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Krystle Bates

Krystle Bates

Ruby on Rails Apprentice

Launch Academy, Inc

New York, NY

Launch Academy


Launch Academy, Inc

Ruby on Rails Apprentice

● Constructed an online portal that connects baked good artisans with food-lovers using Ruby on Rails, Javascript, HTML, CSS, CarrierWave, RSpec, and Devise.

● Developed a mobile site, in team of four, for WorkBar a shared office space, that allows users to book a conference room using Ruby on Rails, Javascript, Ajax, HTML, CSS, and Foundation.

● Pair programmed and created a potluck app at Launch Academy’s Hackathon, that allows users to collaborate on potluck planning using Ruby on Rails, and Foundation.

Career medium 04
Career medium 01

Marlin & Associates

Executive Assistant Office Manager

Marketing Coordinator, Marlin & Associates, New York, NY (Feb. 2010 - Present)
• Maintained company’s strong digital presence through website updates, blog posts, and press releases.
• Retained client relationships via regular mass mailings, delivered to 40K subscribers.
• Assisted in job search efforts by posting openings, screening potential candidates and aiding with interviews. • Ensured the firm is compliant with FINRA and SIPC regulations; function as main point of contact for audits. • Trained and managed a team of interns while overseeing activities completed.
• Oversee all technical operations and work closely with vendors to solve connectivity issues.
• Applied & won awards for Merger and Acquisition Deal of the Year and Investment Bank of the Year.


Next New Networks

Media Sales Intern

• Managed YouTube presence for web series, facilitating natural search results.
• Aided the creative team by analyzing current media trends and developing ideas for future online series.
• Supported the sales team by identifying contacts for future potential sponsors.

Career medium 02
Career medium 02

Edifice Information Management

Sales Representative

• Introduced point-of-sale information services to senior level executives in the retail industry.
• Secured accounts with leading industry manufacturers such as Elizabeth Arden, Danskin, and Le Mystere.
• Implemented new reporting solutions that helped to decrease operating costs by an average of 4%.
• Managed over 60 customer accounts and addressed data validity issues to ensure customer satisfaction.
• Attended trade shows to develop over 30 new leads and accounts at each show.



Business Management Intern,

• Managed a team of 10 across multiple departments to maintain efficiency and increase productivity. • Maintained customer retention in the highest sales-volume store in the district.

Career medium 05

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business

Marketing, Marketing

City University of Hong Kong