Carson Monroe

front end developer // designer

I’m Carson,

I’m a designer and developer focused on bringing creativity to the web. I really enjoy working on diverse projects and bringing a unique look to ideas and businesses.

Check out my work and contact me if you’d like to work together!

William Bolton

development // design

Collaborated with singer William Bolton to develop a landing page that leads to his various social media channels and Shopify pages.

  • HTML, CSS/SASS, jQuery, PHP
  • Integration with Shopify
  • Custom Instagram embedding

Bridget Condon

development // design // branding

Worked with sports reporter Bridget Condon to create a portfolio site highlighting her video journalism.

  • Wordpress, CSS/SASS, jQuery
  • Developed child theme

Short Term Copier Rental

development // design // SEO

Redesigned a copier rental website with a focus on increasing customer interaction and quote requests.

  • HTML, CSS/SASS, jQuery, PHP
  • Google Maps API

Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

// development

Led development of a website highlighting findings from the Surgeon General's Report on e-cigarettes. Provided UI/UX suggestions and implemented in prototypes.

  • HTML, CSS/SASS, jQuery
  • Custom Facebook, Twitter, email sharing
  • Interactive quiz

Design by Jeff Spugnardi

development // design // branding

Redesigned a portfolio website for woodworking hobbyist to highlight his products to potential customers.

  • Wordpress, CSS
  • Logo design update
  • Promotional banners and t-shirts

JMU Ski Team

development // design // branding

Designed and developed a website for my college ski team. Site goals were to educate parents and prospective students about the team and have a place to list upcoming events.

  • HTML, CSS
  • Logo design

Personal/School Projects

State of Virginia Map

I have had an interest in maps since I was young. I created this typographic map with Adobe Illustrator by mapping each county to its respective location. I then used the envelope mesh tool to shape it properly.

Fage Ad Campaign

As a class project my senior year a group of classmates and I developed an ad campaign for Greek yogurt company, Fage. As a designer I created four advertisements for a variety of media. The target audience was middle aged women who want to eat healthy and occasionally escape from their busy lives.

JMU Ski Team T-Shirts

During my time on the JMU ski racing team I assisted on various graphic design projects. I first designed a logo for the team using the American flag as an overlay, then added them to shirts and other merchandise.

Experience

  • Web Developer/Designer
    ICF // May 2015 - Present
  • Freelance Developer and Designer
    Self-Employed // 2014 - Present
  • Adobe Student Representative
    Adobe Systems // Sept 2014 - May 2015
  • Digital Media Intern
    Carahsoft Technology Corp // Summer/Winter 2013 - 2014

Technical Skills

Web Development

  • HTML5
  • Bootstrap
  • CSS/SASS/LESS
  • Javascript/jQuery
  • Wordpress

Design

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Sketch
  • UI/UX Design

Education

  • James Madison University
    Media Art & Design / Computer Information Systems Minor // Class of 2015