1. 115 Freeman St. Apt #2L
  2. Brooklyn, NY 11222
  1. PH: 917.517.7397
  2. EML: mark@iliketocolor.com


Key Technologies

CSS, (X)HTML, CFM, PHP, SQL, mySQL, XML, XSLT, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, ActionScript (2,3), Google Search Appliance, Brightcove, DoubleClick, Drupal, phpBB, wordpress, SVN

Professional Experience

  1. Expotv.com
  2. Frontend Developer
  3. 2009 – 2011

Expotv hired me mostly for doing front-end development which included CSS, JavaScript, php and template building. When they decided that is was time to revamp their video player this became my core responsibility, from design to implementation. The new video player was to be in html5 and actionscript which would degrade to flash for non supporting browsers. With the video player we also added in "Hot Spots" were you could add a clickable region to the video playing for more information and links to products.

  • Coded new skinable video player from scratch in ActionScript and Jquery
  • Designed and developed a hot spot(clickable notes) editor and plugin for the video player.
  • Examples Player and Editor
  • Reworked all the javascript for Expotv front end, User management system and Client management systems
  • Helped Clients (Sears & Kraft) to implement video players into their sites.
  1. Imaginova (Space.com, Livescience.com, Newsarama.com and Aviation.com)
  2. Lead Frontend Developer
  3. 2007 – 2009

As the Lead Front-end developer at Imaginova I implemented the redesign of Livescience, Newsarama and Aviation.com; this included all the CSS, JavaScript libraries (prototype, scriptaculous and jQuery) and templates for the CMS.

  • Developed custom search templates in XSLT and maintained the company's Google Search Appliance.
  • Implemented DoubleClick on all of the company's properties.
  • Set up DART tags and trained the sales team with ad trafficking through DART.
  • Implemented custom Brightcove video players for Livescience.com, Newsarama.com and Space.com
  • Trafficking of video pre-rolls and take over's.
  • Developed a Yahoo application for my Yahoo! called “Hey Einstein” which is on Yahoo's most recommend list on Yahoo Open Apps.
  • Implemented Pluck (commenting system) on Livescience.com, Newsarama.com and Avation.com
  • Themed the company's BBS and Blogs. (phpBB, wordpress)
  • Helped with redevelopment of custom CMS.
  1. PriceFish.com
  2. Front End Developer / Programmer
  3. 2004 – 2007

I was hired by PriceFish.com a price comparison website as their Lead Designer and Front-end Developer. The site was developed in ColdFusion and SQL Server 7.

  • Helped with database development for products entries
  • Developed a filtering and tracking system for products and related items.
  • Additions of AJAX to provide faster response times for search query’s within the website
  • Development of Rich Internet Applications for the front-end, including voice and video reviews for merchants and products.
  • SEO optimization to increase organic traffic through Google and Yahoo.
  1. C2Media
  2. Interactive Media Developer
  3. 1998 – 2002
  • Layout design, frontend and backend delvelopment and maintenance of client websites.
  • Lead development of the company's Intranet.
  • Promoted to help with development of I-Queue a content management system for media graphics.
  1. Ultimate.com
  2. Lead Programmer
  3. 1996-1998
  • Lead Cold Fusion programmer for company and clients websites.
  • Supervision of the quality assurance team and training of interns in Cold Fusion and Java Scripting.
  1. Krone
  2. Jr. Advertising and Communications
  3. 1994-1996
  • Layout designer of the company’s promotional materials and product catalogs.
  • Technical illustration for manuals and 3d modeling of product prototypes.
  • Learned HTML in between projects and sometimes I ate a burrito


  • Host Works: Contractor for Flash and ActionScript for the company's clients.
  • nightshyamalan.com / SciFi Channel: Action Scripting for the SciFi website M Night Shyamalan.
  • Colorado Lottery: Flash Tutorials for the Colorado Lottery games.
  • BigFish Branding: Flash ActionScript, Design and PHP shopping cart.
  • Second Best the Movie: ActionScript and Flash work for the movie site.
  • ShipCompliant.com: Flash / ActionScript, XML and UI Design for the site.
  • Sill TerHar: Flash / ActionScript and XML for the main Navigation.
  • Silver Oak Cellars: Design and Action Scripting for the directions and map to the Cellar's locations.


Colorado Institute of Art
2002 - 2004

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Design.


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