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KimBerly Adams

 Champion of the possibility mobile access to content provides.     

Work experience

Jun 2014Present

Director of Mobile Solutions

Lopez Negrete Communications, Houston TX

Design measureable, mobile, marketing solutions that engage and modify the behavior of Hispanic consumers.

Client-facing responsibilities: Transform online marketing initiatives into cross-screen, mobile tactics informed by latest technologies and trends. Create mobile solution proposals including explanatory diagrams and documentation, time & cost estimates, user interface prototypes, and research that back proposal hypotheses.

Agency-facing responsibilities: Provide UX recommendations for improving responsive site and mobile web design, evangelize Mobile-first design principals, educate and inspire teams with an ‘influence of can’.  Clients: Verizon FiOS, Verizon Wireless

Oct 2013Jun 2014

Solutions Director, Mobile Platforms

Astadia, Houston TX

Mobile strategy, solution design, and technology recommendations that win new business opportunities by effectively matching strategy with business needs and existing infrastructure. Transform business objectives into scalable mobile projects that meet requirements and integrate seamlessly. Generate illustrations and documentation that clarify & shape solutions from white board to Statement of Work to application architecture and wireframes. Clients: HP, Accela.

Dec 2012Oct 2013

Principal Consultant, Mobile

Lopez Negrete Communications

Responsibilities: Architecting solutions that meet the mobile needs of enterprise clients. Team lead and mentor to mobile developers. Focused on application architecture, new business pitches and growing the Mobile business unit. Tasked with providing solutions and estimates for mobile applications; providing solution strategy and POC prototypes to provoke excitement for new clients; architecting and supervising mobile web and native iOS application development. Clients: HP, Wood Group.

Apr 2012Dec 2012

Lead iOS Developer, Mobile Team Lead

Idea Integration, Houston TX

Responsibilities: Team lead and mentor to front-end and iOS developers. Architecture and development of Enterprise iOS apps. Tasked with providing solutions and estimates for iOS applications. Created Talent Management app for Red Bull, an internal application that allows Red Bull to handle employee reviews using iOS devices. Created a field app POC for Oil & Gas clients that harnessed ESRI and Dragon Mobile for routing to sites that have no addresses.

Oct 2010Apr 2012

Senior UX Developer

Sysco Corporation

Responsibilities: Improving the usability of the largest Flex application ever created. Focused on meeting Business Team objectives by augmenting the capabilities of Sysco's Application Development Team and leading initiatives to find measurable ways to improve application performance through testing and usage research. To support rising mobility needs of the enterprise,  led the creation and implementation of Sysco's Corporate Navigator, an iOS application that facilitates finding people, meeting rooms, and equipment for 3 buildings, 20 floors, and over 4000 employees.

Nov 2007Oct 2010

Senior Flash Developer

Idea Integration, Houston Texas

Responsibilities: Charged with creating highly dynamic, reusable web applications. Over three years, created innovative and award-winning applications spotlighting dynamic navigation systems, complex particle systems, engaging video games, and video players with custom features. Delivered fully accessible, scalable and measurable of web applications, on time and on budget. Clients: HP, Intel, and Microsoft.

Apr 2001Dec 2002

Senior Art Director

Fisher Creative, Houston Texas

Responsibilities: Redefined Fulbright's brand print. This initiative included developing a new unifying theme:“ Think Fulbright”, designing a new Fulbright logo, and creating a suite of collateral and advertising that extended their message across several business units. Clients: Fulbright L.L.C. and Dynegy.

Feb 1997Apr 2001

Senior Art Director

Fellers Advertising and Marketing, Houston TX

Created and developed award-winning creative for B2B clients.

Supervised creative teams from initial concepts to final production. Coordinated with photographers, illustrators, and web developers. Organized delivery of information  and developed strategies that strengthen brands. Concept and design of everything from print ads and brochures, to websites and exhibit booths, to trade videos and outdoor boards. Clients: ExxonMobil, Dynegy, General Electric, Igloo Commercial

Feb 1996Feb 1997

Art Director

Rives Carlberg, Houston TX

Responsibilities: Conceiving big ideas for the agency of number one brands. Coordinated with photographers and illustrators to complete projects. Supervised creative from initial concept to final production. Created all sorts of collateral from print ads to brochures, direct mail to outdoor boards, exhibit booths to truck art. Clients: Houston Chronicle, Junior Achievement, and Compaq

Jan 1995Feb 1996

Junior Art Director

Fogarty Klein Monroe, Houston TX.
Junior Art Director at Responsibilities: Developed advertising materials for Garden Ridge. Designed layouts and supervised photography within tight deadlines. Created print ads, outdoor boards, posters, truck graphics, and trade videos. Clients: Garden Ridge, Success Rice, and KTRK Channel 13.


Jun 2005Aug 2007

Masters of Science in Computer Science

Texas State University

Focused on Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, and Algorithm Development
Completed thesis: Similarity Detection Based on Semantic Distance
3.9/4.0 GPA

Sep 2003May 2005

Certificate in Computer Science

Texas State University

Computer Science and Math requirements for entry into the Masters Degree Program 3.9/4.0 GPA

Jul 1991Dec 1995

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design

Texas State University

Magna cum Laude


RIA Development Portfolio:


Solid understanding of object oriented development, excellent problem solving and communication skills; formal training in advanced software engineering including: artificial intelligence strategies, finite automata, data mining, and algorithm development; able to move through levels of abstraction, identify objectives, and create solutions that are both innovative and correct; able to plan and meet deadlines; quick and resourceful.
Expert in Objective-C, ActionScript 3.0, MXML, and XML. Proficient in C#, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. Academically trained in C++, Java, C, and Lisp. 
Expert in iOS development, Xcode; RIA development using Adobe Flash Builder and Adobe Flash CS5. Currently building depths in RIA mobile web development using ASP.NET MVC4, Visual Studio, HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3. Supporting skills include fluency in: Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.