I am a web developer, designer and interactive multimedia journalist located in Chapel Hill, N.C. I currently work as a Vice President of Technology at Swarm Interactive, Inc., where I have been since 2011. I also work as a freelance developer of commerce and data management systems for local businesses.
I recently developed ViewMedica 8 for Swarm, an embeddable, web-based patient education system used by thousands of medical practices around the world. ViewMedica 7 was recognized as the Platinum Winner in the 2013 eHealthcare Leadership Awards for Best Rich Media for Business/Process Improvement Application. Swarm was recently featured in the 2014 Inc. 5000 fastest growing private companies in the U.S.
I am a 2011 UNC-Chapel Hill graduate in Multimedia Visual Communications and am originally from the Charlotte, North Carolina area. In my free time I enjoy playing classic arcade games and metalsmithing my own jewelry.
You can hire me to develop your web application or website. I love to build exciting new things that have business value. I am reliable, experienced, efficient and full of ideas. Please check out my experience here and on Github. Don't hesitate to get in touch. I am always available for new projects.
- PHP, Laravel, Cake, Codeigniter
- Ruby, Rails
- SQL, NoSQL, MongoDB
- CSS, SASS, LESS
- Mobile/Responsive Design
- Data Visualization
- WordPress, Joomla!
- BASH, ZSH
- Adobe CS, Flash, ActionScript
- Node.js, Express
Freelance Web Applications
HCPNetwork is a custom Laravel web application that manages and organizes more than 70K clients. They use this management system to distribute free, high quality educational materials. The application interfaces heavily with Excel importing and exporting. It also leverages the MailChimp API.
North Carolina Media Law Handbook
The NC Media Law Handbook is a textbook application used by publications as a legal aid. It replaced the printed version of the textbook in 2012. The application was developed in Codeigniter. Users pay for the textbook via PayPal, and payments are processed automatically. It includes a note-taking system and versioning system. A custom inline-footnote module was added in 2014.
North Carolina Press Foundation
The NC Press Foundation website was built using a WordPress platform in 2013. The foundation promotes civic participation through literacy programs and other educational initiatives. This website also includes a commerce application where users can pay for private, distributed documents.
NC Journal of Law & Technology
The NC Journal of Law & Technology website was built using a WordPress platform in 2012. They provide legal scholarship focusing on the many intersections between law and technology. Website design by Ashley Bennett.
Rowhill Consulting Group
Rowhill Consulting Group is a small business located in Chapel Hill. This business-focused design showcases Rowhill's leadership solutions. Website design by Ashley Bennett.
Web Applications Developer
Swarm Interactive, Inc.
June 2011 - Present
- Transitioned the popular, award-winning ViewMedica 7 video platform from Flash to modern web standards.
- Developed and currently maintain a complex automated commerce and sales management application.
- Created a responsive, front-end marketing website.
- Manage and handle support requests for all company software.
- Lead development of the ViewMedica Stock Art e-commerce application which leverages the PayPal payments API.
- Built a web-based waiting room looping video service application.
Reese Felts Digital Newsroom
August 2010 - June 2011
- Established the first Reesenews.org website using WordPress.
- Created several recognized interactive graphics using ActionScript 3.0, most notably the NCAA Probe featured on SI.com.
- Developed a mobile application which was used by UNC Dance Marathon to promote current events.
Multimedia & Online Editor
The Daily Tar Heel
April 2009 - August 2010
- Transitioned dailytarheel.com from the College Publisher platform to a more modern content managment system.
- Published all of the newspaper's digital and print content to the online platform.
- Managed a team of writers and developers who contributed content to the publication.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
School of Journalism & Mass Comm.
B.A. Journalism & Mass Communicatons, Multimedia Concentration
Get in Touch with Me
I Appreciate Your Time
I value and truly appreciate anyone who is willing to take the time to reach out to me. You should expect a response soon. I look forward to speaking with you.