Aaron Monro

Web Design & Development

My interest in web and coding did not come until the beginning of 2020, I thought of it as something unachievable. I took my first web design class and was very excited but very intimidated. Web is something I believed to be outside of my wheel house, I was wrong. Once I began coding in April 2020, I quickly realized how much I loved it. I got through the rough patches of understanding the languages and I feel as if I have caught my stride. I’m learning every day, teaching myself stuff beyond the scope of the class room. I even decided to add another minor, Interactive Digital Media, to further my knowledge. Now I have my first freelance website published, built my own portfolio from the ground up and I have done multiple other side projects to hone my skill set.

Project

Schwab Brother Hyrdaulics

Summary

I was approached by Schwab Brother Hydraulics this summer when they decided to upgrade their website, from the google template they had at the time. As a smaller hydraulics and mechanics company they wanted something that represents their company and what they stand for, hard and quality work. They wanted the information to be easily delivered and understood. At the moment I am currently managing their domain and continuously updating their website as needed. It was and continues to be a pleasure to work Schwab Brother Hydraulics company.

Responsibilities

Web Development (HTML, CSS, JS)
Web Design
UX Design
Domain Managment
Content Managment

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Project

Designing Politics

Summary

During my Web 3 class we were presented with our final project of the quarter, it was a group project. This endeavor was intimidating, because we are in this state of isolation due to the Corona Virus Pandemic. We were given the prompt of designing and coding a website that was fully functional across all platforms. My group’s task was to create a website that encourage and brought light to design in politics and emphasize the necessity of it. I was paired with 3 of students. We used a multitude of tools to succeed in a fully remote and digital setting. We regularly used Zoom and Microsoft Teams to communicate. To distribute and manage content we used Abstract for out Sketch Files, along with Github once we began our indevoured into coding. We divided the task properly and were able finish this in under 3 weeks. This was an awesome experience that allowed me to get comfortable with a remote work environment. My personal responsibilities were the “IMPACT” page, progress bar and a joint effort on the “Home” page.

Responsibilities

Web Development
Web Design
UX Design

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Project

Supplementary Projects

Summary

These two web sites are personal experimentation with motion and page layout. I took these as a chance to challenge my speed and skill set at the time. “Scotland #1”, was completed in roughly 2 weeks and following that “Scotland #2”, was complete in a week. These projects took place about a month a part. It was very interesting and uplifting to see my ability grow in such a tangible way.

Responsibilities

Web Development
Web Design
UX Design