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Evan Dana

Sr. Software Engineer

Boston, MA

Lead Software Engineer with a focus on architecting successful web and mobile experiences. Specializing in front-end technologies, I deliver customer value through leadership and collaborative roles: as an individual contributor, technical lead, and counsel for stakeholders. I enjoy providing technical mentorship and stay current with tools and patterns. I approach challenges with engaging energy and passion.

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Education History

  • 2021

    React Advanced Composition Patterns Workshop

    2021  |  Online Workshop by React Training

    An interactive series of lessons and practice sessions covering the breadth of patterns for appropriate design of customization and prop passing for a component. Lessons included: prop drilling, React Hooks' ContextAPI, and component composition.

    I provided Pear engineers with an internal interactive presentation, complete with code examples.

  • 2019

    React Hooks Workshop

    2019  |  Online Workshop by React Training

    An interactive series of lessons and practice sessions covering best practices for React Hooks, including use and code design for optimization. Lessons included: ContextAPI, Effect Hook, and State Hook.

    I provided Pear engineers with an internal interactive presentation, complete with code examples.

    workshop notes

  • 2014

    Coursera.org

    2012 – 2013  |  Stanford University Online

    Enriched and expanded skills and understanding with classes: Introduction to Python, Model Thinking, Software Engineering for SaaS. Courses included homework, lectures, and quizzes/exams.

    Topics covered: Python, Ruby on Rails, SQL, Amazon Web Services, version control with GIT, and cloud deployment with Heroku. Earned a certificate of completion for listed classes.

  • 2013

    Harvard Extension School

    Mobile Operating Systems and Applications

    2013 – 2013  |  Cambridge, MA

    Deep dive into hardware and software underlying Android and iOS operating sytems. Covered spectrum of mobile landscape and considerations for design/development of web, native wrappers, and native apps. Final project: Android "deck of cards" workout app.

  • 2005

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Bachelor, Industrial Design

    2001 – 2005  |  Rochester, NY

    BFA in Industrial Design, GPA 3.84, highest honors.

    AAS in Graphic Design.
    Concentration in conversational French. Technical concentrations in Mechanical and Manufacturing Technology.

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