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VP, Director of Creative Technology - Hill Holliday

Promoted to run select Retail accounts and all Healthcare accounts for Hill Holliday and Hill Holliday Health. Oversee digital projects and products from start to finish. This includes staffing, scoping, researching and approving third-party vendor, development partners, and working closely with internal teams to launch projects on time and on budget. Responsible for growing the creative technology team and direct report's career paths. I also need to keep up with evolving technology, and responsible for bringing innovative problem solving and solutions to clients.

Lead Creative Technologist - Hill Holliday

Lead internal as well as external projects, teams, and initiatives for clients like Bank of America, Harvard Pilgrim, and most recently, a complete rebuild of PartyCity.com that led to a 16% increase in conversion. I also built out incremental updates, accessibility, SEO, and page speed/performance practices, and (my personal favorite) scalable design systems for clients. Work with creative, strategy, analytics, and other teams on implementing best practices and efficiencies, with a focus on all steps in the user journey.

Senior Creative Technologist - Hill Holliday

Develop, manage, and tech lead projects as well as mentor multiple junior team members in an agile environment. Saw projects for clients like John Hancock, the JM Smucker Company, and Novartis through from its inception all the way to post-launch updates; including managing repositories, deployments to different environments, maintaining high code quality, analytic driven decisions, all while promoting a fun and engaging team morale.

Freelance Developer

Connelly Partners — Worked on front-end and back-end applications with other developers and creatives at Connelly Partners in Boston, MA. I worked with clients like Cayan, MassVacation, Nexaplus, Stowe Mountain Resort, and Wellness Pet Food.

Hubspot — Worked within a small internal project team for one of Hubspot’s products, Signals. I created and developed advertising collateral, mostly in the form of personalized landing pages, used to A/B test, and measure signups within their own CRM system.

Front-End Developer - 38 Studios

Worked within a highly disciplined agile team to conceptualize, design, and develop intuitive web suites for 38 Studios’ flagship products, interactive IP sites, mobile games, and digital platforms. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has a Metacritic score of 81/100.

Johnson & Wales University - Student

Graduated from Johnson & Wales University's school of engineering and design with a 3.9 GPA with a concentration in web technologies. I competed in the National Student Advertising Campaign all 3 years and placed 4th and 3rd in the country, as well as a best Plansbook award for Nissan. I also competed in the DECA web design competition where I won nationals two times in a row. Lastly, I won the university's President's trophy during my senior year.

Awards

Champion for Good - Ad Council

I was honored to be featured by the Ad Council in their Champion for Good series. I've worked on numerous Ad Council campaigns and also serve on their UX Advisory Committee.

Communication Arts - Interactive Competition Winner

Work for Edward M. Kennedy Institute was one of ten featured in the CommArts Interactive 2017 print issue along with an interview with me and the Creative Director on the project.

CodePen Spark

Article on data, analytics, and incremental updates was featured in the first-ever CodePen Spark newsletter, sent to over 75,000 users:

Gold Hatchbowls

Necco #TweetHearts. Direct Response. Product Innovation. Social Media.

Passion Projects

Blackdog Brewing Co

I started home-brewing my own beer. I've developed over 60 batches ranging from IPAs (well, mostly IPAs), amber ales, and even a few porters and stouts. The latter of which I've developed into a yearly new years tradition. I'll brew a bourbon stout on January 1st, and then pop it open 364 days to celebrate. Hit me up and i'll gladly share with you :)

BFMW

Established an LLC with a few close friends to design and develop digital products and solutions for small businesses and non-profits in New England.

BaeBot

A super lovely significant other SMS chatbot to text you back when no one else will. Picked upon BostInno, Twilio’s Developer blog, and other publications. https://baebot.biz

CowsayPLZ

A really dumb node.js bot that replicates every developer’s favorite terminal mammal.

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