5543 NE Going St. Portland, OR 97218

(347) 232-0410 (text) & (971) 229-4499 (voice)

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Notable Achievements

Served as Board President for emerging non-profit & technology incubator providing services to 1,200+ patrons and corralling $20,000 in assets during first 18 months of operation.

Designed & produced interactive hardware installations for a variety of organizations, events & popular performing artists, serving audiences of 5,000+.

Directed all web & mobile technology efforts for start-up international shipping service & oversaw rapid growth into a multi-million dollar operation over a 2.5 year period.

Revamped user experience & visual identity of popular Creative Commons audio sharing website increasing their user-base by 20% to over 100,000 active users.


CymaSpace, Board President & Executive Director

Jan 2013 ongoing

Shopfans, User Interface Director & Senior Project Manager

Apr 2012 to Oct 2014

Freesound, UI/UX Designer & Developer

Aug 2009 to Aug 2011

Pixelshell, Boutique Design Studio & Freelance Collective

Sep 2007 to Apr 2012

Founder and lead designer of a freelance web design collective specializing in User Interfaces for web applications as well as branding and marketing for corporations and creative individuals.

Designed and coded numerous small to large projects and collaborated remotely with other freelancers & development teams requiring excellent communication and project management skills.

Brooklyn Parkinson’s Group, Website Developer

Aug 2007 to Apr 2012

Regularly updated the main website for a Brooklyn-based nonprofit often requiring the creation/management of video, image and calendar assets promoting events and services; in additional I was responsible for continual maintenance of the site code in PHP and HTML/CSS.

Palm Pictures, NYC Film & Music Marketing Intern

Jan to Apr 2007

Constructed web-sites, newsletters and edited video footage for online promotion of independent film and music. Contributed to Customer Support as an email representative.


BA (Hons) Degree Computer Animation, University of Teesside, United Kingdom        

2003 to 2006


Project Management

Agile Methodologies (SCRUM/Kanban), budgeting, scope project timelines & fiscal estimates.

Collaborative Tools (Slack, Skype, Google Docs, Dropbox, Git/SVN Versioning, Jira, Trello, Redmine).


Wireframing (Sketch, Jumpchart, Balsamiq, Omnigraffle)

Prototyping (InvisionApp, Webflow)

High Resolution (Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Creative Suite)


Front-End (HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap, jQuery frameworks)

Back-End (Wordpress Templating, PHP Fundamentals)

Video & Photography

Production & Editing (Canon DSLR, Lighting, Field Recording, Final Cut Pro, After Effects & Audition)

Other Skills

Low voltage electronics, Arduino/open source hardware, copywriting, grant writing, legal & financial governance, drawing, painting, audio engineering, song-writing, public-speaking, guitar


English (fluent), American Sign Language (fluent), German (fundamentals)