Work Experience

Top Secret HTML5 Product Z

The Nerdery & Top Secret Partner Z

Built an interface to Partner Z’s proprietary network analysis algorithm and APIs. Created highly optimized data visualizations with potential applications for terrorist threat assessment, commercial market research, and real-time political campaign analytics. Improved performance of several key interactions in complex data views by a factor of 10.

Hello!Lucky.com Flex App

The Nerdery & Hello!Lucky

Developed several customer-facing applications for Hello!Lucky. Implemented a complete visual redesign. Reimplemented or improved existing functionality, and laid the groundwork for future development using Flex 4’s Spark components library and the Robotlegs framework — all while ensuring minimal impact on Hello!Lucky’s CMS and e-commerce solutions.

Top Secret HTML5 Experience X

The Nerdery & Top Secret Partners W, X, & Y

Crafted a series of interactive vignettes as part of a site built to showcase the latest capabilities of HTML5’s audio, video and canvas APIs. Contributed viewport and camera abstractions to a sophisticated JavaScript rendering library. Created a sprite-based faux-3D interactive map, and computationally generated cloud, crowd, and lighting effects.

SAG-AFTRAnumbers.com

Liina Lundin Graphic Design & SAG-AFTRA Twin Cities

Collaborated with designer Liina Lundin and SAG-AFTRA Twin Cities to concept, prototype and implement a truly responsive web app. Integrated multiple union rate sheets to create an abstract decision tree displaying only relevant information based on user actions, allowing users to readily estimate the cost of hiring union talent for television and radio commercials.

BanyanRFP.com

ArcStone & BanyanRFP

Researched and implemented the client-side of a web app that enables scaffolding and customization of legal RFPs. Brainstormed site functionality, identified vital user stories and refined functionality to support those stories with ArcStone’s team and BanyanRFP’s founder. Worked closely with server-side developer on API details and site optimizations.

Education

Minneapolis College of Art + Design

Bachelor of Science: Visualization

  • Graduated With Honors, Spring 2007
  • Florence Honors Program, Spring 2007
  • Merit Scholar, Fall 2006

References

Skills

Languages

  • JavaScript ★★★★★
  • HTML5 ★★★★★
  • CSS3 ★★★★★
  • ActionScript 3 ★★★★★
  • Flex 4 ★★★★★
  • Bash ★★★★
  • Git ★★★★
  • SVN ★★★★★
  • Ruby ★★★★★
  • Rails ★★★★★
  • PHP ★★★★★
  • MySQL ★★★★★
  • NodeJS ★★★★
  • PostgreSQL ★★★★

Software

  • Adobe CS & CC ★★★★★
  • Google Chrome Canary ★★★★★
  • Sublime Text 2 ★★★★★
  • Mac OS X ★★★★★

Hobbies

  • Drawing ★★★★
  • Painting ★★★★★
  • Jogging ★★★★★
  • Landscaping ★★★★