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Vancouver, Washington

Michele Carson,

Frontend Developer

With a B.A. in Digital Technology and Culture from Washington State University's Vancouver Campus in the Creative Media and Digital Culture program, I specialize in Frontend Development, and I have a background in User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design. In collaboration with the CMDC, I was the Lead UX/UI Designer for our project, Uncle Buddy's Phantom Funhouse.

About Me

Throughout my time in the CMDC and beyond, I have gained competency in a wide range of skills encompassing design and development.

This includes

Collaboration and productivity tools with Google Drive, Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, Zoom, and Notion

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Programming languages, UI libraries and frameworks, and module bundlers such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, C#, Bootstrap, React.js, Node.js, and Webpack

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Content creation using the Adobe Creative Suite, including tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, and more

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Version Control Software and Cloud-Based Hosting with Git and GitHub

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Game Development with Unity and HTML Canvas

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User Experience and Interface Design with Adobe XD and Figma

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Content Management Systems with WordPress and Umbraco

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Email Marketing with Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Mailchimp, Campaign Monitor, and MailerLite

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Analytics tools including Google Tag Manager, Piwik (Matomo), and Litmus.

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Identity and security management with Okta and LastPass

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Project and Resource Management with Workamajig

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Donor and Customer Management with Bloomerang

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I have also earned

A Minor in Psychology and a Certificate in Game Studies and Design

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Uncle Buddy's Phantom Funhouse

Reconstructed the 1993 hypermedia narrative game by John McDaid for contemporary computing devices and built the archival site the game is housed in

Technology used in this project

Implemented HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Adobe XD, Git, and GitHub to design and develop the archival site and game.

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View full documentation on Behance

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React Projects

Projects built with React.js

Technology used in this project

Employed HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, React.js, Node.js, Git, and GitHub to build and deploy web pages.

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View full documentation on Behance

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Preview of the home screen of React Project #5 - Blackjack

React Project #5 - Blackjack

Fioritura Fresca

Concept of a floral arrangement app for a trendy florist for the Google UX Design Certificate

Technology used in this project

Utilized Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Sheets, and Google Slides to empathize, define, ideate, prototype, test, iterate, and design the Fioritura Fresca app.

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View full documentation on Behance

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Preview of the Figma Prototype of the Fioritura Fresca app

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