To be a part of the esteemed
efficiency of deliverables, skill enhancements, provide
and acquire technical orientation
and a long-term association,
which provides mutual support and growth.
Director of Web Development March 2004 to CurrentOMNI Retail Group - Seattle, WA.
A hands-on passionate leader whom commands all aspects of development from concept through completion.
Front end development lead overseeing full scope of clients' project from concept through production.
Oversaw development of an automated system for online retailers to upload, review and deploy images and videos.
System provided high profitability with minimal human interaction.
Conceptualized goals for product roadmap while introducing a "technology recess" into the work week which resulted in exploration, research and deployment of new technologies based on employee's curiosity and interest.
Maintained a positive work atmosphere which stimulated project "time to completion" based on employee satisfaction.
Primary technical contact for time and task bids across several development layers, including back-end (SQL), middle-tier (API) and front-end (HTML, CSS and jQuery).
Defined technical specifications for projects, working with internal project manager as well as client project management, user experience and IT teams.
Handled client communication via email and phone for technical project-related tasks and issues.
Signatory in UAT release phase working with QA to ensure highest quality product delivered.
Drove final push to "live" production environment for all client projects.
Facilitated web analytics for internal and external customers.
Worked closely with CTO to shift company from web reporting to web analytics, which identified user flows, UI shortcomings and clarified focal points for future product releases.
Spearheaded 3rd party content delivery networks (e.g.
Akamai, Amazon Web Services) including contracts, security and statistics.
Shouldered IT infrastructure of a 30 workstations, 10 servers and QA Lab with 14 mobile devices across Android phones/tablets, iOS phones/tablets and Kindle devices.
Administered phone and multiple data connectivity contracts; including negotiation, installation and coordinating technical support issues.
Updated development methodologies which supported environment of constant change.
Focused developers on directive improving efficiency by 50% and lowered failure rate by leveraging existing processes and infrastructure.
Transformed team from 100% contractor to 75% Staff / 25% Contract split which enabled organization to support throughput of an additional $2.5 M in new business.
Worked closely with project managers to consolidate work efforts and standardize documentation reducing project timeframe by 25% through increased understanding.
Senior Web Developer November 1999 to March 2004Vendaria - Seattle, WA
Development contributor for a highly-scalable rich media syndication platform through seven full product life cycles across a 100+ e-retailer network.
Listed as an inventor on issued patent related to this work.
Architected and developed HTML and Flash-based e-commerce microsites for some of the world's most recognized brands.
First employee; used "can do" attitude to tackle every task possible from sales to infrastructure.
Ticketing Agent and Baggage Expeditor American Airlines, O'Hare International Airport - Chicago, IL
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts Degree : Public RelationsIllinois State UniversityPublic Relations
Method and system for delivering technology agnostic rich media content within an email, banner ad, and web page. Kiran Venkatesh Hegde, Raymond Edward McGrath, Jason Matthew Walter Kind, Eric Kane Krause, Josiah DeWitt, Stephen M. Wyand, Brian David Young.
U.S. Patent 8,046,672 issued October 25, 2011.