Overview

Principal software engineer, application architect and team manager with twenty years of experience designing and creating interactive, educational and ecommerce web applications.

Technical Skills

Languages/Technologies

Ruby (Rails 3.2+), Javascript (jQuery), Perl, MySQL, Postgres SQL, Resque/Redis, Ajax/JSON, XML, HTML5, HAML, SASS/SCSS, Less

Testing

Test Unit, RSpec-2, Jasmine, Capybara, Selenium

Systems

Ubuntu Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X

Experience

Principal Senior Software Engineer 11/2012 - present

TOBI San Francisco, CA

Principal Full-Stack Software Engineer working with the growing team of talented developers helping to expand the global reach of online fashion company, Tobi.

Ruby on Rails Engineer 1/2012 - 10/2012

Everlane San Francisco, CA

Full-stack engineer working with small team to support fashion start-up, Everlane.

Software Engineering Consultant 6/2011 - 9/2011

Handle, Inc. San Francisco, CA

Work with growing team of engineers on launch product for Menlo Ventures funded start-up.

Senior Technology Lead 9/2003 - 6/2012

WestEd Interactive San Francisco, CA

Manage, direct and inspire a strong development team to deliver large-scale technology solutions for city, state and federal departments.

Technology Consultant 1/1999 - current

Curvo Consulting San Francisco, CA

Advise, identify and recommend technology needs and solutions for a variety of independent clients ranging from Fortune 500 publishing companies to Bay Area busisnesses and non-profits.

Director of Technology and Product Development 2000

Everything Fabulous San Francisco, CA

Directed creative and technical development for the interactive game/ecommerce site, eFlings.com, a sad victim of the first dot-com bust.

Co-Founder and Editor of Gamasutra.com 1997 - 1999

Gamasutra San Francisco, CA

Co-founded the premiere online news and community website for game industry professionals, Gamasutra.com. Fostered site’s growth to over a million page views per month. Led site redesign resulting in Webby award nomination.

Online Producer 1997 - 1999

CMP Media LLC San Francisco, CA

Produced multiple technical conference websites, ecommerce systems and online in-conference magazines.

Education

Music Composition & Theory 1993

Principia College Elsah, IL

Awards: Phi Alpha Eta Honor Society, Dean’s List

Digital Directions Certificate 2004

Bay Area Video Coalition San Francisco, CA

Awards: Full Fellowship