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12 years professional experience as a developer.


Frameworks / Libraries / CMS / etc:
React/React Native
Angular 2+
Software / Versioning:


Illustrator and InDesign Classes
University of TN
BFA – Painting


Brightidea December 2019 – present – Web Developer

Comrade Agency > CI&T February 2013 – December 2019 – Senior Web Developer

Front–End Developer focusing on interactive web applications.

  • Lead a front-end team of 3 to build a responsive website utilizing a headless CMS with a React/Redux Saga frontend for a boutique wealth management company.
  • Worked with a small team to build an MVP Mentorship Program application for a large financial corporation.
  • Worked with mechanical engineers and API developers to develop the UI for a soda machine prototype for an international corporation.

White Whale Web Services April 2012 – February 2013 – Front–End Web Developer

Front–End Developer on Merrimack College and Washington College websites.

  • Created custom templates, slideshows, and other modular javascript widgets for the Livewhale CMS.
  • Developed Touro College Website using Twitter bootstrap.
  • Created mobile versions of,, and the Touro College website.

ARS Interactive August 2010 – March 2012 – Lead Front–End Web Developer

Lead Front–End Developer on PBS Kids, a 16 store highly–complex Magento eCommerce site for PBS that was successfully launched within an accelerated 2 month deadline.

  • Developed Ty's Toy Box, a 45+ store Magento site, and Hit Shop USA, a 6 store Magento site.
  • Developed Whirlpool Partner's 2011 Black Friday event using backbone.js and xml which allowed real–time product updates by account managers and resulted in their highest grossing day to date.
  • Successfully implemented dozens of cross–browser experiences through WCS (CMS) for Sears, Kmart, Kenmore, Craftsman that supported IE6–9, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari under extremely tight 1–2 day deadlines.
  • Created a custom wordpress template for incorporating heavily customized google maps plugin.

Freelance Projects March 2009 – Present – Web Developer

Developer of, a sophisticated eCommerce site with interactive forms built on WordPress.

  • Created a custom plugin incorporating php, ajax and javascript, which allowed an administrator to add or remove fabric types and swatches dynamically to the forms through the Wordpress CMS.
  • Developed, based in Fresno, CA, includes a menu that can be updated via an xml file and an order form.

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