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Elise Worthy

Elise Worthy
Manager, Brandworthy

Website | @eliseworthy

Elise is a recent graduate of the Hungry Academy program from LivingSocial. After only 5 months of training, she’s now a developer at LivingSocial. She focuses on surfacing data to LivingSocial’s merchants using a lot of ruby and javascript. When she is not computering, she likes museums and Bertrand Russell.

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Elise Worthy (Brandworthy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 12 ratings)
Good developer talent is hard to find. If you need to scale your team, what options do you have? LivingSocial took an unconventional route and brought on 24 ruby novices for a 5 month developer bootcamp. The litmus test of the program comes now that their development careers have started. What lessons can be learned about integrating junior developers into existing teams with legacy code? Read more.
East Lounge (Table C)
Elise Worthy (Brandworthy)
Join Elise Worthy, marketer-turned-developer, in an in-depth discussion about why it’s important to have junior developers on any engineering team and how to make their integration as painless as possible. We’ll talk about: specific tactics, tracking progress, and what to look for when hiring a junior developer. Read more.

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