Designer, Developer, Storyteller
I apply my skills in design, development, and storytelling to create products that speak clearly to their indended audiance. I pride myself in creating accessible, modern, and aesthetically pleasing websites and applications.
CSUN News & Events
Architected a solution to allow university content creators to publish news and events using WordPress for syndication across the Drupal-powered university website.
A Pixel Walks
Designed and developed a static HTML website for A Pixel Walks, my graduate thesis project that explores video gaming culture. Produced a browser game and long-form article.
Transitioned The Dieline from Squarespace to a custom Laravel CMS platform; designed solutions for user accounts, content importing from Submittable, and ad management.
Wrote CSS and blade templates for Bi.org, a custom Laravel application for the American Institute of Bisexuality. Implemented additional features after the site was launched.
Designed and developed a Laravel-based platform that makes it easy for escrow officers to send updates to their team or their clients. Built using Filament and Tailwind CSS.
Skills and Capabilities
- UI/UX Planning
- Responsive Design
- Art Direction
- Brand Identity
- Accessibility (WCAG/508)
- SEO Optimization
- Git Workflows
- Node Workflows
- Bash/Command Line
- Project Planning
- Technical Planning
- Client Relations
- Team Collaboration
- Contractor Management
- Social Media
- Game Design
- Adobe XD
- Laravel Development
- WordPress Development
- Vue JS
- Tailwind CSS
- Bootstrap CSS
- Laravel Forge
- Digital Ocean
- WP Engine
Teaching and Workshops
Advanced Web Design
January 2017–June 2018 | California State University, Northridge
Led three semesters in the CSUN art department covering advanced web design. Curriculum covered design planning, accessibility, mobile responsiveness, CSS/SCSS techniques, and PHP/WordPress development.
August 2018–May 2019 | California State University, Northridge
Instructed two semesters in CSUN’s multimedia department on interactive multimedia. The course encompassed concept planning, design, development, and practical implementation.
WordPress for Beginners Workshop
June 2016 | California State University, Northridge
Delivered a 3-hour workshop to CSUN design students introducing WordPress. Topics covered: theming, accessibility, useful plugins for extending WordPress and when to use them, and web hosting insights.
Customizing Bootstrap CSS Workshop
June 2017 | California State University, Northridge
Conducted a hands-on session for CSUN design students on tailoring the Bootstrap CSS framework. Emphasized node workflow setup, SCSS utilization, variable adjustments, and CSS compilation.