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April 2021 - May 2022

TEKSYSTEMS / Web Developer (Contractor)

Employment Agency — San Francisco, California

As a CSS developer for Pottery Barn Teen, I built the HTML and styles for high-traffic pages and maintained brand integrity by crafting UIs faithful to the creative team’s vision.

Day-to-day Snapshot:

  • Built scalable landing pages showcasing new partner collaborations
  • Created new UIs for redesigned pages and components
  • Updated the content on product guides
November 2012 - June 2020

ZOOSK / UI Technical Lead and UI Developer

Employment Agency — San Francisco, California

As the senior CSS developer, I advised product managers and engineers on UI strategies and contributed heavily to our web apps with clean, reusable code.

Day-to-day Snapshot:

  • Hand-coded UIs of high-engagement, user-facing features
  • Built responsive UIs using media queries and relative units for our subscription store and non-app pages
  • Cheerily (/sarcasm) produced HTML emails with inline CSS for a range of email clients
  • Designed Sass patterns to cut development time and ensure UI consistency
  • Optimized our code to reduce compile time and boost developer efficiency

Other Positions Held at Zoosk:

  • Interim Revenue Team Manager (November 2015 - January 2016)
  • UI Team Manager (April 2015 – August 2015)

In my management positions, I primarily scheduled my teams’ workloads each sprint, hammered out UI solutions with product managers, and coordinated deployments with our Client Apps, QA, and Build and Release teams.


  • Hosted a three-day internal CSS bootcamp
  • Won awards in four Zoosk hackathons
  • Posted nine articles to our engineering blog (two curated by Medium)
  • Pivoted seamlessly when project priorities shifted
May 2011 - July 2012

NETRIPLEX / Senior Designer and CSS Developer

Data Center Solutions and Cloud Services — Asheville, North Carolina

In this multi-functional role, I coded the CSS for our cloud services customer portal and provided creative direction for our brand and marketing.

September 2005 - May 2011

TOPFLOORSTUDIO / Art Director and Web Developer

Digital and Creative Agency — Asheville, North Carolina

With a customer-first approach, I guided clients through their projects from initial brainstorms to product launch, all while meeting milestones and producing best-of-class deliverables.

Day-to-day Snapshot:

  • Designed websites, emails, icons, ads, logos, and sales materials
  • Created websites with HTML and CSS and tested each site’s functionality
  • Constructed the information architecture for our clients’ websites
  • Crafted site content via content management systems (CMS)


  • Performed project manager duties as needed during lean times
  • Juggled multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Prioritized customers’ needs, resulting in high client satisfaction
February 2003 - September 2006

RED CAT CREATIVE / Principal and Creative Director (Freelance)

Digital and Graphic Design Services — Asheville, North Carolina

After learning HTML and CSS on my own, I helped small businesses and not-for-profits boost their visibility through graphic design, hand-coded websites, and customized CMSs.


  • HTML, CSS, Sass, and SCSS
  • Responsive UI
  • CSS animations (via both keyframes and the transition property)
  • CSS Flexbox
  • Web accessibility
  • Authoring for cross-browser compatibility
  • JavaScript (beginner level)
  • Web design and general design acuity
  • Writing and editing


Mississippi State University
Major: Communication with an emphasis in journalism
Degree: Bachelor of Arts