Senior Front End Engineer
Nov '19 - Present, Chicago, IL
As a Senior Front End Engineer on the e-commerce team at ActiveCampaign, I am responsible for creating and maintaining a seamless user experience for our customers. I collaborate with cross-functional teams, including designers, product managers, and other engineers, to develop new features and capabilities for our e-commerce platform. On a daily basis, I write high-quality code, advocate for coding standards and best practices, and support the existing functionality of our platform. I also actively participate in sprint rituals, such as planning and stand-up meetings, and engage in pairing and code reviews to continuously improve our processes. My goal is to deliver a best-in-class user experience for our customers, and I take pride in my work and its impact on the overall success of our e-commerce platform.
'18 - '19
Front End Engineer
Oct '18 - Nov '19, Chicago, IL
I work on the front-end development team (closely related to design), helping bring life to the product from a visual and interaction layer, and ultimately helping people solve their problems while bringing delight to their everyday lives. Our team works hard to execute on a development process that touches every part of the product, from accessibility to conversion, and everywhere in-between.
'17 - '18
Senior Product Designer, Design Systems
Mar '17 - Sept '18, Chicago, IL
As the Senior Product Designer, I helped lead the initiative on building a design system at Sprout Social. This included a variety of tasks, from building cross-platform code to re-thinking important visual UI components.
- Built a visual language and direction of the design system
- Helped manage a backlog and roadmap for the design system
- Advocated for users with code
- Worked directly with Engineering and Product to align design goals
'15 - '17
Jan '15 - Mar '17, Chicago, IL
During my time as the Design Developer at Sprout Social, I made daily enhancements to Sprout's web app with direction from UI Lead, Creative Director and Product Management.
- Mastered the Sprout User Interface and served as a Design representative for each Engineering team
- Pushed production quality code on a regular basis
- Worked with UX designers and help move the team forward on feature exploration
- Prototyped complex interactions and offered guidance on UI standards based on your technical expertise
'13 - '15
Senior Front End Developer/Designer
May '13 - Jan '15, Chicago, IL
I worked as the lead front-end developer/designer for a growing startup in Chicago, ParkWhiz, as part of the development team doing front-end design, front-end code, and other miscellaneous design projects for the company. ParkWhiz brought me on to help shape the look of their growing company, and to lead the UI design of their various web, mobile, and static sites.
'12 - '13
Senior UI Designer
June '12 - May '13, Indianapolis, IN
As a lead on the member side of product UI design for Angie's List, I worked alongside the UX team converting their wireframes to a final, polished look. A big part of my work at Angie's List was updating the currently outdated UI to a more modern look that brought Angie's List the same rapport as other industry leaders.
'11 - '12
Winter '11 - June '12, Carmel, IN
Worked directly with the creative director to build brand development, web site traffic growth, web site UI, and advertising revenue. Focused a lot of effort on user experience tests and data. Developed brand strategy, and statistics systems.
'07 - '09
Fall '07 - Spring '09, Indianapolis, IN
Designed, developed, implemented, and populated cross-functional websites for municipalities, state and federal agencies, non-profits, and government associations all over the country.
'06 - '22
'06 - '22', Indianapolis, IN / Chicago, IL
Blue Tide Productions was the LLC I launched as a high school student that has continually served as an umbrella for all my freelance work, which included web/graphic design, photography, and other services. I completed a wide array of projects for technology-based companies (both international and in the US) while also overseeing all aspects of business management and strategy.