Technology and design leader with over 15 years experience directing a wide variety of interactive projects.
05/95 to Present - Core 77, Inc. , New York, NY
Founding Partner http://www.core77.com Creative partner and interaction designer for Core 77, a media design studio focusing on content-driven internet products. Original designer and developer of CORE - Industrial Design Network, an award-winning portal catering to the industrial design profession.
Responsible for web site development from concept through production, including interface design, navigation design, functionality and editorial copy writing. Coordinated all project management, client relations, business development, and office management tasks at the firm. Worked with clients including Fortune 500 companies, design and advertising agencies, universities and manufacturing companies.
2/00 to present
Providing strategic design, information architecture and project management consulting services. Responsible for directing the overall design and implementation for a variety of interactive projects. Current projects involve working with clients to define requirements and specifications, sourcing and managing internal and external resources, and managing budgets and technologies. Requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, technology implementation skills and experience, project management skills and the ability to work directly with senior-level clients to promote and sell solutions.
6/97 to 2/00
Gartner Group, Inc. , Stamford, CT -
Director, Sales Technologies
Responsible for directing the efforts of technology-based sales configuration projects in support of worldwide Sales and Marketing organization. Responsible for developing strategic and tactical planning of technology and people resources, defining business & technical requirements, preparing and managing project plans and budgets. Directed a team of database and application developers, design and marketing personnel to define database architecture, business taxonomy, interface design and sales support.
Responsible for evaluating technologies and identifying strategic technology partners and participating in business relationship management including identifying issues for contract negotiation and fulfillment for platform consulting partners.
09/93 to 05/95
Bulldog Business Solutions, Brooklyn, NY -
Lotus Notes application developer. Primary responsibilities included interface design, process engineering, workflow analysis and project tracking. Worked with clients in Boston and New York including Chase Manhattan Bank, GartnerGroup and Analog Devices. 05/90 to 09/93 Lotus Development Corporation, Cambridge, MA - Designer http://www.lotus.com Responsible for providing packaging design services, including construction design and material specifications, prototyping, engineering drawings, cost analysis and process improvements. Developed all Notes applications used by the group.
1984 to 1990
Offshore Yachts, Norwalk, CT -
Responsible for customer service, demonstrations, deliveries, construction and maintenance. Performed mechanical and electrical installations and repairs from blueprints. Education Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY Masters Degree in Industrial Design, December 1995 University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT B.A. in History, May, 1989