Kyla Nascimento
Smith Software Engineer. Biologist. Adventurer.

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Professional Projects

America's Test Kitchen - Flagship Content Site

January 2016 – Present


  • Unify our frontend architecture across all brand sites.
  • A simple and documented implmentation for easy adoption across teams.
  • Support for current integrations for piecemeal updates.


  • Development of a React / Redux starter kit; including server side rendering for speed and SEO optimization and consumption of data from a JSON API endpoint backed by a "legacy" Rails app.
  • Establish testing framework and process for documentation.
  • Train members of the engineering team on new architecture through pair programming.

Personal Projects

Does-React-Make-You-Sad? -- The Quiz

September 2016 – October 2016


  • An easy way to determine whether React is the correct solution.
  • Interactively decide how to use React in your project.


Garden-Mapper -- a garden planning app

October 2016 - Present


  • Simplify planning a garden.
  • Estimate how many plants fit in one area.
  • Keep track of garden results on a yearly basis.


  • Utilize svgs to generate garden layouts
  • Will Use Rails 5 as the JSON API