Resume

Summary

Senior Visual Designer and UI Developer with diverse background and broad technical knowledge. Highly creative with strong sense of color and typography applied to user-centric design. Effective team leader and project manager with track record of successfully multi-tasking and delivering quality work under tight deadlines. Particularly adept in modern authoring techniques including html, CSS, jQuery, and Flash.


Work Experience

PARTNERS+simons, Boston, MA 9/2008 – Present
Senior Interface Designer/Developer

  • Web Development in a .NET environment
  • CMS and static template strategy and implementation
  • Rapid prototyping using html, css and jQuery
  • iPhone/Mobile Application UI Design
  • Web usability consultant

Brainshark Inc, Waltham, MA 5/2008 – 9/2009
Senior UI Designer/Developer

  • Interface Design for a SAS presentation application
  • User experience designer
  • Web Development in a .NET environment
  • Rapid prototyping using html, css and jQuery
  • Flash interface design
  • Creating common look and feel guidelines for web based presentation application

First Marblehead Corporation, Boston, MA 10/2007 – 5/2008
Senior UI Designer

  • User Interface Design
  • Web Development
  • Creating Proof of Concepts for interface initiatives
  • Hand coding html and css for small to large projects

Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA 6/2007 – 10/2007
Senior Software Engineer (Contract)

  • Javascript and html debugging
  • Web Development
  • Mentoring junior developers
  • Implementing Fidelity Accessibility standards
  • Hand coding html and css for large projects
  • Working closely with QA and site management teams to ensure release schedules are met

LimeTree Studios (freelance), North Attleboro, MA 1993-present
Owner, Interface and Web Designer

Managing a variety of creative projects for diverse client base including Convenient Cards, McGraw-Hill, Harcourt, and TrueAdvantage

  • U.I. design for web applications
  • Web Design and Development
  • Consulting on web standards and cascading style sheets

TrueAdvantage, Southboro, MA 2006-2007
Senior User Interface Designer

Creating extensible and structural html and css prototypes for a .net based sales intelligence application.

  • U.I. design for a web-based sales intelligence application
  • Javascript using Prototype and YUI libraries
  • Web Design and Development
  • Conducting task-based usability sessions
  • Hand coding html and css for development team
  • Working closely with QA team in beta and test environments
  • Development and design of marketing campaigns

The MathWorks Inc., Natick, MA 1999-2006
Senior Web Designer / Creative Lead

Managed a team of professionals in creation of prototypes and final designs including application interfaces, Web store, and downloads. Developed visual and coding standards for internal and external applications.

  • As lead designer, spearheaded the re-design of a 75,000+ page corporate web site
  • Hand coded html and CSS
  • Maintained site including editing visual layer of JSP, perl, and CGI files
  • Created standards for Section 508 accessibility
  • Collaborated with web team and developers to implement practices for html validation and workflow
  • Created rapid U.I. prototyping strategy using javascript and css
  • Partnered with business analysts, developers, and content owners on medium to large-scale U.I. development projects
  • Defined site-wide information architecture strategies
  • Wrote functional specifications for development teams and QA
  • Played key role in content management system solution including gathering client requirements and creating html 4.01 compliant templates for Percussion content management system
  • Led initiative to implement a web to print publishing strategy
  • Introduced strategy for implementing Flash streaming video on web site
  • Created 30 second commercial spot using Strata 3D, After Effects and Final Cut Pro. Spot ran twice daily on PBS
  • Selected to create and deliver online and in-person training modules for advanced Photoshop, css, and best practices for creating standards compliant xhtml
  • Established on-line video learning library to train team members and internal clients

Pure Imaging Inc., Watertown, MA 1994-1999
Manager – Scanning Department

Supervised staff of technical professionals in graphic design, scanning, color correction, retouching, silhouetting and composite work for clientele which included advertising agencies, Horticulture, American Movie Classics, and Sail Magazines.

  • Established client best practices, workflows and computer-based training to enhance productivity
  • Developed and implemented training criteria for new employees in Photoshop and workflow procedures

CGI, Inc., Burlington, MA 1992-1993
Photoshop Production Artist

Provided critical color evaluation, correction, and retouching using Adobe Photoshop v1.25.


Education

New England School of Photography, Allston, MA Certificate – Advertising Photography 1990

Berklee School of Music, Boston, MA Summer Session, 1988


Technical Skills

  • iPhone/Mobile Application Design
  • Responsive Design
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • jQuery
  • Photography
  • XML
  • Photoshop CS5
  • Illustrator
  • Flash
  • Actionscript
  • JSP
  • ASP
  • WordPress
  • Rhythmx Percussion CMS
  • Sitecore CMS
  • Joomla CMS
  • VSS
  • SVN
  • InDesign
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Motion
  • Strata Studio Pro
  • After Effects
  • Logic Pro
  • Audio Editing
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows