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Below are many projects I have worked on in the Web and multimedia industry. NDAs permitting, I intend to use some of my experiences in Information Architecture classes I am teaching at Cabrillo College and UCSC Extension. If you're also interested, please review my theater work.


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Information Architect
& Project Manager UCSC Admissions Web Site - March 2003
  • Contract Information Architect.
  • Designed user flow and site architecture for new Admissions site.
  • Produced wire frames.
  • Managed client relationship, timeline & QA process.
  • Worked closely with team at Web development firm, GroupofPeople.
 

Information Architect
James Burke's Knowledge Web Online Learning Tool - Fall 2001 - July 2003
  • Volunteer Information Architect.
  • Designing user flow and UI for the Knowledge Web, UI Team leader.
  • Producing site flow and wire frames with co-designer, Cathy Gellis.
  • Working closely with an interdisciplinary team, spread around the world (and of course James Burke himself).
  • Please read the Wired article for a little more info.
 

Information Architect
American Wireless Transaction Application - May to August 2002
  • Contract Information Architect.
  • Designed user flow and UI for AW's internal commission processing system, conducted user interviews.
  • Produced site flow and key wire frames pages throughout a 100+ page application.
  • Worked closely with client decision-maker, engineers, and design & HTML producer to complete the project.
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Information Architect
American Wireless Dealer Portal - November 2001
  • Contract Information Architect.
  • Designed user flow and UI for AW's Dealer portal.
  • Produced site flow and wire frames.
  • Worked closely with client decision-maker and design & HTML producer to complete the project.
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Information Architect
HP Preferred Business Store site - July 2001
  • Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • Refined and revised the "HP Preferred" Business Store Web experience.
  • Worked closely with design staff and client to produce a successful revision to the dilapidated HP Preferred site.
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Usability Analyst
ZoneLabs' Integrity Corporate Security Tool - April 2001
  • Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • An Imagesmith visual designer developed the UI for this tool, and ZL internal staff developed the user flow for this Web-based corporate security tool.
  • Conducted a heuristic evaluation of the user flow.
  • Focusing on major flow issues, I produced a report within one week.
  • Presented report to ZL executives and development team members.
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Information Architect
ZoneLabs' ZoneAlarm & ZoneAlarm Pro - Jan to May 2001
  • Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • Member of team of IAs and a visual designer. Lead IA was Deb Voisin.
  • Developed new UI structure, user experience and collaborated on design elements for ZL's security/firewall software programs.
  • Worked extremely closely with product management team at ZoneLabs.
  • This product has an installed user base of over 9 million, and is consistently one of the internet's top downloads, according to ZDNet and CNET.
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Information Architect
HP Business Desktop & Laptop Configurator - February 2001
  • Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • Architecture and Usability consultant to design a UI based on HP's revised design standards.
  • Worked closely with HP team to resolve long-standing problems with the configurator interface.
  • Partnered with large engineering firm, IntelliCorp.
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Usability Analyst
Quiver - December 2000
  • Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • Usability consultant for Quiver's Consumer Portal Solution software.
  • Presented Usability Audit to key management staff, outlining key usability issues as well as recommending community-based features and refinements.
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Information Architect
eHealthInsurance.com - November 2000
  • Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • Architecture and Usability consultant for Small Business Group division.
  • Worked closely with eHI team throughout, including product development staff and internal engineering staff.
  • Presented Usability Audit to key management staff to highlight major usability and architectural issues.
  • Conducted paper prototype user testing and presented results to client for resolution and refinement of recommendations.
View eHI Case Study
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Information Architect
HP Business Desktop Product Advisor - November 2000
  • Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • Architecture and Usability consultant to revise the UI design for the BDD Advisor.
  • Partnered with large engineering firm, Selectica.
  • Worked closely with both HP and Selectica teams throughout.
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Project Manager & IA
HP Printing & Digital Imaging Product Advisor - August 2000
  • Project Manager & Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • Completely rebuilt the Product Advisor for Printing and Digital Imaging.
  • Partnered with large engineering firm, Selectica.
  • Developed site architecture with contract IA, Tom Vincze.
  • Worked closely with both HP and Selectica teams throughout eight-month project.
  • Included prototyping in HTML as well as user testing of our designs.
View HP PDI Case Study
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Project Manager & IA
Mamisi.com & DJSneak.com - December 1999
  • Project Manager & Information Architect for Imagesmith.
  • Entertainment & Film Industry Web Portal.
  • Included Wesley Snipe's official web site.
  • Included development of world-famous House DJ, DJSneak.
  • Highly aggressive timeline, working with broad spectrum of individuals, including client Art Director, contracted design firm and partnered back-end engineering firm Talaria, now part of Wirestone.
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Project Manager
Disney.com Flash Demo - March 1999
  • Project Manager for Imagesmith.
  • Managed quick turnaround Flash demonstration presented to high-level Disney executives.
  • Refined script provided by client and provided visual documentation to accompany demo for smooth running.
  • Worked closely with Disney marketing and design team members.
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