A UI/UX focused web designer with 5 years of professional and freelance experience creating modern web designs for a wide variety of clients.
A full stack web developer with a strong working knowledge of the HTTP spec, ReSTful API development, Test/Behavior Driven Development (TDD/BDD) and Linux administration. Proven ability to employ modern techniques to work around browser quirks and deliver consistent, secure and standards compliant front-end solutions.
A database administrator well versed in both traditional RDBMS and new wave NoSQL key/value datastores alike.
A bash and git enthusiast who enjoys the challenge of finding creative ways to problem solve and automate tasks of all difficulty levels by pushing both technologies to their respective limits.
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, ImageMagick
MongoDB, Postgres, MySQL (Innodb), SQLite, LevelDB, Redis, CouchDB
Backbonejs, Nodejs, Browserify, jQuery/Zepto
nginx, Apache2, lighttpd
OSX, Linux (Debian/Ubuntu), Windows
Hired as a freelance full stack web developer and designer to create and maintain a complete web publishing system for a small local newspaper. Highlights include:
Lead developer and maintainer of a web publishing platform for the Hospitality Industry. The platform creates mini-mobile/desktop web sites accessed via geo-location based querying and provides digital guest services. Achievements include:
Maintain a LAMP stack and provide custom add-ons and consulting so the design team can launch dynamic sites for their end customers. Highlights include:
As the prepress manager, built several utilities to automate PDF and file system workflows. Highlights include:
Automated the proprietary Heidleberg trapping software Super Trap – Every page of every PDF bound for plate production needed to be trapped and depending on the size and complexity of the job this process could take 5-20 minutes of the prepress technicians time. Full automation was achieved via a hot folder, AppleFolder Events, Bash, AppleScript and GUI Scripting software. Still in use to date and has saved the company thousands of dollars in labor and costly software updates.
A Connect/Express compatible port of git http-backend for serving git repos over HTTP/HTTPS.
A nodejs wrapper library for the Yellow Pages API
I’ve spent the last ten years working in the print industry at various capacities. While some may call it an addiction to blanket wash, there is no other industry that marries my passions for art, chemistry and mechanics all into one discipline.
And as luck would have it, I have spent most of my professional career in the Print Industry wearing a multitude of hats — everything from running bindery equipment, to operating presses, to making sales calls, to designing professional print pieces and now production management.
Current full time job as an administrator in the Communications department of a top Liberal Arts college. Responsibilities and achievements include:
Managed digital PDF workflow for a short-run offset press from customer submittal to plate production. Responsibilites included
Assisted in all areas of my grandfather’s print shop from making sales calls to running presses. Other highlights included:
Ran bindery equipment while training and supervising other bindery operators. Responsible for quality assurance of all printed materials at the post-production stage. Became proficient in designing and creating dies and occasionally consulted print designers on the capabilities of the machines.