Calley Nye, Accessibility Developer in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Calley Nye

Accessibility Developer in Los Angeles, CA, United States

Member since November 16, 2016
Calley is currently at a new media startup in Los Angeles where she's responsible for the front-end development, product, UX, social media, and growth. She has over a decade of experience in development—her specialty being HTML/CSS and responsive development.
Calley is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Popularium
    Django, HTML5, CSS3, Foundation, jQuery, Git, Sass
  • Gigmor
    PHP, Laravel, Blade, HTML/CSS, Sass, Bootstrap, Git, Browserify, jQuery
  • CrowdRise
    HTML, CSS, PHP, CodeIgniter, Git, Sass

Experience

  • CSS3, 7 years
  • HTML5, 7 years
  • Accessibility, 6 years
  • ZURB Foundation, 4 years

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Mac, Git, Sublime Text, iTerm, Zsh

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was when I optimized the front-end for a huge codebase to a responsive front-end by myself in 3 months.

Employment

  • Web Developer | Product | UX

    2016 - PRESENT
    Popularium
    • Built the entire front-end from the ground up.
    • Developed a set of standards and best practices for the front-end.
    • Came up with the analytics and UX testing strategy.
    • Wireframed, brainstormed, and developed specifications for new UI features.
    • Identified UX concerns, implemented tests, and evaluated the findings to optimize the UI/UX.
    Technologies: Django, HTML5, CSS3, Foundation, jQuery, Git, Sass
  • Front-end Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Gigmor
    • Joined the team part-time, and got through a major backlog of bugs and product improvements.
    • Audited the codebase, and noticed many major flaws. After years of using bad contract developers, they had a Frankenstein monster. I came up with a strategy for improving the site's code and design.
    • Started by deleting unused views and methods and all coordinating stylesheets and scripts.
    • Consolidated the JavaScript and SCSS files to be easier to slice and dice.
    • Cleaned up the Blade files, reorganized the structure, and implemented a new, cleaner markup.
    • Converted the entire site to Bootstrap with an even newer design.
    • Reorganized and rewrote much of the JavaScript using Browserify.
    Technologies: PHP, Laravel, Blade, HTML/CSS, Sass, Bootstrap, Git, Browserify, jQuery
  • Front-end Developer

    2013 - 2016
    CrowdRise
    • Came up with strategy for converting the old codebase to be responsive using Foundation.
    • Implemented a solo large design refresh to start the responsive conversion process.
    • Worked closely with design and product management to streamline UX flows.
    • Strategized and developed a major new project for the company, that ended up becoming 40% of company revenue after 12 months.
    • Developed the global style guide and the UI library.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, PHP, CodeIgniter, Git, Sass
  • Front-end Developer

    2013 - 2014
    Reconstrukt
    • Developed several Facebook tab apps for a cruise line, hotel chain, and a candy company using pure HTML/CSS.
    • Developed several major cosmetics company promotional sites using HTML/CSS and jQuery.
    • Crafted several international email campaigns for major cosmetics companies.
    • Built a responsive app for sporting events using HTML/CSS, SASS, jQuery, and JavaScript.
    • Developed a series of promotional sites with complex CSS and JavaScript animation for a major hotel chain.
    • Created a series of HTML/CSS/jQuery prototypes for a major cybersecurity firm.
    Technologies: HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Sass, Less
  • Web Developer | Designer

    2013 - 2013
    Case Partners
    • Redesigned and developed a company website.
    • Went to client meetings to ascertain the design needs of the project.
    • Designed, wrote the HTML/CSS templates, and implemented the WordPress back-end for a law firm's website.
    • Designed, wrote HTML/CSS templates, and implemented the WordPress back-end for a cruise line's website.
    • Designed a web video portal for a local event series.
    Technologies: WordPress, Photoshop, HTML/CSS, Sass, SVN
  • Front-end Developer

    2008 - 2013
    BlueFace Media
    • Worked on a site for a jewelry company using HTML/CSS with a PHP back-end.
    • Worked on a site for a nonprofit using HTML/CSS and jQuery with a PHP back-end.
    • Worked on a site for another agency using some cutting-edge HTML/CSS and JavaScript.
    • Ran QA testing for my projects and others.
    Technologies: HTML/CSS, Sass, jQuery, WordPress, PHP, SVN

Experience

  • Popularium (Development)
    https://popularium.com

    I work at Popularium as a front-end developer, UX designer, and acquisitions editor. I developed the front-end of the site with Django, HTML/CSS, Sass, Foundation, Git, Vagrant, Gulp, jQuery, and JavaScript. I also created the wireframes or designs for many of the UX flows and features.

  • Karma Automotive (Development)
    https://www.karmaautomotive.com/reverogt

    I developed the homepage, Karma GT page, Revero GT page, and Vision Car page.

  • Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Stories (Development)
    http://waldorfastoria3.hilton.com/rs/unforgettable-stories/?cid=OM,WA,UnforgettableStories,Aux,ReadNow

    I developed this project for Waldorf Astoria/Hilton via Reconstrukt. It uses HTML/CSS, Skrollr, jQuery, and JavaScript.

  • CrowdRise (Development)
    https://www.crowdrise.com/

    I worked here for three years—on most of the pages and features of the site, including setting up the front-end architecture which is depended on still by the website. It wasn't responsive when I got there, so that was my biggest priority. For this project, I used Foundation, Gulp, Sass, HTML/CSS, PHP, CodeIgniter, and Git/SVN.

  • Gigmor (Development)

    I converted this company's old, bloated codebase into a leaner, meaner one. I made it responsive and more efficient using PHP, Laravel, Blade, Bootstrap, and HTML/CSS/jQuery/JavaScript.

  • Case Partners (Development)

    I designed and implemented this site in WordPress, HTML/CSS, and jQuery.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS3, CSS, HTML, HTML5, Sass, Less, PHP, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    ZURB Foundation, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Bootstrap 4, Bootstrap 3, Django
  • Other

    PSD to HTML, Accessibility, Front-end Development, Writing & Editing, CSS3 Animation
  • Libraries/APIs

    Modernizr, jQuery, React
  • Tools

    Illustrator CC, Photoshop 7, Vagrant
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Platforms

    MapBox
  • Storage

    MySQL

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Web Design & Development
    2009 - 2010
    Full Sail University - Winter Park, FL, USA

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