Experience

Lead UI/UX Developer

JPPA

11/2016- currently

  • Help guide technology decisions and methodologies as they relate to website performance, SEO, cross-browser compatibility, and Responsive Design.
  • Manage four different e-commerce websites creating new features such as Mix and Match shopping, Kits, Shipping Calendars and working closely with creators of the e-commerce platform to solve mutually beneficial issues. Using a .NET based e-commerce platform called Kalio Commerce and its proprietary html markup for communicating with the API to utilize backend Class methods and properties.
  • Create templates for Project Lifecycle in Basecamp from Kick-Off Meeting, Requirements Gathering, Business Logic, Mockups, Flowcharts, Development, Design Iterations to Testing, Deployment and Maintenance.
  • Document all processes with their technical dependencies and procedural steps.
  • Manage a Junior UI/UX Developer providing guidance and direction when needed
  • Engage with other Directors and stake holders to clarify goals and directions for projects involving multiple departments.

Creative Developer

Codigo

12/2014-11/2016 Louisville, KY

  • 'Social Wall'
    • Gathered Requirements, Created Wireframes and Flowcharts
    • Designed Database Schema and code framework
    • Created Full Stack digital signage engagement piece for customers to post and crop images and text messages to a wall of animations after signing in with Facebook, Twitter , or Google Plus.
    • Polled the database for the latest real time posts with webworkers , then queried and displayed the animated version immediately.
    • Created animations using a factory design pattern, that could later easily be modified to meet designers changing expectations.
  • Created a Full Stack HELP microsite that could be customized by admins with new procedures, illustrations, screencasts and glossary terms, as needed, using PHP, mySQL, and javascript to help new and older customers get acquainted with proprietary software, as well as, train new employees.
  • Interacted with various APIs to allow customers to insert dynamic content into their digital signage shows such as Twitter, Facebook, API News and others.
  • Created, Deployed and Maintained kiosk apps using KioskPro and KioWare.
  • Created a way for customers to apply multi-step animations to their digital signage content with a very simple interface using jquery and velocityJS and embedding animation parameters in the HTML.
  • Created a variety of 'text character animation' styles with GreensockJS that could be used by designers in custom digital signage pieces.
  • Helped configure IIS server settings when necessary, facilitated any issues related to PHP version changes on the servers.

PHP Developer

WestIPC

4/2014 - 12/2014 Louisville, KY

  • Create new Features and Maintain legacy proprietary ERP written in PHP
  • Extensive use of SQL to create data reports for management.
  • Worked with the PHP Zend Framework on new customer related features.

Developer

Indatus/Mocura

12/2009-4/2014 Louisville, KY

  • Used PHP and jQuery to create reusable UI components working directly with Graphic Designers and backend developers.
  • Helped create SAAS web apps using a proprietary MVC PHP framework
  • Gathered and displayed data using various javascript charting libraries such as Flot, Zing Charts, as well as creating custom charts from scratch with PHP according to the specifications of the designers.
  • Configured and managed an e-commerce site using Open Cart.
  • Promoted agile development and mobile device development
  • Developed Mobile apps for iOS and Android devices such as Surveys with multiple branches, Damage Inspection Reports with Backend Web Admin portal.
  • Deployed and Managed Mobile devices using MaaS 360.
  • Assisted with the hiring of new developers.

Software Developer

Aircom Mfg.

2008-2009 Indianapolis, IN

  • Maintained and upgraded proprietary ERP software written in Visual FoxPro.
  • Gathered requirements from Admins and Engineers to create a RFQ feature that allowed for estimation of various aspects of a project , coordinated between multiple departments with triggers for passing of tasks and a progress dashboard for the managers. And built a feature for exporting reports into Excel spreadsheets.
  • Used chart library to display reports
  • Document all new proceddures according to ISO standards.