I enjoy solving problems. I create targeted & effective solutions. I strive for simplicity. I want to succeed. people. I focus on communication.
I have a great attitude. I love what I do.

  • I enjoy
    solving problems.

  • I create
    targeted

  • &

  • effective
    solutions.

  • I strive for
    simplicity.

  • I want to
    succeed.


  • people.

  • I focus on
    communication.

  • I have a
    great attitude.

  • I love
    what I do.

Hi there! If you want to get a hold of me at or phone me at 604.375.2596

 
EXPERIENCE

UX Technologist - Vancouver (Remote) BC, 2012 - Ongoing

  • Create prototypes of solutions in rich-internet technologies.
  • Generate new and innovative UX design concepts.
  • Listen and formulate solutions through observation.
  • Understand common design patterns and how they are leveraged in production.
  • Understand popular frameworks and how they are leveraged in production.
  • Design and produce deliverable materials on time and with minimum supervision.
  • Present design concepts and solutions in a clear and effective manner.
  • Generate designs through information gathering, ideation and best practices.
  • Participate in the testing of developed software.
  • Create and maintain documentation.
  • Enhance the discussion of design focused thought and trends through participation in industry blogs, articles, and events.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members and throughout the organization.

Sr. Interface Developer (Contract) - Vancouver BC, 2011 - 2012

  • Front-end development
  • Mobile development.
  • Cross platform testing.
  • Responsive coding.
  • HTML5 & CSS3.

Developer - Vancouver BC, 2010 - 2011

  • Interactive ideation.
  • Mobile concepts & planning.
  • Create creative presentation decks.
  • Create interactive advertising banners.
  • Contribute to planning of interactive projects.

Creative/Technical Director - Vancouver BC, 2010

  • Met with clients to understand needs.
  • Create unique solutions that solved needs of our clients.
  • Start planning, organization, and design language for projects.
  • Oversee creative and communication with Art Director
  • Established version control systems.
  • High-level development primarily using WordPress
  • Quality control.

Inc.

Interactive Director - Vancouver BC, 2009—2010

  • Redeveloped MovieSet.com's blog. Both traffic and User
    commenting increased by focusing on simplicity & legibility.
  • Redesigned & developed MovieSet.com's Corporate site.
  • Identify and develop new business & technology options.
  • Incorporated MovieSet.com's Twitter feed site-wide.
  • Integrated Google Custom Search for MovieSet.com.
  • Wrote clean and compliant XHTML/CSS within the JAVA Wicket Framework.
  • Used the JQuery Javascript library to create User Interface elements & effects.
  • Integrated Campaign Monitor Email service.
  • Designed & Developed email templates.
  • Created print collateral as well as interactive presentational material.
  • Created Requirements, Creative Brief, Information Architecture,
    and Wireframe documents.

Owner - Creative/Interactive Director - Vancouver BC, 2008—2009

  • Business Development.
  • Client Relations.
  • Creating Quotes & Estimates.
  • Creating Requirements, Creative Brief, Information Architecture,
    and Wireframe documents.
  • Concepts, Creative, Ideas.
  • Design & Development.
  • Billing and Resource Management.
 
EDUCATION

Electronic Media Design

Langara College - Vancouver BC, Canada

Music Composition

Vancouver Community College - Vancouver BC, Canada

Media Studies

Capilano University - North Vancouver BC, Canada

 
SKILLS &
TRAINING
  • Digital Strategy
  • Interactive design & development
  • User experience/information design & development
  • Print design
  • Typography
  • Silkscreening
  • Brand strategy
  • Photography
  • Search Engine Optimization
 
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE
  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Digital Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Client relations & presentation skills
  • Time & budget management
  • Resource management
 
COMPUTER
SKILLS
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Coda
  • Transmit
  • Omni Graffle
  • Reason
  • Garage Band
  • Sequel Pro
  • MAMP Pro
  • Parallels
  • iWork
  • Microsoft Office
  • ScreenFlow
  • Stuffit
  • Tweetdeck
  • Hootsuite
 
COMPUTER
LANGUAGES
  • HTML/HTML5
  • CSS/CSS3
  • Javascript/jQuery
  • PHP
  • GIT
  • SVN
 
HOBBIES
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Biking
  • Softball
  • Craft Beer
  • Wine
  • Film
  • Reading
  • Woodworking
  • Gardening
 
REFERENCES
See below
 

Brands I've worked on:

Agencies I've worked for: