I am a standards-based web application developer. I have over 17 years of professional experience in the field of internet and multimedia. The following are my strengths, the benefits of which I bring to any employment:
- An understanding of information architecture on the web.
- Comprehensive knowledge of SEO and accessibility, and how the two overlap on the web.
- Comprehensive knowledge of semantic HTML and HTML5.
- Mastery of CSS and DOM.
- Thorough understanding of developing for mobile on the web.
- Background in usability and user-centered design.
- A good eye for design.
front-end engineer / engineering manager. Facebook
date. 2013 - present
location. San Francisco, CA
Facebook's mission is to make the world more open and connected.
mobile team lead / ui team lead. Backcountry
date. 2010 - 2013
location. Lindora, Costa Rica and Park City, UT
Backcountry.com is an e-commerce retailer that specializes in outdoor recreation gear. Online since 1996, Backcountry.com has been named “Best of Web” by Outdoor Magazine, “Best of the Best” by Internet Retailer and is a BizRate award winner 4 years in a row. At Backcountry I develop native and hybrid mobile applications, and lead the UI team in implementing a modular and performant architecture built around HTML5 and web standards.
e-development manager. Café Britt
date. 2008 - 2010
location. Heredia, Costa Rica
Café Britt is a specialty travel retailer with over 50 stores in 5 countries that owns and manufactures its key brands in premium coffees, chocolates and specialty items. At Café Britt I lead a team of web developers and designers conceptualize, create and implement all interactive initiatives needed for operations in Costa Rica as well as those in Chile, Peru, and other Latin America countries where the company has a presence.
senior web developer. Metodus
date. 2005 - 2008
location. San José, Costa Rica
multimedia / web developer. Grupo EZ
date. 2003 - 2004
location. San José, Costa Rica
Grupo EZ was the collective name of a trio of companies that produced desktop and internet applications in a Java-based development environment. I worked primarily in the development of multimedia applications in Director and Shockwave. Clients included corporate enterprises local to Costa Rica: ICE - Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, Condo Roble and REDCOM among others.
date. 1998 - 2000
location. NYC, New York
Zoecom was an internet startup specializing in high profile websites and applications. Over the course of two years I completed several mixed multimedia assignments including 3D animation in Lightwave and application development in Director and Shockwave. Clients included Compaq Computers and various celebrities such as Ricky Martin, the Beatles and Pope John Paul II.
creative director. Electric Prism
date. 1995 - 2002
location. Woodstock, New York
Electric Prism is a new media design company offering a broad range of technology-based services. I began work with Electric Prism digitally coloring Silver Surfer comics, and over the years expanded my portfolio to include: 3D modeling and animation, Quicktime VR, image morphing, video compositing, typography, pre-press in Quark and Illustrator, Flash, HTML and application development in Director and Shockwave. Clients included businesses and organizations of all sizes.
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I am a United States citizen with permission to work in both the U.S. and Costa Rica, where I am a Permanent Resident. I am familiar with Central American culture and language and speak fluent Spanish. How might I be of service to you or your organization?
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