Katy Bowman

I am a self-taught web developer currently working as a Software Engineer. I am a creative thinker, a problem solver, and I love nothing more than a good challenge. I am also a co-lead for the Dayton chapter of Girl Develop It.



  • Front-End Development
  • Version Control (Git)
  • Responsive Web Design
  • BEM
  • Writing
  • Editing/Proofreading
  • Research Design
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Statistical analysis


  • HTML5 and CSS3
  • SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • Ruby
  • SQL


  • JQuery
  • Backbone
  • Underscore
  • Mocha
  • Chai
  • Sinon
  • Selenium
  • JUnit
  • Jekyll
  • Bootstrap
  • Bourbon
  • Neat


  • Github
  • Chrome Developer Tools
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • ArcGIS





June 2017 to present

HTML | SCSS | JavaScript | Handlebars

Web development projects for a variety of clients.

Software Engineer

Lexis Nexis

March 2016 to June 2017

HTML | SCSS | JavaScript | Java | Backbone | Underscore | JUnit | Selenium

Front end development and automated test writing for an enterprise news aggregation web app.

Chapter Co-Leader

Girl Develop It Dayton

July 2016 to present

Organizing | Writing | Outreach

Lead Code & Coffee get-togethers, conduct outreach in the community, organize classes, write the monthly newsletter, create promotional materials.

Freelance Editor/Writer

2010 to 2016

Writing | Editing/Proofreading

Writing articles, essays, book reviews, interviews, and short stories. Editing/proofreading resumes, academic journal articles, academic theses, curriculum vitae, and grant and award applications.

Research Associate

2006 to 2012

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission

Qualitative Analysis | Statistical Analysis | Research Design | ArcGIS | SQL | Writing | Editing/Proofreading | Adobe InDesign | Adobe Illustrator

Conducted demographic analyses, wrote and edited professional reports, created maps, managed several projects, created promotional materials, organized and conducted public meetings, and maintained the agency's resource center.


Front End Developer Certification

Free Code Camp, 2016

Master of Community Planning

University of Cincinnati, 2003

Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies

Miami University, 2001