Resume

Capabilites

Strong visual design skills with an emphasis on clean, engaging, user-friendly interfaces to capture the audience’s hearts, minds and attention. Hand-coded HTML, CSS and some Javascript (mostly with common libraries like jQuery ), advanced troubleshooting of cross-browser compatibility issues and accessibility (Section 508)practices.

Work history

Software Developer

National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2) :: Fort Lewis, Washington
February 2008 to August 2010

  • Concepting, designing and hand-coding websites.
  • Creating sites in the Drupal content management platform.
  • Front-end development: designing and implementing the user interfaces for various T2 software products
  • Concepting, designing and creating T2 branding elements (logos, signage, letterhead, various templates, etc.)

Creative Director and Owner

WootWorks.com :: Seattle, Washington
July 2006 to Present

  • Sole proprietor of my own business providing concepting, design, web coding and flash programming/design services

Senior Interactive Art Director

Brand Content :: Boston, Massachusetts
April 2007 to November 2007

  • Worked part-time providing design, web coding, flash programming/design and other services for Brand Content clients

Art Director

Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulous, Inc. :: Boston, Massachusetts
March 2003 to July 2006

  • Concepted, designed, coded and implemented a wide array of interactive projects for brands such as Dunkin Donuts, Budweiser (and Bud Light), Liberty Mutual and the Massachusetts State Lottery.
  • Led teams of designers, copywriters and other art directors. Responsible for delivering projects on time and under budget.
  • Worked closely with senior creatives, account executives and strategic planners to deliver creative that fit within the larger, integrated campaign.

Interactive Designer

Irma S. Mann Strategic Marketing, Inc. :: Boston, Massachusetts
October 1999 to August 2002

  • Designed and hand-coded cross-platform websites using HTML, JavaScript and CSS.
  • Created Flash multimedia presentations for distribution on CD-ROM.
  • Designed and animated web banners.
  • Set up a Final Cut Pro non-linear video editing station. Edited short video projects for presentations and distribution online.

Art Director/Producer

Sunset Advertising Group Inc. :: Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
November 1996 to June 1999

  • Designed highly effective materials for all types of media from newspapers, magazines, brochures and posters to television and web advertising.
  • Worked directly with clients on all phases of advertising and marketing from initial conception and budgeting through to the final product.

Graphic Artist/Animator

TCI Media Services :: Olympia, Washington
March 1992 to November 1996

  • Design and motion graphics in a quick turnaround video production environment.
  • Responsible for coordinating and working with clients on a one-on-one basis.
  • Maintained, upgraded and recommended purchases for all of the Macintosh workstations.

Software expertise:

Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and (intermediate level) ActionScript, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, BBEdit, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Quark Xpress. Hand-coded HTML, CSS and some Javascript (mostly with common libraries like jQuery. )

Education:

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
Associate of Arts Degree, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia WA

Client Experience:

Dunkin Donuts, Liberty Mutual, Dell, TJMaxx, Budweiser, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Roomba, Cognos, Boston Globe, CVS, Fleet Bank, Massachusetts State Lottery, City of Boston, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, and many others.