Site Architecture, Development, and Operations

I was responsible for building and managing the site dev team. During that time, we redesigned the site architecture and implemented deployment, backup, and version control tools.

The environment included API, Database, App, Production, and Sandbox (test) servers. We created load balanced, redundant servers and were able to provide 99.999% up-time to more than 1 million unique users per month.

Server Tools Used:

  • Ruby
  • Chef
  • Vagrant
  • Capistrano
  • GIT

Information Architecture and Wireframes

I led the information architecture and wireframe process. We worked with the team to identify stakeholder goals, operational realities, and content possibilities. We established the following priorities, features, and content.

Server Tools Used:

  • Job Listings
  • Featured Jobs based on geography and function
  • Campaign spaces for hard-to-fill positions
  • Topical segmented campaigns – Military, College/University, Summer Staffing
  • Major function career segmenting – retail, corporate, supply chain, merchandising
  • Social Media and fun facts – Celebrating company culture and accomplishments
  • Video content highlighting associate’s stories of passion and pride in Home Depot

Our Stories - Video Series

I Directed, wrote, produced, conducted the interviews, managed a small team of shooters, edited, colored, soundtracked and completed the motion graphics. The shoots took place in 5 states over 3 months. "Our Stories" a campaign celebrating the people behind the orange apron that have an influence and impact on people every day.