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THE BUILDING BLOCKS

WEB DEV JOURNEY

Okay, I’m about to lay it all out there for you guys to see how I fell into web dev and design.

1993 Built a computer, tinkered with every setting possible

1994 Built a website on geocities, modified everything

1995 Used HTML snips in myspace to customize

2004 Sought graphic design degree to combine computers and art

2006 Got a design job at a t-shirt shop

2006 Learned how to use e-commerce CMS for t-shirt shop website

2007 HTML + CSS + PHP to customize and modify purchased themes

2009 Completed BFA in graphic design

2009 Built layouts with HTML, CSS and familiarizing with web hosts

2012 Web development internship for 3 months- learned Joomla

2013 Accepted a web dev job and learned WordPress CMS

2014 Building fully custom WordPress themes back to back

2015 Responsive WP – Bootstrap framework

2015 More HTML + CSS + PHP+ jQuery + Javascript

2015 Added ACF for intuitive UI of dashboard

2016 Utilization of Foundation Grid based theme

2017 Building UX/UI methods and implementation

2017 ACF Flexible templates and clones for drag and drop experience, experimentation with new WordPress blocks

2018 Sass (Codekit), GIT (sourcetree), Javascript

2018 Familiarizing in Terminal, docker, docker-compose (thanks Jacob Walker)

2019 Seeking next things – interested in learning more about database connections, APIs, programming languages

2020 Started answering questions on stackoverflow.com

2020 Building up git accounts, projects

2021 Starting Freelance Heather New LLC

2021 Joined A11yTalks Team

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PROJECTS

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DREAMS

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WINS

EXPERIENCE

During my career, I’ve worked with a pool of massively talented people and not only has that shaped the developer I am but the person I have become.

I enjoy working with people who love what they do. Do you need a website for your passion project?

Let’s talk, chances are I have some ideas about the marketing strategy. I can build a website for you.

Senior Digital Developer

Greteman Group (2016 – 2021)

I lead, consulted and built web projects and process while operating as on site IT. Transferring highly polished creative design deliverables and ideas into fully functioning websites was my main role. My expertise was sought for best practices, usability, all things computer, as well as training and interacting with the clients.

Web Developer

Prime Concepts (2014 – 2016)

My main role was to built custom WordPress websites for a variety of clients. Creating websites and landing pages quickly and efficiently pushed my development process helping me to level up to fully customized solutions for clients.

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