Synopsis: I have over eight years of experience working in the New Media industry designing and developing Web sites ranging from e-commerce to complex Web applications. I am well-known in the community both for pioneering the blog format for Web sites and for founding the cms-list, a mailing list dedicated to the discussion of Content Management Systems. For the past three years I have focused on designing and building collaborative community solutions for the enterprise and political markets that takes advantage of the power of groups of people.
Cameron Barrett Consulting
New York, NY - 09/2001 to Present
Title: User Interface Designer, Design Technologist
Status: Freelance and contract work. Independent clients.
Responsibilities: User interface design, information architecure, production management, web site design, Content Management System installation and integration, consulting.
Industries: Retail furniture store, architecture firm, video production company, publishing company, financial services software company.
John Kerry For President, Inc.
Washington, D.C. - 03/2004 to 05/2004
Title: Blog Strategist, Online Community Planner
Responsibilities: Researched the online community options for the Kerry for President campaign, wrote proposals for building a robust, scalable online community that would embrace the existing supporter base and increase the participation of undecided voters.
Clark For President, Inc.
Little Rock, AR - 09/2003 to 02/2004
Title: Design Technologist, Blog Strategist
Responsibilities: Designed and produced the first post-announcement site for General Wesley Clark's bid for the President of the United States in less than three days. Built the first official blog for the candidate and then replaced that with the innovative and first-of-its-kind Clark Community Network, a hosted blog community that allowed Clark supporters to have their own blogs to support the candidate. Trained the web production staff to build and maintain the Clark04.com site from November to February. Maintained the corporate identity of the campaign, designed much of the web-based and print-based propaganda and support materials.
New York, NY - 08/2000 to 08/2001
Title: Senior Information Architect, Design Technologist
Responsibilities: User interface design, online community development, web application development, production management, product instantiation engineering, customer support, intranet development.
New York, NY - 02/2000 to 08/2000
Title: Senior Information Architect, User Interface Designer
Responsibilities: Information architecture, information design, new technologies research, etc.
Note: Alphanumerica was acquired by CollabNet in August, 2000.
Borders Online, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI - 02/1998-02/2000
Title: Interactive Designer
Projects: Borders.com E-commerce site, BordersStores.com, BordersGroupInc.com, In-store Internet kiosks, Print-based design, Online Marketing
Responsibilities: At Borders I was part of a large team of designers and developers responsible for the design, production, implementation and maintenance of a leading e-commerce site.
Northwestern Michigan College
Traverse City, MI - 1997
Title: New Media Instructor
Responsibilities: At NMC I taught two semesters of New Media design and HTML classes. I was responsible for providing course plans, class materials, and instruction in Adobe Photoshop, BBedit, Claris Home Page, and FTP applications.
Web Elite, L.L.C.
Ann Arbor, MI 1996
Experience: Freelance Web Design
Instructional Technologies Services
Kalamazoo, MI 1996
Western Michigan University
Experience: Multimedia Production, Web Design
Cadillac, MI 1995-1997
Internet Service Provider
Experience: Co-Founder, Vice President & Creative Director