I am a designer and front end developer with experience building responsive designs for everything from basic marketing websites to software used on hundreds of thousands of websites. I enjoy both the creative work that comes from designing a beautiful project with solid UI/UX, and the technical side of making it all actually work in a browser. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife and son, as well as chasing after our retired racing greyhound, drinking a nicely brewed pot of tea, or practicing my new hobby of wheel thrown pottery.

Experience


Datebox - Lead Front End Developer
March 2017 - Present

As the Lead Front End Developer, I work as a liason between the design and development teams to create tools for Datebox customers. This includes everything from the sales oriented marketing website, to the user's subscription and resource management.

iThemes - Lead Front End Developer and Product Designer
October 2011 - March 2017

As a Lead Front End Developer I have a hand in almost every product iThemes creates, though my primary responsibility has been iThemes Sync, a custom SaaS web application providing remote management of multiple WordPress websites in a central location. I designed the application, built out a front end heavily reliant on in-page AJAX interactions, and continue to provide design and development of new features.

Additionally, I recently assisted in rebuilding an internal customer and subscription management application as a single page React application on top of a RESTful JSON API.

Element Fusion ( NetSuite ) - Web Designer
November 2010 - October 2011

As a web designer for Element Fusion, I worked directly with clients to provide bespoke solutions to their business website needs. From discovery and mockups, to HTML/CSS/JS and content insertion, I helped build the vital online components of their business or organization.

Additionally I designed and developed default templates to be used on their content management platform, LightCMS.

Education


Southwestern Oklahoma State University

(2008) B.A. Communication Arts - Speech Emphasis, Marketing Minor

Skillset


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • UI/UX Principles
  • HTML/CSS
  • Javascript
  • Sass/Less
  • PHP
  • Grunt/Gulp
  • Browserify/Webpack
  • Git from command line
  • WordPress, CraftCMS, Jekyll, and various other content management systems
  • Basic Ubuntu server administration

Projects


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