2000: University of Michigan, B.A. English
2010: University of Michigan School of Information, MSI Candidate
Coursework in Human Computer Interaction:
Web Application and Database Design, User-centered design, Statistics, Data Manipulation and Visual Displays of Information
Freelance and Contract Work
Web Development September 2012 – Present
- Excelisys: PHP/MySQL, WordPress, and custom web application development
- Trideon Enterprises: WordPress/Buddypress developlment for social networking site
- NS Group LLC: PHP Development, API integration, Database import/export
- Blueflame Consulting – Joomla Installations and Custom Modules
- American Marketing and Mailing – Open Source Development Yii, Symfony
- FastF – Custom PHP apps
Perich Partners Advertising and Design
Web Developer March 2012 – August 2012
- Implemented digital design concepts for websites, blogs, and advertising campaigns
- Updated web content and built modules for various CMS installations including Joomla, WordPress, and Concrete 5
- Advised graphic designers on issues of usability, and web standards
University of Michigan Health Center-Radiology
Patient Services Associate Nov. 2005-March 2012
- Designed and maintained database for research and reporting in Interventional Radiology
- Image management, archiving, and transmission using DICOM standard
- Maintained image library and digital records for CT, MRI and Interventional Radiology.
Team Leader-Float/Reader-Evaluator Feb. 2002-May 2005
- Trained and supervised teams of readers to evaluate essays for mechanics, style and content.
- Created a positive work environment conducive to high productivity and consistent work quality.
- Maintained project documentation; Stood in for scoring director on as-needed basis.
Kaplan Educational Centers
Student Advisor Feb. 2001-Aug. 2001
- Daily operations, student orientations, test proctoring and grading.
- Supervised of an office and teaching staff of more than twenty.
- Processed International student enrollment, and tracked F-1 visa status.
Skills and Competencies
- Relational database management: SQL, E-R diagramming
- Web Applications: HTML, xHTML, CSS, AJAX, PHP/MySQL
- Contextual design and Model, View, Control architecture
- Joomla, WordPress, Concrete 5, Drupal, Laravel, CodeIgniter, Yii, Symfony
- Version Control: GIT, Subversion