I build delightful user experiences
that are fast, accessible,
I also try to enable others
to do the same
I build delightful user experiences that are fast, accessible, responsive, and maintainable. I also try to enable others to do the same
I grew up in Petrolia, ON, Canada. My passion for coding started with the help of my Grade 10 computer science teacher Mrs. Ruypers. My first programming language was Visual Basic - something about being able to build cool things by typing a few buttons on the keyboard was fascinating
I moved to Kitchener, ON for school where I went to Conestoga College for Software Engineering Technology. Since then I've built a 7+ year career specializing in frontend development and won some awards. My recent experience includes leading frontend development at Postmedia I/O, starting my own consulting company, and most recently working as a Staff Software Developer at ApplyBoard Inc.
You can checkout my linkedin here for more info
When we read we see the world through other's eyes, not just our own. It's the best way to refine your craft. Below is my curation of books I've read and some notes / comments (still need to add my notes here 😅).
I also write. Writing, like teaching, is the best way to figure out if you've truly internalized your understanding of a topic.
I also subscribe to the idea of a digital garden. I try to continuously tend to and prune articles I write to prevent them from becoming stale.
Here's a couple featured articles:
I currently only take projects that are both well-paid and interesting. If your project fits that criteria, you can pitch it to me here (I'm especially interested in helping organizations become compliant with accessibility laws):