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Skills

  • Languages
    • Fluent Hindi (written/spoken)
    • Fluent Spanish (written/spoken)
    • Advanced Urdu (written/spoken)
    • Native English
  • Programming
    • Python
    • Flask
    • PostgreSQL
    • SQLAlchemy
    • HTML/CSS
  • SEO/SEM
    • Google Analytics
    • Google Adwords
    • Conductor Searchlight
    • SearchMetrics
    • Content Writing
    • Screaming Frog
  • Blogging
    • Frugal Living
    • Tech
    • SEO
    • Real Estate

Certifications

  • Hindi Urdu Flagship Certification, 2014
    • Certifies professional fluency in Hindi
  • ITTT TEFL Certification, 2014
    • Certifies course completion to teach English as a foreign language

Work History

  • CoStar Group: SEO Specialist, June 2015 – Present
    • Assists with ideation for SEO projects to improve site ranking for websites across CoStar portfolio
    • Writes original content for sites as needed
    • Does keyword research, tracking, and performance reporting for CoStar sites
    • Makes edits to site pages to optimize as needed
    • Helps advise managers of smaller CoStar sites on SEO best practices
    • Created a web app using Python, Flask, and Bootstrap backed by a PostgreSQL database to help CoStar sales reps make presentations. App takes user input for cities and finds CoStar Group website results on SERPs for a predefined set of apartment search keywords, takes and saves a screenshot of SERP at the time of crawl, and returns CoStar Group number of organic, paid, and total results compared to competitor result numbers in a table.
    • Coded SEO content for Apartments.com so that different written content will appear on pages depending on the user’s search terms and filters
  • CouponPal: Partner Relations Assoc. & Content Creator, June 2013 – June 2015
    • Updated site pages with coupons and deals regularly; specially assigned to high-traffic pages
    • Coordinated promotional efforts with merchant partners and supervisors
    • Reviewed page performance to help fine-tune promotional strategy
    • Wrote blog articles, page introductions, and other content using SEO best practices to enhance user experience and on-site SEO
    • Generated content for and sent biweekly deals newsletter using MailChimp; promoted site on social networks including Facebook & Twitter
    • Used SEO, affiliate marketing networks, Google Analytics, and other web tools to enhance user experience and generate organic site traffic
  • Dynamic English: English Teacher, June 2014 – April 2015
    • Taught one-on-one and group English classes to adults and children in Santiago, Chile
    • Tailored curriculum to meet students’ abilities and goals
    • Crafted lessons including videos, music, games, and discussion to activate receptive and productive language skills
  • 58Phases: Content Creator, September 2011-August 2012
    • Updated site pages with coupons and deals regularly
    • Used affiliate networking sites to find relevant deals to offer users
    • Enhanced user experience by creating content for site pages

Education

BA, Asian Cultures and Languages, Hindi/Urdu, with Minor in English, 2014

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX