Software

Photoshop

Sketch

Illustrator

Flash

InDesign

Subversion

Aptana

Coda

Dreamweaver

Visio

Balsamiq

Audacity

Google Docs

MS Office

Minesweeper

Languages

HTML/HTML5

CSS/CSS3

Sass

jQuery

 

Frameworks

Bootstrap

Skeleton

 

CMS

Drupal

Wordpress

Mura

Drupal has been my primary focus since 2009

Email/Newsletter

Constant Contact

MailChimp

Proprietary Newsletter System

 

Online Video

YouTube

NDN

Brightcove

Ooyala

Along with video and audio editing techniques

 

 

 

Digital Designer

WGBH Digital
November 2014 - Present

  • Designer and Front End Developer for the WGBH Digital Team
  • Work with internal and external clients to design solutions for websites and applications
  • Work within the department on our own website/CMS product offering
  • Work as an advisor to departments within WGBH
  • Work as a team member for R&D sprints

 

Web Designer

The Boston Herald
July 2012 - November 2014

  • The front end Design and Development of bostonherald.com; HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP, and common sense
  • Maintain the theme layer of Drupal; Page & theme templates, view mode templates, creation and maintenance of Views, Nodequeues, and Blocks
  • Plan and prototype any new initiatives for the Boston Herald website: wireframes, design mock-ups, and semi-functional prototypes
  • Train new and current users on the Drupal administrative section: Posting, editing, and managing content, page layouts and functionality
  • Work with other departments to ensure promotions and other initiatives that run in print execute smoothly online
  • Serve as an technological advisor when the need arises

 

Web Developer

Digital Loom
September 2011 - November 2012

  • Build and maintain sites with the Drupal framework while I learn PHP and Drupal’s back-end
  • Translating wireframes, mock ups and designs to Drupal themes
  • Spearhead prototyping and conversion of client Drupal sites for mobile platforms
  • Create and maintain front end code (HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP)
  • Suggest and implement HTML5 features and functionality into Drupal themes
  • Work with (or as) the Information Architect to create website wireframes, define content and functionality, and define deliverables

 

UI Lead

I.C. Sciences
July 2009 - November 2011

  • Provide thought leadership in architecting a near and long term design vision for customer experience
  • Initial research and prototyping for mobile versions of client sites and product platforms
  • Balance multiple projects, time lines, quick deadlines, and communicate effectively with all involved
  • Discuss strategy direction for Online projects and act as the glue between cross-functional teams
  • Evaluate functionality, usability, accessibility, and overall User Experience for existing and proposed systems and sites
  • Define patterns and advocate for consistency, without repressing inspiration or inhibiting innovation
  • Provide production-quality markup, CSS, and Javascript when projects move beyond the prototype stage
  • Act as an advocate for the user, conduct user research, ad-hoc usability analysis, create user personas, evaluate existing designs and suggest areas for improvement

 

Web Production Supervisor

I.C. Sciences
February 2008 - July 2009

  • Supervised a small web production team in the production and support of all client websites
  • Managed all SEO initiatives on clients' behalf; Website optimization, AdWords campaigns, Pay-Per-Click campaigns and web traffic analysis
  • Create sitemaps, wireframes, process flows, and other related deliverables and specifications for the creative and technical teams
  • Balance multiple projects, time lines, quick deadlines, and communicate effectively with all involved
  • Discuss strategy direction for online projects and act as the glue between cross-functional teams
  • Evaluate functionality, usability, accessibility, and overall User Experience for existing and proposed systems and sites

 

Social Media Designer

Prospero
September 2007 - February 2008
Prospero was bought out by Mzinga in February 2008

  • Balance multiple projects, time lines, quick deadlines, and communicate effectively with all involved
  • Designed and implemented message boards for clients
  • Provided support for the Marketing department including website design and production, email campaigns and print collateral
  • Discuss strategy direction for online projects and act as the glue between cross-functional teams
  • Create sitemaps, wireframes, process flows, and other related deliverables and specifications

 

New Media Designer

I.C. Sciences
April 2006 - February 2008

  • Work 1 on 1 with clients in the design of their website
  • Create site templates in Photoshop
  • Convert Photoshop templates into workling HTML templates
  • Work with Production team in the hand off of production ready templates

 

Member Services Advisor

I.C. Sciences
March 2004 - March 2006

  • Work 1 on 1 with clients in the production of their website
  • Maintained a client list of about 50
  • Performed regular maintenance on client sites
  • Advised clients of SEO best practices
  • Advised clients on email marketing best practices
  • Worked with clients in create email newsletters

 

Junior Designer

Filene's Department Stores
January 2003 - March 2004

  • Designed and cut vinyl displays
  • Assisted in designing and installing window and store displays
  • Spearheaded the addition of a new satellite vinyl shop
  • Maintained a library of brand logos and other graphic assets

 

 

 

Internet Communications

The New England Institute of Art
Associates of Science
December 2002

Culinary Arts

Newbury College
Associates of Science
May 2000

 

 

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