Profile

Web Designer / Developer with a concentration on the entire website creation process:

  • Hand drawn preliminary sketches - Creating multiple proofs which lead to a finalized design
  • Hand code clean, CSS based HTML
  • Implement server side functionality using PHP or Python

Programming

  • HTML5
  • Javascript, JQuery, Backbone.js & Underscore.js
  • CSS3 & SASS
  • PHP & Wordpress
  • Python, Django & Jinja

Design Software

  • Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5
  • Adobe Fireworks CS5
  • Adobe Flash CS5

Education

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Bachelors of Fine Arts – Graphic Design 1999-2004

Massachusetts College of Art

Continuing Education - Flash Interaction 2008

Areas of Study:
Logo design, brand identity, typography, layout design, web design, flash animation, flash interactivity, advertising design, color theory, photography and digital photo manipulation

Print Version

Experience

Foresite Interactive Chelmsford, MA - July 2009 - Present

Owner / Sole-proprietor

I founded Foresite Interactive in the summer of 2009. Foresite Interactive is the company I do my freelance work under. I have assumed all responsibilities, including website design/ development, photography, sales, billing, and account management, etc.

MAARK Boston, MA - February 2013 - November 2013

Senior Front-end Web Developer

  • Worked with designers and developers to create Javascript based web applications using Backbone.js, Underscore.js, Yeoman, Grunt and Bower
  • Worked with clients such as Marriott, Akamai, Alcatel Lucent and IDG

Carnegie Communications Westford, MA - August 2010 - Present

Senior Web Designer / Developer

  • Sketching design concepts to present to decision makers.
  • Creating hand-coded, standards-based, clean, HTML/CSS/javascript templates.
  • Designing banner ads for various colleges.
  • Working with back-end Python developers to create a fully functional dynamic website.
  • Responsible for manipulating the templating engine (Jinja) code to match my design.
  • Train and manage junior designers and developers.

Designed, Developed & Maintained:

NASDAQ OMX Maynard, MA - September 2007 - August 2010

Senior Web Designer / Developer

  • Working on a team, responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining investor relations web sites for public companies.
  • Working with high profile clients such as Circuit City, Ticketmaster, Virgin Mobile, Penske Automotive and T Rowe Price.
  • Create new web sites; incorporate proprietary functionality into existing corporate sites; and add pages, graphics, and navigation to clients’ sites as needed.
  • Daily phone contact with clients, including investor relations professionals, web designers, company webmasters, IT departments, and third-party vendors.
  • Trained junior web developers.

MDG (Merry Design Group) Holliston, MA - February 2007 - September 2007

Graphic Designer / Production Artist - Freelance

  • Provided support for the design team.
  • Design duties included print advertisements, package design and self promotion.

Carlton Finneral Architecture Boston, MA - August 2006 - September 2007

Graphic Designer / Architectural Drafter

  • Worked as a member of a team, producing architectural drawings ranging from schematic design to construction.
  • Prepared weekly presentation materials for client meetings.
  • Provided CAD support for architectural drawings and renderings, including elevations, floor plans and building sections.

Autumn Printing Billerica, MA - December 2004 - August 2006

Graphics Manager

  • Completed client projects that were both eye-catching and cost effective.
  • Met and exceeded client requirements (turnaround time and budget) on all design and print production.
  • Prepared and designed files for digital and 1 to 4 color offset printing.
  • Managed and organized all graphic and print production into a hierarchical daily system.
  • Designated tasks and managed junior graphic designers / interns - Set up and manipulated files to meet the Pantone color matching system.