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Projects that I've been proud to be involved in.

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Professional

Square

  • Position Senior UI Engineer / Designer, October 2015 - present
  • Tech HTML / CSS / Sass / JavaScript / Ember.js / UX design
  • Focus Senior developer and designer on Square's flagship web app for sellers and merchants
  •   Collaborates across multiple teams to build UI patterns and visual interfaces
  • Visit squareup.com

Pocket

  • Position Web Platform Lead, April 2013 - October 2015
  • Tech HTML / CSS / Sass / JavaScript / PHP / UX design
  • Focus Lead developer and manager of all web related content on Pocket's core web app and marketing web site
  • Visit getpocket.com

General Assembly

  • Position Instructor, September 2012 - September 2014
  • Tech HTML / CSS / JavaScript / jQuery
  • Focus Taught day-long responsive web design workshop. Designed the curriculum, exercises, and training materials
  •   Taught ten week (100+ hours of instruction) front end web development course aimed at future developers, entrepreneurs and designers
  • Visit generalassemb.ly

Animoto

  • Position Senior Front End Developer/Designer, February 2012 - April 2013
  • Tech UX design / CSS / HTML / JavaScript (jQuery) / Ruby on Rails
  • Focus Oversaw and managed site wide CSS and HTML on animoto.com
  •   Lead developer on a half year long site wide redesign and rebranding project, instigating a module based (SMACSS) CSS reorganization and a responsive web design framework
  • Visit animoto.com

Box Studios

  • Position Front End Development and Design Lead, February 2011 - August 2011
  • Tech UX design / JavaScript (JQuery) / CSS3 / HTML / Python
  • Focus Oversaw design and front end development for advanced, web-based solutions
  •   Coordinated technical work between creative, engineering, and production staff
  • Visit www.boxstudios.com

Gucci

  • Position Senior Creative Technologist, 2007 - 2011
  • Tech UX design / JavaScript (JQuery) / CSS / HTML5 / iPad design & development / Ruby on Rails
  • Focus Front end lead for all design and development
  •   Primary liaison between business/fashion and tech employees
  • Visit gucci.com

Goldman Sachs

  • Position Software Analyst, 2002 - 2006
  • Tech Java / JavaScript / Sybase SQL / UX Application Design
  • Focus Head developer/manager of trading software used by hundreds worldwide
  •   Designed/streamlined software UI via long term international projects
  • Visit www.gs.com
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Side Projects

News Funnel

  • Tech HTML5 / CSS3 / JS / PHP
  • Focus A simple responsive web app to access two popular design and technology sources.
  • Visit nickschaden.com/newsfunnel

Blue Drop

  • Tech HTML / CSS / JQuery / Forecast.io API
  • Focus A responsive web app that presents the weather at your location in an icon-rich, minimal interface. Touch devices get additional swipe gestures via jQuery.
  • Visit nickschaden.com/weather

Echospot

  • Tech HTML / CSS / JQuery / Spotify API / Echonest API
  • Focus A powerful playlist, album and song search engine for Spotify powered by Echonest.
  • Visit nickschaden.com/echospot

A Shot Apart

  • Position Web Designer/Photographer, 2006 - 2011
  • Tech HTML / JavaScript / CSS / Wordpress / Perl
  • Focus A NYC based photoblog with a focus on street photography and night landscapes
  • Visit ashotapart.com

Bare Tumblr

  • Tech HTML / CSS / JQuery / Spotify API / Echonest API
  • Focus A powerful playlist, album and song search engine for Spotify powered by Echonest.
  • Visit nickschaden.com/projects/baretumblr

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