N. B.

UX Consultant / Senior Front-end Developer

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Available only for small contract opportunities as of Nov. 2015.
Experience: 18 Years
Location: Vancouver, BC

Overview

Award-winning front-end / UX developer and online community architect based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. With 18 years of experience in software, web and mobile application design and development, I'm passionate about creating enthralling user experiences.

Experience

Principal Consultant, Taunt Media
(Mar 2011 – Present)
Senior User Experience Developer, Habanero Consulting Group
(Feb 2008 – Mar 2011)
Product Manager, ThoughtFarmer
(May 2006 – Feb 2008)
Software Developer, OpenRoad Communications
(Aug 2002 – Feb 2008)
Software Engineer, Versatile Mobile Systems (Canada)
(Jun 2001 – Aug 2002)
Technical Director / Web Application Developer, Tribal DDB Canada
(May 1998 – Apr 2001)

Agencies I've Worked For

Habanero Consulting Group
Tribal DDB
OpenRoad Communications

Education / Qualifications

BCIT - Associate's Certificate, Java Programming (2000-2002)University of British Columbia - Major, Computer Science (1996-1998)

Skills

.NET FrameworkAdobe FireworksAdobe PhotoshopCSSCSS3Custom CMSFrontend DevelopmentGraphic designHerokuHTMLHTML5Information ArchitectureInteraction design
JavaScriptjQueryLESSMicrosoft SharePoint DevelopmentMicrosoft Visual StudioMongoDBNode.jsOnline Community ManagementPHPPostgreSQLProduct DevelopmentProduct managementPublic speaking
Ruby on RailsSassSearch Engine OptimizationTelerik Sitefinity CMSSQLStartup ConsultingWeb Content ManagementWebsite DevelopmentWireframingWordPressUser Experience ConsultingReact JS

Awards

Vancouver Community Experience Group, Host (2011 - Present) //

Founder and host of the the Vancouver Community Experience Group (#VanCX), which represents Vancouver-based online community developers, managers, and designers. VanCX is kindly hosted Work [at] Play Media Labs in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
South By Southwest (SxSW) 2009 //
Interactive Web Awards - Finalist, Community category - [you must be logged in to see this link]
2009 nextMEDIA Banff Digital Hot List Finalist //
"Top 5 Digital Property in Canada" - [you must be logged in to see this link]
2008 Canadian New Media Awards //
Finalist, Excellence in Social Media Websites - [you must be logged in to see this link]
2008 Applied Arts Interactive Awards //
Winner, Experimental/Artistic &
Winner, Weblog/Social Networking - [you must be logged in to see this link]
2008 Backbone / KPMG PICK 20 Awards //
Winner, Top 20 Web 2.0 Projects in Canada - [you must be logged in to see this link]
Invitee to Nokia/WOMWorld Open Lab 2008 //
Helsinki, Finland

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