Updated resume available here.
|Bachelor of Arts in PhotoJournalism from the University of California at Santa Cruz.|
|Freelance web design and consultant
I am currently doing freelance web design as a both a graphic designer and interaction designer, as well as community consulting for clients like Lotus and Sony.
August '97 to present.
|Creative Director, Pyra, Blogger
I began working for Pyra Labs in March as a contractor, and eventually became the Creative Director for their many products, each of which required a unique identity: Blogger, Blog*Spot, Pyra, NewsBlogger, and more. In addition to the websites, I created consistent branding in letterhead, signage, business cards, stickers, and t-shirts. I managed other designers, worked with a team, and have the honor of saying I created the Blogger B.
May to August '00.
|Managing Editor, BitMagic
I moved to Amsterdam for a few months in '99 to work as the managing editor (and resident American) for a Dutch company called BitMagic. The product shipped out animated cartoons to members every night. I wrangled contributors, designed the website, and consulted on the design of the player. The company is now, sadly, offline.
April to August '99.
|Art Director of nike.com, vivid studios
Working with vivid studios, I served as the Art Director for Nike's collection of websites (www.nike.com, basketball.nike.com, and futbol.nike.com). I directed two other designers as well as created my own designs, wrote visual specifications, and consulted in the direction of the site.
April to August '97.
|Edge Tech Producer, electric minds
I was the producer of one of electric minds' biggest sections, Edge Tech. I worked with writers on a weekly posting schedule and managed a visual designer, as well as redesigned the section.
December '96 to April '97.
I created the fray because it was the kind of website I always wanted to visit, but could never find: a place for personal storytelling, elegant design, and artful conversation. It's my labor of love, my pride and joy.
August '96 to present.
|Production Manager, HotWired's WebMonkey
I coordinated the production process, wrote html, debabelized images, and consulted on interface issues. I also wrote how-to columns about everything from tables to guestbooks.
July to December '96.
|Assistant Production Manager, HotWired's Signal
I did daily web page production and design for the entire channel, including the popular Net Surf Central.
May to July '96.
|Founder and Creative Director, Tweak
I created the entire site from the ground up: mission, design, editorial ... everything. This was my first attempt at creating a web magazine, and it was very educational.
January to May '96.
|Assistant Production Manager, HotWired's The Netizen
I did daily web page production under extreme deadlines.
February to May '96.
|Assistant Production Editor, HotWired
Web page quality assurance testing and production in a variety of browsers and platforms. I learned more about UNIX and emacs than any designer should know.
September '95 to February '96.
|Web Site Designer, Dive Travel Magazine
I directed the transition of a print magazine to the web. I was in charge of the entire design and implementation.
May to August '95.
|Computer Consultant, Arts Division, UC Santa Cruz|
I kept all the art professors on speaking terms with their Macintoshes, helped manage a file server, web server, QuickMail server, and Ethernet networking.
June to September '95.