I’m T-shaped, or mortar, or multidisciplinary — pick your favorite. If you have a problem, I can solve it. Or if you just want to talk about music or retro video games, I’m happy to do that too. Contact me
I always adhere to the process of my craft. It can be tempting to skip ahead, but cut corners are always visible in the end.
I learn my tools inside and out so that I can focus on the task at hand.
- Problem Solving
I excel at clearly defining and solving problems. Just ask my previous employer.
I’m a proponent of ruthlessly trimming the fat. If it isn’t useful, helpful, or fun, then get rid of it.
I build websites that the user can easily use and understand.
I’m always trying to understand other perspectives. Especially those that differ from my own.
I’m a big proponent of open communication. Surprises lead to frustration.
Expect a bit of silliness here and there. I take my work seriously, but that doesn’t mean I can’t have a good time while doing it.
Skills & capabilities
Especially good at:
- Responsive web design
- UI design & prototyping
- Style guides & design systems
- Website architecture & wireframing
- Sketch, Photoshop, & Illustrator
- Valid, accessible HTML (HTML5)
- Clean, well-documented CSS (SCSS, PostCSS, CSS3)
- Kirby CMS
Capable but not excited about:
- Bootstrap & Foundation
- Keynote presentations
- Print design
Competent while actively improving:
- Web accessibility
- Web performance
- Gulp & Grunt
Inexperienced but interested:
- App development
Software & hardware
I have a page that lists all the ware that I use.
Music & audio
Making music is time consuming and arguably less rewarding than making websites, but it’s an important part of my identity. Drums are my main instrument, and I also play enough guitar and bass to get my ideas across. Lately I’ve been engineering all of my projects as well.
I’m currently in an instrumental progressive math rock project called Big Math.
I’ve also been in an award-winning latin rock band called Triptico, briefly joined national emocore band Phoenix Mourning for a tour across the states, played in the Boston rock bands Waypoints and Ambushed, and made the first music that I wasn’t embarrassed of in a modern rock band called Broken Self. From time to time, I also do rock tributes to a few of my favorite video game music.