John has worked with globally recognized brands creating digital products and shipping hundreds of apps for over 10 years. John volunteers as a classroom assistant for the Roseville City School District and serves on multiple governing boards at the district level. John helps organize meetup groups in his local software development community and enjoys assisting new programmers in achieving their career goals.
John has experience managing engineering and digital marketing teams and meeting deadlines. John has experience scaling with companies from a small start up environment to globally recognized brand.
John helped to scale Oceanhouse Media from a small startup to one of America’s fastest growing companies, earning Oceanhouse a spot on the Inc 500. John researched UI/UX models and executed front-end designs on best-selling mobile apps and popular web apps like CommitTo3.com. John became an expert with UX design programs like Sketch, Figma and Adobe XD. John led and managed internal and external production teams to establish and execute on timelines and budgets. John led teams in developing and evaluating their individual quarterly rocks: their specific, measurable goals. John met with team members weekly to check-in on progress and offer suggestions and support. John was responsible for developing and implementing the company’s core values. John developed Oceanhouse Media’s marketing and analytics strategy, establishing key performance indicators. John’s marketing and analytics work resulted in increased conversions, sales and improved customer retention. John worked with teams at Apple to design and develop an exclusive Apple Watch app for the launch of the Apple Watch in April 2015. Other technologies used include XCode, Ruby, Rails, Bootstrap BackboneJS, JQuery and React.
John was responsible for the design and production of printed, multimedia and web based promotional materials for The Jacobs School of Engineering. Responsible for providing a wide range of creative services support including graphic design, video production, motion graphics production, web development and producing interactive kiosk content. The work included UI/UX design, Flash programming, Photoshop graphic design, Adobe Premiere video editing and Wordpress programming.
UC Santa Cruz, BA Film and Digital Media 2003