PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A highly adaptable Front-End Developer with 9 years of experience and background in television, photography and marketing. Experienced in all phases of the web development process including: information gathering, planning, design/architecture, development, documentation, testing, deployment and maintenance. Reliable, conscientious and organized with exceptional work ethics.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Senior Front End Developer

2010 - 2017
Extension Media, San Francisco

Stabilize and strengthen the company by automating and revamping previous infrastructure to reduce costs and increase efficiency.

  • Managing and updating of 10 websites, heavily customized WordPress blogs and child sites.
  • Hire, interview and manage back-end developers to meet project deadlines.
  • Develop custom Wordpress plugins to automate and generate custom newsletters and click tracking.
  • Develop custom SQL queries to extract data from various data sources.
  • Build custom front-end Wordpress templates for high traffic and complex data driven websites such as chipdesignmag.com and eecatalog.com.
  • Create cross-platform compliant e-newsletters reaching thousands of subscribers.
  • Provide technical support to editors and production.
  • Handle server side issues by corresponding with server management and hosted managed server company.
  • Identify and resolve performance issues.

Front End Developer

2008 - 2010
Kumar Desai Web Programming, San Francisco

Worked directly with designers and marketing agencies to bring their ideas and designs to life. Lead small to large scale application development projects.

  • Provided documentation, planning, site architecture and client liaison.
  • Implemented jQuery library modules and on WordPress platform.
  • Converted graphic design comps to HTML/CSS for installation on top of a database-driven backend.
  • Coded HTML emails and campaign landing pages for numerous email platforms/clients.
  • Cross browser optimized and debugged on OS and Windows.
  • QA tested usability for a variety of client websites.
  • Applied various marketing strategies to build new client base.
  • Used software tools to organize and accurately time projects by creating Milestones

Freelance Photographer Assistant

2006 - 2008
San Francisco

Assisted various photographers on catalog and magazine shoots for clients such as Vogue, William Sonoma, West Elm, Pottery Barn, REI and Target. Set-up lighting equipment in the studio and on location shoots.

  • Set-up photo equipment, aided grip and executed basic rigging techniques.
  • Mitigated tasks for stylists and production managers as needed.
  • In charge of transporting rental equipment and cameras to and from location.
  • Provided resources and accommodations for corporate clients.

Assistant to Executive Producer/Distributor

2004 - 2005
Marvista Entertainment, Boston

Reported directly to President of Production and Distribution in all aspects of production, marketing and sales of a library which contained 3000 hours of television programming. Clients included Sci-Fi Channel, Disney, Nickelodeon, Lifetime and Canal +.

  • Managed all meetings, travel, and conference calls for President. Including all arrangements for international film and television markets and festivals.
  • Administered post market duties including follow-up letters and screener distribution to international buyers.
  • Drafted and edited President's correspondences, updated and maintained all sales activities in a database.
  • Liaised with marketing director to improve Marvista's international distribution activities and manage all of Marvista's international clients.
  • Created and maintained all project files for 5 movies simultaneously from pre to post production.
  • Corresponded with producers, directors, composers, distributors, buyers, casting agents, attorneys.

Freelance Office & Set Production Coordinator

2003 - 2004
New York City

Completed a wide range of deadline-oriented tasks to make sure each shoot would go as smoothly as possible. Clients included Showtime, Verizon and TLC Network.

  • Obtained permits for shooting from the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting.
  • Organized directors' shot lists and call sheets utilizing PhotoShop and Excel.
  • Assisted Unit Production Manager and Second Assistant Director with a variety of tasks.
  • Responsible for picking up and dropping off film equipment and materials for shooting to and from location.

Assistant to Producer/Talent Manager (Intern)

2003 - 2003
Rêve Entertainment Group, New York City

Exciting opportunity where I demonstrated resourcefulness and reached beyond expectation.

  • Liaisoned between agents, casting directors, and clients.
  • Reviewed postings daily in a project database and hand-delivered clients' resumes and headshots to casting agents throughout Manhattan.
  • Read scripts and wrote coverage.
  • Researched and worked on creative film projects.
  • Scouted locations and searched for props in person and online.

EDUCATION

BA in Sociology, Minor Fine Arts
Montclair State University
2000 - 2003

Honors
Alpha Kappa Delta, International Sociological Honor Society