- Vancouver B.C.
- (604) 306-6486
I am a web developer with training in software development and digital design. The devil is in the details, and I focus on functionality and user experience, recognizing the importance of customer engagement and feedback in delivering rich outcomes. Most recently I worked with Cymax Stores as a front-end developer on an international technology team numbering nearly 100 active members committed to growing Canada’s second biggest e-commerce venture.
In the last two years, I have studied technology and design at Lighthouse Labs and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Some of the additional technical skills I developed include video and audio production. I was also able to further build upon my nearly decade’s worth of leadership, collaboration and management expertise.
During these last two years, I have developed the following technical competencies:
I am now preparing to begin my studies with Lighthouse Labs again challenging their fully immersive iOS developer program in the final months of 2016. If you would like to connect with me to discuss any future iOS developer opportunities beginning in 2017, please contact me directly.
Unlisted is a service for private home sellers to list their homes and connect with potential buyers. We identified a gap in the real estate market for direct transactions facilitated without realtors brokering business. Further, through our discovery process, we learned that there is an appetite for this type of service.
Vakanz is a web app that allows travellers to plan their vacations well in advance. From multiple scraped APIs, users are presented with aggregated weather data, nearby attractions, general city info, and Flickr images based on their search query.
Provided administrative support to the Executive Director and Police Services Division office in order to meet and exceed goals for integrative and effective responses to crime in British Columbia. I was responsible for the organization of data entry and management, coordinating communication between government branches and stakeholders, and assisting with the correspondence process by formatting and editing outgoing letters and briefing notes.
Additional responsibilities included financial accountability by reconciling the Business Travel Account and Purchasing Card financial statements every month, preparing expense reports for meetings/events, and completing the fiscal year-end report accurately and in a timely manner.
As a founding Partner in this startup, my responsibilities included developing the brand, market engagement strategy, investor prospectus, and developing and managing the direct marketing as well as the integrated social media program from pre-launch to operational service. Developing, managing and growing the media package also fell under the auspices of this role.
Additional responsibilities included product development and prototyping. As Balzac was delivering limited series, high-performance men's underwear with integrated social media technology and service features, this role necessitated the development of additional skills and competencies on the fly.
Developed and assisted in the coordination of both print and online media, including editing and formatting client profiles and news releases. I was involved in the development and maintenance of clients’ corporate identity, which included updating their websites and PowerPoint presentations, and producing print marketing materials for investor packages. In addition, I contributed to the company’s monthly newsletter - Resource Investor Monthly.
Additional responsibilities included attending resource conferences to network and represent Ascenta Capital and its clients.
Completed the 'Principles of Business Management' course, which helped prepare me for management and leadership roles.
As a member of the Lighthouse Labs Web Development Program Advisory Council, I belong to a team that is committed to enabling new software developers in Western Canada with access to curriculum and educational programs that deliver upon current employers' needs and the changing requirements of the technology eco-system at large.