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Résumé

EDUCATION

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interactive Media / May 2008


SKILLS

Proficient in Mac OS X, Linux and Windows along with Photoshop, Illustrator, Git, SSH, Vim and other command line tools. Lots of experience securing and managing Ubuntu and Debian servers.

Fluent Languages: JavaScript (and common libraries), HTML, CSS, BEM, Sass, XML

Familiar with Node, Ruby, Rails, MySQL, Postgres, AWS Suite (e.g. Cloudfront, S3, EC2), PHP, Perl


SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Does not include freelance work.

Goldbely

New York, NY and San Francisco, CA

Co-founder and Developer January 2012 - Present

Technology: JavaScript, BEM-style CSS (via Sass), HTML (via Haml), Ruby, Node

After working with Vanessa at Blip and loving it, she tore me away to help co-found Goldbely.com so we could find the best food across the country and deliver it to everyone.

Over the first year I completely rewrote 90%+ of the front end code and JavaScript. As a co-founder I've done a bit of everything and worn nearly every hat. From managing user accounts on servers, to running social media campaigns, optimising SEO, fund raising a seed round, and so on.


Blip

New York, NY

Front End Developer September 2011 - January 2012

Technology: HTML5, Object Oriented Sass (OOSass/OOCSS), JavaScript, jQuery

Worked on both the user and producer facing products which delivered original web series to millions of users. Extensively used object oriented CSS (via Sass) to manage and abstract a large number of site modules. Used JavaScript and jQuery to manage user states and information in a manner most efficient for site speed.


Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY

Web Designer / UX Developer November 2010 - September 2011

Technology: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Photoshop, Illustrator

Develop highly accessible and flexible markup for large audiences. Huge emphasis on semantic HTML5 and CSS3 along with hack-free solutions for older browsers.


Reindeer

New York, NY

Lead Client-Side Developer December 2008 - November 2010

Technology: XHTML, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash

Work under tight deadlines to produce quality work for high profile clients. Take projects from wire framing and planning all the way through execution and maintenance.


Space150

Minneapolis, MN

Creative Tech June 2008 - November 2008

Technology: XHTML, CSS, ActionScript 3, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash

Work directly with the creative and design team to ensure client satisfaction Build out interactive flash modules to enhance user experience. Design and prototype interfaces with new features for a wide audience.


Clockwork

Minneapolis, MN

Technology: XHTML, CSS, ActionScript 3, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash

Junior Interactive Designer September 2007 - June 2008

Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to develop client websites. Translate designs into original, efficent, fully-functional websites.


MCAD Summer Expressions Session

Minneapolis, MN

Game Design Instructor + Resident Assistant Summers of ‘06 to ‘11

Teach High School students in all aspects of game design - from conception to completion students learn about characters, settings, strategies and goals. Coordinate with teaching assistants for group projects.


MCAD Computer Support

Minneapolis, MN

Help-desk Assistant December 2005 - September 2007

Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair Macintosh systems. Provide individual and classroom software tutorials to faculty and students. Test beta builds for MCAD-issued laptops.


EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Interactive Merit Scholarship: 2007

David and Debra Andreas Scholarship: 2006 and 2007 Larsen Design Scholarship: 2007

Personal Outer Space, MCAD Gallery 148 installation: September 2007

Mush, Mush, Masculinity!, ACVR Warehouse installation: September 2007

Media Arts Exhibition, MCAD Main Floor installation: May 2007

_underscore, MCAD Emeritus Hall Gallery installation: June 2006