Professional Experience Back to Top

User Interface Specialist

  • Helios & Matheson
  • New York, New York
  • October 2004 – Present (6 years 2 months)

Responsibilities

  • In addition to client-site consulting assignments, a key member of the User Experience practice
  • Fully understand client requirements and feedback
  • Architect HTML / CSS approach and best practices for maximum benefits across multiple projects
  • Code front-end using latest technologies
  • Collaborate with Designers to ensure layouts can be implemented easily using web standards
  • Participate and support full software development life cycle

HTML Developer {Consulting Assignment}

  • Reader's Digest
  • Pleasantville, New York
  • June 2008 – October 2008 (4 months)

Responsibilities

  • Worked closely with Project Managers, Graphic Designer, and Application Developers during implementation process
  • Transformed existing code into semantic HTML that abides to cross-browser, cross-platform standards
  • Troubleshot implementation issues caused by C# ASP.NET integration
  • Modified existing Flash video with new images and reworked animated transitions

Front-End Web Developer {Consulting Assignment}

  • Bunge Global Agribusiness
  • White Plains, New York
  • September 2006 – March 2007 (7 months)

Responsibilities

  • Interfaced with BSAs to understand business requirements and system specifications
  • Worked with UI designers to establish and enforce enterprise standards for UI components
  • Produced high fidelity mockups and prototypes using Visio and Photoshop
  • Coded HTML, CSS, and JavaScript adhering to Bunge's architecture

Education Back to Top

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

  • Pace University
  • New York, New York
  • 3.74 GPA, Magna Cum Laude
  • September 2000 – June 2004

Technical Skills Back to Top

Skills

  • HTML / XHTML / DHTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • DOM Scripting
  • XML
  • AJAX
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Flash (Basic)
  • JQuery
  • Java

Software

  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • ImageReady
  • Flash
  • Microsoft Office
  • Windows OS
  • Mac OS

Client Projects Back to Top

Website Engineering Specialist

  • Pfizer
  • Pfizer.com
  • January 2008 – Present

Responsibilities

  • Provide support for web site of world’s largest pharmaceutical company
  • Webmaster tasks such as staging content, environment maintenance and engineering support
  • Design, implement and maintain related sections and mini-sites
  • Troubleshoot issues such as cross-browser support and RSS feeds
  • Led conversion of web analytics package
  • Implemented user survey
  • Integrated Google Site Search solution

HTML Developer {Consulting Assignment}

  • Reader's Digest
  • QSP.com / QSP.ca
  • June 2008 – October 2008 (4 months)

Responsibilities

  • Converted conceptual designs into pages using XHTML and CSS for both American and Canadian sites
  • Troubleshot issues during C# implementation caused by cross-browser, cross-platform inconsistencies
  • Tested and Quality Assured code with validation tools and numerous web browsers
  • Created email campaign templates based on provided designs
  • Optimized web graphics using Photoshop

Web Developer

  • Merrill Lynch
  • Retirement Income Service
  • September 2007 – February 2008 (5 months)

Responsibilities

  • Participated in requirements gathering and analyzed client needs
  • Created design comps for client review and selection
  • Programmed HTML prototype
  • Created HTML, CSS and JavaScript templates for Merrill Lynch programming teams
  • Implemented the Retirement Income Service screens

Web Developer

  • The Bank of New York Mellon
  • Employee Service Direct
  • June 2007 – November 2007 (5 months)

Responsibilities

  • Technical lead for front-end redesign of the application
  • Participated in usability studies
  • Implemented all system screens using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Created and maintained HTML prototype
  • Conducted Section 508 Compliance (Web Accessibility) audit and remediated code

Additional Information Back to Top

Interests

  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowboarding
  • Bowling
  • New York Mets

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Key International Honor Society (2004)
  • Pace University Dean's List (Fall 2001 – Spring 2004)
  • Pace University President's Scholarship (Fall 2000 – Spring 2004)

References Back to Top

Available upon request.