Elena Rodriguez Murphy

Recent college graduate with experience in software and web development, game design, and education. Currently working as a freelance developer.


  • Java
  • Scala
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • React
  • TypeScript
  • Node.js
  • npm
  • Git
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL
  • PostgresSQL
  • Flask
  • Amazon AWS
  • Arduino
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Affinity Publisher
  • Affinity Photo

Work Experience

The Game Band (Blaseball)

Contract Web Developer | Remote | August 2020 - current
  • Developing the front end of blaseball.com using React and various frameworks.
  • Updating the database using PostgresSQL.
  • Examples of work include the Leaderboard, Hall of Flame, Bulletin Board, and batch voting, purchasing, and tributing.

Wizards of the Coast

LiveOps Intern | Seattle, WA | June 2019 - August 2019
  • Built a prototype Alexa Skill using Node.js, Express, and the ASK SDK.
  • Utilized web scraping and database/file lookup using Express and AWS.
  • Built a database for the skill to check against using JSON.

Girls Who Code Loyola Chapter

Facilitator | Chicago, IL | August 2018 - December 2019 | Volunteer Position
  • Organized and planned the Girls Who Code sessions alongside other facilitators, including lesson plans and projects.
  • Taught middle school girls HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Git, and Arduino robotics.
  • Assisted students in building final projects and organized presentations of those projects at the end of each semester.

Girls Who Code

Teaching Assistant | Seattle, WA | June 2018 - August 2018
  • Assisted in teaching coding to high school girls, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, and Arduino robotics.
  • Coordinated with outside contractors, planned lessons, and supervised field trips.

Greenlake School-Age Care Program

Teaching Assistant | Seattle, WA | June 2017 - August 2017, Winter 2017
  • Supervised and assisted the children who attended (ages 5-12) in everyday activities including arts and crafts, science projects, outdoor recess, and field trips.
  • Supervised field trips and assisted in maintaining the building and space.


Loyola University Chicago

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science | Chicago, IL | August 2016 - December 2019
  • Graduated with Honors, Cum Laude, GPA 3.6
  • Minor in English
  • Relevant Coursework: Discrete Math; Intro to Computer Systems; Data Structures and Apps; Object-Oriented Development; Design & Analysis of Computer Algorithms; Wireless & Mobile Software Development; Client-Side Web Development; Game Development