I have 15 years experience designing and developing websites and applications for the web, 11 years operating my own successful businesses and 6 years running a letterpress printing and design shop. Currently, I'm accepting web design and development work and working hard with two of my employees running Hoban Press and Hoban Cards.
Expertise: Letterpress Printing, Drupal Development, Front End Programming, Interface Design, HTML / CSS, Website Management
Owner - Hoban Press January 2010 - Present
Because of my love for design and typography, I began letterpress printing as a hobby in my garage in 2010. Since then, it's turned into a profitable business venture. I create letterpress printed materials for customers all over the world. I currently have two full time employee. Duties and accomplishments include:
Lewis County, Washington July 2008 - November 2014
In 2008 I joined a team of 3 developers to produce and maintain internal software for Lewis County Washington. I create and maintain all front end code for over 20 internal and external facing web based software applications. Specific accomplishments include:
Swecker Creative / Intrinsic Studio / Hoban Press 2005 - Present
I received my start working for Swecker Creative, a small web development company based in Seattle. Since then, I've worked for myself doing freelance web design and development for small businesses and individuals.
Starbucks Coffee Co. 2003 - 2005
After working as I barista for Starbucks, I was promoted to a shift supervisor position were I was responsible for handling cash and overseeing shifts.
Destiny Christian Center - Centralia, Washington 2001 - 2003
After graduating High School, I graduated from a two year ministry school focusing on ministry, service, and character building.
Centralia, Washington 1998 - 2001
Graduated with honors from Centralia High School in Centralia Washington.
|Letterpress Printing||Print Materials (Hoban Press)||Strong|
|HTML / HTML5||Semantic Web Design||Strong|
|Photoshop||Web Design / Wire-framing||Strong|
|Design / Typography||Print Design||Strong|
|Drupal||Web Development / CMS||Strong|
|Git||Version Control, Bitbucket||Intermediate|
|jQuery / JS||Front End Web Development||Intermediate|
|Illustrator||Print Design / Logo Design||Intermediate|
|Ruby on Rails||Web Applications||Basic|
|Ruby, PHP||Web Development||Basic|
In addition to my spending time with my wife of 11 years and 10 year old daughter, I enjoy: letterpress printing on my 4 letterpresses, driving my 1978 VW Westfalia bus, roasting coffee, running, camping, and playing guitar.