Positions Held

NextRadio

Director of Product Development, Automotive March 2017 – Present

Senior Application Developer April 2015 – March 2017

  • Designed, developed, and delivered application prototypes joining the connected car and terrestrial radio (HTML5, vanilla JS)
  • Managed user experience of and developed new functionality for TagStation (JS, .NET)

Senior Application Developer September 2012 – April 2015

  • Developed new functionality for TagStation (JS, .NET)
  • Migrated legacy TagStation codebase from .NET Web Forms and controls to a .NET Web API Infrastructure with Backbonejs UI

RFros Web Design

Freelance Web Developer May 2006 – Present

  • Design and develop web-based applications, sites, WordPress themes, and WordPress plugins

Emmis Interactive

Front-End Web Developer March 2010 – September 2012

  • Conceptualized, designed, and implemented new features and functionality on EI’s proprietary platform and content management system, BaseStation® (.NET, JS)

Designer July 2008 – March 2010

  • Translated site design comps to pixel-perfect, valid, standards-compliant HTML, CSS and JS
  • Provided continued design support to all EI and EI client web sites

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Office of Continuing Education

Web and E-mail Marketing Specialist July 2007 – July 2008

  • Created, executed, and evaluated effective web strategies and campaigns
  • Designed and hand-coded OCE client sites, e-mail blasts, and web forms
  • Functioned as liaison between Marketing and IT Departments

Marketing Production Coordinator July 2005 – July 2007

  • Oversaw electronic and print production from concept to distribution
  • Managed communication between design and print vendors, in-house service personnel, and end-clients
  • Ensured all efforts remained on-schedule; conveyed analogous, appropriate message; and maintained OCE and UIUC graphical, editorial and identity standards

Technical Abilities

Coding Languages:

  • Proficiency in JS, HTML, SASS/LESS/CSS
  • Extensive use of and experience with PHP and ASP.net

Software/Applications:
Both Mac- and PC-friendly

  • WordPress
  • Coda
  • Adobe CS
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Office

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration May 2008

Concentration Marketing, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business

  • Dean’s List, University of Illinois College of Business, Spring 2008
  • National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) Illinois Graphic Designer of the Year, 2008
  • NSAC Platinum Performance award, 2008
  • FIJI Water FIJI Bowl[1] champion, 2008
  • American Advertising Federation—Illinois Student of the Week, May 2008
  1. Team marketing competition held between UIUC and USC; functioned as team lead