Front-end Web Developer & Graphic Designer

My name is Alex and I am a front-end web developer and graphic designer based in central Maine. I hold a (German) degree in graphic design. Besides my work as a freelancer I work as a web designer for an eGov company.

I’ve discovered my love for graphic design when I bought my very first own computer in 1997. Back then I only had Microsoft Paint and Paint Shop Pro but that didn’t hold me back from designing graphics, backgrounds and drawing digital pictures.

My interest in the internet and web design evolved in late 1999 & early 2000, when I designed my first websites. Back then I used NetObjects Fusion and knew nothing about HTML or CSS. In the following years my knowledge of coding/programming languages grew and so did my love for web design & development as well as the web standards.

I am a constant learner and live by the Kaizen philosophy. My move to the United States opened all the doors I needed to pursue my dreams and goals and to be successful in what I do and love.

Why hire me?

The answer is easy: I work hard and I'm not happy until my client is happy. I've been working in fast paced environments for several years and I've learned how to produce top quality as well as quantity in stressful situations.

If you would like me to be creative and productive on your behalf, send me an email and lets find out how I can help you.smile

My expertise

These are some (but not all) of my specialties:

  • (X)HTML / HTML5
  • CSS / CSS3
  • jQuery
  • PHP & MySQL(basic)
  • XML (basic)

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Accessibility (Section 508)
  • Cross-browser Compatibility

  • Wordpress Theme Design & Development
  • Mobile Website Development

  • Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5
  • Adobe Fireworks CS5
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 (my websites are all hand coded though)
  • Adobe InDesign CS4
  • Microsoft Publisher

  • ...and more.

Interested?

If you consider hiring me to do freelance work for you or your company, you probably would like to know how I work. Here is some info about how I do business.

Find me online

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