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Bryce Kirk, HTML Developer in Calgary, AB, Canada
Bryce Kirk

HTML Developer in Calgary, AB, Canada

Member since April 25, 2017
Bryce is a website developer with a strong background in design based out of Calgary, Canada. He's spent the last six years working in this industry—learning everything he can about the way the web is designed and developed. The web changes, significantly and often. The only way to compete in this industry is to change with it, and Bryce's dedicated himself to that goal.
Bryce is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • Photoshop CC, 10 years
  • HTML, 6 years
  • CSS, 6 years
  • Illustrator CC, 6 years
  • Git, 4 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • ZURB Foundation, 2 years
  • Craft CMS, 2 years
Calgary, AB, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

macOS, Sublime Text, npm, Git

The most amazing...

...website I've built was for Syncrude—requiring the whole site to be rotated and the content to be counter-rotated. Check it out in my portfolio.

Employment

  • Owner | Designer | Web Developer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Self-Employed
    • Built and maintained relationships with clients.
    • Crafted logo and website designs.
    • Developed websites, wrote custom scripting, CMS builds, and more.
    • Worked with a variety of clients including the metro, Syncrude, University of British Columbia, Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority, Alberta Federation of Labour, Alberta Investment Management Corporation, Blondie Boutique, Broda Construction Group, and more.
    Technologies: Adobe Suite, Front-End Technologies
  • Senior Web Developer

    2012 - 2016
    Vendasta Technologies, Inc.
    • Handled and was responsible for all the internal and external assets.
    • Created a new corporate website and marketing materials.
    • Increased recruitment and saw the company double in size in less than a year.
    • Contributed to strategies and was involved with marketing to major clients such as Hearst, Dow Jones, and McLatchy.
    • Trained and oversaw an additional designer/developer.
    Technologies: Python, Front-end Technologies, Adobe Suite
  • Lead Designer

    2014 - 2015
    Parity Publishing Inc
    • Worked with tight deadlines (a weekly magazine).
    • Managed the lay out of spreads, including image placement and typography.
    • Communicated with clients to create advertisements—balancing their requests with good design sense.
    • Designed, developed, and maintained a responsive WordPress website.
    Technologies: Adobe Suite, PHP, WordPress

Experience

  • Syncrude CSR 2015 (Development)

    I was hired by a local agency to develop a responsive site and icon set for Syncrude’s annual sustainability report.

    Key Requirements:
    Provide an overview of Syncrude’s performance in the areas of finance and economic contribution, stakeholder and employee engagement, community investment, health and safety, and environmental stewardship.

  • AIMCo Annual Report 2016 (Development)
    http://www.aimco.alberta.ca/AIMCo_AR_2017/

    I was hired by a local agency to develop AIMCo’s 2016 annual report. The goals were to inform AIMCo’s clients and beneficiaries of their investments over the past year and reinforce the company’s focus on the future of all Albertans. The art direction and web design were done by Adam Warner; the web development was done by me.

  • AIMCo Annual Report 2015 (Development)
    http://www.aimco.alberta.ca/AIMCo_AR_2016/

    I was hired by a local agency to conceptualize and deliver AIMCo’s 2015 annual report. The goals were to inform AIMCo’s clients and beneficiaries of their investments over the past year and to reinforce the company’s focus on the future of all Albertans. Art direction was done by Adam Warner; web design and development by me.

  • Vendasta Support Portal (Development)
    https://support.vendasta.com/hc/en-us

    I was tasked with designing and customizing Vendasta's support site using Zendesk's limited editing capabilities.

  • Karo (Development)
    http://www.karo.com/

    I was hired by Karo to develop their website, allowing them to modularize the way they build case studies.

    After a lot of research, I decided to use Craft CMS for its front-end-friendly approach for development and active online community.

    I built a content editor which allowed a user with no coding experience to create a custom case study by selecting elements and editing their text, color, size, images, or video.

  • Blondie Boutique (Development)
    https://blondieboutique.com/

    I designed and developed an online store that elevates the brand to the level of its toughest competitors and integrates seamlessly with the payment systems. I was responsible for the art direction, design, development, and integration between the inventory system, the website, and payment processing. Built in Shopify, using the Theme Kit.

  • Karma Salon (Development)
    https://karma.salon/

    I designed and developed Karma Salon's new website, made to mirror their unique blend of Southeast-Asian inspired decor. I was responsible for the art direction, design, and development. Built with a Craft CMS and Foundation

  • My Portfolio (Development)
    http://brycekirk.com/

    I designed and developed my portfolio website.

  • Anstice Communications (Development)
    http://ansticecom.com/

    I was hired by Anstice to develop their new marketing website.

    The site includes a modular case study builder, allowing anyone from their team to create beautiful, unique case studies quickly and easily.

  • Music 4 Life (Development)
    http://music4lifeconcert.com/

    I designed and developed a website for Music 4 Life, a local concert series that raises awareness, educates and inspires the community to have conversations about mental health. Art direction by Adam Warner.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, HTML5, HTML, Liquid Template, Sass, PHP, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    ZURB Foundation, Bootstrap
  • Tools

    Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, After Effects CC, InDesign CC, Bower, Bitbucket, Closure Compiler, Git
  • Paradigms

    Web Design, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    Craft CMS, Shopify, WordPress, Zendesk
  • Other

    Front-end, PSD Slicing
  • Storage

    MySQL
  • Libraries/APIs

    Google Closure, jQuery

Education

  • Diploma in New Media Production and Design
    2010 - 2012
    Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - Calgary, Canada
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