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- WordPress custom themes and plugin development.
- Cross browser compatibility and responsive design.
- SEO best practices.
- UI/UX best practices, typography, color theory, and accessibility.
- Linux and web server skills including NGINX, Apache, & MySQL.
- Version control systems.
- Project and client management.
Intensive Thai Language Program
School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Web & Graphic Design
Massachusetts College of Art
Graphic Design & Photography
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
I enjoy cooking & baking, travel, hiking, history, geography, politics, music, photography, nature, plants, reading, languages, and linguistics.
I am a highly skilled front-end web developer with decades of diverse experience and a hardworking, organized, self-sufficient approach. My passion for web development remains strong, driven by a love of challenges and a desire to constantly improve.
CEO & Technical Director
Dapper Digital | Portland, OR | 2005-current
Build websites for companies, non profits, and government agencies.
Create custom WordPress themes and plugins
Work with a network of designers, developers, writers, etc. on large scale websites
Coordinate project management and client interfacing
Host, manage and support client websites
Autostraddle | Portland, OR | 2012-2020
Built the Autostraddle website with a custom WordPress theme and plugins
Scaled the site for seamless response for millions of views per month
Built and maintained the custom server setup
Initiated and created the membership system, allowing financial survival
Helped writers use technology to increase productivity
Senior Web Developer
Greater Than One | New York, NY | 2004-2005
Responsible for front-end development for global pharmaceutical clients
Hand-coded standards compliant HTML/CSS
Worked to teach designers the best design practices for faster development
Client list: Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Lilly, New York University
Collab.net | New York, NY | 2000-2001
Worked closely with the back-end developers to create front-end code for customized versions of Collab.net’s software
Client list: Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Open Office & Mozilla
Razorfish | New York, NY | 1999-2000
Created HTML templates for more junior developers to build out websites
Helped educate designers on best practices for design for the web
Hand built pixel perfect websites for Fortune 500 companies
Client list: Charles Schwab, U.S. Trust, Quest Diagnostics & Ford Motor Company