Samantha Sifantus is a Los Angeles-based software engineer. She has been the lead developer on more than 100 websites, applications, and digital campaigns. She led the front-end development team for the Independent Film Channel’s rebuild of IFC.com which won the People’s Voice Webby Award for Best Movie and Film Website of 2009 and was the sole developer and lead designer of the City of Irvine Environmental Programs website, winner of the 2011 Best in Industry Web Award. She was the managing director and creative lead of the digital media agency Diasa Design for six years prior to joining The Uprising Creative in 2012, developing websites, collateral, and marketing campaigns for clients in a wide variety of industries. She lead engineering at Zoe Media Group from 2015 to 2017 and is currently a software engineer at The Walt Disney Company.

Technologies
  • HTML5 / jade
  • CSS3 / SASS / less
  • PHP
  • Javascript / ES6 / React
  • MySQL / PostgreSQL
  • Apache, NginX
  • Git version control
Platforms
  • WordPress
  • WooCommerce
  • Shopify
  • Laravel
  • StageBloc
  • MovableType
  • Tumblr
Roles
  • Development
  • Information Architecture
  • Technical Lead
  • Technical Project Management
  • Graphic / UI Design
  • Strategic Consulting
  • Lean/Agile Team Leader