Work History

Web Content Engineer @ OpenView Venture Dec 2010 – Today

  • Design, build and maintain all company websites
  • Consult with investment companies to improve software UI's, usability, and introduce data-driven design

Consultant @ kevinleary.net

  • Design, build and improve websites for organizations including Boston Magazine, Tufts Medical Center, Philadelphia Magazine, Harvard University and more.

Senior UI Developer @ Fresh Tilled Soil May 2008 – Dec 2010

  • Managed a team of developers to design, architect and build websites and applications
  • Managed code quality reviews while creating guidelines and standards for the team
  • Defined modular UI design patterns, evangelizing modular development practices for UI designers

Front-end Web Developer @ Bluehouse Group May 2007 – May 2008

  • Transformed complex application designs using CSS, HTML, JavaScript and PHP/MySQL for applications built with Symfony
  • Improved the team’s process, introducing ways to leverage open-source libraries like jQuery and Script.aculo.us

Web Designer @ CPASiteSolutions May 2006 – May 2008

  • Transformed table based layouts into clean, modular templates using CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Assist founder with product development

Education

Bachelor of Science @ Champlain College Sep 2004 – May 2008

  • Focus – Multimedia & Interactive Design / Web Design & Development
  • GPA – 3.5

Tools & Experience

Tools, resources and API's I'm constantly using in my work.

Day to day…

  • Vagrant, nginx, memcached
  • Git, Github, Grunt, Composer, Capistrano
  • Bootstrap, HTML5 Boilerplate
  • Ruby, PHP, MySQL, bash
  • HTML5, REST, JSON/XML
  • SASS/LESS, CSS3, @media queries
  • Backbone.js, Require.js, jQuery UI, jQuery Mobile, jQuery

Curiously Exploring…

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • CoffeeScript
  • NoSQL
  • Hadoop
  • Promises
  • NodeJS

Open Source Contributions

  • Responsive Video Embeds WordPress plugin that responsively resizes oEmbed's videos and frames.
  • Browser Shots WordPress plugin that automates the process of taking website screenshots.
  • Visual Editor Biography WordPress plugin that replaces the "Biographical Info" profile field with a TinyMCE visual editor.
  • Github Collaborative contributions to projects and published works.

Published Works