225 S. 2nd Street, Apt. 1
Brooklyn, NY, 11231
To obtain a position in a challenging environment that will benefit from my extensive experience
developing websites for high profile media companies while allowing me to continue exploring
new technologies including mobile and social networking.
Over 10 years of experience programming and creating content for websites including
Comedycentral.com, CNN.com and Sportsillustrated.com
Extensive familiarity with UNIX, DOS, Mac/OS and Windows environments, HTML, relevant
Homesite, BBEdit and Photoshop
Practical Experience with blogging tools (Blogger, Wordpress), Omniture, Search Engine
Optimization, ticketing systems (Bugzilla, JIRA), SCRUM and Agile Development
Knowledge of XSLT, JSP, JHTML, MRSS, Dynamo and Adobe Illustrator
Proficient at various content publishing systems
Some knowledge of JAVA, MySQL, Flash and Flex
Fluent in French
Familiarity with AP style journalism
Senior Web Developer October 2007 to Present
MTV Networks, New York NY
Front-end web development for Comedycentral.com
templates and standalone pages on Comedycentral.com, TheDailyshow.com,
Colbertnation.com and other Viacom owned properties
Serving as a technical lead for various projects with outside vendors and off shore teams in
Minsk and Canada.
Integrating Facebook Connect, Facebook Share and Facebook Like Buttons on Comedy
Central websites including Comedycentral.com, Colbertnation.com, Thedailyshow.com,
Developing tools to be used by production to create Facebook applications such as quizzes
Coordinating with graphic designers, producers, editorial staff, project managers, developers
and Q/A to develop, deliver and maintain daily tech requests and site redesigns
Web Master May 2006 to October 2007
Sports Illustrated, New York NY
Front-end web development for Si.com and Sikids.com
scoreboards and schedule pages and static pages on Si.com
Coordinating with graphic designers and utilizing CSS to ensure site complies with web
standards and functions lightly and efficiently
Editing XML profiles and JSP files to create and maintain CMS stories and sections
Working with managing editorial staff, project managers, developers and Q/A to develop,
deliver and maintain ongoing projects, redesigns and site enhancements
Verifying UI components including images, alignment, spacing, font and color across multiple
browsers and platforms including IE6, IE7, Firefox (PC and Mac) and Safari (PC and Mac)
Implementing code solutions for cross-browser/platform issues
Responsible for front end coding for February 2007 redesign of home page for Si.com and
April 2007 redesign of home page for Sikids.com and 2007 Scoreboards for NFL and NCAAF.
Serving as primary technical contact for editorial, advertising and marketing staff for Si.com
Web Master March 2000 to May 2006
CNN.com, Atlanta, GA
Hand coded templates for Special Reports section of CNN.com
sections on CNN.com
Attended weekly brainstorming meetings and coordinated with editorial staff and graphic
designers to plan and implement Special report sections
Worked on high profile specials including Election 2004, War in Iraq and Hurricane Katrina.
Responsible for front end coding for 2006 redesign of home page for CNN.com and 2005
redesign of home page and section pages
Contributed to CNN.com reporting coverage including during the Republican National
Convention in New York City, August 2004
Wrote articles, captions, headlines and copy for interactive elements and selected photos for
Web Programmer August 1999 to March 2000
Melia Design Group, Atlanta, GA.
Worked with graphic designers and project managers to produce websites for clients
Converted flat JPG mockups from designers into HTML using Fireworks and Dreamweaver
Webmaster June 1999 to August 1999
Grady College of Journalism, Athens, GA.
Selected to redesign web site for the Grady College of Journalism and Mass communication.
Restructured site information and implemented a new design
Updated all sections and integrated ASP databases into the site
Web Design October 1998 to May 1999
Dowden Center for New Media Studies, Athens, GA.
Selected as a team member to redesign web site for the Dowden Center for New Media
Restructured site information and facilitated navigation
Integrated new technologies such as Flash, SMIL and ASP databases.
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Bachelor of Journalism, Advertising, December 1998.
2010 Webby Award,
“Colbert Nation” Colbertnation.com, MTV Networks/Comedy Central
2006 Peabody Award,
“Hurricane Katrina” Special Report, CNN.com
2001 Online Journalism Association's award for Enterprise Journalism,
“Colombia: War Without End” Special Report, CNN.com
Design Interact Site of the Week,
” America Remembers” Special Report, CNN.com
Best Special Feature 2004, EPpy Award,
"War in Iraq" Special Report, CNN.com
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