

Fluency: Native speaker