Skillsets

  • Professional Skills

  • 3d Modeling & Texturing
  • World Builder
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design & Development
  • Customer Service
  • Help Desk/Technology Support
  • Programming
  • Web Technologies

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Javascript
  • Actionscript 3.0
  • Jquery
  • Jquery UI
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Yahoo YUI
  • Zend Framework
  • Software Proficiency

  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Flash CS6
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • Adobe After Effects CS6
  • Adobe InDesign CS6
  • Autodesk 3d Studio Max 2012
  • Autodesk Maya 2012
  • Pixologic Zbrush 4
  • Unreal Editor 3
  • Valve Source SDK
  • Unity
  • Zend Studio 9

Professional Experience

Software Developer III (April 2013 - Present), Northrop Grumman, CJMTK

As a Software Developer I am developing a new public facing website.

Software Developer III (December 2012 - Present), Northrop Grumman, under contract to the Defense Systems Group

As a Software Developer I am working on creating a uniformed look and feel for various widgets to be used by the U.S. Army.

  • Developing a uniformed style for various widgets
  • Developing a widget using the MVC model, HTML5, Bootstrap, Jquery, Dojo, Ozone Common Framework, and ArcGIS
  • Designing and Developing various HTML5 wireframes based off current widgets

Front-End Developer (January 2013- Feburary 2013) Techzoku

  • Worked on creating a live tile 'tags' section

Modeler, & Level Designer (January 2012- January 2012) International Game Developers Assoication - Game Jam 2012 - Susie's Summer Home

  • Modeled and Textured Rooms
  • Modeled and Textured Grandfather Clocks
  • Placement of objects in rooms

Front-End Developer (November 2012 - December 2012), Northrop Grumman, Internal Research and Development

As a Front-End Developer I worked on creating wireframes and style guides. These wireframes were built using Adobe Proto, Twitter Bootstrap, and Jquery.

  • Designed & Developed layout wireframes
  • Developed page layouts
  • Designed various Logo compositions

Modeler, & Level Designer (January 2012- January 2012) International Game Developers Assoication - Game Jam 2012 - Susie's Summer Home

  • Modeled and Textured Rooms
  • Modeled and Textured Grandfather Clocks
  • Placement of objects in rooms

Multimedia Designer III (September 2011-November 2012), Northrop Grumman, under contract to the Intelligence Community

As a Multimedia Designer I worked on classified projects, using Zend Studio 9, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe After Effects to design websites that are cross-browser compatible and comply with the usability, accessibility standards set by the World Wide Web Consortium. These websites where built using frameworks such as, Yahoo YUI 2.0, Joomla, WordPress, and Zend Frameworks.

  • Provided design considerations and inputs during initial products requirements meetings.
  • Provided multiple design options highlighting elements that meet customers’ goals.
  • Efficiently transferred product requirements into a working viewable product.
  • Successfully deployed multiple product releases days ahead of scheduled release.
  • Established working rapport with customers to develop their product vision.
  • Posed relevant questions driving towards solutions to design problems during product development.
  • Created and maintained descriptive documentation for hours spent on tasks.
  • Provided regular milestone samples of products, highlighting design issues.

Graphics Artist (February 2011- April 2011), DUA Computer Resources, under contract to Lockheed-Martin within the Intelligence Community

As a member of a six-person Office of Corporate Communications graphics team working on both classified and unclassified projects, I used Adobe InDesign to design media products such as posters, brochures, retirement ceremony programs, event advertisements for plasma displays, web images, newsletters, logos, and publications. I consulted with clients throughout the Intelligence Community on their project requirements and design ideas. I worked on 42 projects. Significant projects included:

  • Designed three graphics for the celebration of the Army’s birthday, creating a unified design for posters, web graphics, and plasma displays.
  • Designed a new event logo for a Support Team Conference to be used to advertise the event.
  • Designed a new Seal/Logo for the Office of the Inspector General.
  • Designed a poster collage to be given to members of the Deployment team.

CSR/ ITO Svc Delivery Rep III - NMCI Field Services - Help Desk (2009- February 2011), PSI Pax, Inc under contract to HP Enterprise Services/ HP Enterprise Services on the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) contact– Dahlgren, VA

  • Provided exceptional technical support for the computer NMCI customer, resolving tickets within the required NMCI timeframe of 14 days. Followed up with customers to make sure the issues were fully resolved.
  • Commended for giving exceptional customer service.
  • Improved workflow to increase my productivity and took on additional tasks to improve my skills.
  • Placed orders for replacement parts and installed the parts.
  • Successfully completed the HP and Dell Workstation and Laptop certifications.

Graphic Specialist II ( October 2007- June 2009), Logistic Services International, under contract to L-3 Communications – D.P. Associates Inc. working for the U.S. Marine Corps on interactive courseware for KC-130J maintenance personnel – Havelock, NC

  • Synthesized highly complex and diverse information from subject matter experts into graphics to be used in lessons.
  • Received Quality Assurance Award recognition for producing high-quality graphics and an outstanding work ethic.
  • Collaborated with other team members to design effective workflows and procedures to decrease production time and decrease the amount of rework.
  • Helped other team members with graphic issues.

System Administrator/ Cage – Student Equipment Checkout Facility (September 2004- June 2007) Savannah College of Art & Design, Federal Work Study Program – Savannah, GA

  • Checked out/in equipment for student use for student projects.
  • Ensured equipment was in working order and responded to customer trouble tickets.

Information Technology Specialist (2002 to December 2006), College of Southern Maryland – La Plata & Leonardtown, MD

  • Set up AV equipment for classes and presentations. Set up a distance learning connection. Responded to customer tickets.
  • Created standard Software Loads (Images) into different pre-defined configurations (admin/lab/library, as well as classroom-specific), then updated them to further accommodate user needs by installing appropriate software.

Education

Certificate in Web Applications Developer (January 2012- May 2012), George Mason University -ed2go, Online Self-Pace Course

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interactive Design & Game Development (September 2004- May 2007), Savannah College of Art & Design - Savannah, GA

Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences in Computer Programming (August 2001- May 2004), College of Southern Maryland - La Plata, MD