Career Profile

Perpetual student of web technology.

My primary interests and areas of expertise include web application development, website performance, experience optimization, and web video technology. I also have interests in engineering in both pre-sales and post-sales capacities where I have a proven track record of being able to articulate and deliver technical solutions throughout the sales process, implementation and deployment phases.

Experiences

Senior Solutions Architect

2017 — Present
Optimizely, San Francisco & NYC

Provided technical training, education, and technical advisory for some of the largest enterprises implementing Optimizely's products. Developed relationships with large teams and coordinated project plans among technical and non-technical stakeholders. Delivered bespoke technical solutions to solve complex business and technical requirements, often involving integrations with third party systems.

Sales Engineer & Solutions Architect

2014 — 2017
JW Player, New York City

Migrated video asset libraries and metadata for approximately fifty clients from nearly a dozen video platforms, totaling to around $2.1M in annual contract value — Worked closely with the Sales Team, providing technical expertise in JW’s product suite and APIs — Conducted product demonstrations and guided technical conversations with major publishers — Engineered a wide variety of technical solutions, provided effective proof-of-concepts, prototypes and client integrations to satisfy business and technical needs — Performed comprehensive analyses on competitors in the online video industry to facilitate our Sales team’s ability to speak to our product strengths and differentiators — Collaborated with and influenced the Product organization by documenting the potential revenue figures associated with various product requests and deficiencies identified during the sales cycle

Full-stack Web Developer

2012 — 2014
Betteridge, Greenwich CT

Worked as an in-house web developer alongside a developer, designer, photographer and project manager — Developed new features and site enhancements for a custom e-commerce site built in PHP using the Yii Framework — Enhancements include: product videos (leveraging AWS elastic transcoder and HTML5 video), user profile and order history interfaces, trade-in feature, in-stock notifications feature, newsletter email templating and more — Developed a proprietary, single-page app for inventory management and Point Of Sale. Used Ember JS as the client-side framework to handle exchanges with our RESTful API. Assumed all responsibility for the front-end of the application, including design, UI, and workflow. Implemented a responsive design for use on all mobile devices using Bootstrap 3. Used Gulp JS build system to produce production-ready JavaScript and to compile LESS files

Full-stack Web Developer

2010 - 2012
Reflexions, NYC & White Plains NY

Built robust web applications using a PHP MVC framework (proprietary), MySql, and Smarty templating. — Created rich user interfaces using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, with a focus on creating AJAX-driven applications using jQuery and jQuery UI — Translated interactive xml-driven Flash widgets to IOS Safari compatible web pages leveraging HTML5 and CSS3 features — Setup LAMP environments on a variety of Linux distributions, including Amazon Linux AMI on EC2 — Optimized and tested projects on all modern browsers, as well older versions of Internet Explorer and Safari, to ensure cross-browser/cross-device compatibility

Skills & Proficiency

Python & Flask

Javascript

PHP

HTML & CSS

MongoDB & MySql

Mac OSX & Linux

Web Browsers, HTTP

REST

Web Video Tech

Problem Solving