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Web Design

WordPress Installation, Troubleshooting, & Maintenance

Common Projects

  • Migrate sites to WordPress from another platform
  • Install and customize WordPress sites with fonts, designs, and plugins
  • Maintain nearly 30 WordPress websites monthly, updating plugins, making client-requested changes, running backups, and troubleshooting issues

Graphic Design

Commercial Art, Email Marketing, & Social Media

Common Projects

  • Understand client branding, project specifications, and final end goals
  • Create posts for Instagram and other social media
  • Design posters, event invites, rack cards, business cards as well as branded items for gifts or marketing
  • Research best practices and build designs for email marketing on Mailchimp and other platforms

Dr. Teresa Moon WordPress Blog

  • Designed and built WordPress blog for international speaker and coach, Dr. Teresa Moon
  • Installed WordPress theme, added custom branding and designs, and researched and utilized relevant plugins to track site visits, collect subscribers, and make sharing on social media easy.
  • Source images and post new blog posts as requested
  • Maintain site through bi-weekly backups and updates

Bike415 Bootstrap & Flexbox Website Completed as Part of Coursework

  • Built site with Adobe Dreamweaver, using Bootstrap and Flexbox
  • Designed business name, logo, and branding as part of the project
  • Copy and images were supplied as part of the coursework
  • Features CSS transitions on both images and SVG logo

Bike415 Bootstrap & Flexbox Website Completed as Part of Coursework

  • Built site with Adobe Dreamweaver, using Bootstrap and Flexbox
  • Designed business name, logo, and branding as part of the project
  • Copy and images were supplied as part of the coursework
  • Features CSS transitions on both images and SVG logo

Print Media for Local Businesses Designs Completed as Part of Coursework

  • Z-fold brochure for Emerald Isle, NC to help promote tourism
    • Researched content and created branding and logo
    • Designed Z-fold brochure with InDesign
  • Magazine ad with coupons for local business
    • Used business's existing branding to develop attractive ads for a magazine or stand-alone notecards
    • Ads featured coupons as well as important details to know about the business

About Kristen

Kristen designed her first website while in middle school to share family photos with her grandparents abroad. Since then, Kristen has used her passion for design to run several blogs, build and maintain WordPress and Drupal sites, and create graphics for web and print.

Kristen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Rutgers University and an Advanced Certificate of Web Design from Sessions College for Professional Design. When not writing custom CSS for media breakpoints, Kristen can be found baking or on a walk with her dog, Ivy.

Designs Kristen is currently crushing on: SVG animation effects, Particle JS, and Slow Journalism Infographics.

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Technical Skills

  • WordPress
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • JavaScript & PHP
  • Bootstrap & Flexbox
  • WordPress Builders & Plugins including Divi, Beaver Builder, & WooCommerce
  • Email Marketing Platforms including Constant Contact, Active Campaign, Mailchimp
  • SEO
  • Social Media Management

Adobe Creative Suite Competencies

Dreamweaver
InDesign
Photoshop
Illustrator
XD




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