2013 - Present
Associate Director of Technology, Front-end Architecture
Code and Theory

Developed and implemented technical solutions for multimillion dollar projects. Created user interfaces and data visualizations in front-end code; worked across interdisciplinary teams to ensure the fidelity of the graphic design and meet client goals. Served as associate technical architect on CNN’s Magic Wall. The Magic Wall application was central to CNN’s “Election Night in America” in 2020 which was watched by 9.1 million people. Led small engineering teams, including front-end, back-end, and quality assurance engineers. Chaired a monthly front-end team meeting to discuss developments in technology. Served as a member of technical leadership to guide business development and engineering solutions. Mentored multiple developers in professional growth, coding skills, and interpersonal communication. Organized a weekly company Dungeons and Dragon game, which contributed to company culture across disconnected departments.

2009 - 2013
Design Technologist
The New York Times

Worked as a member of the design team in the art department of the New York Times’ newsroom. Responsibilities included coding interactive article templates to highlight specific stories; developing a single-page application The Scoop, an insider’s guide to New York; designing site-wide features for the nytimes.com, such as video players and slideshows; and building prototypes that were used for user testing, such as the New York Times’ paywall. Won two company-wide tech challenges for creating an ADA-accessible prototype of nytimes.com and a user-generated trivia game.

2008 - 2009
Freelance Developer
Format Studio

Developed front-end code and lead interaction design on several websites. Drupal CMS projects include: Garden & Gun; Guideposts; and Columbia University: Mailman School of Public Health. Other clients include New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

2006 - 2008
Web Developer
Behavior Design

Developed sites for several clients including: National Geographic; Adecco; and HBO. Used a variety of content management systems including Microsoft SharePoint, WordPress, and Drupal.

2000 - 2003
Columbia University
Computer Technology and Applications Professional Certification
Concentration in Java Programming and E-Commerce Development
New York, NY
1994 - 1998
Hendrix College
Bachelor of Arts
Computer Science & Psychology
Conway, AR
Computer Languages
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • GraphQL
  • SQL
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Java
  • C++
JavaScript Frameworks
  • Angular
  • React
  • Gatsby
  • NextJS
  • Ember
Content Management Systems
  • WordPress
  • Drupal
  • ExpressionEngine
  • Contentful
  • Adobe Experience Manager
Development Tools
  • Node
  • Webpack
  • Storybook
  • Jest
  • NightwatchJS
  • Figma
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • LAMP