About

Charlie brings over 15 years of experience in an agency, institution and fast paced growth business.

History

Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emphasizing in Graphic Design
  • University of Missouri

Recent Work

  • Sr. Web Accessibility Coach, User1st & T-Mobile
    2019-Present
  • Sr. UX Engineer and Accessibility Champion, Veterans United
    2014-2019
  • Sr. UX Engineer, University of Missouri - Office of Web Communications
    2013-2014
  • UX Engineer, Interactive Director, University of Missouri - College of Engineering
    2007-2013

Philosophy

Accessible Mobile First Design (A11y First)

  • I consistently learn that designing for the most vulnerable people using the least capable technology makes for a better experience for everyone.

Technology & tools

The way I make HTML and CSS

  • Sass
  • Javascript and jQuery
  • Twig + PHP
  • CraftCMS and (less so lately) Wordpress

Tools I use

  • PhpStorm
  • Codekit
  • Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Extensive iTunes work playlists

Things I've played with

  • Angular
  • React
  • Ruby/Ruby on Rails
  • Fancy hand drawing lettering
  • Working holidays

When he’s not designing…

Charlie enjoys working on his 1920’s bungalow in the historic old southwest of Columbia, spending time with his friends (both of them), and talking about himself in the third person.