TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS
Versioning Systems & Bug Tracking:
Subversion, Git, CVS, Trac, JIRA, Unfuddle, Team Foundation Server
Intellij, NetBeans, Visual Studio, Photoshop CS5, SQL Server, Command & Terminal
Content Management Integration:
Custom, WordPress, SiteCore
Cross Browser Development,Agile/Scrum, Progressive Enhancement, Responsive Design
Starbucks, Seattle, WA 2/2011– present
Senior Front End Development Engineer (contract)
- Responsible for all front-end programming for the Digital Strategies SWAT team. SWAT is responsible for multiple concurrent running projects. These include seasonal promotions, website rewrites, and bug fixes.
- Worked in all areas of Starbucks.com website, as well as My Starbucks Idea a Salesforce site.
- Worked continuously on accessibility, including implementation of ARIA Roles.
- Agile environment with daily scrums and weekly cycles.
Myspace, Seattle, WA 9/2010 – 1/2011
Software Development Engineer (contract)
- Responsible for integration of new designs for Communications Team. This included high volume pages and applications including: mail, bulletins, requests and notifications areas of the site.
- Worked in an agile environment (weekly sprints based on feature implementations) and participated in daily stand-ups.
- Expert front-end skills were used daily, including HTML 5, CSS 3, jQuery and ASP.NET MVC.
Social Strata Inc., Seattle, WA 1/2002 – 5/2010
User Interface Guru
- Developed fully featured web application software that included blogs, forums, chat, social media integration (twitter, flickr, YouTube) for enterprise-level clients including Discovery Channel, UbiSoft, Sony, Disney and Warner Music Group.
- Developed and maintained multiple corporate websites using LAMP stack.
- Responsible for ongoing multiple project development cycles from conception to delivery.
- Conducted 3 week release cycles.
Freelance 10/2001 – present
Web Developer (various contracts)
- Developed an Ajax-powered website for Purehome.com using jQuery, CSS, JSON, and ASP Azure.
- Website contract for new product for TMobile (ASP.net, jQuery, CSS) at Garrigan Lyman Group. Summer 2010
- WordPress custom theme generation for multiple sites including: Artefact Group, My Legal Media.
- Converted Photoshop or Illustrator files to fully functional websites for clients including Zeeks Pizza, Swinery Meats, PopCap Games, Judith Haden Photography, and Lisa Fossen Illustration.
- Skinned purchased web software for seamless website integration for Most Gifted Psychics.
AnimalHelp.com, Atlanta, GA/Seattle, WA 10/2000 – 7/2001
Lead Developer (contract)
- Developed robust web applications, specializing in database driven content, and online content management to create an enterprise-level portal for the animal loving community and specialists.
- Used ColdFusion and SQL (including stored procedures, cached queries) to insert, query, and output database record sets for large scale website and Administrative controls
- Developed and integrated community features, such as user website creation tool, meeting area with messaging interface, forums, chat and calendar
- Monitored server and adjusted template code for optimum performance
- Wired and maintained LAN consisting of 6 computers, maintained ColdFusion Server
T3 Media Inc., Seattle, WA 5/2000 – 9/2000
- Implemented functional web sites by evaluating graphical mock ups, converting designs into usable modules and adopting new technologies to satisfy client specifications
- Position entailed working on large multiple projects concurrently
Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Seattle, WA 6/1999 – 5/2000
- Designed and programmed web site for the Business and Industry Recycling Venture and the Green Facilities Program
- Responsible for testing and maintaining website
- Published documents for print and online using Adobe PageMaker and Acrobat
- Responsible for design and maintenance of MS Access database
- Processed all departmental financial records and produced monthly financial reports
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
University of Alaska – Environmental Science Program 1994-1998