I am a front-end web developer in Washington, DC, who has a deep dedication to web standards and accessibility, and enjoys working in a motivating and challenging position that demands organization, creativity, and communication.
Presently, I study digital media and web technology, focusing on the intersection of culture and technology, and am passionate about social issues regarding gender, sexuality, and reproductive rights.
I am a feminist, a night-owl, a bike-and-bus commuter, and a vegan baker. I drink coffee while I code, I knit socks based on my fandoms, and I sing in a team-based social karaoke league.
In my current position, I am a senior front-end developer on the web team at Georgetown University, creating, coding, and maintaining Drupal themes for the university websites, and collaborating with my team via Google, Trello, Github, and Slack.
Previously, I have worked for digital agencies such as Digitas Health in Philadelphia, PA and Refinery, Inc in Hatboro, PA. My first full-time job as a developer was with the U.S. EPA office in Philadelphia. I've done some independent work for groups like Corey McPherson Nash but also for friends and small businesses.
I hope upon all that is good in this world that we never go back to table-based layouts.
Where do Reed's skills shine through?
- building web layouts with lean, accessible, easy-to-understand code
- developing and testing responsive web design templates
- using progressive enhancement methods to address front-end accessibility and usability
- coding templates and content with semantic and SEO-friendly HTML
- auditing front-end code for quality assurance, debugging sites for functionality issues
- learning new technologies efficiently through usage and experimentation
- managing deadlines and responsibilities for front-end project tasks