I started my work with the product team in early 2012, focusing on user experience and design. Early on I focused on design research, traveling to meet with some of our customers and understand how they used our product. As part of the product team, I used Balsamiq to translate needed functionality into clear steps in the software.
I transitioned to the development team a few months after starting, beginning by fixing bugs and doing a lot of front end view coding. Over time, I learned the ins and outs of the software we were creating and by the end of my time there was developing full stack features, complete with tests, as well as still sitting in on design meetings and giving input to that end.