California State Fullerton

Master of Science in Instructional Technology (M.S.)

California College of Arts & Crafts

Coursework in traditional animation

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)
California Polytechnic State University International Programs Study Abroad in Florence, Italy

Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze

A year–long course in life drawing at the Scuola Libera del Nudo, Florence, Italy

Art Institute of Boston

Recipient of Grand Prize Admissions Scholarship. Studied painting with Sarah Sze

Work Experience

Web Designer and Developer, Naval Postgraduate School

Liferay portal administrator and front-end web developer in the Information Technology team (ITACS) at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey CA. Website design and development using Liferay DXP 7.4, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, React, Bootstrap, Adobe CC. Created custom templates and structures using Apache Velocity and FreeMarker (Java template engines). Development of Asset Display Templates (ADT). Led Liferay training classes for NPS community. Created responsive, mobile-optimized, 508-compliant web pages. Utilized object-oriented programming (OOP) techniques to develop custom user experiences and templates. Analysis and generation of Google Analytics reports. Use of JIRA project tracking. Experience with creating AWS CloudFormation templates in YAML & JSON. Comptia Security + Certified. AWS Certified Cloud practitioner.

Mobile Web Developer, Naval Postgraduate School & Northrup Grumman (Contract with Advanced Onion, Inc.)

Designed and developed a mobile application version of an existing online Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) course, EO3404 Applied Digital Signal Processing, for use on the iPad and desktop/laptop computers. This app was developed using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and JQuery Mobile and is deployed to students as both a web app and as a stand-alone hybrid application for installation on mobile devices. This mobile version allows students to conveniently access their course textbook, video lectures, note-taking, and social networking all in a single touch-enabled interface. Particularly unique features are instructor led video quizzes, utilization of the device camera to include “outside” material such as handwritten notes and screenshots from other computers, and full integration with the Sakai LMS forum to allow student and teacher interactions in a social networking framework. Designed as a reusable template for transfer to other NPS courses.

Senior Web Designer, Naval Postgraduate School

Creation and testing of dynamic educational websites using standards-compliant xhtml, html5, css3, JavaScript, JQuery, 508; Mobile/iPhone application development; 3D modeling, visualizations, animations, graphics for web-based games and simulations; project management of e-Learning websites and LMS. Skin design and implementation. Production of video for the web, knowledge of best-practices for delivering web-based video, including video browser-compliant file types, codecs, bitrates & mobile applications. UI design. Developed tools, processes and tutorials for internal use by media development team.

Diane Jones AIA, Art, Architecure, Web Design & Development

Consulting company providing design consultation, visualization drawings, high-quality web & print graphics, 3D modeling, CAD production drawings, and website design services for design, landscape design firms and other businesses.Tutoring services in computer-aided design software, project management, and web design. Freelance animation, illustration and graphic design projects. California Architectural License #C-32319. Clients include Naval Postgraduate School and Cathleen Hudson Landscapes.

Aedis Architecture & Planning

Assistant Project Manager

Production and coordination of construction documents for modernization projects and additions to schools in Sunnyvale School District, responsible for over $14 million in construction cost. Project Manager and Contract Administrator for Restroom, HVAC and Power Upgrades at five school sites in Cambrian School District, San Jose, construction cost $5 million. Worked closely with clients, construction managers and contractors. Managed all aspects of the contract administration phase, including responding to RFIs, COs, submittals and payment requests. Extensive experience working with DSA (District of the State Architect), Oakland, CA to obtain project approvals. Fiorovich Group: Architecture and Construction Draftsperson, residential design firm: hand and CAD drafting, perspective drawing and rendering.

Cal Poly Architecture Department

Architectural History Teaching Assistant, Cal Poly, 1996-1997


Licensed Architect in California, #C-32319


Conference presentation: “Developing an On-Line Course for the Mobile User with a Social Networking Interface” (PDF), International Electronic Design Conference, San Jose, March 2011. Co-Author, Prof. Roberto Cristi, Naval PostgraduateSchool, Monterey CA

“Using CSS Blueprint Framework“, Santa Cruz Web Developers Group, Santa Cruz, March 2009.

Awards and Exhibitions

  • 2009 Cabrillo College Art Gallery, Student Exhibition
  • 2005 Grand Festival Award in Animation, Learning to Try, Berkeley Video Film Festival 2005
  • 2005 Best-in-Show, Learning to Try, West Valley College Film Festival
  • 2003 Cabrillo College Art Gallery, Student Exhibition
  • 1998 Galleria Via Larga, Florence, Italy
  • 1996 Cambrian Arts Center Design Competition, 2nd Place, Cambria Arts Council
  • 1993 Grand Prize Admissions Scholarship, Art Institute of Boston
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