Proficient, knowledgeable Web and e-Learning developer with nearly 30 years experience managing projects, creating applications, and exceeding client expectations. I am able to skillfully analyze project needs and recommend ideal solutions. My broad base of knowledge means I deliver both technical expertise in current technologies and the ability to research and implement new, innovative solutions.

Technical Skills

  • Interactive Tools: Adobe Flash, Director, Captivate, SumTotal Systems Toolbook
  • Web Technologies: HTML/CSS, Perl, JavaScript, jQuery/jQuery Mobile, PHP/MySQL, Python/Django
  • Graphics, Video, Audio: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Sound Forge
  • eCommerce: Magento, Miva, OpenCommerce

Employment History

Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
“Webmaster” 2022-present

  • Led implementation and refinement of complete PERS website design.
  • Worked with content-owners, stakeholders and subject-matter experts to simplify and update content. 
  • Transferred over 350 pages of content from one system to another, implementing new design at the same time.
  • Worked within state bureaucracy to implement designs within strict guidelines.
  • Analyzed design elements and content to maximize accessibility and meet state accessibility standards.

Parthenon Software Group
Front-End Developer 2012-2022

  • Design and develop web sites and applications for clients and internal products
  • Consulting on marketing strategies for new web products
  • Serve as design lead and provide experience for fellow designers

Mememe LLC
Owner, Web and eCommerce Developer 2011-current

  • Design and develop WordPress web sites for clients
  • Design, customize, and implement e-Commerce platforms for internet retailers
  • Build mobile web applications
  • Manage and develop social media sites

Standard Insurance Company, Portland, OR
Training Consultant/Web Developer 2006-2011

  • Built interactive forms application replacing antiquated paper-based forms.
  • Created enterprise-wide e-Learning modules for an audience of over 3500 employees.
  • Served on evaluation and implementation teams for new LMS installation which now houses over 700 courses.
  • Installed blogs, wikis, and forums for various internal clients, and recommended optimal application of social software.
  • Implemented SharePoint sites for internal teams to collaborate and for information sharing.
  • Served as adviser to other e-Learning developers, sharing insight and experience.
  • Created internal e-Learning resource website, for collaborative creation of standards and best-practices.

CenturyTel, Vancouver, WA
Instructional Designer 2001-2005

  • Developed web-based software simulations and conceptual training for corporate intranet.
  • Created web-based tracking system for notifying project sponsors when students completed their training, and retaining that information in a database for later reports. This allowed the company to avoid expensive LMS systems with features they did not need.
  • Developed best-practices for developers to minimize bandwidth issues and maximize development productivity.
  • Evaluated platforms for project development and management.

Independent Contractor
Portland, OR 1999-2001

  • Developed new e-commerce site for international client.
  • Maintained and upgraded popular hardware-review website.
  • Developed several training CD-ROMs for various clients.

Boise, ID
Web/Multimedia Developer 1998-1999

  • Maintained and developed several web sites, e-commerce sites, and banner ads.
  • Developed promotional CD-ROMs.

Strategic Systems Associates/Asymetrix/Click2Learn/Sumtotal Systems
Boise, Chicago
Web/Multimedia/Training Developer 1994-1998

  • Developed training CD-ROMs for various clients, including K-Mart, Microsoft, and American Airlines.
  • Co-developed in-house student record tracking for training projects.

Management Education

In my position with the Organization Development Center at The Standard, I was fortunate to be able to attend many management training courses:

  • Crucial Conversations
  • Project Management
  • Management Essentials
  • Change Management Consultant
  • Building a Culture of Accountability
  • Business Acumen