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BRIEF

Versatile architect with over 20 years of experience mentoring and inspiring creative and front-end development teams to deliver user-friendly, cutting-edge solutions on tight deadlines.

Highly proficient in HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery and many other front-end technologies with the proven ability to support teams from concept to delivery.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lightbeam Healthcare (March 2017 – Present)
UX/UI Architect

  • Manage and lead the User Experience and the Front-End Development departments
  • Work directly with Product Management, Development, customers and key stakeholders to ensure our product adheres to consistent style, functionality and workflows across our full suite of products
  • Mentor a team of User Experience Designers and Front-end Developers to ensure we meet our commitments, deadlines and software release schedules
  • Partner with our Data Engineers, users and customers to better understand how our data fits into their daily work tasks and users flows in order to make our product work for them
  • Work directly with Developers to ensure proper front-end techniques are being adhered to through code reviews and consistent check-ins
  • Integrate newer and more performant technologies into our system
  • Partner with Quality Assurance, Documentation and Software Trainers to make sure we are presenting our product to our end users in a clear and consistent manner

CLINICAL INK - Horsham, PA (May 2015 – February 2017)
UX/UI Architect

  • Manager of the User Experience Department, which included the User Experience Designers as well as the Front-end Developers
  • Coordinated the information architecture, prototyping, and design of the entire user experience for entire suite of new Clinical Ink products as well as modernizing all existing products
  • Employed best practices, analytical data, as well as user testing findings to create elegant solutions to complex human interaction and application performance issues
  • Actively collaborated with the Development Department and the Product Management Department to balance technical functionality and visual elements to ensure a smooth, simple, and efficient user experience

NEXTGEN HEALTHCARE - Horsham, PA (May 2012 – May 2015)
Senior UI/UX Designer

  • Created and updated wireframes, user-flows, site maps, prototypes, interactions, and conceptual models to clarify and refine both the mobile product and the iPad app
  • Collaborated with the Product Management Department, focus groups, and beta clients to gather feedback used to drive and refine concepts
  • Produced and maintained highly accurate wireframe documentation and created the specifications to help the Development Team implement the design of interface concepts

SHUNRA SOFTWARE - Philadelphia, PA (December 2010 – February 2012)
Manager Creative Services / Webmaster

  • Reinvented the marketing brand to apply a consistent presence across web, print, and video as well as Shunra’s software interfaces
  • Designed and created Shunra’s corporate website
  • Partnered with the Education Team to conceptualize e-learning strategies
  • Partnered with the Product Management Team to ensure product timelines were delivered on time

XANADOO - Bala Cynwyd, PA (January 2008 – October 2010)
Senior Art Director / Webmaster

  • Developed and created consistent marketing collateral across web, print, new media, and video (television commercials and kiosks)
  • Created logos, web portals, product packaging and style guidelines for several new product lines
  • Maintained and updated the corporate website and authored HTML emails for all communications

KATES MEDIA - Philadelphia, PA (August 2006 – January 2008)
Creative Director / Business Associate

  • Partnered with owner to direct the company’s creative vision
  • Created websites, marketing campaigns and collateral, including flyers and mailers
  • Designed and coded all website projects, created email marketing campaigns, and originated all self-promotional materials

MASCO COMMUNICATIONS - Philadelphia, PA (March 2001 – August 2006)
Art Director / Webmaster

  • Directed and mentored the in-house Design Team for a local newspaper
  • Collaborated with the Advertising, Publishing, Editorial, and Sales Departments in all aspects of design
  • Ensured quality control for all newspaper advertisements, artwork, and photography
  • Created a new website and maintained applicable content and online advertisements

EDUCATION

Art Institute of Philadelphia: Multimedia & Web Design (3.9 GPA with honors)

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

HTML5, CSS3, SaSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, React, Tableau, D3 and more

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

PHILADELPHIA VIDEO FESTIVAL

CEO & Company Founder (2002 - 2005)

PA Newspaper Association Awards

  • 2005 - 1st Place: Special section/niche publication • 3rd Place: Best single ad ¼ page and under
  • 2004 - 2nd Place: advertisement with use of one color • 3rd Place: Self-promotional materials

BOYS SCOUTS OF AMERICA

  • Den Leader : Pack 172 (2014-2018)