I've been a web developer/designer professionally since 1997, and a guitarist since 1991.
My passions include Agile & Lean, semantic code, user-centered design and thrash metal.
Please browse through my resume and samples of my portfolio, and drop me an e-mail if you'd like to chat.
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia USA
Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Studio, 1998
Agile, cross-functional team development using Lean, SCRUM & KANBAN methodologies.
Wireframing, Prototyping & Design for User Interaction/User Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & Flash.
W3C & Standards Compliance including Web Accessibility & Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
ImmobilienScout24, Berlin, Germany
November 2011 – present
MRM Starsky, Stockholm, Sweden
June 2010 - December 2010
Responsible for front-end development of websites & e-mailers for client sites, focusing on Accessible & Semantic code. Coordinated with upper management in spearheading the introduction of an Agile development methodology within the team based on SCRUM.
EPiServer, Inc., Stockholm, Sweden
Interface Developer/Designer (aka Code Slayer)
October 2009 - June 2010
Prototyped, developed & designed the front-end for the EPiServer Content Management System. Focused on Accessiblity, User Experience/User Interaction & Semantic code. Participated in Agile process changes for the development team. Adhered to SCRUM & KANBAN methodologies.
APCO Worldwide, Inc., Washington, DC, USA via Stockholm, Sweden
August 2005 - August 2008
Developed & designed websites & e-mailers for high-profile clients. Performed Heuristics reviews of client websites to assess various Information Architecture, User Experience/User Interaction, Design & Development issues. Led the creation of a formalized development process & coding conventions.
Pal-Tech, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, USA
January 2004 - September 2004
Developed & designed both CD- & Web-based multimedia training applications for the U.S. Department of State's Foreign Service Institute. Coordinated with a team of Instructional & Interface Designers, Developers & Testers. Ensured applications were accessible to all audiences (U.S. Section 508).
Pearson Education, San Francisco, California, USA
April 2003 – September 2003
Designed and developed the companion courseware for both Web & CD for college science textbooks published by Pearson Education and its affiliate companies.
Management Technology, Inc., Washington, DC, USA
November 2001-September 2002
Led design of the user interface for the software & Web applications of the DECMS project at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Assisted with converting the software application to a Web-based application. Wrote & designed technical documentation for manuals.
Nasdaq, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
March 2001-October 2001
Led design efforts in creating the daily look & feel of the site under the constraints of large-scale effects of seven million page views per day. Designed & brainstormed revenue-producing advertisements with the marketing team, targeting both national & international traffic. Lead design of the new Nasdaq.com site, coordinating with the Senior Developer, addressing issues such as information design & information architecture.
eLink Communications, Inc., Bethesda, Maryland, USA
April 2000-December 2000
Created interactive presentations & animations for both client & corporate use. Projects included advertisements, trade show & sales presentations, interactive Web training applications, & animation for the corporate site.
COURE Technologies, Inc., Manassas, Virginia, USA
December 1999 – March 2000
Designed, developed & maintained client websites. Designed corporate identities for new companies. Assisted in the marketing of new services.
George Mason University, Media Authoring Center, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Multimedia & Web Mentor
February 1997-July 1999
Provided training & formal assistance to students, staff, & faculty in Web, Multimedia & Digital & Analog Video techniques. Taught structured classes in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & Flash, as well as other Web & Multimedia topics.
FrontEnd development and re-design (2012) of the International platform of ImmobilienScout24 (currently launched in Austria). Focused on modularized HTML/CSS/JS and Responsive Design, based on the Twitter Bootstrap Framework (partially launched).
Campaign competition site for mobile operator Tre in 2010, in search of Sweden's Best Receptionist. Features Facebook integration and a voting/polling system developed in .NET.