Resume of Kyle Olson

Hello! My name is Kyle, and I’m a creative web professional, living in San Francisco, California.

I’ve got loads of experience as an engineering architect, a project lead, and with front-end developer operations. I’m also a strong creative problem-solver and an interaction, animation and graphic designer.

Professional Experience

Apple

Engineering Architect, January 2011 — Present

  • Architecting UI frameworks for web and app development
  • Creating processes and tools for UI development, continuous integration, and systems integration
  • Developing UI for iOS and Apple TV apps
  • Coaching a team of exceptional, design-oriented engineers
  • Leading engineering teams to create product marketing sites
  • Concepting and prototyping interactions and animations

Level Studios

Senior User Interface Developer, June 2008 — January 2011

  • Created product marketing sites for Apple
  • Coded marketing and social sites for HP, RIM, and ESPN

Skills

  • Communicating technical issues to non-technical people
  • Writing code that is flexible, robust, and future-proof
  • Finessing interactions and animations
  • Unwavering focus on typography and graphic design
  • Practical, creative problem solving
  • Adaptable multi-tasker

Education

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Communication
  • Concentration in Design Reproduction Technology
  • Magna Cum Laude