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Curriculum Vitae

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Freelance and Contract Web Site Design

July 2008 — present

Lead Front-End Web Developer — Project Spot Portal Team — IBM and BSkyB (full time contract)

May 2007 — July 2008

Webmaster — Trinity College at the University of Toronto (part-time contract)

July 2006 — May 2007

Senior Designer — TiCorp Interactive

December 2000 — September 2001

Web Developer/Designer — Aquent

July 2000 — December 2000

New Media Director — Tone Interactive

March 1999 — June 1999

Web Designer/Developer — On2logic New Media

May 1998 — March 1999

Freelance Multimedia and Web Site Design

June 1996 — May 1998


Software and CMS

WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Photoshop, ImageReady, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, and many more.


Standards-based HTML, CSS, JavaScript, experience working within ASP, JSP, Cold Fusion code and making small changes as necessary. Some PHP scripting.

Operating Systems

Macintosh, Windows, some familiarity with UNIX, iOS, Android.


2013 Open University — Msc Development Management

1996-2000 University of Toronto

1996 International Academy of Design — College Diploma in Computer Graphics

1994 University of King’s College — Foundation Year Programme


Royal Park Community Consortium

(2009-2011) - Financial director, board member

Geekup Leeds

(2009) - Member and interim meeting organizer


(2000-2008) - Steering committee member and organizer of TOevolt 2004 conference

Making A Commercial Case for Adopting Web Standards (MACCAWS) (2002-2004)

(2002-2004) - Co-founder & steering committee member

Toronto Webgrrls

(1997) - Assistant Meeting Coordinator


References are available upon request.