About Me

I’m a frontend WordPress developer with a passion for creating things that are both beautiful and useful. My strength lies in leveraging the intersection of my design background, development skills and analytical knowledge. Every new website project presents me with an opportunity to innovate and to use new advanced functionality to help clients reach their goals.

Education

University of Missouri – St. Louis

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
May 2016

Qualifications

Google Analytics Academy

Advanced Google Analytics Individual Quali cation
Dec. 2017

Speaker – Wordcamp STL

Presented on WordPress development workflow
May 2018

organizer wordcamp us 2019

Currently on the logisitcs team for Wordcamp US
January 2019 – present

Experience

emagine
Developer | August 2018 – Present

Building customized wordpress themes and plugins from design comps. Working with external API’s to integrate 3rd party services and create advanced interactions and animations that result in a more engaging user experience.

goBRANDgo!
Design Intern | April 2015 – August 2015,
Graphic Designer | August 2015 – May 2016,
Frontend Developer | May 2016 – August 2018

Since 2016, I’ve worked full-time as a frontend developer, building customized wordpress themes and plugins from design comps. I work with external API’s to integrate 3rd party services, build custom interactive assets, and create advanced interactions and animations that result in a more engaging user experience. I’m heavily invested in every project from idea to whiteboard, wireframe and execution. On top of new site builds, I handle security, updates and ful ll service tickets for goBRANDgo!’s 100+ hosted WordPress sites.

Technical Skills

Softwares / Tools

Adobe Creative Cloud, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Sketch, Media Encoder, Coda 2, Microsoft Visual Studio, MacOS Terminal, Git, Github, Sourcetree, Slack

Languages / Libraries

HTML5, CSS3, J Query, Javascript, PHP 7, Bootstrap 3 & 4, Skeleton, Sass/Scss, AJAX, Vue.js, React, Node, NPM, Homebrew

Data

API’s, JSON, XML

CMS / CRM

WordPress, Hubspot, Shopify, Podio, Sherpa

Project Management

Wrike, Accelo, Mavenlink, Workamajig, Basecamp, Trello

Other

Advancd Google Tag Manager, Analytics and Search Console, Google Maps API, Zapier, SVG animation, CSS Animation, GSAP, Bodymovin, CDN, SSL, MySQL, Sendgrid, Woocommerce, Stripe, Paypal, Shipstation, Xero, Mail Chimp, Constant Contact, WP-CLI, AWS

Additional Skills

SEO Best Practices, Standard Marketing Knowledge, Typography, Branding, Ux Research, Wireframing, Sitemaps, Prototyping