TEKSYSTEMS / Web Developer (Contractor)
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.
- Built scalable landing pages showcasing new partner collaborations
- Created new UIs for redesigned pages and components
- Updated the content on product guides
ZOOSK / UI Technical Lead and UI Developer
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.
- 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
NETRIPLEX / Senior Designer and CSS Developer
In this multi-functional role, I coded the CSS for our cloud services customer portal and provided creative direction for our brand and marketing.
TOPFLOORSTUDIO / Art Director and Web Developer
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.
- 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
RED CAT CREATIVE / Principal and Creative Director (Freelance)
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
- Web design and general design acuity
- Writing and editing