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Sr. Creative Ux Lead - Software Development Resume

Saint Louis, MissourI

PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW

  • Senior Software Design and Development with over 18 years Information Technology experience in a wide range of industries and business processes.
  • A leader with strong emphasis on servant leadership and leading through the Golden Rule. Core values include family, communication, honesty, integrity, respect, and growth.
  • Over 6 years experience managing and directing med to large software developments teams and software development projects.
  • Strong software development lifecycle experience, especially in Agile development techniques.
  • Served as a Scrum Master on multiple projects. Worked extensively with Product Owners to build and groom the brand. Built and maintained enterprise projects. Held daily stand - ups, planning sessions, LOE sessions, demos, and retrospectives.
  • Over 18 years of IT consulting experience with fortune 500 to fortune 50 companies throughout the US.
  • Over 15 years of IT experience with UI Design and Development for web based applications.
  • 7 years of SAP ABAP development experience.
  • 7 years of Java software development and software architecture. 
PROVEN SKILLS:
  • Extensive ability to develop complete systems and successfully implement them.
  • Excellent knowledge of distributed systems, client- and server-side technologies, test-driven development, continuous deployment, agile and other SDLC, testing and implementation systems.
  • Proven experience designing large and complex software architectures including web-based, composite and MVC applications.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience developing J2EE-, Perl-, SOAP-, REST-based applications.
  • Experience using XML, JSON, XSLT, JUnit, Eclipse, Maven, Spring, Hudson, Jersey, JAX-WS, MXML, CSS/CSS3, PHP, ASP, HTML/XHTML/DHTML/HTML5, XML, JavaScript, Java, Actionscript 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, etc.
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle.
  • Experience working with agile software development teams.
  • Proven experience integrating Cloud/SaaS solutions with hosted and custom systems.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and activities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Saint Louis, Missouri

Sr. Creative UX Lead - Software Development

As the Senior Creative UX Lead, I am responsible for the look, feel and functionality for all web-based and mobile applications from concept to finish product, I communicate and interact with clients for requirements gathering, establishing the branding, design and coding standards/guidelines as well as defining the proper tool-set for each application.

Tools for the trade:  Java, Flex, EJB App Container(JBoss, Tomcat), Web development using JSP, XSLT, xml, Servlets, html5, css, js. jquery, MVC frameworks (Spring), Web communications (SOAP, RMI, CORBA), Maven, Ant., Unix/Linux and Windows environment, Subversion, Adobe, Creative Suite, Eclipse, A Creative eye and an Experienced Mind.

Confidential, Saint Louis, Missouri

Sr. Software Engineer | UI Architect | Team Lead

I am responsible for the look, feel and functionality of Confidential Station Portal (cfp) from concept to finish product, I communicate and interact with the development team to establish design and coding standards/guidelines, defining the proper tool-set for each application. As so I am also responsible for the creation and maintenance of the code and their libraries. My day to day is comprised of the designing of visual comps or working prototypes to better display information and to provide the best user experience possible. The conversion of flex or flash to Smartgwt, html5 or jsp, technology research and development, Mentoring, bug fixes and Software Engineering.

Tools for the trade:

  • Java
  • Flex
  • EJB App Container(JBoss, Tomcat)
  • Web development using JSP, XSLT, xml, Servlets, html5, css, js. jquery
  • MVC frameworks (Spring)
  • Web communications (SOAP, RMI, CORBA)
  • Maven, Ant.
  • Unix/Linux and Windows environment
  • Subversion
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Eclipse
  • A Creative eye and an Experienced Mind.

Confidential, Saint Louis, Missouri

Sr. UI Architect

As the Senior UI Architect, my responsibilities include the design, development and maintenance of various Flex, Flash, Ajax components integrated into a java (smartgwt) base and designing and developing demonstration models while collaborating with business analysts and other teams in requirements gathering to provide the best possible solution we can.

The Design, Development and Implementation of our Social Media Analytical Monitoring Software. My other responsibilities include the design of Different aspects of Confidential ’s Share point Site and supporting Documentation while designing/developing the UI of clients websites or web-based applications and internal databases as well as the web services for the TI Team Development Server. I have established and maintain Confidential ’s Streaming Media Server (WOWZA) and have build multiple communication tools such as chat rooms, video conferencing applications, Live Audio/Video Streaming Services.

Tools for the trade:

  • Java
  • Flex
  • EJB App Container(JBoss, Tomcat)
  • Web development using JSP, XSLT, xml, Servlets, html5, css, js. jquery
  • MVC frameworks (Spring)
  • Web communications (SOAP, RMI, CORBA)
  • Maven, Ant.
  • Unix/Linux and Windows environment
  • Subversion
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Eclipse
  • A Creative eye and an Experienced Mind.

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Senior UI Designer / Flash Designer & Developer

I started as a freelance designer, then I accepted a fulltime opportunity in 2009.

As the Senior Flash Designer and Developer my responsibilities included the design and development of all custom components and modules for use within the Confidential website, Also maintaining a major role in the HTML, PHP, JSTL, Javascript, CSS, Actionscript and Java coding and configuration for the website and custom applications and the integration of web services for numerous applications. My other responsibilities include collaborating as well as the development of the complete redesign and development of the new Confidential website and all of the flash components embedded in the custom content management system. My achievements include the design and development of the Black In America 2 section of Confidential which includes all the flash interactive applications and the development of new flash video player, twitter and facebook components (java servlets) plus many other requested and required flash modules for the entire website.

Confidential,  Atlanta, Georgia

Creative Director & Senior Designer/Developer (independant consultant)

As the team lead on all existing and new Coca-Cola, Napa Autoparts, Fifa, Goody, HomeDepot and many other Confidential clients websites and application development. My responsibilities included the creation of the look feel and functionality, defining the plan of attack to achieve the goal of bringing all concepts and ideas to life using any and all creative tools necessary. I am responsible for making sure the team meets all defined deadlines and goals set before each project. I maintain client relations with each client of Confidential and maintain constant communication to ensure each and every task is achieved in a timely and orderly manner. As the lead my responsibly included the creation of all eye candy and all motion graphics / Flash design and development, HTML,XSTL, XML, Javascript, Java, Actionscript, CSS, PHP and ASP and web services for all web-based applications including Coke-Cola’s E-Learning Sharepoint application. Custom Flex, Ajax Application development, the conceptualization of IPhone Apps., Windows Mobile Technology Apps., The design and development of Adobe Air applications.

Confidential,  Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Flash Consultant (independant consultant)

My responsibilities included the look, feel, functionality and development of all web-based applications. The tools of choice are Adobe Photoshop and illustrator for the sitemap and wire framing of the application and for all the graphic design of the application, while using css, html, php and JavaScript, asp for the visual configuration and look and used Actionscript or Java for all the custom component development that pertains to the complete functionality of the web-based applications.

Confidential - Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Creative Director (independant consultant)

My responsibilities included the look, feel, functionality and development of the Document Management System "Do Connect". Tools of choice are Adobe Photoshop and illustrator for the sitemap and wire framing of the application and for all the graphic design of the application, while using css, html, php and JavaScript for the configuration of the framework of the sites as well as using Flash, Flex and Ajax for all the custom component development that pertains to the complete functionality of the document management system. I also consult with Confidential on the advance Flash, Flax or Ajax redesign and development of many other applications that have been developed in the past using web services.

Confidential Atlanta, Georgia

Director Of Digital Media Design & Development (independant consultant)

My responsibilities included the day to day design and development of all web based applications and print media to provide a seamless user-experience for each of Confidential Group customers. I am currently using the joomla cms for the client websites and using css for the color configuration for each of these sites with php and html as the base framework. I managed the entire team and guide the designers and developers to enhance their abilities and knowledge in media design and development. I work very effectively in both a team-oriented environment and as a standalone designer/developer that meets deadlines and handles the fast-paced work environment with ease. Actively using Flash, SOAP, Photoshop, 3D Max, Illustrator, php, css, html, xml, actionscript 2.0 / 3.0 and JavaScript.

Confidential, Saint Louis, Missouri

Senior UI Designer

My responsibilities included but were not limited to the creation of the members portal application. The tools of choice were fireworks/illustrator/photoshop for the look and feel. Have had a major role in the html, css and jsp page development as well as the collaboration with other team members for the development of the web services and daily deployment of the java based application.

Confidential - Saint Louis, Missouri

Senior Flash Designer and Developer

I am responsible for the design and development of all flash applications, flash introductions and interactive multimedia. I am responsible for designing the look and feel, define the navigation and functionality and develop all the action script, css, html and php to provide a seamless user-experience for each of Confidential 's customers such as AT&T, Papa John's Pizza, Merck, Emerson, United Health Care, Boy Scouts Of America, The Official Olympics. I am also responsible for the updating and maintenance of all the flash applications, websites, interactive media, interactive database-driven applications and elements as well as video / voice-over applications which involve audio/video production and editing and time-based(cue point) applications used for informing and/or instructing the users with a completely effective interactive experience. I am known for the development of robust flash presentations that have enhanced the experience of many events and client meeting for FH & AT&T. I work very effectively in both a team-oriented environment and as a standalone designer/developer that meets deadlines and handles the fast-paced work environment with ease. Flash, SOAP, Photoshop, 3D Max, Illustrator, php, css, html, xml, flex, actionscript 2.0 / 3.0 and JavaScript are the tools I used to achieve these goals.

Confidential - Saint Louis, Missouri

Creative Director (Graphic Designer & Flash Designer/Developer)

My responsibilities included the establishment of relationships with new clients in need of websites and advertising materials such as interactive media, flyers, mailers, catalogs, etc. as well as the design and development using Photoshop, illustrator, Dream Weaver, Fireworks, Quark, Free Hand, Director, Flash, Adobe Premier, as well as programming languages such as HTML, Java, ASP, XML, JSP, Actionscript, and other tools as necessary. Flash, SOAP, Photoshop, flex, 3D Max, Illustrator, php, css, html, xml, actionscript 2.0 / 3.0 and JavaScript are the tools I used to achieve these goals. For more information go to confidential.

Confidential, Saint Louis, Missouri

Senior Flash Designer / Developer (consultant)

  • Designed and developed open source flash applications for the touch screen kiosk system including the framework, flow and functionality.
  • Developed interactive SVG maps from Blue prints/graphics using Microsoft Visio for the touch screen navigation kiosk.
  • Provide flash and graphic design support.
  • Responsible for the correction of usability issues.
  • The software I used to fulfill these responsibilities are Photoshop CS2, flex, Eclipse, CVS, Flash 8 (open source), Java and Fireworks.

Confidential

Owner/Designer and Developer

  • My goal here is to establish and build relationships with local businesses and members of the community offering creativity, experience and technology tailored in every way to my customers, with intentions to encourage local business and independent growth by providing them with a means to a way.
  • Full Service Advertising & Marketing
  • Web Design & Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Print Design
  • Branding
  • Logo's & Corporate Identities
  • Software Design & Development
  • Interactive Media Design & Development
  • 3D Modeling and Animation

Confidential, Saint Louis, Missouri

Senior Multimedia Designer

Created, designed and developed user friendly, interactive, web based e-learning courses for Confidential . Created a user interface and content for these courses based on the classroom courses formerly used by Confidential Used Flash, Photoshop, Freehand, PowerPoint, DreamWeaver, etc. for the content creation and tracking.

Confidential, Saint Louis, Missouri

Director Of Multimedia Design

Designed and developed all advertising materials which include Web sites, Mailers, Fliers, Catalogs, and Interactive Presentations. Interacted with clients to satisfy their needs utilizing Adobe Photoshop, Adobe go live, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia DreamWeaver UltraDev, Macromedia Fireworks, Macromedia Flash 3/4/5/MX, Macromedia Director, Adobe premier, Adobe free Hand, Quark, PageMaker, HTML, DHTML, Java, XML, ASP.

Confidential,  Saint Louis, Missouri

  • Web Designer / Multimedia Specialist
  • The Design and Development of 3 websites
  • TheTanco.com - The Tan Company (Formerly St. Louis Tan Company)
  • TeamTan.com - The Largest provider of tanning salon equipment and supplies.
  • Aquaplusoxygen.com - A Largo, Florida based water-bottling company.
  • Update/redesign Confidential .com
  • Used Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop and some Illustrator in both a Mac and PC environment

Confidential,  Saint Louis, Missouri

  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Designed and developed Confidential 's Corporate Website
  • Worked in a team oriented environment.
  • My major responsibilities included graphical layout and framework design.

Confidential,  Saint Louis, Missouri

  • Web Designer / Creative Director
  • Designed of most advertising work, layout design of magazine, flyer design and Printing, inclusive of basic Public Relations

Confidential - Saint Louis, Missouri

  • Web Designer / Creative Director
  • Flash animation splash screens as well as interactive media for various clients (Smurfit-Stone, Compaq, Novell, American Airlines) using programs such as Flash, Director, Fireworks, DreamWeaver, and ASP web design.

Confidential, Largo, Florida

Associate Director of the Graphic Design Department

Graphic Design and color separations for Spot, two color and 4 color process prints for t-shirts, posters, sweaters and design of most corporate logos, Identities and Brochures as well as sub-managed the printers using Photoshop, Illustrator.

Senior Graphics/Web Designer with leadership abilities involving web development, graphic design, multimedia design and project management. Able to develop and design concepts that focus on brand identity, select software and design tools, and support systems to produce the product with seamless usability and functionality in client requested format.

SPECIALTIES:

  • UI design and development
  • User Experience Design
  • Professional Print / Digital Graphic Design
  • Actionscript 2 and 3 Development Flash Design and Development
  • Flex Design and Development
  • JAVA, JS, JQUERY, CSS, HTML, HTML5, PHP
  • Robust Interactive
  • Application Design and Development

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