Black and Veatch

Lead SharePoint User Interface Developer

Engaged mid-project to remedy and implement the branding and design of a SharePoint implementation.

  • Provided best practices for SharePoint file and folder structure to allow for a scalable solution for content editing
  • Rectified and implemented a pixel perfect design including masterpages, page layouts, web-parts, themes and templates
  • Managed an off-shore development team tasked to migrate all content and duplicate existing functionality into a .NET environment

Black and Veatch

Boston Market Website Redesign

bostonmarket.com

March 2009 – November 2009

Lead Information Architect (IA) and User Experience (UX) Designer

  • Requirements
  • Sitemaps
  • Wireframes
  • Personas
  • Taxonomy
  • 15%
  • 20%
  • 35%
  • 15%
  • 25%
How I was utilized

Black and Veatch

Diginext

diginextfilms.com

Lead Information Architect (IA) and User Experience (UX) Designer

  • Developed a detailed product grouping and classification system based on the users' needs.
  • Perform a content inventory and facilitate migration strategy sessions to ensure all content is organized and transitioned successfully.
  • Perform a comprehensive product and services content audit and organize into a user-centric taxonomy.
  • Facilitate requirements gathering sessions with business stakeholders inorder to build a highly detailed site maps and wireframes.
  • Facilitate persona workshops and produce representative users and groups.

Diginext Films

Multiple Projects

September 2007 – January 2009

Lead Information Architect (IA) & User Experience (UX) Designer

Contracted by Walt Disney for multiple projects to act as the lead IA and responsible for implementing the Disney user experience for their online guests.

Walt Disney Weddings

disneyweddings.com

September 2007 – January 2009

Lead Information Architect (IA) & User Experience (UX) Designer

  • Lead requirement and Ideation, along with an extensive persona workshop, which produced highly detailed design artifacts.
  • Was able to capture the Disney Experience, a high level dream and explore, and detailed plan and initiate user paths.
  • Clients were extremely happy with the overall process and results.

Walt Disney Weddings

Walt Disney Honeymoons

disneyhoneymoons.com

September 2007 – January 2009

disneyweddings.com

September 2007 – January 2009

Lead Information Architect (IA) & User Experience (UX) Designer

  • Lead requirement and Ideation, along with an extensive persona workshop, which produced highly detailed design artifacts.
  • Was able to capture the Disney Experience, a high level dream and explore, and detailed plan and initiate user paths.
  • Clients were extremely happy with the overall process and results.

Walt Disney Weddings

Walt Disney Meetings

disneymeetings.com

September 2007 – January 2009

Lead Information Architect (IA) & User Experience (UX) Designer

  • Lead requirement and Ideation, along with an extensive persona workshop, which produced highly detailed design artifacts.
  • Was able to capture the Disney Experience, a high level dream and explore, and detailed plan and initiate user paths.
  • Clients were extremely happy with the overall process and results.

Walt Disney Weddings

Walt Disney Maps

disney.com/maps

September 2007 – January 2009

Lead Information Architect (IA) & User Experience (UX) Designer

  • Lead requirement and Ideation, along with an extensive persona workshop, which produced highly detailed design artifacts.
  • Was able to capture the Disney Experience, a high level dream and explore, and detailed plan and initiate user paths.
  • Clients were extremely happy with the overall process and results.

Walt Disney Weddings

Education Development Center (EDC)

Intranet

May 2016 - Jan 2017

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer & User Interface (UI) Developer

EDC Intranet Migration to Microsoft SharePoint Cloud & Office 356

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.
  • Create pixel perfect SharePoint masterpages, page layouts, web parts, and apps that match existing design standards and branding requirements.

Episcopal Church

churchpublishing.org

September 2010 – June 2011

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, Interactive Designer (ID) & User Interface (UI) Developer

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.
  • Perform a content inventory and facilitate migration strategy sessions to ensure all content is organized and transitioned successfully.
  • Oversaw all aspects of an end-to-end user experience leveraging an iterative user-centered design process
  • Implement localization for international users.

FASTSIGNS

fastsigns.com

August 2008 – January 2009

Lead Information Architect (IA) & User Experience (UX) Designer

One of my favorite projects, FASTSIGNS wanted to create a website that introduced new visitors to the product and services offerings, allow users to expand on their ideas, and also let their power-users access the tools to get the job done.

  • Requirements
  • Sitemaps
  • Wireframes
  • Personas
  • Taxonomy
  • 15%
  • 20%
  • 35%
  • 15%
  • 25%
How I was utilized

Honeywell

Websites, Extranets & Intranets; Desktop to Tablet (Responsive Design) + User Interface Technology Consolidation

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, Interactive Designer (ID) & User Interface (UI) Developer

Tasked to convert Honeywell's web-based systems to conform to tablet specifications. As part of this effort, Honeywell wanted to consolidate their various existing front-end technologies, and propose a scalable and universal solution to be retrofit into existing systems, and leveraged in all future systems. Lastly I directed an off-shore development team tasked with the to implemention of the user-interfaces.

Honeywell

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Intranet

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, User Interface (UI) Developer

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.
  • Create pixel perfect SharePoint masterpages, page layouts, web parts, and apps that match existing design standards and branding requirements.

International Monetary Fund

MasterCard

Intranet

March 2012 – October 2012

Lead User Interface (UI) Developer

Managed an off-shore development team for user-interface adherence, design and user-experience standards

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.

Molson | Coors Intranet Merge

Intranet

April 2009 – November 2009

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, Interactive Designer (ID) & User Interface (UI) Developer

Brought on to oversee the design, organization, and overall user-experience of the Coors and Molson intranet merge.

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.
  • Perform a content inventory and facilitate migration strategy sessions to ensure all content is organized and transitioned successfully.
  • Oversaw all aspects of an end-to-end user experience leveraging an iterative user-centered design process

Newmont Mining

Intranet & Extranet

September 2010 – June 2011

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, Interactive Designer (ID) & User Interface (UI) Developer

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.
  • Perform a content inventory and facilitate migration strategy sessions to ensure all content is organized and transitioned successfully.
  • Oversaw all aspects of an end-to-end user experience leveraging an iterative user-centered design process
  • Implement localization (multi-language support) for international users.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

nibr.com

June 2011 – November 2011

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, Interactive Designer (ID) & User Interface (UI) Developer

EDC Intranet Migration to Microsoft SharePoint Cloud & Office 356

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.
  • Create pixel perfect SharePoint masterpages, page layouts, web parts, and apps that match existing design standards and branding requirements.

Novartis

Old Chicago

oldchicago.com

Lead Information Architect (IA) & User Experience (UX) Designer

I was tasked to produce highly usable usability and design documents for a new section of the Old Chicago Pizza & Tap Room website.

  • Ideation
  • Sitemaps
  • Wireframes
  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 40%
How I was utilized

NBA Basketball Team Recruitment Tool

Team Recruitment Tool

NBA Basketball Team Recruitment Tool

The Orlando Magic tasked my team to consolidate and uniformely digitize their talent and recruitment process. The solution was to leverage SharePoint technologies to allowed users to securely input and retrieve data from a mobile-friendly tablet device. My role as the project user-experience lead was to facilitate requirement and Ideation, and using high-fidelity ptototypes, propose solutions. Upon client approval I developed the user interface to include a responsive design, and mobile friendly user interface. References are available upon request from this project.

Orlando Magic

Red Robin Gourmet Hamburgers

Websites, extranets & Intranets

Casual Dining Restaurant

January 2009 – April 2009

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer & User Interface (UI) Developer

Custom .NET employee and talent profile sharing application. My role was to create the design (look and feel), establish the information architecture, and develop the user interface.

  • Create beautiful site designs by initiating an iterative interactive design process and close collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Oversaw all aspects of an end-to-end user experience leveraging an iterative user-centered design process
  • Develop a scalable solution that is responsive and adaptive to various media types leveraging user interface best practices.

Rock Bottom

Intranet & Extranet

September 2010 – June 2011

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, Interactive Designer (ID) & User Interface (UI) Developer

  • Ideation
  • Sitemaps
  • Wireframes
  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 40%
How I was utilized

Severn Trent Services

Intranet

February 2012 – July 2012

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, Interactive Designer (ID) & User Interface (UI) Developer

Provided a turn-key SharePoint 2010 solution to include branding and design; audience, roles, and security; localization (multi-language) for international users; publishing and team site creation; and planning migration strategies.

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.
  • Perform a comprehensive product and services content audit and organize into a user-centric taxonomy.
  • Oversaw all aspects of an end-to-end user experience leveraging an iterative user-centered design process
  • Implement localization (multi-language support) for international users.
  • Established SharePoint governance documents to include user interface style guidelines, create security groups, roles, and audiences.

Responsive
Responsive
Responsive
Responsive

Trip.com / CheapTickets.com / all Cendent Cobrands

Avis, Budget Rent A Car, AmeriHost Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Knights Inn, Ramada, Super 8 Worldwide, Travelodge, Wingate Inns, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Trip.com, CheapTickets.com (then Orbits and now Travelocity) and Lodging.com

xxx 2015 – xxx 2016

Lead Information Architect (IA) and User Experience (UX) Designer

Responsible for the overall branding and user-interface implementation of: Avis, Budget Rent A Car, AmeriHost Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Knights Inn, Ramada, Super 8 Worldwide, Travelodge, Wingate Inns, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Trip.com, CheapTickets.com and Lodging.com.

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VISA

Websites, Extranets & Intranets; Browser Compatability Project

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Lead User Interface (UI) / Front-End Developer

Responsible for the remediation of various VISA online applications to allow for users to access and leverage tools and online products across all browsers.

Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI))

Website Remediation

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer & User Interface (UI) Developer

  • Assess existing environment against the current business requirements to formulate a gap analysis.
  • Propose a scalable solutions, using pervasive technological trends, to stakeholders.
  • Develop high-fidelity prototypes based on a responsive grid layout and conduct formative testing against complex use cases.
  • Create pixel perfect SharePoint masterpages, page layouts, web parts, and apps that match existing design standards and branding requirements.

Wyoming Workforce Services

wyomingworkforce.org

Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, Interactive Designer (ID) & User Interface (UI) Developer

Provided a turn-key SharePoint 2010 solution to include branding and design; audience, roles, and security; localization (multi-language) for international users; publishing and team site creation; and planning migration strategies.

  • Worked with business stakeholders to understand their vision and create a design which meets their expectations.
  • Perform a comprehensive product and services content audit and organize into a user-centric taxonomy.
  • Oversaw all aspects of an end-to-end user experience leveraging an iterative user-centered design process
  • Implement localization (multi-language support) for international users.
  • Established SharePoint governance documents to include user interface style guidelines, create security groups, roles, and audiences.