15+ years experience designing and developing innovative digital products for prominent high-profile companies, campaigns, organizations, and individuals. I enjoy solving problems with creative and intuitive solutions and systems to enhance user satisfaction. Using elements of interaction design, information architecture, and user research to improve usability, accessibility, and enjoyment provided through the interaction with the product. Additionally, I help others to seek their best potential through teaching and online community contributions.
2016 & 2014 Webby Award;
Websites, Family / Parenting
2012 Webby Award;
Online Film and Video, Events & Live Webcasts
2008 Emmy Award;
Advanced Media Animator, Motion Graphics Designer
Mutation Observers automatically detect changes to your components. No more manually reflowing elements to trigger changes in things like reveal modals, sticky bars, equalizer, and more. Thanks to Corey Snyder for putting this one together. Zurb - Foundation 6.3 Brings Mutation Observers Out Of The Shadows
The big challenge: dropdowns that weren't behaving like they were supposed to, breaking out of the page boundaries. After weeks of going through multiple iterations with the different attempts, a hero emerged: Corey Snyder, who submitted a pull request with a great solution. Zurb - A Growing Foundation Family: Foundation for Sites 5.5 is Here
…it allowed us to create our coolest feature, the car signature. The user can sign their designed Pepsi Fantasy Racing Car with their name, giving it a very personalized feel. Zend Dev Zone - Flash and PHP in On-Line Gaming
June 2018 - Present
Partner + Interactive Director — Connections Media LLC.
Business Strategy and Development, Partnerships, Brand Engagement
May 2010 – June 2018
Interactive Director — Connections Media LLC.
Technical Director, Interaction Design, Systems Design, Visual Design, User Experience Strategist, UI Integration, Front-end Engineering, CMS and Information Architect.
June 2005 – May 2010
Interactive Art Director — Athlon Sports Inc.
Web Design, Motion Graphics, Branding, User Experience.
March 2002 – June 2005
Web Designer — A.V. Imports Inc.
Web Design, Product Design, Display Design.
Designer of digital products ranging from websites, kiosks, and portables to support branding of independent wine and spirit brands.
2000 - 2002
Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts
Associates of Arts - Multimedia Design