A Short History
I have been working as a web designer and developer for over three years and am currently based in downtown Toronto. I am flexible and creative, and love to solve tricky design problems.
Whatever the project, I approach it with 100% commitment and can be relied upon to get the job done, and do it right.
- Graphics – Illustration, Photography, Videography
- User Interface Design, SEO, Accessibility and standards compliance
- Good understanding of the MVC design pattern and it's application to CMS design and development
- Adept at leveraging open source technologies such as Zend, Joomla, Drupal and Wordpress to facilitate rapid development
- Graphics – Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Lightroom, Painter, Premier, After Effects, 3ds Max, Blender, The GIMP
- Coding – TextMate, Eclipse, Dreamweaver, Flash, Aptana, Netbeans
- Sound – Ableton Live, Audition, Reason, Max/MSP, Audacity, Pro Tools
- OS – Windows, Mac, Linux
- Other – SVN, CVS, Git, FTP, SSH, command line administration and development
Breakfast for Learning
Breakfast for Learning wanted to harness social media technology. As a first step towards this goal I was responsible for migrating their existing HTML site to a dynamic, Joomla based Content Management System.
HTML, CSS, PHP, Joomla, jQuery, Photoshop
I worked directly with the Foodland Ontario team to transition their content to a more modern and exciting design. In addition to HTML, CSS, and Dreamweaver template work I provided consultation on strategies for the successful launch of the new site.
HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver Templates, Consultation
Personal Gourmet wanted a simple web application that would make it easy for customers to order frozen food online. I designed and built a dynamic jQuery based e-commerce component and integrated it into their existing Joomla site.
HTML, CSS, PHP, Joomla, jQuery, E-Commerce
The Royal Cupcake Company
Lorraine and Jane had a new company with a great idea and no website. I worked with them to build an online identity from the ground up, taking their vision and making it real.
HTML, CSS, PHP, E-Commerce, Wordpress, Photography, Illustration
Rose Reisman Catering
The site needed to be completed on a tight deadline and the original developer was unavailable. I took over the project and provided Internetsecure E-Commerce integration on time and to the client's specifications.
HTML, CSS, PHP, E-Commerce
I put together a website for my music project Island Dweller. Getting your name out there as a musician isn't easy, but they say a website can be a good first step... Anyhow, I hope you will take a few minutes to have a listen. Enjoy!
HTML, CSS, PHP, Wordpress Template, Photography, Music!
I helped to build tools for the Aboriginal Human Resource Council. This included the user interface for a video portal with integrated google maps mashup as well as a social network component.
Other work included a custom survey application, dynamic client side form validation and interface design using jQuery UI for for an apprenticeship candidate management application.
I am currently available for freelance work. If you would like to request a quote please provide a detailed description of the project.
You can use the form to the right for the quickest response or email me.