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Aimee Knight

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Aimee Knight/Software Architect & International Keynote Speaker + Channeling Your Inner Hustle

The Unicorn Finders

Hey podcast family! In this episode we catch up with Aimee Knight (@Aimee_Knight) on how she went from junior developer to architect in a very short amount of time. Aimee also talks about how public speaking around the world catapulted her career! If you want a road map to growing your career this is a great episode!  If you need to reach out, email info@theunicornfinders.com If you want to follow us on social media: Head to our LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/theunicornfinders Or follow us on Twitter! Jake Shepherd (sirjakeshep) Dan Thompson (dk_thompson) Taylor Desseyn (tdesseyn)

37mins

23 Sep 2020

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#115 Aimee Knight applied the discipline of figure-skating to DevOps and architecture

Software Developer's Journey

Aimee first told us about her past as a figure skater. She then explained how her marrying into the military forced us to change careers and learn how to code. She described how she became a successful developer and how she eased into DevOps and architecture. We finally talked about her work as an architect and her coming close to a burnout.Here are the links of the show:https://www.twitter.com/aimee_knighthttp://www.aimeemarieknight.comhttps://devchat.tv/podcasts/js-jabberSo good they can't ignore you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwOdU02SE0wThe architect elevator: https://martinfowler.com/articles/architect-elevator.htmlCreditsMusic Aye by Yung Kartz is licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.Your host is Timothée (Tim) Bourguignon, more about him at timbourguignon.fr.Gift the podcast a rating on one of the major platforms https://devjourney.info/subscribe.htmlSupport the podcast, support us on Patreon: https://bit.ly/devjpatreonSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/timbourguignon)

48mins

25 Aug 2020

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Episode 121 – JavaScript Pit of Success w/ Aimee Knight

The 6 Figure Developer Podcast

Aimee Knight is a Software Architect and currently lives in Nashville TN. As a former professional figure skater, she has a tremendous amount of energy and grit. Outside of work, she’s a panelist on the JavaScript Jabber podcast and an international keynote speaker. Currently, she specializes in JS, React, and CSS, however, she’s worked extensively in Angular, Node, and Ruby on Rails as well. Her past involvement includes working at npm, Inc., being a weekly panelist on the Angular Air podcast, a co-organizer for CharmCityJS, and mentor for Baltimore NodeSchool and Rails Bridge. Links http://www.aimeemarieknight.com/ https://twitter.com/Aimee_Knight https://www.linkedin.com/in/aimee-k-b268058/ Resources React Testing Library Jest Cypress Enzyme ESLint GitHub Actions “Tempting Time” by Animals As Leaders used with permissions – All Rights Reserved   × Subscribe now! Never miss a post, subscribe to The 6 Figure Developer Podcast! Are you interested in being a guest on The 6 Figure Developer Podcast? Click here to check availability!

38mins

9 Dec 2019

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Episode 452 | Aimee Knight - Inspired

Developer On Fire

Guest:Aimee Knight @aimee_knight Full show notes are at https://developeronfire.com/podcast/episode-452-aimee-knight-inspired

42mins

2 Dec 2019

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Stop Fearing Failure and Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable with Aimee Knight

IT Career Energizer

Phil’s guest on this episode of the IT Career Energizer podcast is Aimee Knight. She is a software architect at Tuft and Needle, specialising in JS, React and CSS. She is also a Google Developer Advocate for Web Technologies, a panellist on the JavaScript Jabber podcast and n international keynote speaker. In this episode, Phil and Aimee Knight discuss how not being afraid to fail and becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable improves your career prospects. Aimee shares how she learned as a young athlete to focus and stop wasting her mental energy. A way of working that greatly increases what you can accomplish KEY TAKEAWAYS: (3.24) TOP CAREER TIP Become comfortable with being uncomfortable. The people who succeed in the IT industry are the ones that work outside their comfort zone. Overcoming your fear of failure is one of the greatest catalysts in your life. (7.31) WORST CAREER MOMENT Like so many people before her Aimee ended up inadvertently deleting production data. That was even after it had gone through PR review and been approved. It was restored fairly quickly, but it was not a good career moment. (10.49) CAREER HIGHLIGHT Landing a job at MPM was a highlight. Working on developer tooling and with a team she looked up to was for Aimee, a particularly exciting point of her career, a highlight. Other highlights have included being a keynote speaker at conferences and having the chance to mentor others. (12.54) THE FUTURE OF CAREERS IN I.T The way technology is now being used to help drive decisions is especially interesting and exciting. Aimee is also pleased to see the barriers to entry into the IT industry falling away. This is leading to people from diverse backgrounds entering the field. This, in turn, is changing the directions in which the technologies go. (15.00) THE REVEAL What first attracted you to a career in I.T.? – Aimee has always had a thirst for knowledge, so the fact that you had to be a constant learner to thrive in IT was attractive to her. What’s the best career advice you received? – Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Learning to do this has helped Aimee to achieve a lot in a short period of time. What’s the worst career advice you received? – To succeed in the IT as a woman you have to act like a b*.*. Aimee did not follow this advice yet has been able to progress quickly in the industry. What would you do if you started your career now? – Aimee probably would have focused on the architecture rather than the front end. What are your current career objectives? – Aimee wants to dig deeper into the architecture side of things. She is also helping with onboarding and doing more mentoring. What’s your number one non-technical skill? – Learning at an early age to make effective use of her mental energy. How do you keep your own career energized? – Aimee works at staying focused and finds that being a mentor keeps her more energized. What do you do away from technology? – Aimee runs around 40 miles per week and goes lifting, after work, with her boyfriend. (23.31) FINAL CAREER TIP Aimee, once again, recommends getting comfortable with being uncomfortable and learning not to fear failure. Pick something and work at until you are so good that you can’t be ignored. You should develop the talents you already have to their maximum, but also not be afraid to try new things. BEST MOMENTS (4.35) – Aimee - “People who succeed in the IT industry get comfortable being uncomfortable.” (16.22) – Aimee - “If you are learning one new thing every day, you’re making progress.” (21.41) – Aimee - “Learn to channel your mental energy. It is a finite resource, so use it wisely.” (23.43) – Aimee - “Don’t be afraid to put yourself into situations where you could fail. You will learn and grow faster.” ABOUT THE HOST – PHIL BURGESS Phil Burgess is an independent IT consultant who has spent the last 20 years helping organisations to design, develop and implement software solutions. Phil has always had an interest in helping others to develop and advance their careers. And in 2017 Phil started the I.T. Career Energizer podcast to try to help as many people as possible to learn from the career advice and experiences of those that have been, and still are, on that same career journey. CONTACT THE HOST – PHIL BURGESS Phil can be contacted through the following Social Media platforms: Twitter: https://twitter.com/philtechcareer LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/philburgess Facebook: https://facebook.com/philtechcareer Instagram: https://instagram.com/philtechcareer Website: https://itcareerenergizer.com/contact Phil is also reachable by email at phil@itcareerenergizer.com and via the podcast’s website, https://itcareerenergizer.com Join the I.T. Career Energizer Community on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/ITCareerEnergizer ABOUT THE GUEST – AIMEE KNIGHT Aimee Knight is a software architect at Tuft and Needle, specialising in JS, React and CSS. She is also a Google Developer Advocate for Web Technologies, a panellist on the JavaScript Jabber podcast and international keynote speaker. CONTACT THE GUEST – AIMEE KNIGHT Aimee Knight can be contacted through the following Social Media platforms: Twitter: https://twitter.com/Aimee_Knight LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aimee-knight-b268058/ Website: http://www.aimeemarieknight.com/

26mins

2 Oct 2019

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016 - Aimee Knight - From Figure Skater to Full Stack Developer

Second Career Devs

In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Aimee Knight, a former figure skater turned full stack software engineer. A story of hard work, pain and sacrifice, Aimee takes us through her development as a figure skater. She shares some great lessons she learned from being an athlete and how they continue to serve her well today.Links in the episode:Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B22o_yeDE_sJS Jabber - https://devchat.tv/js-jabber/Aimee's Website - http://www.aimeemarieknight.com/

45mins

14 Mar 2019

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Fixate on Code | Weekly interviews on how to write better code, for frontend developers

Before becoming a full-stack Javascript developer, Aimee spent 15 years as a competitive figure skater. The grit and hard work required for her former career has made Aimee a force in the web development world. With her work on the JsJabber podcast, creating developer meetups, and speaking on stage, Aimee is passionate about helping junior developers make careers for themselves.

22mins

21 Feb 2018

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2FD 039: Listener Case Study with Aimee Knight

2 Frugal Dudes

We are back with another jam packed listener case study! We are so excited to have Aimee Knight, a loyal 2 Frugal Dudes listener, come on the show to open up her life with you to see where she can improve her personal finances. Aimee has great savings habits and [...]

55mins

17 Aug 2017

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MJS #019: Aimee Knight

Devchat.tv Episode Roundup

On today's episode, Charles Max Wood features My JS Story Aimee Knight. Aimee first appeared in episode 153, where talked about her career as a Junior Developer. She eventually became one of the awesome panelists of JavaScript Jabber. Tune in to learn about her journey in programming!

40mins

17 May 2017

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Episode 18: MJS #019: Aimee Knight

My JavaScript Story

On today's episode, Charles Max Wood features My JS Story Aimee Knight. Aimee first appeared in episode 153, where talked about her career as a Junior Developer. She eventually became one of the awesome panelists of JavaScript Jabber. Tune in to learn about her journey in programming!

40mins

17 May 2017

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