Why am I a Web Developer?

I am infatuated with the creativity and problem solving that goes into developing. I enjoy creating websites and applications that are elegant, accessible, and engaging. As a graduate of the Web Development certificate program at HackerYou, I have a good understanding of current web technologies and techniques.

Projects

The Book is always Better

This application allows the user to search for a movie they like, and find out if there was a book. The user then can select the book and using the tools provided determine an estimation of how long it will take them to read.

Skills

I built this application using JavaScript with jQuery. It was styled with CSS3 using SASS. I managed the project using GIT and uploaded to my repository on Github. I used Gulp to automate my project tasks.

A cover image for this application.  In the image there is a book turning into a film reel.

Pixel Perfect

PSD Conversion

For this PSD conversion I was given a Photoshop Document by HackerYou. The goal was to reproduce the PSD to be a pixel perfect match of the document. Another task for this PSD conversion was to make it fully mobile responsive.

Skills

I converted the PSD into HTML5 and styled it with CSS3 using SASS

A cover image for this PSD conversion.  In this image there is a woman's face in the background with Audio links in the forground.

The Weather Outside

React API Application

For this application I incorporated multiple API calls to produce a weather application. The APIs used were Wunderground API, Wunderground Autocomplete API and 500px API.

Skills

I used React and created components. I Interacted with the API's using the AJAX technique. I used the Wunderground API and 500px API. It was styled with CSS3 using SASS. I managed the project using GIT and uploaded to my repository on Github. I used Gulp to automate my project tasks.

A cover image for this application.  In this image there is a cloudy background with an input field halfway down the image.

Napa Valley Wine Cellars

Client Website

This website is a redesign and rebuild for a client.

Skills

I built this website with a partner using JavaScript with jQuery. It was styled with CSS3 using SASS. I managed the project using GIT and uploaded to my repository on Github. I used Gulp to automate my project tasks.

A cover image for this website.  In this image there are two glasses of wine with grapes in front of them.  There is also a navigation bar at the top and text overlapping.