Results focused software developer experienced in working with teams using SCRUM and/or other workflow methodologies to produce award winning products that help people. Creates efficient, clearly organized code that meets or exceeds goals of the product. High level thinker who enjoys looking at overall architecture of the code and designing/implementing in the most elegant way within the constraints of the schedule and budget.
Platforms: UNIX/Linux (desktop and embedded), iOS, tvOS, watchOS, Mac OSX, Windows, Web, (interest in Android).
Development Software: Qt Creator, Xcode, Stash (Bitbucket Server), JIRA, Git, Subversion, Eclipse, gEdit, Sublime Text, Atom, Source Tree, and more.
Tools: AlienBrain, Test Track Pro, MySQL, Visio, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Final Cut, After Effects, DVD Studio Pro, Excel and MS Office Suite, MSProject, FontLab Studio.
Libraries/Frameworks: Qt, Cocos2D, wxWidgets, jQuery, and more.
Leadership & Project Management: More than 10-years experience managing projects and teams. Skills include training, mentoring, scheduling, budgeting, and coordinating with cross-functional teams.
UX & UI: Years of experience collaborating with UX designers. Highly skilled at using design and technical tools to implement UI in service of a positive user experience.
Custom Font Development: Custom font development, optimized for content and platform-specifichardware.
Art Production: Creation and optimization of vector art, including export with data as textures, sprites, bitmaps, etc. Skilled in graphic/user interface design, information architecture, digital media formats, digital image processing, color theory, computer, handheld, and NTSC/PAL display properties.
Photography & Videography: Product, landscape, architectural, and portrait photography; lighting design, digital media asset production; video production and editorial (Final Cut, Premiere, After Effects, Avid); workflow/pipeline design and implementation.
Communications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills including interpersonal and technical. Highly skilled liaison and proactive problem solver between cross-functional teams. Expert intranslating complex technical information for non-technical audiences. Deep experience in international, remote team collaboration. Experienced trainer in asset production and implementation. Skilled, patient mentor of new team members across multiple technical platforms.
BFA in Sculpture with a minor in Photography and Media Production
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCUarts), 1988
Learning on the job since at least 1989.
Co-authored a chapter in Macromedia Director Lingo Workshop.
Acted as technical consultant to conceptual photographer, Laurie Long, whose work is included in the permanent collections of the SanFrancisco MOMA and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts.
Parent of two awe-inspiring sons.
Worked with the talented team at Colossal Pictures on an animated TV Interstitial for Nickelodeon under the direction of Jimbo Matison with Producer Neon Weiss and Director of Photography Ruben O'Malley that won a Promax award.
Other awards on TV commercials and products to be listed here soon...