User Experience Architect and front-end web developer with 18 years professional experience, seeking a position with a focused, technology-oriented company committed to maintaining a modern, accessible, and performant web property.

Professional Experience

Senior Developer

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TestOil
Engineering
Strongsville, OH
testoil.com

Primary Responsibilities:

Design, plan, and build the next major version of the Laboratory Information Management System. Develop internal mobile lab sample tracking app. Improve and develop new features for the customer data access portal. Mentorship of development team.

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Notable Projects:

  • AssetLink PWA
    Redesign and refactor a progressive web app using more modern javascript and user testing practices.

User Experience Architect

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@
Roundtable Learning
Engineering
Chagrin Falls, OH
roundtablelearning.com

Primary Responsibilities:

Design and implement a ground-up rebuild of the core twelve-year-old .NET application from database, through application services to the front-end. Create and evangelize a design system and component library as a first-class product and source for other products to consume.

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Notable Projects:

  • Video Transcoder API
    Built a containerized JSON REST API for transcoding video into LMS-compatible SCORM training modules with 96% test coverage. Included well-documented, standalone client React component and CLI tool for batching jobs.
  • rtolms-cli
    Created a custom CLI tool to aid development of the flagship software product. The tool increased efficiency of the entire engineering team by speeding repetitive tasks and reducing the risk of human errors. It included tools for switching configuration contexts, executing SQL incrementals, bulk git operations, and various other workflow enhancements.
  • svn => git
    Transitioned company from monolithic subversion SCM to multi-repository git. Created tooling to automate parts of the transition. Trained both engineering and support teams.
  • Continuous Integration Pipeline
    Implemented continuous integration for core product line and laid groundwork for fully-automated continuous deployment system.

Product Designer

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Dealer Tire
Product Management
Cleveland, OH
dealertire.com

Primary Responsibilities:

Orchestrated move to new position in Marketing Department to collocate all User Experience design roles. Lead product design initiatives for B2B properties and create efficiencies by sharing assets between all web properties (B2B, B2C, internal).

Skills Leveraged:

Notable Projects:

  • Multi-tenant Design System
    Created a unified design system across six independent product web platforms. The system was composed of four major parts, all through the lens of one of 22 strong Fortune 500 brand identities: design tokens, a component library, a brand-dynamic glossary of terms, and copy writing guides.
  • Unified Enterprise Iconography
    Created a centralized, enterprise-wide iconography tool chain to generate and distribute icon packages in six formats from the same source of truth. The packages were utilized by both the design teams (Sketch.app library, optimized SVGs), and the development teams (SVG sprites, React components, icon web fonts). Included a web tool for browsing, searching, and managing the icons from a single source of truth.
  • Multivariate Testing
    Spearheaded the multivariate testing initiative, including documenting and communicating the procedures and analysis methodology, the requirements for test candidates, and the user pool segmentation strategy.

Enterprise Architect – User Experience

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Dealer Tire
Enterprise Architecture
Cleveland, OH
dealertire.com

Primary Responsibilities:

Promoted to new position in IT for overseeing all B2B web platforms and user interfaces.

Skills Leveraged:

Notable Projects:

  • B2B v6
    Designed, built, and user-tested fully-functional prototype of new core B2B web platform. User-tested 3 major versions and 28 feature variations in 3 locales and 9 U.S. cities.
  • Application Server Replacement Selection
    Led cross-functional team to evaluate and select a replacement for the ColdFusion application layer server. Hosted guest experts to present overviews on 6 candidate languages: nodejs, C#, Go, JavaEE, python, and Scala. Collected and presented research and recommendations to executive team. Assisted in implementation planning and training.

Web Designer, R&D Developer

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@
Dealer Tire
Information Systems
Cleveland, OH
dealertire.com

Primary Responsibilities:

Designed, developed, and tested prototypes for identifying opportunities to improve dealership operational effectiveness. Worked with development team to construct new iteration of the core business-to-business web platform.

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