Most recent experience helping to build single-page web applications using ReactJS and Angular libraries/frameworks consulting to Bloomberg and HBO. Historically positioned as lead "styler" on large HTML5 and CSS3 responsive solutions. Also managing small teams, estimating, scoping, and recruitment. Adept at responsive web techniques, mobile web development, progressive enhancement, and some progressive web app techniques. Experience with CSS-in-JS solutions including styled-components and Semantic UI. Experience working in various environments such as Node and Ruby on Rails. Leveraging various bundlers, build scripts, and testing frameworks including npm, yarn, babel, webpack, gulp, grunt, jasmine, mocha, karma, Highcharts, D3. Various content management systems including WordPress.
Clients include: FairFXHBO, Bloomberg, Citi, Northern Trust, Prudential, Sears, State Street, and CIO.com.
Currently working on greenfield projects leveraging ReactJS, styled-components, Firebase.
"Smart technology for moving money in real time, enabling you to take charge wherever you are."
Launched February 2016: Bloomberg's first product entry into the highly competitive Know Your Customer (KYC) utility space.
Responsible for editing HTML in ReactJS templates and extending and customizing a Bootstrap/Less framework.
America's most successful premium television company.
Launch April 2014: shop.hbo.com Responsive web site displays customized world map and links to HBO retail shops worldwide on all popular desktop and mobile devices.
Launched April 2014: talk.hbo.com Re-skinned desktop and mobile forum site hosted by Lithium and single sign-on process. Applied `s to server-rendered Freemarker pages using, almost exclusively, an external SCSS/CSS file.
Launched November 2013: a mobile version (currently iPad only) of HBO.com.
Launched April 2013: a Xbox second-screen experience for the "Game of Thrones" season three.
Designs and implements portal, content management, and integration solutions for some of the world's largest public and private organizations. Specializing in web experiences, rich web and mobile applications, digital marketing campaigns and more.
Typical tasks include the architecting of large-scale CSS structures and HTML markup, leading teams of 4-8 developers in "styling" web applications, scoping and assignment of tasks, oversight and review of team members, and recruitment.
Clients include: Bloomberg Law (Flex and RoR applications), Bloomberg Sports, Citi, Northern Trust, Prudential, US Army, CIO.com, Sears, Amex, Northern Trust, Mastercard, Starwood, Avis, and State Street
Subscription based financial news website with content published in numerous formats including several web sites, PDFs, text/XML feeds, text/HTML e-mails.
Designed graphical user interface used throughout proprietary publishing system, customer service application, and other tools.
Java, XML, Tcl, Story Server, Rational Process, ColdFusion
Includes some self-designed and promoted small business web sites and well as screen-shots showing finished pages found on several corporate web sites with restricted access.
Public repos include:
React 16 example: https://github.com/chrismathers/react16-example-app
Angular 1.x example: https://github.com/chrismathers/Example-Angular-1.x-App
Podcast interview: http://thedrunkweb.com/episode/14/
Speaker at ng-conf 2014
Professional musician – double bass/electric bass. Master of Arts: Double Bass – Manhattan School of Music
Private instruction, all instruments and voice. Bachelor of Science: Music Education – West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Public school music educator – Virginia and Germany