Every element must have a reason and must be tailored to the user. But, make no mistake. I sure do love making pretty things...
I have been a little obsessed with being a part of the World Wide Web ever since I learned about the internet in 1998. I learned how to create websites on Geocities using basic HTML, complete with animated rainbow horizontal rules and flashing backgrounds. It didn't seem so basic at the time.
Since then, I've happily continued creating things for the digital realm and have since developed my technical skills, design skills, and soft skills. I, of course have moved beyond the animated horizontal rules and flashing backgrounds.
I also really love animals.
For designing wireframes and interfaces for desktop and mobile.
Started out using Adobe XD when it was in beta, although now I find the latest updates to XD intriguing.
Use this for version control and design workflow management for personal projects and with coworkers.
I mainly use Photoshop for photo editing or for use in conjunction with Sketch
A former user of Brackets I now currently use this as my main source-code editor.
A powerful workspace for notes, tasks, and wikis. I've tried a handful of other tools but have found that Notion offers more of what I need.