Sr Programmer - Applications & Arch
San Francisco Bay Area
Freelance/Contract Web Developer
August 2012 to December 2015
University of Montana
IT Manager - College of Humanities and Sciences (formerly College of Arts & Sciences)
2011 to 2012
Spectral Fusion Designs
July 2010 to July 2011
Spectral Fusion Designs
November 2003 to June 2010
What company does Craig Mcninch work for?
Craig Mcninch works for SRI International
What is Craig Mcninch's role at SRI International?
Craig Mcninch is Web Developer
What industry does Craig Mcninch work in?
Craig Mcninch works in the Computer Software industry.
Web Developer @ SRI International Freelance/Contract Web Developer @ Craig McNinch Worked on a wide range of sites, from small web applications to large, high trafficked sites. This involves working with clients to analyse, design, and implement solutions to problems or improve processes. Usually, these solutions require multiple technologies and tools across different layers, from hosting/infrastructure, to server-side/DBMS, to client-side.Highlights include:- Implementing dynamic user feedback on web interfaces with jQuery/JSON/AJAX.- Implementing web-sockets for "pushing" data to clients and eliminate long polling.- Implementing an online video delivery platform with a web-based encoder for live video streams as well as infrastructure to trans-code, and push streams to CDN's.- Build interfaces that are responsive with certain elements within the DOM changing depending on screen size.orientation. - Consult and work on projects with teams spread across multiple timezones and to take "point" when necessary on moving projects forward and to meet deadlines. From August 2012 to December 2015 (3 years 5 months) Missoula, MontanaIT Manager - College of Humanities and Sciences (formerly College of Arts & Sciences) @ University of Montana Oversaw two IT departments. Spectral Fusion Designs for web development and GrizTech for desktop and server support. We supported approximately 400 faculty under the College for both academic and research purposes.- Developed and enforced IT policies for HS. Established new policies and protocols - Researched, planned, and recommended IT solutions for both academic and research needs such as technology classrooms, video conferencing, mobile.- Improved communication within the College’s distributed departmental IT units and between HS and UM’s central IT. - Improved tracking and management of IT assets. Examples include centralized storage of equipment for better utilization across multiple departments and accessible online forms to submit proposals, track inventory, etc. From 2011 to 2012 (1 year) Missoula, mtProgram Manager @ Spectral Fusion Designs Took over operations in 2010. Helped to redefine its image within the campus community and re-focused on services provided. - Worked on establishing better communication between SFD and other web units within the university. - Took a more active role as a stakeholder within the campus community- Established policies and tools used within the office. Examples include a new project management system, ActiveCollab, Cascade CMS, Codeigniter, - Helped transition the office to a new space- Managed the budget, reduced expenses, and established new sources of income via seeking out grant based projects. From July 2010 to July 2011 (1 year 1 month) Missoula, MontanaSenior Programmer @ Spectral Fusion Designs Helped to establish standards and best practices such as requirements gathering, design, implementation and testing (unit, integration, system) within SFD. - Trained and mentored junior developers.- Designed and implemented a faculty management system used by several colleges at the University. First major RIA application, originally built with Adobe Flex.- Received Award of Merit from the Society of Historical Archaeology for work on their website www.sha.org. - Managed the web servers used within the college. (Windows 2003, IIS, Coldfusion, as well as LAMP). From November 2003 to June 2010 (6 years 8 months) Missoula, MT
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