Kristi Miller

Software Developer|based in Denver, Colorado

About Me

With a passion for crafting captivating digital experiences, I merge the precision of a seasoned photographer with the strategic acumen of a business owner. As a dedicated web developer, I thrive on collaborating with clients, leveraging my keen eye for design and attention to detail to bring their visions to life. Whether you're a small business seeking to establish an online presence or a large company looking for a developer to create a unique digital identity, I am committed to delivering tailor-made solutions that exceed expectations. Explore my portfolio and let's embark on a journey to elevate your online presence together.

My Experience, Education, and Volunteer Work



Software Developer II (Front End)

October 2021 - Present

August 2023 - Present
Iron Mountain Website Redesign

Developing an extensive component library utilizing Next.js, Storybook, and Framer Motion. This library is designed to be integrated into a Sitecore Experience Manager instance and rolled out across sixty global websites, including those with right-to-left orientation.

April 2023 - August 2023
Intermountain Health Website Redesign

Developed an extensive component library based on new designs utilizing React, Sass, and Storybook. Was made responsible for collaborating, building, testing, and presenting over 25 responsive, reusable components.

September 2022 - April 2023
E*Trade / Morgan Stanley Mitigation

Worked with a team of developers to migrate the E*Trade codebase from Angular JS to React.

July 2022 - September 2022
St.Luke's Medical Center Styling

Established a relationship and close communication with design team and client to ensure the production of nearly 30 internally used components were styled to match the creative intnt of the team. Utilized Sass and HTML to build and demonstrate responsive, reusable component library for an internal application.

June 2022 - May 2023
Knauf Insulation Styling

Worked closely with client and design team to style various components utilizing CSS ad HTML.

October 2021 - September 2022
Unqork Design Services Talent Support

Provided support for various clients using Unqork's "no-code" application development solution. Some clients included Foxo Technologies, Goldman Sachs, Liberty Mutual, and the Cities of New York, Chicago, and Washington DC.


Software Developer in Test

July 2021 - October 2021

Ran and investigated daily regression and end-to-end testing, focusing on Test Driven Development. Tools and technologies used included BDD Automation Frameworks, Cucumber, Java, Gherkin, Postman, RESTAssured, and Selenium WebDriver.


University of Colorado - Boulder

Bachelor of Science Journalism

May 2009

Majored in Media Studies, studying topics of print and digital design. Special emphasis in Photojournalism. Member and director of the campus photo club. Minor in Women's Studies.

Turing School of Software and Design

Certificate in Front-End Software Engineering

May 2020 - January 2021

Turing is the soleaccreditedweb development bootcamp in the U.S., offering intensive seven-month-long software development programs. Their Front-End program focuses on communication, collaboration, technical proficiency, and workflow best practices, incorporating user stories, wireframing, issue management, continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD), test-driven development (TDD), and code review. The tech stack for the Front-End program includes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, and Cypress.

Volunteer Work

Turing School of Software and Design

Front-End Student Mentor

January 2021 - Present

Guide and mentor Front-End Development students both individually and in group settings, offering support to overcome obstacles and readiness for assessments. Employ interactive exercises to foster engagement and facilitate learning. Additionally, administer and develop practice activities.

Longhopes Donkey Shelter

Animal Caretaker

October 2022 - Present

Ensure injury prevention by adhering to established safety protocols and managing animal behavior effectively. Improve animal welfare by maintaining regular exercise routines and providing optimal nutrition, along with maintaining clean, sanitized, and comfortable living environments for the animals.

Skills & Expertise

  • HTML & CSS
  • Sass/SCSS
  • Javascript ES6+
  • React
  • Next.JS
  • TypeScript
  • Figma
  • Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom
Philosophy background

Development Philosophy

My goal is to sculpt digital experiences that transcend the ordinary, blending cutting-edge design with seamless functionality.

Continuous Learning

I fully embrace a growth mindset and remain open to learning new technologies, languages, and best practices. The software development landscape evolves rapidly, so staying updated is crucial for staying relevant.

Attention to Detail

As a former photographer, I tend to see details that can often fall through the cracks. I have a keen eye for detail and I pride myself on my ability to create pixel-perfect web products based on designs.


I have worked with teams remotely all over the world in my development career. Effective collaboration and clear communication are essential for sharing ideas, resolving conflicts, and ensuring everyone is aligned towards the project goals.

Code Quality

I am committed to producing code that is clean, readable, and easy to maintain. It's imperative for me to establish a standard by adhering to coding conventions, design patterns, and industry best practices. My objective is to craft code that is not only efficient and scalable but also comprehensible for both myself and fellow developers.

UI/UX Design

Being visually oriented, User Interfaces hold immense significance for me. I am dedicated to crafting striking and elegant user interfaces that deliver exceptional user experiences. I've been expanding my design expertise throughout my professional journey, and I am committed to furthering that growth in the future.

Testing and Debugging

I've cultivated a strong habit of creating thorough tests to validate the accuracy of my code. When confronted with challenges, I debug with precision and speed. Throughout my career, testing has been indispensable, ensuring the reliability of my work.