Summary

For over a decade I have actively delivered smart cutting-edge user interfaces and successful production-ready web development code.
With precision skill and craftsmanship I have used my unique knowledge of design, frontend and backend technologies to create cross-browser experiences focused on long-term user retention and engagement.

Education

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California
Received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems during August 2002.

Specialties

Languages and Skills: Object-Oriented JavaScript, CSS, HTML, DOM, JSON, Ruby, PHP, JSP, Java, jQuery, Adobe Photoshop, Web Development, Web Applications
Operating Systems: Mac OS X, UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows

Professional Experience

Cisco Systems, San Jose, California
March 2014 - Present
Senior Software Engineer
Guidance Software, Pasadena, California
April 2013 - March 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Designed and implemented advanced object-oriented JavaScript controls for the eDiscovery Review web application. Assisted with user-interface design and helped to establish coding best-practices by example. Implemented performance optimizations to improve long-term user satisfaction.
YP.com, Glendale, California
May 2009 - April 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Implemented and maintained an advanced version of m.yp.com for all mobile browsers.
  • Applied hand-written, object-oriented JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5 with an emphasis on performance, scalability, search engine optimization (SEO) and a positive user experience.
  • Contributed to Ruby backend code and assisted with key user-interface and architectural decisions.
  • Applied graceful degradation and progressive enhancement to support all mobile web browsers from iPhone and Android smartphones to low-end feature phones.
Buzz Media, Hollywood, California
February 2009 - April 2009
Senior Software Engineer
Built the initial www.buzz-media.com and provided front-end development support for www.buzznet.com with a primary focus on page optimization, scalability, usability, search engine optimization (SEO), and effective information architecture.
Yahoo!, Burbank, California
November 2007 - February 2009
Senior Front-End Developer
Contributed unobtrusive JavaScript to the Yahoo! APT project using the latest front-end techniques with a primary emphasis on code reusability and performance. Also assisted with front-end development for Yahoo! Search Marketing Desktop using Adobe Flex.
  • Applied an expert knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, DOM, and CSS to deliver advanced user interfaces and controls.
  • Worked with product groups to develop and enhance usability.
EarthLink, Pasadena, California
May 2000 - November 2007
Senior Front-End Developer
Utilized an expert knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, DOM and CSS to deliver cutting-edge user interfaces, modules and widgets. Contributed to start.earthlink.net and www.earthlink.net.
  • Contributed user interface design mockups and designs.
  • Trained and mentored teammates.
  • Worked with product groups to develop and enhance usability.
  • Led front-end projects to a timely and successful completion.

Personal Projects

  • Written in Java, my mod plugins, Gravestone and Prayer, may be used to enhance both gameplay and mechanics for the game Minecraft.
  • A multiple search-engine web-app optimized for iPhone, iPad and Android browsers.
  • A user-friendly, database-driven web-app which may be used to store notes, bookmarks and other online content.
  • A pocket reference site for the game Minecraft. Optimized for iPhone, iPad and Android browsers.
  • Performed graphical design and web site contract work for small businesses and working professionals.
  • Met one-on-one with clients in exploring the best possible options for their web presence.
  • Handled duties ranging from creative design to code implementation.