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Work Experience

frog design inc.

March 2005 - August 2007

Senior Developer

Digital Media Technology

101 W. 6th Street
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78701
Phone:
512.477.frog (3764)
Fax:
512.477.3792

Job Descriptions

  • Provided senior-level strategic-creative consulting to Fortune 500 companies to help clients invigorate their existing assets, innovate and enter new markets with additional products, services and experiences, and help clients reinvent themselves, and envision and visualize their future by helping to strategically innovate their business and create new markets.
  • Worked with clients to develop new products, services, and experiences in the web and desktop environment using the latest technologies including ASP.NET 2.0 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0, the new managed code programming model for Windows.
  • Led key implementation projects and provided senior-level mentoring to other Digital Media Technology team members.
  • Worked with clients to understand their current technologies and challenges and the technical goals of the company. Provided working prototypes and full UI implementations in various technologies to help clients strategically advance in competitive markets.

Projects

HP Total Care Advisor
Project:
HP Total Care Advisor
Client:
Hewlett-Packard Company
Target:
WPF
Delivery:
XAML + C#

Led a team to implement a WPF desktop tool for Windows Vista. The HP Total Care Advisor puts support and system health information in one place — greatly simplifying how a user gets relevant information about their PC.

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HP SmartCenter
Project:
HP SmartCenter
Client:
Hewlett-Packard Company
Target:
WPF
Delivery:
XAML + C#

Jointly worked with HP to develop SmartCenter, an XBAP application built with .NET 3.0 and Windows Presentation Foundation. HP SmartCenter is a new customizable user interface that is the home page of quick links and favorite applications for the HP TouchSmart IQ770 PC, the industry's first all-in-one PC based on Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center that provides users with touch-screen access to information, communication, and entertainment.

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HP Consumer UI Toolkit
Project:
HP Consumer UI Toolkit
Client:
Hewlett-Packard Company
Target:
WPF
Delivery:
XAML + C#

Designed and developed a WPF application to be used as a reference library for all HP branded control styles designed by frog design. This toolkit allowed HP developers to download the source XAML to be used in other HP applications.

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Spare Backup
Project:
Spare Backup
Client:
Spare Backup, Inc. & Hewlett-Packard Company
Target:
WPF
Delivery:
XAML + C#

Spare Backup recently signed significant partnerships with a number of companies, including HP, that will increase the distribution of Spare Backup software. To help Spare achieve a world-class user experience, the current .NET WinForms application was reorganized and built in WPF using the existing SpareCore API.

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Lawson M3 Smart Client
Project:
Lawson M3 Smart Client
Client:
Lawson Software
Target:
WPF
Delivery:
XAML + C#

Developed a WPF control proof sheet for the Lawson M3 Smart Client control styles designed by frog design. This control proof sheet allowed Lawson developers and executives to review actual WPF controls during the design process.

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frog Client Resource Manager
Project:
frog Client Resource Manager
Client:
frog design inc.
Target:
API + Web
Delivery:
C#.NET API + ASP.NET 2.0/XHTML/CSS

The frog CRM is an internal tool used by project managers and executives to manage client and project security for; external access to Microsoft SharePoint project collaboration web sites; internal access to local project file shares for frog employees.

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AMD Enterprise Solutions
Project:
AMD Enterprise Solutions
Client:
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Target:
Web
Delivery:
ASP.NET 1.1/XHTML/CSS

Localization of content can be accomplished in many ways, such as by having one page per culture, or by using a database to store the resource on a per culture basis. The .NET Framework provides a great implementation based on resource files to make localization easy to do and maintain.

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AMD Commercial Stable Image Platform (CSIP)
Project:
AMD Commercial Stable Image Platform (CSIP)
Client:
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Target:
Web
Delivery:
ASP.NET 1.1/XHTML/CSS

Conversion of a static site into a multi-language site is a very simple task using the Microsoft Enterprise Localization Toolkit. Only the actual translation of the content is time consuming.

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AMD's 50x15 Initiative
Project:
AMD's 50x15 Initiative
Client:
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Target:
Web
Delivery:
ASP.NET 1.1/XHTML/CSS

Another localized ASP.NET microsite for AMD. This site also required some complex JavaScript to calculate and track the current goals of the 50x15 initiative.

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AMD's Commercial Intranet
Project:
AMD's Commercial Intranet
Client:
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Target:
Web
Delivery:
ASP.NET 1.1/XHTML/CSS

The Commercial Go-to-Market intranet application was a documents collaboration web site used by AMD's Commercial Business Partners to share, managed, and distribute business related articles, documents, web site links, and contact information.

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AMD Multi-Core Technology
Project:
AMD Multi-Core Technology
Client:
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Target:
Web
Delivery:
ASP.NET 1.1/XHTML/CSS

The Multi-Core microsite was one of four microsites developed for AMD, in ASP.NET, that provided built-in mechanisms for delivering localized content based on a user selected culture.

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