Profile

I specialize in component based HTML/CSS architecture, with a focus on maintainability and scalability, a mobile first approach.

Skills

  • Highly skilled in creating performant HTML, CSS
  • Passionate about CSS Methodologies and CSS Preprocessors
  • Skilled in creating Component Libraries, Prototypes and Style Guides
  • Experienced with Templating Languages and JavaScript
  • Proficient with Task Runners and Package Managers and Version Control Systems
  • Knowledgeable about User Experience, Accessibility, Performance, Responsive Web Development with a Mobile First approach, Cross-Browser Compatibilities and Progressive Enhancement.

Experience

Freelance Front-end Developer

Self-employed, Seattle (WA)
May 2017 - present

Front-end Developer

Snap Fashion, London (UK)
May 2014 - Jul 2016
  • Re-architected CSS/HTML codebase of the responsive Snap Fashion website for better maintainability and performance.
  • Introduced Grunt, Bower and npm to automate common tasks, optimize frontend assets and manage third party packages.
  • Created and maintained a style guide to use as a reference for our design language.
  • Delivered front-end work for various external and internal projects to the backend team.
  • Built a JavaScript widget for integration of product feeds on third party websites using the Snap Fashion API.
  • Developed prototypes including a Chrome extension and browser bookmarklet.
  • Offered guidance and support to the design team, advising on core web design principles, best practice and work flow.

Web Design & Interface Specialist

JohnHenry, London (UK)
Jun 2010 - May 2014
  • Working within a team of 16+ I’ve established myself as a front-end developer with a strong focus on web standards, semantics, accessibility and progressive enhancement (HTML/CSS).
  • Designed and/or built Wordpress themes as well as Shopify themes from scratch or customized them depending on the client’s needs.
  • Headed the design team and designed simple and clean user interfaces.

Web Specialist

JohnHenry, London (UK)
Oct 2009 - Jun 2010
  • Designed client websites and features as well as customized social media channels to improve their online presence.
  • Content management, including image processing for the web.
  • Built HTML newsletters and managed the distribution through the in house newsletter management system.
  • Assisted the development team with HTML and CSS updates

Education

BSc, Media-technology and -design

University of Applied Sciences Campus Hagenberg (AUT)
2006 - 2009

A full-time degree programme that provides the technical expertise as well as the design and communication skills in areas including web (backend and frontend development), multimedia, 3D modelling, animation, audio & video production.

Interests

User Experience, Accessibility, Web Standards, Automatization, Technology, Simplicity, Snowboarding, Bouldering, Coffee, Food, Art, Music, Movies, Traveling, Cabins, Plants, Goats, Chickens