Experienced Agile Technologist, Troubleshooter and Developer from Washington D.C.
Latoya M. Watson
My Work

Portfolio

Here's some of my selected work:

Hangman

Two Player Hangman

Built with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery

Ideal.ly

Idea.ly

Built with Ruby on Rails with a Postgres Database.

Connect+ Project 3

Connected+

Built with AngularJS, Express, Rails used to create a API back-end, and LinkedIn API through oAuth 2.0.

$ip Project4

$ip

Built with AngularJS, Express, Node.js, a MongoDB database, and Google Maps API for map plotting. MEAN Stack

latoya

About Me

Experienced Agile Technologist, Troubleshooter and Developer.

My Career Path:

  • December 2010

    Graduated from the University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from University of Cincinnati.

  • 2011-2013

    IT Leadership Program for Recent Graduates. Boston, MA and Pittsburgh, PA.

    Selected as one out of two positions for a highly competitive two-year rotational leadership program. I gained exposure to core company processes, technologies and senior leaders.

  • 2013-2014

    Salsa Labs, Inc. Client Services, IT Senior Support Analyst. Washington, DC

    Promoted into Senior Level Support Analyst within 6 months of employment, I guaranteed client satisfaction boosting a 98% client satisfaction rate. I was responsible for providing solutions to cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility issues with respect to website and email design.

  • 2014-2016

    Technology and Salesforce Manager. Washington, DC.

    Managed the organization's entire technical infrastructure, hardware and software for a staff of 15+. I managed the website reconstruction, produced weekly metrics, facilitated weekly trainings on various technical topics for staff, managed the website content, Website Admin, Website Integrations and Salesforce Administration, Data Management, Data Deduplication.

  • 2016-2017

    Salesforce Consultant and Trainer. Washington, DC.

    Assessed nonprofit's current technical system and recommends alternative solutions based on firm’s needs and processes. Implemented new CRM (Salesforce), trained staff, provided detailed end-user documentation and user how-to guides for Salesforce and various applications.

  • 2016-2017

    Graduate from General Assembly's Web Development Immersive Program. Washington, DC.

    As a life long learner, I enrolled into GA to solve problems with code while applying industry best practices in a collaborative environment. Often learning code and building programs within the same day, I have proven to have the drive and aptitude to quickly learn a wide variety of the newest Web technologies.

  • Today

    Full-Stack Agile Developer and Consultant. Washington, DC.

    A Full-Stack Kanban Agile Developer working as a contractor on the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (ELIS) project. USCIS ELIS is an electronic case management system that allows USCIS to process certian immigration benefit requests. One of 15 members of Defects Remediation Team resolved and closed 75% of 1,173 bugs and incidents in seven weeks.

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My Clients

Independent Salesforce Consultant working with local small businesses and non-profits:

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Tech Eats

Stories About Tech && Food

I started a weekly recap of my experiences for anyone and everyone who is thinking of joining a coding bootcamp.

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Let's keep in touch

Shoot me an email at latoyamwatson@gmail.com or contact me via social media links found below!