Summary

I am a web and graphic designer and I specialize in building mock ups in Photoshop/ Illustrator from scratch and then converting them to HTML and CSS. I am also experienced in PHP, JavaScript, and Drupal Development. My primary focus while building a website is Usability, User Experience and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Web Developer

The Tribune Company

Working with Front end web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and with company's systems, developed in house, on Tribune Company's websites (more than 30 websites - regular and mobile sites). The Tribune Company owns 8 newspapers in major cities, including LA Times, Chicago Tribune, 23 TV Channels and WGN Radio amongst others.

Jan 2009 - Present

Founder, Web and Graphic Designer

Launching Frog

Besides managing the business, marketing and branding it, I am also the graphic and web designer of the company where I design customized web sites and printed stationary. Be it corporate sites & events, individual business, wedding website, or a personal portfolio website, I provide quality solution with a focus on user experience.

Jul 2007 - Jan 2009

Software Engineer

Worked on the Institutional and International Website and CD products in a team of developers. Started out working on a French CD product called Universalis using the spring framework.  Worked on core projects/ landing pages of the institutional websites using STRUTS, J2EE, Britannica's Jelly Architecture, JavaScript/ Ext JS Framework, HTML and CSS. Wrote scripts/ programs to automate manual tasks and prepared data for CD products. Use many other tools like Aqua Data Studio, Firebug, Subversion and Eclipse IDE for the projects. Also worked as a part of Britannica's offshore initiatives.

Education

Education
Sep 2005 - May 2006

MS

Concentrations: E-commerce, Human-Computer Interaction, Database, XML

GPA: 3.909

Selected for Google Women's Workshop

Recepient of RIT International Student Scholarship

Sep 2000 - Sep 2004

BS

Concentrations: Website design, Learning and Performance Technology, Art History         

Minor: Economics 

GPA: 3.647 

Recepient of RIT International Student Scholarship

Recepient of Nathaniel Rochester Scholarship

Dean's List 2000-2004

1987 - 2000

Primary

Modern School