Tag Archives: web development

New Website Launched for Simpson Manufacturing


This fall I started working as a web design contractor at Simpson Strong-Tie Company, working on a total redesign of the investor-facing website for their parent company, Simpson Manufacturing. This new website features an entirely new section has been created to inform the public about the company’s commitment to social responsibility, whether through environmental efforts, […]

Working for Simpson Strong-Tie


Exciting news! This week, I’m starting a new contracting gig through The Creative Group, working on site at Simpson Strong-Tie as a member of their growing marketing department’s web design and development team. I’m looking forward to trying something new and getting to know a new group of web design professionals. My posts here may […]

High Performance Web Sites by Steve Souders


Essential Knowledge for Front-End Engineers Over six years since its first publication, this concise little book remains relevant, listing 14 ways to improve your website’s performance that still hold true today. As a designer, particularly having come from a print design background, I often spend large chunks of web design projects primarily focused on look […]

New Launch for The Placemaking Group: Microscope Hub


MicroscopeHub.com, an online store for high quality, brand name microscopes, is a recent e-commerce website launch by Placemaking Group. As senior designer on the project, I was involved in its design and website production. From The Placemaking Group’s website: Microscope Hub is an online store providing high quality, brand name microscopes at fair prices. We structured and designed their […]