Design-minded technologist focused on building rich interactive interfaces, prototypes and design tools with a particular emphasis on experiences that blur the physical/digital divide.
An eager and active participant in all stages of a project cycle—from ideation and needs assessment to design and development. Applauded by former coworkers for positive, collaborative attitude and for adding smiles to the office space with corny jokes.
Skills + Tools
AR/VR Design Prototyper (Contract)Redmond, WAJan 2018 to Present
Defining, prototyping and testing hardware, software and spatial interactions for augmented and virtual reality in a research-focused environment.
Senior Design Developer (Contract)Redmond, WAMar 2017 to Oct 2017
- Driving force behind a major C# code migration and UI redesign of the Microsoft Excel Data Streamer add-in used by STEM educators and students around the world.
Freelancer & Short Term Contractor(Various)Seattle, WANov 2015 to Feb 2017
Provided interactive development, prototyping and/or technical guidance for various startups and large organizations including Microsoft, T-Mobile and The Audubon Society.
Senior Design TechnologistSeattle, WAAug 2014 to Oct 2015
Spearheaded the design technology program and spatial prototyping processes for Amazon's innovative physical retail concept centered around a checkout-free shopping experience.
Senior Design Prototyper (Contract)
Collaborated with researchers and designers on the design and implementation of visual and UI flow explorations for cutting-edge consumer products.
Interactive Developer & Technology LeadSeattle, WAJun 2010 to Aug 2012
Oversaw technical direction and managed development resources for building rich interactive exhibits and installations for nationally and internationally recognized museums and environments.
API Designer (Contract)Redmond, WAMar 2009 to Dec 2009
Designed the official Flash-Lite API for content providers and partners (including the BBC) to build custom apps with video playback for the Nintendo Wii.
Interactive DeveloperSeattle, WAMar 2006 to Oct 2007
Developed richly interactive Flash websites and games for clients including Disney Channel, Nintendo, Nickelodeon and Starbucks.
Camera Interface Developer (Contract)Rochester, NYDec 2004 to Feb 2006
Front-end interface developer on the Kodak EasyShare-One, the first consumer digital camera with touchscreen and Wi-Fi.
Interactive Developer & DesignerBuck & PulleynPittsford, NYAug 2004 to Dec 2004
Developed and designed interactive campaigns within a regionally and nationally acclaimed advertising agency for clients including Kodak, Ithaca College and Corning Glass.
Interactive DeveloperElement KRochester, NYOct 2003 to Jul 2004
Developed custom Flash components for generating instructional graphics and animations for enterprise e-learning courses.
Wilderness Ranger Intern + VolunteerMarblemount, WAJun–Sept 2016 / Jun–Sept 2017
Volunteer Wilderness Ranger & Mountain StewardUnited States Forest ServiceSkykomish, WA / Glacier, WAJun–Sept 2014 / Jun–Sept 2015
Volunteer Trail CrewWashington Trails Association(Various), WAJun 2015 to Sept 2015
B.S. in New Media: Interactive DevelopmentRochester, NYMay 2003