Create engaging user experiences. Design and develop efficient, accurate, and stimulating information communication.


News!

Interact with the colorful d3 Venn Diagram below!
Try standalone Venn diagram. See resources used.

Technologies

Employment


Senior JavaScript UI Developer

Sapient Global Markets Boston, MA: 2013 - current


Currently: Delivering UI of valuable enterprise level web application with complex RESTful services. Ensuring maintainable code with hierarchy of class extensions, abstracted templates, and custom methods on the appropriate level.

Primary: JavaScript ( jQuery [Deferreds and Promises], Backbone, Underscore, Handlebars )
Secondary: jsCover, Plato, Jenkins


JavaScript UI Developer

Putnam Investments Boston, MA: 2012 - 2013


Extended current app by developing additional functionality and engaging UI with JavaScript. Implemented significant contributions in an agile team to achieve business goals. Reached cross-browser functionality with collaborative discussions.

Press release of 2012 project: Putnam's retirement calculator.

Primary: JavaScript (jQuery, Highcharts), CSS, HTML
Secondary: Backbone.js, Modernizr, SVN


User Experience Developer/Designer

Innerscope Research Inc. Boston, MA: 2009 - 2012



PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby/Ruby on Rails, Drupal (v6 & v7), Unix (Ubuntu), Java, Adobe CS4 (DreamWeaver, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere)

Architected, implemented, and optimized dynamic internal web sites under tight time constraints. Increased efficiency through process refinement and custom application development; reduced bottle-necks.

Satisfied clients by researching technical solutions, advising on options, and implementing solutions. Effectively managed graphic design interns with clear instruction and judicious direction; initiated the graphic design intern program, complete with cumulative curriculum. Conceptualized, designed, and coordinated delivery of graphical needs: marketing material, graphical information, and interactive experiences.

Public client list: DoubleClick (Google), Fox, Time Inc., Yahoo!, Intuit, CNN, Campbell's Soup Co., Turner, OPA, Mars, and Invista.

Public sites: Holiday mini-site | iOS and mobile compatible website | SuperBowl XLVI Interview Page

Articles about projects I worked on: OPA's slideshare deck


Web Developer

EC Boston Boston, MA: 2009


Facilitated and increased conversion rates by establishing new branding and easily accessible information. Worked closely with client to optimize content organization and modernize graphical feel for improved user experience. Content updatable by client without markup. Site was live September 2009 - 20011.

HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Adobe Contribute compatibility, Photoshop, Illustrator


Process Engineer

Crimson Life Sciences Boston, MA: 2009


Delivered high ROI by automating Excel and Word document processing. Thoroughly examined current manual processes; using diagrams and concise summary, discussed proposed solution with project stakeholders. Achieved timely project completion through appropriate architecture and schedule planning. Resulting desktop Java application eliminated unnecessary user interaction and maximized efficiency, accuracy and ease of use.

Java (apache.poi, javax.swing), Eclipse IDE, Microsoft Office (2001-2007), Mac and PC platforms


Graphic Designer & Process Engineer

Reebok International Canton, MA: 2007 - 2009


Improved efficiency and accuracy of artwork-data workflow by authoring scripts to remove repetitive tasks. Initiated projects to enhance data communication across groups. Saved resources by in-house development of a dynamic departmental website for collateral viewing and organization; crafted simple update process with existing database. Designed and built image- and data-intensive catalogs; coordinated and automated catalog production.

AppleScript, HTML, XML, CSS, PHP, FileMaker Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge


TMIRCE

2011

Drupal Site Example

2008: evandana.com

Dynamic Catalog Repository

2009: Reebok/adidas

Simple E-Commerce Site

2009: WellWorth New England




Activities


Coursera.org Online Classes

Stanford University: 2012-current

Enriching and expanding skills and understanding with classes: Introduction to Python & Model Thinking & Software Engineering for SaaS. Courses include homework, lectures, and quizzes/exams. Topics covered: Python, Ruby on Rails, SQL, Amazon Web Services, version control with GIT, and cloud deployment with Heroku. Earned a certificate of completion for listed classes.


Crew Captain/Ambassador for Clif Bar & Co

New England: 2007-current (occasional weekends)

Engage consumers in enthusiastic discussion about their needs and the benefits of Clif's products. Increase positive brand awareness through appropriate crew selection, staff communication, and event execution. Simplified staff recruiting with online form tool.


Co-leader and Webmaster of The Most Informal Running Club Ever (TMIRCE)

Boston, MA: 2010-2011

Cultivated welcoming community of runners through attitude modeling and directing activities. Provided club necessities and member benefits through successfully managed sponsor relationships without losing sight of integrity. Positioned club for success with engaging summary presentation of social impact: digitally and physically.


Spin Instructor

Beacon Hill Athletic Clubs: 2012

Inspire athletes to safely and enjoyably work at peak physical threshold. Utilize learnings from road riding, yoga, and cross-fit. Taught scheduled class for 7 months; currently only substitute instructing in order to allow focus on web technology goals.


Pan-Mass Challenge

MA: 2012, 2011, 2009

Raised over $13,000 combined for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute by enrolling family, friends, and supporters in my vision.


Integrated Leadership, Pathways Institute

Marlboro, MA: March-June 2009

Reaching personal development through living with infectious enthusiasm; setting and achieving goals.


Complementary Skills