Senior Web Developer :: 12/2007 – Present

AARP (via InScope Solutions) :: Washington, DC (Reston, VA)

Currently consulting at AARP in Washington, DC, providing front-end development for Day CQ5, the website CMS. Developing mostly in JSP, JAVA, XHTML/CSS, and JavaScript within an agile environment. Product, Design, Editorial and Development teams collaborate to help shape both the website and the CMS. There are two internal development teams as well as multiple third parties providing apps which are integrated into the public-facing site and the CMS.

Web Designer & Front-End Developer :: 9/2004 – 12/2007

FOLIOfn, Inc :: Vienna, VA

Led the design of marketing sites and web-based financial software, focusing on user experience and information design for an online brokerage platform. Updated the web site with modern, standardized XHTML and CSS practices. Spent 2 years with the software development team, implementing designs on a JSP front-end with Java based back-end. Spent one year with the marketing department designing, developing, and project managing web sites, and developing new front-end applications. Used agile project planning and delivery methodologies

Freelance Web Design :: 10/2003 – 9/2004

Various short-term print and web graphic design work and development.

Web Designer :: 10/2000 – 10/2003

Phillips Investment Resources, LLC :: Potomac, MD

Trained under the previous web art director for a year, then became the design lead for the company and its twelve publications. Designed e-mails, online reports, banner ads, popups, and e-commerce pages. Served as design and production lead for new web service launches focusing mainly on usability and branding. Created a production workflow with marketing, trafficking, broadcasting, and engineering teams. Worked with multiple teams to solve issues in e-mail broadcasting, graphic management, and implementing a new e-commerce vendor.

Web Designer &
Internet Consultant :: 6/2000 – 10/2000

USA International Training :: Greenbelt, MD

Redesigned the web sites, providing a professional and up-to-date interface while allowing cross-platform viewing for non-English speaking customers. Created a web site & Acrobat document for the company training handbook. Consulting for better online-friendly services.

Freelance Graphic Design :: 1/2000 – 6/2000

Various short-term print and web graphic design work.

Multimedia Designer &
Technical Support :: 6/1999 – 11/1999

TC Media, Inc. A Multimedia Company :: Fremont, CA

Provided text and graphics for the web sales site. Trained coworkers in video editing. Filmed medical seminars. Magazine layout, writing, graphic design, video editing, and equipment maintenance.