Summary

Hands-on Front-End Development Manager with strong people and team-building skills. Big picture thinker who pays attention to details and employs an appreciation for analysis. Adept at organizing and prioritizing projects to properly allocate resources ensuring deadlines are met effectively and efficiently. Highly motivated, able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines.

  • Detail oriented
  • Able to organize and prioritize work
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work in a team environment or independently
  • Strong desire to explore new technologies and expand skill set

Technical Skills

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, User experience, cross-browser compatibility, Veeva CLM, BBEdit, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Transmit, Subversion, Mac OSX, familiarity with various utility programs

Professional Achievements

  • Co-authored and established "Creative for Digital Development Handoff Guidelines" with Director of Technology for all internal brand team Art Directors increasing development productivity
  • Supervised all front-end production for the world’s two largest online promotions ensuring a successful launch: McDonald’s Monopoly – over 69 million game plays [2004 - 2009] and Subway Scrabble [2009]
  • Authored and established company's internal front-end development coding standards, increasing coding efficiencies

Experience

Sudler & Hennessey, New York, New York

VP, Associate Director Of Technology December 2013 – May 2017

  • Co-Supervised internal development team
  • Collaborated closely with Art Directors, Project Managers and Account Executives regarding development requirements and feasibility of digital projects
  • Managed multiple concurrent projects of varying complexity
  • Hand coded cross-browser compatible, standards-compliant websites from layered Photoshop files using HTML5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Hand coded standards-compliant iPad projects from layered Photoshop files using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Allocated resources to meet all production needs, including outsourcing as needed
  • Client communication as needed
  • Clients included Astellas, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cubist, Exelixis, Ferring, Genetech, Janssen Biotech, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Medivation, Pfizer, and Roche

Senior Interface Engineer November 2010 – December 2013

  • Hand coded cross-browser compatible, standards-compliant websites from layered Photoshop files using X/HTML, HTML5, CSS/CSS3 and jQuery
  • Hand coded standards-compliant iPad projects from layered Photoshop files using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Collaborated with art directors and account executives regarding front-end development feasibility of projects to effectively meet clients' needs

DraftFCB Healthcare, New York, New York (Freelance)

Associate Director Of Web Technology April 2010 – August 2010

  • Supervised front-end developers for websites and HTML emails
  • Managed multiple concurrent projects of varying complexity
  • Collaborated with Project Managers regarding technical specifications of projects
  • Allocated resources to meet all production needs, including outsourcing as needed
  • Hand coded cross-browser compatible, standards-compliant websites from layered Photoshop files using X/HTML, CSS and jQuery

Promotions.com, New York, New York

Director, Creative Production 2004 – 2010

  • Supervised Creative Production department responsible for all Flash and HTML development (Clients include McDonald's, Kraft Foods, Hasbro and Quaker Oats)
  • Organized and prioritized projects to enable proper resource allocation to meet all production deadlines, including outsourcing of work as needed
  • Maintained internal front-end resource schedule for all projects
  • Critically reviewed and analyzed supplied creative from third party creative agencies including Razorfish, The Marketing Store, Digitas and Ogilvy for front-end development feasibility
  • Reviewed code to ensure adherence to internal coding specifications
  • Developed (hand-coded) front-end of online projects and promotions as needed
  • Revised and updated company creative specifications as supported technologies evolved
  • Implemented internal JavaScript Framework (jQuery) to comply with industry standards
  • Conducted annual employee reviews and recommended applicable compensation adjustments
  • Responsible for department staffing
  • Client communication as needed

Senior Developer 2003 – 2004

  • Organized, prioritized and assigned projects, including outsourcing of work as needed
  • Hand coded HTML pages from Photoshop files using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Performed cross browser and cross platform QA on all HTML pages
  • Organized and prioritized work to effectively meet deadlines and produce high quality code
  • Collaborated with art director and account executives to meet clients' needs
  • Collaborated with back-end programmers to produce engine compliant HTML pages

Developer 2000 – 2003

  • Hand coded HTML pages from Photoshop files using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Performed cross browser and cross platform QA on all HTML pages
  • Organized and prioritized work to effectively meet deadlines and produce high quality code
  • Collaborated with art director and account executives to meet clients' needs
  • Collaborated with back-end programmers to produce engine compliant HTML pages

Independent Contractor

Web Developer 1999 – 2000

  • Designed, developed and maintain www.carolynboschi.com
  • Designed and developed Baltimore Men's Chorus website (no longer live)
  • Designed and developed Blue Moon Art & Design website (no longer live)
  • Developed sites using raw HTML, CSS and JavaScript (No WYSIWYG programs used)

Morrow Junior Books/William Morrow & Company, New York, New York

Designer 1995 – 1999

  • Designed jackets and interiors of original picture books and novels
  • Designed promotional material including posters, bookmarks, and magnets
  • Created electronic mechanicals for book and promotional projects I designed
  • Oversaw all stages of production
  • Supervised in-house freelancers
  • Interacted with editors, production department and illustrators
  • Organized and prioritized work to efficiently and effectively meet deadlines
  • Diagnosed and solved Macintosh problems for design department
  • Resolved computer and document problems to prevent key projects from missing release dates

Education

THE NEW SCHOOL

  • Intro to JavaScript
  • Beginning JavaScript
  • Intro to Flash

UNITED DIGITAL ARTISTS

  • Web Design certificate (Courses included HTML, JavaScript and DHTML)

CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, CLARION, PA

  • Bachelor of Science in Communication

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