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EXPERIENCE

Senior Design Technologist: Validas
August 2010 to present
  • Responsible for identifying new technologies and trends and implementing those that will drive the growth and success of the company.
  • Developed several apps for the iPhone, Android, Silverlight and ASP.NET platforms.

Mac Developer: Logos (Contractor, Direct Technology)
February 2010 to July 2010
  • I was part of a team developed to port the existing Windows application to the Macintosh platform.
  • This job required knowledge and experience with both Windows technology (C#, WPF, XAML) and Mac technology (Objective C, Cocoa).

Interactive Designer & Prototyper: Microsoft Corporation, Surface (Contractor, Sakson & Taylor/Aquent)
November 28 2007 to January 13 2010
  • Developed interactive prototypes in Flash (AS3) and WPF that were used to explore and test new interaction models.
  • Created XAML assets in Expression Blend and incorporated them into projects, which required in-depth knowledge of C#.
  • Actively participated in interaction design critiques, discussions and brainstorms.

Lead Web Developer: Bullseye Creative
August 25 2005 to August 31 2007
  • Created multiple custom CMS solutions for customers written in PHP and MySQL. These CMS included features such as file upload, image resizing, image cropping, AJAX and dynamically-generated PDF and Excel documents.
  • Involved in the planning and development of all dynamic Flash websites. Built reusable Flash remoting components.
  • Developed mostly in PHP, Javascript, Actionscript, MySQL and CSS. Occasionally developed in ASP.NET and MS SQL.

Web Developer: University of Washington
March 31 2003 to June 30 2005
  • Full responsibility for the redesign of the SAUF, HUB Reservations, SCC Reservations, SAO and RSO websites. SAUF runs the student union buildings, handles events and student organizations.
  • Developed web applications featuring events calendar, event reservation, login/access restriction and club registration
  • Duties included extensive programming (PHP, MySQL, Javascript), graphic design, website administration, training and project management

IS Intern: The Boeing Company
Aug 1 2001 to Sept 25 2003
  • Created website for the CDG/Batch Application Support group
  • Developed an ASP web application for helpdesk service request system. Integrated ASP, Perl, JavaScript, and SQL.

Applications Analyst: The Boeing Company (Contractor, Adecco Technical)
Aug 2 2000 to Aug 1 2001
  • Provided customer support for critical engineering and finance applications.
  • Used trouble-shooting and problem solving skills--crucial for tight airplane production deadlines
  • Investigated error logs and resolved problems on UNIX servers

EDUCATION

University of Washington
Sept 25 2000 to June 11 2005
  • 3.31 GPA
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in ACMS (Applied Computational and Mathematical Sciences)
  • Entered UW with 19 Advanced Placement credits

SKILLS

Computers
  • Windows, Mac OS X, Unix/BSD/Linux
  • Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Dreamweaver
  • Visual Studio, XCode, Expression Blend

Programming
  • Mobile phone development (iPhone, Android and mobile browser)
  • Expert level in PHP, Flash Actionscript (AS3), Javascript, JSON, AJAX, XHTML, CSS, and XML
  • Proficient in Objective C, C++, C#, XAML, ASP.NET, Java, Python, SQL, VBScript and XSLT. Some Ruby and Perl
  • Web site design, authoring, and management (Apache, nginx and IIS)
  • SQL database creation and management (MySQL, PostgreSQL and MS SQL)
  • Modern web development using AJAX, Prototype, Scriptaculous, YUI, MooTools, XHTML and full CSS layouts (i.e., Web 2.0)
  • Subversion set up, maintenance and usage
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) including EC2, S3 and Route 53