Chad Drobish • (973) 658 7129
LinkedIn • Montville, New Jersey 07045

Creative Technologist

Dynamic and results-focused professional with a track record of pioneering digital transformations, integrating cutting-edge technologies, and delivering innovative solutions across multiple platforms. Proven history of success in conceptualizing, designing, and implementing interactive digital products ranging from mobile apps to virtual reality experiences. Demonstrated background in leading cross-functional teams, navigating complex project landscapes, and ensuring alignment with strategic business objectives. Expertise in leveraging technical skills to develop prototypes, optimize user engagement, and exceed client expectations. Committed to continuous learning and applying latest advancements in technology to drive business growth and creative excellence. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Creative Innovation
  • Technology Integration
  • Prototype Development
  • Project Management
  • Conceptual Online Programming
  • Budgeting & Cost Control
  • Complex Problem Resolution
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Team Development & Leadership
  • User Engagement Optimization
  • Client Relationship Building
  • Technical Troubleshooting

Professional Experience

Freelance – Montville, New Jersey
Design Technologist

2009 – Present

Engineered and implemented web marketing solutions to elevate brand engagement for clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies, significantly increasing their digital presence and customer interaction.

  • Crafted an immersive online experience for LG, effectively demonstrating variety and features of their appliances, thereby boosting consumer interest and product visibility. 
  • Developed and deployed interactive kiosks for Amgen to enhance brand visibility and audience engagement at trade shows.
  • Collaborated with on Valentine’s Day 2023 to create “Cat GPT,” a dynamic web experience that promoted agency through interactive engagement and significantly increased visitor traffic and interaction.
  • Designed and released Thanksgiving-themed application on both Android and iOS platforms for Bon Appétit, leading to enhanced user engagement and festive participation.
  • Optimized WordPress site performance for small business clients, resulting in improved site speed, user experience, and SEO rankings.
  • Consistently pushed boundaries of traditional front-end development and design by embracing challenges outside of comfort zones, leading to innovative technology solutions and creative outputs.
Huge Inc. – Brooklyn, New York
Sr. UI Engineer

2020 – 2024

Collaborated with the creative team to develop interactive prototypes, clarify project visions for clients, and optimize user experience. Tasked with designing a comprehensive Journeyship for the first year at Huge Inc., contributing to advanced training methods in animation techniques. Awarded two Webbys for in 2024 and nominee for Chromebook plus.

  • Enhanced digital marketing solutions for Google and improved client engagement and service delivery while performing as Huge Inc.’s StudioXL.
  • Transitioned prototypes to production by ensuring code passed validation systems and peer reviews, resulting in robust software releases.
  • Led and organized educational programs over two semesters for groups exceeding twelve employees, covering comprehensive animation techniques using GSAP and CSS, which allowed team members to hone skills needed to achieve tighter deadlines with excellent project outcomes.
Sapient Razorfish – New York City, New York
Creative Technologist

2013 – 2017

Produced a diverse portfolio of interactive projects, including applications, microsites, tutorials, kiosks, presentations, mobile apps, chatbots, VR/AR apps, and rich media ads to enhance user engagement and broaden digital reach. 

  • Secured Silver Lion at 2016 Cannes Festival of Creativity for leading Acura’s ‘Race Your Heart Out’ campaign, significantly boosting brand recognition and audience engagement.
  • Designed Visa’s ‘360° of Acceptance’ for Rio 2016 Olympic Games, creating an immersive experience that enabled users to explore Rio and learn about athletes, thereby increasing global interaction and cultural engagement.
  • Led large development team to create a series of interactive websites for Spotify, incorporating extensive animation and API integration to enhance user experience and engagement.
  • Developed and integrated personalized ‘Year in Review’ feature for Spotify users, which analyzed listening habits to deliver customized summaries from favorite to least favorite tracks, significantly enhancing user engagement and retention.
  • Created ‘MixtUp,’ an innovative web experience for Spotify, where users could merge two tracks into a custom playlist through API integration, fostering creativity and user interaction.
  • Pioneered launch of Motorola’s Moto X—the first fully customizable smartphone—by developing ‘Motomaker’ platform which allowed unprecedented device customization, contributing to strong market entry and product differentiation.
  • Developed cutting-edge WebGL experience using Three.js for Motorola, enabling users to rotate and customize their Moto X in real time, dramatically improving user interaction and satisfaction with device customization.
  • Recognized for outstanding design and user experience with nominations at Webby Awards for both Best User Experience and Consumer Electronics and Services, highlighting excellence in digital innovation and design.
Razorfish – New York City, New York
Interactive Art Director


Managed R&D, prototypes, and pitch work, enhancing product development and contributing to successful project proposals and client acquisitions. Fostered innovative project approaches while using expertise in animation, interactivity, and emerging technologies.

  • Developed animations and banners for UNIQLO GIF Box campaign, which resulted in doubling site traffic, achieving 11.1M Twitter impressions, and 21.7M Reddit impressions, and garnering 120,000 subscribers in less than a month. This campaign was recognized with Gold CLIO Award in 2013 for its innovative digital marketing.
  • Collaborated with a large team to design and execute interactive banner ads for Mercedes Benz Tweet Race, leading to significant audience engagement and recognition as finalist in Shorty Awards for Best Twitter Campaign.

Additional Experience

Flash Developer, Avenue-A Razorfish – New York City, New York
Design Technologist, NBC Universal – New York City, New York

Education & Credentials

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

Technical Proficiencies

CSS/SCSS/SASS | HTML | JavaScript | PHP | WordPress | Node | Express.JS | React and React-Native | Redux | Vue.JS | Bootstrap | Tailwind | Webpack | Next.js | GSAP || Docker | WebGL | Three.JS | CI (Circle CI, Jenkins, Bitbucket Pipelines) | AWS S3 | EC2 | Lambda | D3.JS | Git | NPM | Adobe – Photoshop | Illustrator | Media Encoder | After Effects | Premiere Pro | Sketch | Figma | Blender | Visual Studio Code | Python | MySQL/PostgreSQL | MongoDB