Résumé

Experience

Software Consultant - Mark Host, LLC

New York - 11/2012―present

Consulting clients on front-end development and design from rescue contracts to long-term enterprise projects. Primarily providing JavaScript web development, front-end architectural consultation and large-scale CSS/styling implementation and optimization. Additional expertise in UX consultation, design, site optimization, e-commerce setup (Shopify), PSD to HTML and pitch-deck site creation.

Front-end Developer - iNet Solutions, Inc

Omaha, NE - 1/2010―11/2012

Directed UI, UX and information architecture for all client websites and mobile apps. Duties ranged from full PSD mobile app design to long-term AdWords/Search optimization. Responsible for all new front-end code & design and maintaining existing codebase within ASP.NET/SQL Server infrastructure.

Web Design Specialist - Telvent DTN

Omaha, NE - 7/2009―12/2009

Lead the effort to bring the leader in agricultural websites up to modern website standards while supporting IE6+. Responsible for design, markup and implementation of new stock and custom templates. Interfaced directly with large clients in delivering special corporate requirements.

Owner/Founder - Laurence Emerson Inc., d/b/a Christmas Direct

New York, NY - 8/2005―11/2012

Designed, built and operated three e-commerce sites; Christmas tree delivery, rare coins and home decor. Marketed & optimized websites for increased sales and supported the full logistics from end-to-end. Conceived, planned and operated in-home Christmas service for the New York Metro area. Provided unique service of selling Christmas trees and accessories online with home delivery.

Projects

Foxtrot Code - Front-end Developer - Remote - 6/2015―present

Lead UI and UX developer for a big data and algorithm-creation GUI application. Implemented custom UI component library while using private NPM for full modularity and independence. Built and optimized a crossfilter, D3.js, React integration for large client-local indexes and data visualizations.

Clarient Global - Lead UI Developer - On-site - 5/2014―1/2015

Architected and engineered a large form and document based financial clearing app. Helped guide the UX decisions within a large organization using a SCRUM method. Lead the effort to fix the large number of broken pages to work within bank required browsers, using Internet Explorer 7 as the baseline. Engineered a cleaner and maintainable template, style and taxonomy architecture.

Real Soulful - UI Developer - Remote - 10/2013―3/2014

Lead the UI and UX for a new social media platform as part of a small agile team. Designed and implemented many core social functions from scratch; comments, ratings, timelines, profiles, messaging and admin pages.

DN2K - UI Developer - Remote with travel - 5/2013―9/2013

Built app functionality as a UI and UX developer within a single-page Backbone/Node.js app architecture for an agriculture technology data platform. Lead the CSS & HTML architecture implementing a BEM methodology, delivering a maintainable template/style code base.

D3 Banking - UI Developer - On-site - 11/2012―5/2013

Built a single-page application in Backbone.js/Node.js for a digital banking solution as part of a large SCRUM-based agile team. Implemented crucial client-side features for an early stage application. Created and organized responsive CSS/style app-wide using SMACSS & BEM methodologies.

Skills

  • HTML: Advanced
  • CSS/Styling: Advanced
  • JavaScript: Advanced
  • React: Advanced
  • Flux/Alt/Redux: Advanced
  • D3: Intermediate
  • Vega: Beginner
  • Node.js: Intermediate
  • MongoDB: Intermediate
  • Docker: Intermediate
  • Git: Intermediate
  • NPM: Advanced
  • Webpack: Intermediate
  • User Experience: Advanced
  • Sketch/Photoshop: Intermediate
  • Clojure/Clojurescript: Beginner

Education

  • Fordham University at Rose Hill

    Bronx, New York

    Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Concentration in Finance

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