Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific's Progeny is an marketing app for iPad, used in sales their electronic medical equipment.

Bauer

Bauer.com is the website of Bauer Hockey, encompassing all aspects of Bauer Hockey's web facing presence.

Kidrobot

Kidrobot.com is the retail site of Kidrobot, producers and retailer of designer toys, specializing in artist-created toys and imports.

Something About Radishes

Something About Radishes is my recently launched personal web comic! Go have a look!

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Roles:

Software Engineer

Tech:

iOS, Objective-C, Quartz 2D, Core Data, C

Client:

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific


Working at Olson as a Software Engineer, I collaboratively developed Boston Scientific’s Progeny, their most comprehensive internal-released iPad App. This marketing piece is being used for their new product launch of electronic medical equipment. Throughout development I worked on all parts of the app, from custom navigation, Core Data localization and even creating a Quartz 2D graphing engine.
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Roles:

Software Engineer

Tech:

Java, JAXB, ColdFusion, ColdBox, AS3, Flex, JavaScript, Backbone.js, Require.js

Client:

Bauer

Bauer


Working at Olson as a Software Engineer, I was privledged to work on Bauer.com. I touched all aspects of the site, from connecting Java layers to Coldfusion layers and Daisy CMS, using Coldbox as our main Coldfusion web framework for the presentation layer. As well as creating a thick client CMS tool for the site that utilizes JAXB webservices, Backbone.js and Require.js.
Kidrobot Screenshot
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Roles:

Softward Engineer

Tech:

HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Social APIs (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Flickr, Vimeo, RSS)

Client:

Kidrobot

Kidrobot


For the 2011 re-launch of the Kidrobot site Olson was commissioned to handle design and development. I served as one of the lead developers on the task, creating dynamic templates for catalog items, and creating social widgets utilizing an array of social APIs (including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Youtube, Vimeo, and various RSS feeds) and many others parts of the site.
Something About Radishes Screenshot
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Roles:

Developer, Designer, Illustrator

Tech:

Ruby on Rails, AWS S3, CoffeeScript, SASS, Heroku, Rails Admin Gem

Client:

Emma Steimann (Me!)

Something About Radishes


Something About Radishes is my personal web comic I recently made. It was built in Ruby on Rails deployed on Heroku, storing all assets to a Amazon Web Service S3 bucket. The site features a working clock tower written in CoffeeScript, CSS compiled with SASS, and time sensitive layout.

Roles:

Developer

Tech:

C#.Net, LINQ to SQL, Microsoft SQL Server

Client:

Nebraska Lottery

Nebraska Lottery Connect


While at IQ Marketing, I took over the role of C#/ASP.NET support for the Nebraska Lottery, building several expansions on the Nebraska Lottery Connect, a player maintanence site. I enhanced the site's administrative capabilities, added increased search functionality and corrected previously built less stable components.

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Familiar Frameworks/Tech


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Ruby on Rails Developer / The Dolan Company

2012—Present

Worked as a Ruby Developer, touching all parts of the U.S’s largest national legislative tracking software, utilizing various technolgies including Solr/Sunspot, Chef, Vagrant, JRuby and Trinidad.

Web Developer / Rackspace

2012

Worked as Web Developer, making updates and doing bug fixes to the open source project OpenStack's dashboard using Python/Django and HTML/CSS/JavaScript.
I'm on OpenStack Hall of Fame!

Software Engineer / Olson

2011—2012

Worked as Software Engineer, performing software and website development for companies including Bauer Hockey, Target, KidRobot and Boston Scientific, using a wide variety of languages and frameworks, such as Java, ColdFusion, Objective-C, ColdBox, Flex, Javascript and Apache Ant/Ivy.

Web Developer / IQ Marketing

2010—2011

Worked as Frontend Developer, Backend Developer, performed server administration and interface design. Served as the primary Web Developer for C#/ASP.NET Plug-in Development on Nebraska Lottery Connect site.

Lead Web Developer / Whoop Design

2010

Worked as sole Frontend Developer, Backend Developer and Server Administrator on majority of client projects. Worked in a team with Designer to create interface and other interactive components.

Freelance/Contract Web Developer

2008—Present

Performed web development as Freelancer/Contractor for local and international clients, using a wide variety of technology including PHP/WordPress, Ruby on Rails, HTML/CSS/JavaScript.

Art Institutes International Minnesota

March 2011

B.S. Web Design & Interactive Media
Best In Show - Graduation Portfolio Show Winter 2011

Speaker / MN.swf Camp

April 2011

ActionScript Animation Techniques in HTML5
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About RainyDay Interactive

RainyDay Interactive is the personal brand of Emma Steimann.

Emma is a Software Engineer currently based in Los Angeles, CA. She received her Bachelors of Science in Web Design and Interactive Media from the Art Institutes International Minnesota. Whether it be refining Ruby Gems, wrangling Python packages or brewing up Cocoa Touch (iOS/Objective-C) libraries, she finds herself at home in modern software development. Learning new languages and frameworks rapidly, this skillset has allowed her to contribute to high visibility projects including open source, marketing and legislative software.

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