Over fifteen years experience developing large scale web and mobile applications, from early-stage startups to global brands. Specializing in modular design systems, front-end architecture, product development, team management and mentorship.
Co-Founder / Front-end lead, 2013 – 2017
An ad-free social network and marketplace for creators. Involved on multiple levels from product concept, architecture and UX to development of the large scale applications. As co-founder, helped organize and navigate multiple funding rounds and various business phases.
ello.co / github/ello
Partner / Development Director, 2011 – 2014
A software consultancy specializing in web and mobile application development. Responsible for leading user interface development, front-end architecture, business development and team operations.
Clients: Ello, Google, Qdoba, Cirrus MD, Inspirato, Coraline, Pinnacol Assurance
Sr. Director of Interactive Services, 2005 – 2011
A full service agency working on global brands primarily in the outdoor and entertainment industries. Responsible for strategic architecture, development on marketing and application driven solutions. Communicate design decisions directly to project owners and clients. Identify and facilitate new business opportunities with current and potential clients. Agency wide refinement related to process and efficiencies. Management and mentorship of development staff. Oversight and development on framework level code. Research and development.
Clients: Audi USA, The North Face, Oakley, Vans, Callaway, Paramount, Sony, Happy Madison, Airwalk, Beatport, Brine, Rawlings
The Firm Graphics
Developer/Interaction Designer, 2001 – 2005
A small boutique design shop with a music industry focus. Developed, designed, and animated interactive applications for broadcast, web and print mediums. Established technical processes, frameworks, and toolkits for rapid interface development.
Clients: The Criterion Collection, Turtle Wax, Italy by Vespa, Insomniac Events
Currently working with Flux architectures in React and React Native projects. For code samples please visit: mkitt.net and github/mkitt.
- Functional Programming, Object Oriented Design, Test Driven Development
- Agile, Lean startup and Traction methodologies
- Accessibility, Analytics, SEO, SEM and other best practices
- Interaction/Technical Architecture and Diagramming
- Strong design and UX skills
- Project and team management
Rochester Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Interactive Media and Technology, Graphic Design. Go Tigers!
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / GitHub: github/mkitt