Professional Experience

UpendoDesign | Web Design & Brand Development | Principal | 2014 – Present

  • Brand strategy and direction based on a UX focus
  • Discovery meetings, info gathering, research and project management
  • Design, development and launch of websites across various industries

Tobii DynaVox Technologies, LLC | Pittsburgh, PA | Front End Designer/Developer | 2010 – 2014 (salaried) / 2014 – present (contracted)

  • Design and development of UI elements and page designs with a focus on user interaction as well as maximizing conversion goals
  • Lead web designer/front-end developer responsible for the implementation of regular creative content refreshes within the multiple web properties of dynavoxtech.com and mayer-johnson.com
  • Translates .PSD files into high quality XHTML/CSS/JS for web and/or html email

Hillel JUC of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA Contracted Front End Designer/Developer | September 2009 – 2017

  • Responsible for design and development of UI assets for the promotion of special events and programs for hilleljuc.org
  • Responsible for quick turn around of web update requests from various departments

The Savvy Group | Pittsburgh, PA Contracted Front End Designer/Developer | 2008 – Present

  • Creative lead for numerous client projects
  • Responsible for web design/development

Skillset

    • WordPress
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • XHTML
    • CSS
    • jQuery
    • Eloqua automated marketing
    • Magento CMS
    • Tortoise SVN
    • Twitter Bootstrap framework
    • Shopify E-Commerce

Education

Morehouse College  |  Atlanta, GA                                                                             
Bachelor of Arts, Mixed-Media Design  |  1988 – 1992

Graduated Cum Laude