Keeping Busy 🦄
I started making websites at 15. I started my first company at 18. First I freelanced, then started a web agency. We had good fun and were profitable for all 5 years. Last year I sold my share in the agency to learn new things.
Very good at: UX, digital design, front end dev, prototyping, managing projects, entrepreneurship. Getting quite good at: Back end dev, app dev, app design.
I'm studying Math so that I can do more things with computer graphics and AI. I'm currently way in over my head with Calculus and Linear Algebra.
I'm moving away from web design to focus on building products. In 2017 I've helped AlternativeTo and other product teams improve their products. I'm also interested in building new tools for designers.
I make websites to pay my bills. I show up on time, respect my clients and try to over-deliver every time. I have several repeat customers that I value immensely.
👉 Portfolio: Se my work
Programming Games and Other Things That I'm Unqualified For
I'm learning Swift and React Native. Here's an app I'm building for me an my girlfriend. It's a recipe app which connects to Wunderlist. If you schedule a recipe, the ingredients are automatically pushed to our shared shopping list. React Native + Redux + Firebase.
Pushing Web Technologies To The Limit
I took the LIDAR data from Radiohead's House of Cards video and recreated individual frames using CSS only. I converted the data to a huge JSON object, iterated over it and created a bunch of transforms which I applied translate3d to. A CSS keyframe animation rotates the entire scene.
I built a little self-driving LEGO robot. It searches it's surroundings, calculates distances to obstacles and calculates a good next move. It's simple, but remarkably good at driving around without hitting anything.
I occasionally draw things. It's a great way to learn about light, shadows and reflections. In the example below, little things like getting the shadows of the buttons just right can later be applied to other fields like web or app design.
After a full day of producing digital design according to spec, I quite enjoy designing random graphics without limitations. Here's a poster I produced in Sketch and Photoshop. Meaningless, but meditative.
I carry my Canon 5D with me everywhere and take photos of everything I see. It's a nice break from Sketch, Figma and Atom – you can't control every little thing, you have to wait and let the photo come to you.
Thank you for reading ❤️