Responsibilities and Accomplishments

Over a 10 year period, I was responsible for building and managing the site design and dev teams. During that time, we rebranded 3 times, switched to a mobile first design methodology, implemented its first site design system, and applied an iterative design thinking approach, which included re-architecture, deployment, backup, and version control tools.

Site Architecture & Development

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.