311 15th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
SENIOR FRONT-END ENGINEER & USER INTERFACE
with more than 20 years of experience in designing, developing, and maintaining websites and
applications. Build clean, professional websites that focus on user-centered design and meet
objectives. Champion the use of web standards and best practices and bring expert skills in
design systems, and content management systems.
TCG, INC., Washington, DC
Senior Front-End Developer
2014 to Present
United States International Trade Commission
2018 to Present
Direct user interface development for new and redesigned applications at the United States
International Trade Commission, which provide information on trade, tariffs, and
intellectual property. Mentor junior developers on CSS and UI development.
Created the USITC Design System, a set of reusable components, patterns, and tools to
facilitate rapid development of high-quality web applications with a consistent, clean
Build applications using Angular and a custom design system using design tokens, Sass, CSS
Grid Layout, RESTful APIs, and other modern front-end technologies.
Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer (OFCIO), Executive Office of the
President of the United States
2016 to 2018
Led front-end development for the federal IT Dashboard and related applications used by the
OFCIO to collect, analyze, and distribute information related to federal information
Created data visualizations using D3.js to help users across multiple audiences (including
federal agencies, Members of Congress, and the general public) understand complex data
Modernized an application built using older technologies and multiple frameworks to
improve its user experience, accessibility, and drastically improve page load times.
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Executive Office of the President of the
2014 to 2016
Served as the lead user interface designer and developer for the MAX application platform in
the Budget Systems Branch at the OMB. Dictated standards for user interfaces and front-end
Created the MAX Design System to unify the user
experience across more than a dozen applications built using multiple technology stacks
and maintained by the MAX team.
Led projects across federal agencies to design and build accessible user interfaces for
web applications used in the creation of the US federal budget, using disparate
technologies such as AngularJS, Ext JS, Java, PHP, Drupal, and more.
ShinyBird Creative Studios, Washington, DC
2007 to Present
Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Co-founded this part-time web design and development firm that provided full-service online
solutions to develop concepts, branding and supporting technology for both new and
redesigned websites and web applications. Created fully custom WordPress themes and plugins
to support individual clients’ goals.
Liquidity Services, Inc., Washington, DC
2003 to 2014
User Experience Manager
2013 to 2014
Managed a team responsible for designing and implementing the user experience across several
high-traffic ecommerce websites. Evangelized the use of new technologies to improve both
product development and end-user satisfaction.
Spearheaded the company’s move toward responsive design for all its websites, aligning the
user interface and branding, and greatly improving the user experience on mobile devices.
Supervised internal and third-party development teams building new product features and
Senior Web Designer
2003 to 2013
Led the development of new features and products and served as liaison between Marketing and
IT. Acted as creative lead for overall corporate branding and worked with teams to develop
new brands and products from concept to launch.
Collaborated with the Chief Marketing Officer to successfully create an industry-specific
vertical search engine brand, leading to a new revenue stream for the company.
Conceived and implemented the company’s first content management system integration,
allowing business users to quickly execute their strategies without relying on development
and release schedules.
Introduced the use of A/B testing to optimize pages on the company’s marketplaces, leading
to increased registration, engagement, and revenue.
Worked with business stakeholders to implement online marketing, analytics, SEO/SEM and
social media strategies for multiple independent business units.
Softmart, Inc., Downingtown, PA
1998 to 2002
Maintained the company’s website and intranet. Designed and developed a complete top-down
redesign of the company’s website, winning rave reviews from both new and existing customers
for its design and ease of use. Built two revenue-generating online catalogs to complement
the website, driving traffic in alternative markets.
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