Savannah Henderson

610.457.2194 || || Github: savannahjune || LinkedIn: /in/savannahhenderson

Full-stack software engineer with a background in digital cartography and community support management.

Technical Skills

  • Languages: Python, JavaScript, SQL, CSS3, HTML5
  • Frameworks/Libraries: Flask, Bootstrap, JQuery, Sass, Jade
  • Tools: Git/Github, CLI, Heroku, Trello, HipChat, Google Analytics


  • Gather Map: (five-week solo project,, web app that when given two locations chooses the optimal place between them for two people to meet using a binary search algorithm. Gather Map utilizes JavaScript, JavaScript Promises(Q library), JQuery, Flask, Python, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap and numerous Google Maps APIs.
  • Judgmental Eye: (one-week partner project, Movie recommendation web app that utilizes machine learning (Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient algorithm) to recommend movies to users based on their previous ratings. Created with Python, Flask, SQLAlchemy, and AJAX.


Software Engingeering Fellow

Sept. 2014 - current
Hackbright Academy San Francisco, CA
  • Completed a 12-week intensive software engineering fellowship program (7.5% acceptance rate) to hone skills in Python, JavaScript, Flask, SQL, data structures and algorithms
  • Incorporated Agile development practices, pair programming, and Git/Github source control

Digital Cartograher

Mar. 2014 - Aug. 2014
Freelance San Francisco, CA
  • Created and designed digital maps utilizing Mapbox's Tilemill and Studio programs, with data stored in PostGIS/PostgreSQL, shapefile, and GEOJSON format for multiple clients
  • Cleaned and organized geospatial data in QGIS
  • Collaborated with clients to bring their abstract design ideas to fruition

Community Support Manager

Feb. 2012 - Feb. 2014
TrailBehind, Inc. Berkeley, CA
  • Supervised support team and delivered excellent customer service to hundreds of users every day through email, chat, phone, and social media
  • Managed localization of apps across eleven languages
  • Built and maintained dynamic support documentation for several iOS and Android applications with text, photos, and video tutorials with a proven track record of assisting users, lowering support requests, and increasing overall customer satisfaction
  • Communicated bug reports and feature requests from users to prioritize effective development
  • Oversaw the online presence and reputation of various mobile applications in online forums, the company blog, and Facebook page

Educational Arts Program Director

Aug. 2011 - Nov. 2011
Creative Visions Foundation - Cura Rotary Home Nairobi, Kenya
  • Created and implemented arts and crafts enrichment program for fifty orphan children
  • Produced and edited the home's promotional fundraising material through photos and videos of the children's daily activities and living environments


University of Southern California

2006 - 2010
Los Angeles, California

Bachelor's of Arts: International Relations, History
Honors Received: Dean's List, Trojan Merit Based Scholarship 2006-2010

London School of Economics

2008 - 2009
London, United Kingdom

Study Abroad - International Relations and European History: Second Class Honours, Upper Division