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Education

  1. Bachelor of Science of Information Systems
  2. Delta College,
    Saginaw, MI
    Associate in Applied Arts, Electronic Media Broadcasting

Experience

  1. Interface Developer, University of Michigan Library – Ann Arbor, MI
    • Build discovery and access web applications for the digital library, content management systems, and the library catalog.
    • Collaborate with the User Experience team to create and implement complete visual designs and style guides.
  2. Web Developer, Skokie Public Library – Skokie, IL
    • Designed and Developed user-centered websites and services to support the library and community using HTML/CSS, Sass, JavaScript, Python, PostgreSQL and other tools.
    • Conducted usability testing to evaluate user needs and facilitated design sprints to test ideas.
    • Created a modern and responsive redesigned website to better serve the community of Skokie.
    • Assisted in the design and development of a summer reading voting web app built with meteor.js to engage youth.
    • Assisted in the design and development a badge based web app for Teen Tech Week to engage youth through gamification. Teens collected codes at library events and watched videos about online resources to earn badges.
  3. Adjunct Web Developer, Grand Valley State University Libraries – Allendale, MI
    • Create custom web systems using HTML, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL.
    • Assist with and conduct monthly usability testing to identify opportunities for library specific functionality improvements.
    • Designed and developed library status, a quick and easy status monitor for all library systems.
    • Created an analytics dashboard to track player activity data and evaluate quest effectiveness. Built for Library Quest, a quest-based game.
    • Built Library Display, Mary Idema Pew Library digital signage for at a glance wayfinding, computer availability, and study room reservations.
  4. Freelance
    • Design and develop solutions to problems with websites.
    • Researched and tested virtual reality technologies for use in public spaces with focus on libraries and museums.
  5. Web Assistant, Grand Valley State University Alumni Association – Allendale, MI
    • Managed and maintained nine university websites within the Grand Valley State University CMS.
    • Edited and produced alumni video content and tripled Youtube channel views in one year.
  6. Technology Page, Public Libraries of Saginaw – Saginaw, MI
    • Maintained computers and aided patrons with computer troubleshooting.
    • Designed, printed, and advertised program flyers for weekly library events.
    • Produced a video commercial for the 2010 Saginaw Lawn Chair Film Festival.

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