Implemented and built Studio site using HTML5 Boilerplate, jQuery, CSS. Created multiple structured data templates for more flexible content display, and editorial consistency.Engadget Pawnation
Created user commenting interface for Engadget iPhone app in HTML and CSS. Converted multiple blogs from outdated Java-based CMS to modular PHP based CMS. Contributed to voluntary group of front-end developers committed to creating a company wide best-practices site with full documentation focused on page load times, page render times, search engine optimization and code consistency.Popeater
Built sponsored video series hub and content pages with consistent presentation across multiple sites using content templates.
Built XML feeds using PHP/cURL from calls to MTV Games Sevices API. Built data-heavy site that pulled from those same feeds to create realtime leaderboards and game stats profiles using XML/XSLT. Created a "Play Now" button that let users into a competitive chatroom exactly 10 minutes before a show's airtime and that disabled itself 10 minutes before the end of the program, using jQuery, Flash, and an XML feed. Airtime sync had to take Into account timezone, server caching and Akamai caching. Created a grid of 15 game achievement badges with rollover descriptions using only CSS and a single GIF. Completed entire project to sync launch with on-air dates.Remote Control Hollywood Crush
Created a single custom WordPress theme to deliver consistent HTML across multiple domains each using its own custom style hosted centrally on mtv.com. Created and modified existing WP plugins to fulfill specific functionality requests. Created system to allow different blog owners enable different sidebar content modules built from category, sub-category, tag, most recent, or custom page data.Pimp My Ride
Planned and coded and MercerHRS.com HTML for fast page loading and for search engine optimization. The cleanest and most forward-looking coding practices were used while maintaining cross-browser and cross-platform design unity. Internal link tags and specal labels were used to make the site accessible to the blind and to those who may not use a mouse to navigate.
Proposed, created and maintained 'MHRS Sandbox' CVS repository for all of web team's working project files. Opened discussion on reevaluating the sequence of steps and deliverables in the web team's project lifecycle. Created open repository for documenting CSS and HTML coding practices on MercerHRS.com explaining usage and giving code examples.
Planned and began testing for a proof of concept intranet site to keep track of communication department's web time submissions in our own local database using MySQL and PHP5.
Guided back-end programmers in modifying Siebel Portal's CSS files to meet design expectations.
Outlined plan for reorganizing server architecture from processor-heavy transaction-based client customizations to a logic-based flat site engine minimizing cost of server equipment, increasing scalability and interface control over our client sites and adding value to our existing products by offering full client design customization.
Created original designs and layouts using CorelDraw for output to plotters and routers. Maintained contact with clients tracking proofing and approval throughout the design process. Managed accounts including: Victoria's Secret, Tufts and Harvard Universities and DeWolfe Realtors.
Two day conference discussing developing trends and best practices using jQuery.
Three day intensive seminar in HTML standards and practices given by Peter Lubbers at Google's NY office.
48 credits towards BFA at Maine College of Art with a focus in graphic design.
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