Software Engineer, Condé Nast
San Francisco CA, June 2014 – Present
As a member of the WIRED tech team, part of the 2015 redesign of wired.com. API developer, built the Apple News tools for internal publishing, WordPress Facebook Instant Articles plugin, and contributor to Seriously Simple Podcasting.
Web Developer, Maker Media
Sebastopol CA, January 2013 – June 2014
Created editorial publishing workflows, RESTful API engine for Maker Faire data, content migration, open-source efforts and more.
Web Producer, O’Reilly Media – Maker Media
Sebastopol CA, March 2011 – December 2012
Ran the gamut of web roles: site builds, content migration, app development and more.
Sr. Instructor, Stevens-Henager College
Orem Utah, October 2009 – April 2011
Classes taught: Web Design, HTML+CSS, Logo and Branding Design, Flash, and Web Design Portfolios. Received exceptional ratings in student feedback.
Social Content Manager, Petomundo!
Provo Utah, June 2008 – July 2009
Responsible for design and content of multi-faceted social network. Worked developing brand, analyzing web site traffic growth, web site UI and advertising revenue.
Studio Engineer, UVU Studios and Engineering
Orem Utah, February 2008 – June 2008
Studios and Engineering at UVU encompassed a wide range of responsibilities. From working as a Technical Director for a Division One basketball team, running camera for campus wide events, and developing digital signage techniques for school advertising. Also responsible for speedy delivery of edited goods, studio lighting, audio, and tape operating.
Web Developer, TV Editor & Graphic Design, BrideAccess.com
Draper Utah, September 2007 – February 2008
Updated and managed content for dynamic high traffic website. Provided and implemented graphic design ideas and structured concepts and layouts for web site, and print materials. Results were implemented in web, print, and large format campaigns. Also developed branding elements for regional TV show.
Producer, Firstline Security
Orem Utah, January 2005 – September 2007
Oversaw creation, implementation, and production of a new reality based TV show called “The Prodigy”. Produced sales training for national sales company. Using RSS (real simple syndication) technology, made content immediately downloadable globally direct to iPods. Developed branding, marketing, and graphics consistent with company style guidelines.
Senior Sales Associate, Simply|Mac
Orem Utah, 2005 – 2007
Responsible for sales of Apple computer hardware and software, as well as holding consumer seminars to teach about new products, applications, and services offered by the store. Conducted several on-site training for businesses and general consumers dealing with video production, website production and general IT support.
Recruitment Ambassador, Utah Valley University
Orem Utah, 2005
Managed new student orientation and provided tours for prospective students of the school.
- Professional WordPress Developer
- Open Source Advocate and Contributor
- Video editing and graphics utilizing Final Cut Studio
- Smashing print and web design with Adobe CS6
- Fantastic video with Canon and Panasonic HD Video Cameras
- Basically semi-pro with my Nikon D80. How can photography increase your brand?
- Building communities, and evangelizing your brand with WordPress blogging tools and plugins.
- Working relationship with Linux distros, Apache servers, MySQL databases and glorious PHP.
- Utah Valley University, Orem UT — Bachelor of Science, Digital Media
- President and Founder of Utah Valley Mac Users Group, 2005-2006
- Assistant to Academic Vice President of ASUVSC, 2004-2005
- Cheerleader, 2004 – 2005
For examples of work, follow the link to my portfolio here.