An accomplished Technology Director & Team Leader with expertise in a diverse range of technologies. 20+ years of demonstrated success managing Enterprise CMS implementations (using Adobe AEM (6.5 & Cloud), Sitecore, Drupal & Contentful), Frontend Microservice-based ecommerce development, Marketing automation system deployment, Mobile application development & technology leadership. Deep experience growing & managing teams of engineers and maintaining close, trusted advisor relationships with clients. Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
Technology Director | Work & Co | Atlanta, GA | Dec 2022 – Jan 2023
Led software development projects implementing React, Next.js, Gatsby, Headless, micro-service based, front-end web applications for clients such as Vistaprint, Royal Caribbean and Harley-Davidson. Gathered technical requirements, architected solutions, documented implementation approach, conducted code-reviews, planned QA process and managed deployments in an automated continuous integration environment. Guided product owners and creative teams in the design phase to ensure interfaces are technically feasible.
Solution Architect | Avanade | Atlanta, GA | Sep 2019 – Dec 2022
Worked alongside sales executives to acquire new business, write contracts, onboard offshore engineering teams and launch projects. Wore many hats, including: pre-sales engineer, solution architect, program manager and business analyst. Conducted client workshops and collaboration sessions to gather requirements, facilitate white board sessions and architect solutions for Adobe Experience Manager, Marketo and various other Adobe & Microsoft digital marketing solutions.
Practice Lead | Teksystems Global Services | Atlanta, GA | Oct 2018 – Sep 2019
Established an Adobe Practice for Teksystems Global Services. Assisted sales teams selling Adobe Marketing Cloud products. Worked directly with clients to understand business goals, architect solutions and enable teams.
Managing Director | VML | Atlanta, GA | Dec 2004 – October 2018
Began career as a Web Developer and held various roles including: Lead Developer, Technical Architect, Technical Director and Managing Director. In most recent role, led teams of developers implementing CMS systems (Drupal, Adobe & Sitecore) and building websites for clients such as US Navy, Regent Cruise Lines, Xerox and Fedex. Responsible for hiring engineers and establishing a system for mentoring and management within the Atlanta and Bogota VML offices. Led VML teams through the planning, strategy, ideation and execution. Introduced agile methodology to internal teams. Assisted in numerous business acquisition pursuits.
Full Stack Developer | Scientific Learning | Oakland, CA | May 2000 – May 2004
Developed and maintained websites for Scientific Learning’s suite of educational software products on a custom PHP driven platform.