I?ve always been a creator, a developer, a self-starter, and a problem solver. I grew up in The Netherlands within a supportive and artistic community. As I learned the skills of programming and designing, my interest was to create professional online projects and to pass on the skills to teach others. I?m enthusiastic to see simple ideas become fascinating and inspirational products. My education is in web technology and my background is in art. For the last 7 years I worked in the publish... [more]
I have years of knowledge in General Computer skills -- from setting up a home computer and basic network to installing software, antivirus, plugins, and access to the internet and trouble shooting. I am certified in computer information systems since 2000. I have extensive knowledge in Microsoft Word and other home and business applications.
I've studied HTML along side with the required web development studies at Vista College. It is important to know HTML even if you are proficient in Dreamweaver. I teach hand code HTML before I teach WYSIWYG web builders. I have trained co-workers at an advertising and publishing company basic to intermediate HTML needed to create modules for Content Management Systems.
I have years of experience in Photoshop. I have taught Photoshop at the College Of Marin and at the Sir Francis Drake High School. I have taught fine artists and photographers basic and advanced tools to enhance their images.
I have worked seven years in online media web production. I am an experienced web designer, using WordPress and Joomla. I taught html, css and web design at the College Of Marin and at the Sir Francis Drake High School. My online clients include e-commerce, small businesses, publishing and design companies, real estate, artists, musicians, photographers and non-profit organizations.
As a web designer, I use Dreamweaver on a daily basis. Its the most used tool for creating efficient web pages and website development. I have a certification in multimedia web design and production through Vista College. I have taught Dreamweaver at the College Of Marin and to private clients that needed to learn to make updates to their sites. I have designed basic step by step courses in Dreamweaver for middle school students (San Francisco Unified School district) who wanted to create their own image galleries and online news letters.