I have a knack for acquiring new technologies; just give me a well-written book and a couple of weeks to play around. I have excellent written communication skills and get along well with others in a team-based environment.
Senior Web Developer, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Designed and built Ajax-based video microsite, touching on all aspects from working with video vendor through setup and extension of JW Player, creation and timing of SRT files, and manipulation of the YouTube API. Assumed greater responsibility within the web team as all internal and external websites were migrated to the SiteCore CMS. Worked with contractors and interns in a supervisory capacity, moving database-related ColdFusion applications to Ajax. Designed XML schemas and JSON formats for these new Ajax-based applications. Modified existing CSS stylesheets to make them more responsive and mobile-first.
Web Developer, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Worked as a part of a team responsible for the internal and external web sites for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, with a particularly close working relationship with Community Development and Media teams. Worked on redesign projects for both sites, including extensive work with IBM Websphere and Lotus Web Content Management; helped draft style guide and helped push for Web standards and progressive enhancement throughout the projects. Implemented several Ajax-based solutions for efficiently processing large amounts of data in an orderly fashion. Built several wikis using the Confluence engine. Created wireframes for new initiatives as well as touch-ups of existing departments, and shepherded the development process through to successful launch.
Freelance Web Developer
Worked with organizations small to large designing and redesigning their presence on the Web, with a special eye towards user interface and accessibility. Championed graceful degradation, progressive enhancement, and web standards. Clients include Member Solutions and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Web Developer, QVC.com
Created and modified promotional Web pages for a number of 'meta' departments on www.qvc.com, including the home page, usually accounting for 30%-40% of site sales. Served as liaison between content producers and information services representatives. Authored a number of competitive analyses comparing the content and design aspects of various web sites to that of www.qvc.com.
Freelance Graphic Artist/Web Designer
Worked in a variety of settings, including design and production for the Web, as well as pre- press, production and design for print. Clients include (but are not limited to) GMAC Mortgage, LD&B, NAPCO, iFrontier, Digital Wave and IMS.
Oral Roberts University; Tulsa, OK BS Drama/Television/Film Performance, 1991
Currently exploring nodeJS, Angular and MongoDB.