The Georgia Straight
Digital product manager- (Ongoing)
Oversees the discovery, strategy, execution, user understanding, and iteration of existing and new online products. Works across the company to leverage processes, analyze data, facilitate decision-making, resolve conflict, and direct the full life cycle of the digital product channel(s).
Founder, product director- (Ongoing)
Creating digital experiences to bring your product ideas to life. We work with companies and entrepreneurs to discover, create, and execute their digital product goals.
Uncharted Jounalism Fund
The Uncharted Journalism Fund is "a small group of private citizens concerned about the shrinking state of journalism yet excited about possibilities of new media and technologies, the fund plans to issue grants of up to $3,000, in whole or in part, four times per year."
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Founder, product director, ux designer, developer-
Denim & Steel, The Feldman Agency, Small Business BC, Yakify, 49Research, Successfulyou, Tradestart, ImageXmedia, GlobalActivators, Grey Advertising, Origin Design, The Bakery Network, Unifiller, Ergomatix, Bidclix, Weyerhouser, River Production, Infinity Productions
Lead product designer, ux designer, senior frontend web developer-
Concepted, researched, designed, and implemented complete product visions. This included information architecture, user experience, and full stack web development.
UX designer, lead web developer, project manager, speaker-
Lead interaction design for a new Small Business BC website and a handful of other websites and web based tools that the organization maintains. This involved outlining each website (or tools) mandate, business goals, reader/customer goals, and technical requirements (the why, what, and how). This usually required the creation of content models, experience maps, mental models, process diagrams, and sitemaps. Performed full stack development and implementation for most of the organizations websites.
For a little over two years (2008 - 2010) I taught seminars and held one on one advisory sessions with various small business owners. These sessions ranged from beginner to advanced discussions on how web based business works. In this role I also recruited and actively maintained relationships with a variety of domain expertise specific speakers.
Web developer, videographer, editor, compositor-
Redesigned, developed and launched a new Unifiller website. Implemented and continuously monitored unifiller.com's website analytics, a network campaigns, and overall website usability. Provided post production, editing, and motion graphic effects used for advertisement in tradeshows, promotional, and instructional videos. Developed and authored all DVD materials including DVD interface design.
Co-founder, creative director, lead frontend developer-
Reveiwed, defined, and designed each clients templating and Wordpress plugin needs then scheduled each project into the work queue based on available time. Worked with clients through the development process, made sure all their needs were fulfilled. Redesigned and transferred clients existing websites into Wordpress managed websites.
Freelance video editor + motion graphics artist
Provided storyboarding, editing, website development, flash microsite development, and DVD design services for varied freelance clients. Clients ranged from corporate production to indie film.