I have deep experience working with dynamic Web sites and applications, crafting modular solutions while minimizing complexity and bloat. I have extensive agency experience, work well in both team and self-directed contexts, am a fast learner, autodidactic by nature, collaborative by preference, and deadline-driven.

My clients and employers have included Fortune 500 companies, design agencies, businesses, major arts organizations, non-profits, community organizations, academics, and artists.

Skills and expertise

  • Site development, maintenance, production, support, and migrations
  • Accessibility (a11y) auditing and development, including WCAG 2.1, WAI-ARIA, Section 508, EU legal compliance
  • Standards-compliant HTML (HTML5, XHTML, HTML 4 for email)
  • JavaScript (ES5, ES6), JSON, Fetch/Ajax, progressive enhancement, jQuery
  • Responsive CSS, SASS/SCSS
  • PHP, React
  • MySQL, SQL
  • WordPress: custom development, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Multisite, SEO
  • Microsoft internal platforms and frameworks: MWF, UHF, JSLL, SiteMuse
  • Localization (l10n) and internationalization (i18n)
  • Web analytics
  • Performance optimization
  • SEO best practices and techniques
  • Social indexing: Open Graph, microdata (, etc.
  • Version control: Git, SVN, CVS
  • Task runners: Gulp, Webpack
  • Technical writing and documentation

Current position

Development Lead, Web Developer, Accessibility Lead

Resorces Online (Seattle, WA)
2008 – present

My responsibilities for RO include serving as dev lead for CMS integrations and custom development for enterprise-scale international web sites. Development of custom features and CMS components, themeing, client-side coding, release management, development coordination across multiple onshore and offshore teams, production support, customer support, as well as CMS admin interface design and development.

I am also RO's primary accessibility expert, advising internal dev and editorial staff on best practices, consulting with staff and clients, performing accessibility reviews and audits of major international web presences, triaging and directing code and content fixes, and coordinating accessibility mitigations with third-party dev teams and stakeholders. This requires that I stay up to date with the latest information, industry best practices, and legal developments worldwide.

Major assignments have included: Seismic, Microsoft Translator, Microsoft Garage, Microsoft US Partner Community Blog, Microsoft Genomics, Windows Insider, Microsoft Learning, Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics, Video Librarian, AutonomouStuff, many others.

Past positions

Senior Web Developer

POP (Seattle, WA)
2004 – 2008

Major projects and clients included: Nintendo of America, Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Chicago), San Francisco Ballet, The Roundhouse (London), PBS, The Planetary Society, Houston Symphony, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA, San Francisco), Safeco Insurance, many many others.

Primarily responsible for coding the presentation layer of complex dynamic .NET e-commerce web applications for major corporations and arts organizations in the US and abroad. Spearheaded accessible coding initiatives and adoption. Worked closely with the SEO team on developing optimal coding practices, plus handled Google Mini administration, integrations, and interface customizations.

As technical lead on several major projects, responsible for internal coordination and supervision of the development process, including permanent and contract staff. As lead programmer, I had overarching responsibility for all development & technical aspects of a large site combining custom PHP/MySQL CMS with hybrid Dreamweaver templates in a custom dynamic templating system, and management of dev staff.

Co-founder, Principal

Subliminal Media Inc. (Seattle, WA)
2000 – 2005

Clients included: Boys and Girls Clubs of America, NOAA, The Flying Karamazov Brothers, Westwind Computing, In Inc., The Culligan Group, Butterworth-Heinneman / Focal Press, Town Hall Seattle, Parker LePla, Washington Composers Forum, many others.

Comprehensive Web development, design, hosting and system administrator services for design agencies, businesses, non-profit organizations, and artists. Also provided Internet technical consulting services, training and education, digital and streaming video production, writing and editorial services.

Webmaster, Online Community Moderator

Sound Nonviolent Opponents of War (SNOW) Coalition (Seattle, WA)
2003 – 2004

The SNOW Coalition was a decentralized, broad-based grass roots peace activist network opposing the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq. Its affiliates encompassed diverse organizations and citizens across the entire Puget Sound region. During my tenure, I was responsible for operating and maintaining their entire online presence.

Producer and Director, streaming video performance documentation

Seattle Poetry Festival (Seattle, WA)

Reporting directly to the Festival's Executive Director, I produced and directed 3-camera video documentation of all readings and performances at the Festival's primary venue (On The Boards), delivered as streaming online video within 24 hours. I also performed all related Web site integration, updates, and archiving.

Contract Web Developer

Independent (Seattle, WA)
1999 – 2000

Clients included: Seattle International Film Festival (1999), Nintendo of America, Fusion.Com (San Francisco), Parker LePla, Westwind Computing, Tractor Tavern, others.

Senior Web Developer

Fluent Communications (née TPD Publishing) (Seattle, WA)
1997 – 1999

Clients included: Microsoft, Nintendo of America, Aon Corporation.

A custom publisher offering Web, editorial, and print services to major corporate clients. I served as technical lead and project coordinator for several major Web projects for Microsoft and Nintendo of America, and performed HTML production for various other clients.

Chief HTML Production Specialist

PhotoDisc (Seattle, WA)
1996 – 1997

PhotoDisc was a leading stock photography and imagery company that pioneered online sales and delivery in that field. It was later acquired by Getty Images.

My duties included: HTML and graphics production to meet exceptionally high, print-grade design specifications in all 3.0/4.0 browsers for all e-commerce, promotional micro-sites, special projects, and the award-winning online magazine, Design Mind.

Contract Web Developer

Independent and via contract agencies (Seattle, WA)

Clients included: Microsoft, US West, Madge Networks, Visual C++ Developers Journal, Team Design, Fusion Interactive.

Contract Web Developer

Independent (Chicago, IL)
1995 – 1996

Clients included: World Book Encyclopedia, Playboy Online, the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center, Digital Video Artists

Webmaster, Content Director, Consulting Services (Chicago, IL)
1994 – 1995

One of the very first ISPs in Chicago.

Sole Proprietor

Tezcat Online Publishing (Chicago, IL)
1994 – 1995

Pioneering online publisher, launched when graphical browsers were just emerging. Clients included: The Rhinoceros Theatre Festival, Hot House, Chicago Filmmakers (non-profit cinematheque). Projects included: Chicago Soundwire (online music magazine), The Octopus Archive (Web/FTP text archive), SchØdinger's Radio (e-zine), others.


Grand Illusion Cinema

A nonprofit art house cinema in Seattle's University District, with a "jewel box" theater seating 70 people. Under varying owners, the same space has been an independent cinema since 1970 — the longest continually operating movie theater in Seattle.

Lead Projectionist
Dec. 2022 – present

Projectionist supervision and training, equipment maintenance and upkeep, print traffic, and related tasks for DCP, digital, 35mm, and 16mm projection.

2011 – present

Regular ongoing shifts running 35mm film changeover, DCP, misc. digital video formats, and resident 16mm expert.

Assistant Programmer
Nov. 2022 – present

Supporting the Lead Programmer with film programming, special series, promotions, etc.

Board Member
Feb. 2022 – present

Member of the board guiding this Seattle arts non-profit.

Membership Coordinator
2018 – 2020

Responsible for all membership duties: maintaining the roster, mailing membership packets, renewals, etc.

Northwest Film Forum

A nonprofit film and arts center located in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, originally founded in 1995 as WigglyWorld Studios.

2004 – 2015

Weekly shifts projecting 35mm changeover film, 16mm, digital and analog video, and (eventually) DCP formats. I also providing live audio engineering for several annual fundraising galas.