Specialties and Skills
- Responsive Design
- ASP, ASP.NET
- MySQL, MS SQL Server
- RESTful APIs and data aggregation
Design and UX
- UI Design
- Information Architecture
- Graphic Design
- Usability Testing
- OSX (PC OK)
Client Side Engineering
Part of a small client side team that has engineered a responsive front-end framework of UI components that is the foundation of Expedia's new UI. The UI Toolkit is a series of re-usable elements, components and patterns built on a responsive grid system.
Worked with a distributed team on Expedia's mobile website. Following strict agile software development methodologies, and using front end technologies like Backbone.js with handlebars templates, the lightweight Zepto.js library, LESS for CSS, and Freemarker templating.
Spearheaded the use of responsive design into our projects.
Given a number of presentations to the USC Web Council, a community of web professionals from around the university.
Implemented a standardized project process utilizing user research, information architecture, wireframing, design and development.
Attended multiple conferences each year to stay on top of trends and broaden my skill set.
Responsible for developing a variety of public and internal websites and web applications that adhered to W3C and government Section 508 accessibility standards. Member of the three-person Website Peer Review Committee which reviewed the work of other developers for quality control and conformance with documented standards.
Web branding project team lead. Responsible for the strategy, policy, and coordination of rebranding the lab's entire public-facing web presence.
Very comfortable managing my own workload and interacting with scientists, engineers and researchers as well as communications and marketing professionals.
Multimedia and website production. Assembled and programmed data logging systems for laboratory research experiments. Co-authored official research reports.
Developed and managed the main corporate website and international sub-sites. Responsible for analyzing monthly web traffic. Lead an SEO initiative.
Department of Human-Centered Design & Engineering. Earned a Bachelor of Science in Technical Communications, August 2001.
Semester-long study abroad studying communications research.
Responsive DesignUSC Web Council, Los Angeles, CASeptember 1, 2011
Welcome to USCmobileUSC Web Council, Los Angeles, CASeptember 10, 2009
Standardizing the Web: A look into the "why" of Web standards [slides]USC Web Council, Los Angeles, CAApril 3, 2009
Changing the Face of PNNLInterlab 2006, Batavia, ILOctober 27, 2006
NEWSBridge - Feeding RSS and WML to PNNLInterlab 2005, Richland, WADecember 15, 2005
Collaborative Website DesignInterlab 2005, Richland, WADecember 14, 2005