A problem solver and critical thinker that has the users' interest first. My expertise in front end development and interaction design pair with a wide array of technical and communication skills. I've been building and honing my craft for over 10 years. My latest obsession is making web pages fast.

(724) 689-2427

Core Competencies

  • Responsive, mobile first, front end development
  • User experience and interaction design
  • HTML / CSS / JavaScript

Work Experience

Front End Developer

Guru.com to

  • Implemented new features from concept through release
  • Manage and maintain user controls and user interfaces
  • Maintain all CSS throughout the application (SMACSS methodology)
  • Develop reusable Sass modules and layouts
  • Led research, design and development of a consistent look and feel to create a more usable and engaging product
  • Support application through bug fixes

Web Developer

Schramm Farms & Orchards (Freelance) to

  • Researched and analyzed client's business and assessed requirements of the new system
  • Conceptualized, designed and developed custom WordPress implementation
  • Executed a, mobile first, responsive design

User Interaction Engineer

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  • Collaborated with development team and marketing team in refining design, layouts, and functionality of the product
  • Developed interactive prototypes of all new features in HTML / CSS / JavaScript
  • Evaluated usability and practicality of all designs

Usability Analyst

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  • Responsible for creation of business requirements documents
  • Identified and prioritized user needs throughout the product
  • Provided technical support to end users


The Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition was used to assess my abilities for the following skills.
(C): Competent (P): Proficient (E): Expert

  • Front End

    • Semantic HTML markup (E)
    • CSS3 via Sass & Compass (E)
    • JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS) (P)
    • Templating (Angular, Mustache) (P)
  • Tooling

    • Grunt (P)
    • git (P)
    • TFS (P)
    • Command Line (C)
  • Back end development

    • Firebase (P)
    • Node (NPM) (C)
    • Express (C)
    • .Net (C)
    • PHP (C)
  • Design

    • Interface Design (E)
    • User Interaction (E)
    • Site Planning (E)
    • Graphic Design (logos, assets) (C)
    • Typography (C)
  • Software

    • SublimeText (E)
    • Adobe Fireworks (P)
    • Visual Studio (P)
    • Github (P)


Bachelor of Information Science

University of Pittsburgh

Graduated Magna Cum Laude


  • Web Design Day 2012 & 2013
  • Build Right Workshops by Sparkbox
  • UXPittsburgh Meetups
  • Refresh Pittsburgh gatherings