✌🏼 Experience

Web Design Lead

Seattle Colleges / 2012-Present

  • Current lead in web style guide and design system build for the district. Collaborating with each campus’ community, fellow web devs, writers, communications and graphic design team members.
  • Previously led front-end portion of a website redesign for the college’s legacy site, which included setting usability and accessibility priorities, collaborating with stakeholders, and meeting project timelines while providing maintenance to the legacy system.
  • Deep experience and knowledge in front-end design and development with a focus on usability, accessibility and simple design.
  • Expert in HTML, CSS, responsive web design and ADA compliance. Proficient in JavaScript, JQuery, Git and SVN.
  • Works well both individually and in collaboration with others to complete multiple projects in a timely manner.
  • 7+ years experience in typography, branding, designing and building a front-design system and web style guide.

Front-end designer and developer

Freelance work, Seattle WA / 2009-2012
Responsible for identity, content design, visual design and WordPress development for over a dozen clients including Puget Sound Institute of Pathology, Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action, Healthy Washington Coalition, and Health Care for All – WA.

Production designer

Smart Dept. Inc., Seattle WA / 2012
The Garrigan Lyman Group: Implemented design specifications according to digital brand guidelines for T-Mobile, Google Play, and Minwax.

UI developer

The Creative Group, Seattle WA / 2011
POP Multimedia: Wrote CSS to ensure consistent user experience for DC Comics graphic novels in preparation for the launch of Amazon’s Kindle Fire.

Education

Seattle Central College
Certificate in Web Design
Dean’s List and President’s List Scholar

Skills

HTML, CSS, Illustrator, Photoshop, responsive web design, logo design, typography, information architecture, content design, visual design, ADA compliance, web accessibility, WordPress, Drupal

Currently learning: InDesign, JavaScript, PHP, Twig and UNIX

Awards

Paragon and Medallion Awards: Sponsored by NCMPR, The Paragon Awards (winter 2018) is a national competition among two-year colleges in a variety of communications and marketing categories. We also won a Medallion Award from NCMPR region 7 (fall 2017).