|I am seeking a position in a small to mid-sized company, leveraging my business, creative and technical skills. I like to telecommute and am also available for on-site work in Manhattan. I will consider non-profit fine arts oriented companies.|
This is a seasoned professional with experience in the user interface design of mission-critical web products and applications, working in a large team. She has also worked alone to create entire websites - design, constuction and deployment of promotional and e-commerce websites, either producing new creative or adapting existing content. She has the ability to quickly learn and master new software and technologies.
Kathy is a Senior Software Engineer with a leading Legal Services corporation going on six years. She has learned best-practices working in a company with a CMMI Level 2 rating for software development, and with consultants from Digitas, Accenture and Frog Design and with off-shore resources from TCS and TATA companies in India. Prior to joining CT Corp she successfully launched and ran her own company for six years in New York City providing services in music production, audio engineering and promotional materials. Her first work experience in NYC was with HBO where worked for seven years and gained management experience in Marketing Operations.
|Portfolio of Live Web Sites|
Of the 40 different sites I have created 7 are currently online.
Sole resource, responsible for entire site design, deployment and ongoing maintenance:
www.popaganda.com "POPaganda: The Art of Ron English"
www.serbophoto.com "Celin Serbo Photography"
www.ariaready.net"Kirkpatrick Productions - Opera"
www.equitystep.com "Equity Step"
www.riversidechoral.org "Riverside Choral Society"
www.landoverllc.com "Landover Development Partners"
www.kathygeary.com "Kathy's Reality A Musicians Life"
Member of large application development team, Kathy works with marketing product specialists, project managers, business analysts, software developers, quality assurance, database and e-infrastructure specialists:
www.ctadvantage.com and www.hcue.com "CT Corporation System"
2000 - present CT Corporation System New York, NY
Senior Software Engineer
CT Corporation System serves attorneys and corporations by providing services for corporate records management, statutory representation, document retrieval, filing and searching for corporate and UCC transactions. It is the biggest company in the corporate and representation services business in the U.S., a total market estimated at about $310 million.
This candidate has six years experience in the design of mission-critical web products. As part of the User Interface Group, she is the project lead for CT Corporation’s “hCue” corporate governance product, providing UI design, documentation and construction. Based on high level requirements as provided by product specialists and business analysts, she creates both presentation and functional UI artifacts: Visio based user flows and wireframes as the model for HTML construction, page specifications for functionality, based on use cases. The product is built on a .NET framework and the interface is componentized for maximun code re-use. She manages the work using project management methodology for estimation and status tracking.
At the start of her tenure at CT Corporation her strong problem solving skills contributed to the successful launch of an on-line education product “Learn @ CT”, as a member of the two-person development team technically assessing and modifying off-the-shelf Docent Enterprise software. The course content consists of a series of Flash movies within the Docent framework, she built the Flash templates used to generate the courses.
1993-1999 Geary Media Services New York, NY
1986-1993 Home Box Office New York, NY
Marketing Operations, Assistant Manager
| Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX Bachelor of Music graduated Cum Laude
North Texas State University Denton, TX Master of Music Voice Performance major
References available on Request