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

  • Joined company as third employee and managed product specifications, conceptual designs, feature sets, development, and user experience for Ohio-based startup business
  • Grew team from three to five, 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 with team to grow skills, including leveraging Java, JavaScript, Bootstrap, AngularJS and Amazon Web Services
  • Designed and drove products to market in industries including insurance, education and sports
  • Led feasibility study and design project with budget of $600,000 in support of a $130m 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