Building 10 non-profit sites in 8 hours on WordPress.com

This past weekend, a few of my colleagues and I participated in Out in Tech's Digital Corps hackathon in NYC. Along with about fifty other volunteers, we worked to create websites on WordPress.com for ten international organizations fighting to protect LGBTQ+ rights. Because participants were constrained to building sites on WordPress.com, it was a great … Continue reading Building 10 non-profit sites in 8 hours on WordPress.com

Designspiration from the field of play

As a marketing designer at WooCommerce, most of the work that I create lives exclusively on screens. You might logically assume, then, that a large amount of my design inspiration would come from other digital designers in the same (or similar) industry. That's only partly true. Since I can remember, I've always been slightly obsessed … Continue reading Designspiration from the field of play

Brix Wine & Charcuterie site design – Detroit Hackathon reflection

This February, I visited Detroit along with a team of fellow Automatticians to participate in the Detroit Hackathon, an initiative of Rebrand Detroit. We did a quick tour of Detroit (we only had a weekend, afterall), and learned about the realities and challenges that small businesses often face. Later, we visited each business to meet … Continue reading Brix Wine & Charcuterie site design – Detroit Hackathon reflection