Summary

I’m a web developer and graphic designer with a focus on creating design systems and building front end pattern libraries. I love creating harmonious, functional systems that empower large organizations to tell their story.

Experience

Web Developer

  • NewCity
  • March 2011 - March 2020
  • Built front end pattern libraries for higher-ed institutions and other large organizations
  • Coordinated with design and UX teams to develop atomic design systems
  • Developed full stack web sites for NewCity clients
  • Presented educational talks related to pattern libraries, atomic design, and systematizing at higher-ed web industry conferences
  • Presented at pitches for potential new business
  • Contributed to internal development projects and tools

Designer

  • NewCity
  • January 2017 - March 2020
  • Created design systems, element collages, and page layouts for higher-ed institutions and
    other large organizations
  • Worked with developers and UX team members to create atomic design systems
  • Presented design work to clients, explained design decisions, and incorporated feedback

Designer & Developer

  • Freelance
  • March 2003 - Present
  • Designed, programmed, and updated websites for a variety of clients
  • Created print and video materials for a variety of clients
  • Coordinated events and meetings

Web Developer

  • Ferrum College
  • January 2008 - April 2009
  • Responsible for all creative direction, development, and maintenance of the college’s website including a major redesign
  • Directed, designed, and implemented sites for department and child entities under the college
  • Developed promotional videos and interactive Flash content

Education

Radford University

  • Radford, VA
  • Graduated May 2007

Bachelor of Science, Media Studies. Concentration: Web Design

Skills and Areas of Expertise

  • HTML, CSS/SCSS, JavaScript
  • Fractal, Pattern Lab, atomic design
  • php, Twig, WordPress
  • Sketch, Abstract, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Git, Docker, issue tracking/management
  • Presentations, educational speaking
  • Web accessibility
  • Marketing, writing, and editing