Tara Manuel
San Francisco, CA
phone: 415-806-5658
email: tara@pixitect.com
portfolio: http://pixitect.com

Summary:

Detail oriented, creative problem solver expertly skilled in interactive web and application design and development. Currently working primarily with Illustrator, Omnigraffle, HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript, with additional JS libraries and frameworks, as needed. Self driven, fast learner seeking new challenges.

Honors & Awards:

  • Webby Award Honoree -2008 Worked with non-profit organization, Citizen Group, to produce Eyes On Darfur website
  • Pi Mu Epsilon, National Honor Society


  • Professional Experience:

    UX Design & Development, HCI Consultant San Francisco, CA 2012-present

    Interactive Design & Development Solutions

    Lead Creative Developer, San Francisco, CA Deloitte (Recap.com start up was acquired by Deloitte in 2008 and later Thomson Reuters) 2008 - 2011

    Cross-functional lead role in web application development

    Senior Software Developer, Creative Team, San Francisco, CA Recap.com, (acquired in 2008 by Deloitte Consulting) 2007-2008 & 1999 - 2004

    Lead developer for start up business development company in the LifeSciences field. Created technical solutions & strategy for subscription website, recap.com

    Freelance Developer, Boston & San Francisco 2004 - 2007

    Developed web applications

    Analyst Krambo Corp, San Francisco, CA 1997 - 1998

    Analyst at small private placement firm.

    Education:

    Stanford University, Stanford, CA

    Coursework in Human Computer Interaction(HCI) and Design Thinking

    School of the Museum of Fine Arts(SMFA)/Tufts University, Boston, MA

    Design & Applied Arts

    Trinity College, Hartford, CT

    Bachelor of Science, Mathematics & Math Modeling

    University College, London, England

    Study Abroad, Mathematics & Economics