Experienced front-end engineer with a strong foundation in design and user experience.
- Passion for building delightful product experiences that meet real-world user needs.
- Experience in branding, marketing and commerce from some of the best companies in the industry.
- Deep technical expertise in mobile and web technologies.
Mentoring individuals, strengthening teams and tuning organizations.
- Entropy reducer, improving code quality and development processes to build at scale with speed.
front-end engineer / engineering manager. Facebook
date. Jun 2013 - Feb 2018
location. Menlo Park, CA and Seattle, WA
Facebook's mission is to make the world more open and connected. At Facebook I worked in the measurement organization engineering experiences for Page Insights, Audience Insights and Ads Management and Reporting - products used by millions of brands and advertisers. In addition I was the co-creator of an internal framework for data visualizations in React that has been used in hundreds of product experiences across web and native mobile. As an engineering manager I led the Ads Reporting product team in shipping new experiences, improving performance, stability and with initiatives to increase advertiser understanding and scale our product for continuous deployment.
mobile team lead / ui team lead. Backcountry
date. Mar 2010 - May 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. May 2008 - Mar 2010
location. Heredia, Costa Rica
Café Britt is a specialty travel retailer with over 60 stores in 6 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. Jan 2005 - May 2008
location. San José, Costa Rica
multimedia / web developer. Grupo EZ
date. Jan 2003 - Dec 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.
creative director. Electric Prism
date. Jun 1995 - Nov 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.
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.
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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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