Qualifications

  • 5 years experience in team management
  • 7 years experience in product management
  • 9 years experience in application development
  • 9 years experience in user interface design
  • Rational Unified Process certified

Work

Director of Interactive Media |  Pykl Studios – Columbus, OH  |  05.13-Present

  • Responsible for direction of design and development team, including hiring decisions, project management and product design.
  • Managed relationships with domestic and international clients including Babson College and EMAAR
  • Responsible for design and development of mobile apps, responsive sites and scalable web applications. This includes designing APIs and the architectures of RESTful systems (typically using JSON and Angular/JavaScript)
  • Worked to grow team and skills, including leveraging Java, JavaScript, Bootstrap, AngularJS and Amazon Web Services
  • Consistently drove products to market on time and on budget in industries including insurance, education and sports

Product and User Experience Architect   |  Pykl Studios – Columbus, OH  |  03.12-05.13

  • Joined company as third employee and managed product specifications, conceptual designs, feature sets, development, and user experience for Ohio-based startup business
  • Led feasibility study and design project with budget of $600,000 in support of a $260m international project
  • Worked with designers and developers to create private, scalable social networks for companies and organizations

Product Owner / Systems Analyst   |  FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY – Columbus, OH  |  09.07-03.12

  • Owned product and lead team to build a learning management system (LMS) with $500,000+ budget, used by 12,000+ students
  • Designed core system and user experience of LMS, which included learning object version control and automated course deployment in conjunction with student information system
  • LMS was subsequently commercialized for other higher education and training institutes
  • Ran daily Scrums for team of ten or more developers

Multimedia Developer  |  FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY – Columbus, OH  |  08.05-09.07

  • Gathered requirements and designed educational products in conjunction with faculty members
  • Designed and created DVD menus for commercial use
  • Created interactive web applications using Flash and ActionScript 2 and 3