Front End Web Developer, Partner September 2010 – Present | Swingset Imagination
Specializing in accessible, cross-browser HTML5 code that retains consistent branding between desktop and mobile platforms.
Front End Engineer July 2014 – November 2014 | Percolate
Front end application development utilizing a highly customized Backbone.js framework.
User Experience (UX) Developer February 2014 – July 2014 | Modus Create
Application development utilizing frameworks such as Sencha Touch, ExtJS, AngularJS, and good old plain JS. Styling where needed.
User Experience (UX) Developer November 2012 – February 2014 | Sungard – Morgan Stanley
Worked on-site at the Morgan Stanley offices with the UX team. Duties included ExtJS, Sencha Touch and Highcharts theme customization, rapid prototyping, and Sencha Touch mobile application development with a focus on user experience. Technology utilized includes SASS, Compass, Unix CLI, NodeJS, Wintersmith, jQuery, Bootstrap, etc.
Front End Web Developer February 2011 – May 2012 | NYSE Euronext
XHTML, CSS, jQuery, and PHP for Drupal themes. Developed parent and children theme for custom Drupal module infrastructure.
Web Design and Development 2003 – Present | Freelance
Site planning, design, and development focusing on accessible cross-browser code compatible with mobile devices. Utilizing custom WordPress themes or Drupal configurations in order to allow site owners to best manage and control their content according to their needs.
Front End Web Developer November 2010 – February 2011 | Visual Goodness
Web Developer 2009 – 2010 | University of Texas System, Austin, Texas
User oriented site planning, information architecture, interaction design and front-end web development. Planning and execution of website refresh from static HTML pages managed through Dreamweaver to a Drupal based content management system.
Web Designer 2008 – 2009 | University of Texas System, Austin, Texas
Front-end development with XHTML and CSS, interface design and development with jQuery, social media promotion direction (Facebook, YouTube, and vimeo), author blog entries for stateoftomorrow.com
Web Producer 1/2007 – 6/2007 | itzbig.com, Austin, Texas
Agile product design and development approach focusing on user-experience, front-end development of marketing website, creation of a product documentation wiki, production of interaction diagrams, client support
Senior Web Developer 2000 – 2003 | Mesh.net, Fort Worth, Texas
Directed and supervised the development and design of websites, updated and maintained websites, oversaw UI and graphic design, and designed and implemented search engine optimization strategies.
I began developing websites professionally my senior year in highschool and have been hooked ever since. Over the past ten years, I have worked for many clients including BAE Systems, The University of Texas System, and, more recently, the NFL at women.nfl.com. I am currently specializing in accessible, cross-browser HTML5 code that retains consistent branding between desktop and mobile platforms.
In my spare time, I enjoy rock climbing, hiking, cycling, backpacking, driving long distances, kayaking, and snowboarding. Although I travel 3-4 months out of the year, I work year-round and enjoy working from all over the world.
I am currently based in New York, NY although I left my heart in Austin, TX and tend to spend a lot of time in Denver, CO.