Chasen Interactive LLC
(October 2011 – present)
I specialize in publishing technologies and browser text rendering, creating dynamic and interactive sites using web standards.
(May 2014 – present)
I work on the Atlas publishing platform, creating tools for authors to create, edit and design both digital and print books in the browser.
Google Data Arts Team
(May 2013 – August 2013)
I contracted with the Creative Lab’s Data Arts Team at Google San Francisco for the summer of 2013. I worked on the development of several Chrome experiments, including a music video for Arcade Fire, and an animated typeface creator at anitype.com.
University of Southern California
Web Developer III
(May 2011 – October 2011)
I was employed at the University of Southern California in the IT department as one of a team of web developers and designers working on sites that support thousands of students, faculty, staff and alumni each day.
(March 2010 – October 2012)
I contracted with the motion graphics firm P-Films in Venice, CA. I led the conversion of their website from flash to a Rails based HTML5 site. I maintain their web presence and work on a number of internal projects, ranging from interactive presentations to a HR Resource management
Co-Founder / Web Developer and Designer
(March 2009 – May 2010)
I worked with a group of D|MA graduates to found a small design firm in Venice, CA. Our projects ranged from a mid-size social networking site, to e-commerce stores, to small portfolio sites. We focused on clean design and code and attention to detail in both in the work we produced and the attention we gave to clients.
KAA Design Group
(March 2008 – March 2009)
I was employed as a developer at a Marina Del Rey – based multidisciplinary design group. I worked on a wide range of sites, from small portfolios to restaurant sites to a large art merchant’s catalogue. All sites used the Joomla Content Management System.
Department of Design | Media Arts
Department Website Development
(August 2007 – March 2008)
I worked with a team of three and department chair Casey Reas to develop, redesign and maintain the
department’s presence on the web.
Hosted by: Google and Eyebeam NYC
Every Day is Tax Day: An interactive visualization of how your time is spent by the US Government.
Hosted by: Microsoft
Cloud Orchestra: A HTML5 and Node.js experiment to create a collaborative symphony.
UC Berkeley – I School
(2012 - 2014)
My studies focused on digital reading and technologies for learning. As a researcher within the next generation publishing group, I led development of EPUB.js.
UCLA – Design | Media Arts
(Graduated class of 2008)
I received a Bachelor of Arts from the Department of Design | Media Arts at the University of California, Los Angeles. I graduated near the top of the class. I was very active in my department, participating in several undergraduate shows and maintaining the Department’s web presence.
Ruby on Rails, Node.js, and PHP.
WordPress, Rails Admin, Joomla, Radiant and Custom Built solutions.
Experience of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
Python, Objective-C, OpenGL and OpenFrameworks