ProwseLikeMouse

Developer + Designer

Hello! I’m Clare, a creative problem-solver who enjoys creating strong brand identities, and engaging, user-friendly digital experiences. I strive to write clean, maintainable code in order to create a great experience for users on both sides of the screen.

Skills

Logo & Brand Identity

Logo & Brand Identity

Logo design from concept to execution, brand identity guidelines including fonts and colors, as well as suggestions for assets, icons, and imagery are all part of the process of crafting an unforgettable brand. I work with clients to transform ideas into compelling visuals that will communicate their brand’s voice, values, and mission.

Design & Illustration

Design & Illustration

Business collateral extras including business cards, letterhead, signage, flyers, and swag can add to your brand’s visibility. I design for a variety of tangible mediums, and can illustrate in a variety of styles.

Web Design & Development

Web Design & Development

I design and build websites that are tailored specifically to your needs, crafting design ideas or page theme recommendations and tailoring in accordance with your brand. I set up sites set up on your server and provide ongoing support.

Responsive Websites

Responsive Websites

All of the sites I build are designed to be fully responsive. Modular designs adapt to all screens sizes and resolutions, ensuring that content looks stunning across every medium.

Portfolio

HTML Website

Mission Crit

HTML | SCSS | jQuery

A crisp, simple site designed to communicate all pertinent event information in a straightforward manner.

JavaScript App

Trumpem Ipsum

JavaScript | jQuery | HTML5 | SCSS

An ipsum generator made up of actual Donald Trump quotes – the perfect non-sensical filler text for your design or development project!

Custom Wordpress Theme

Ploma Theme

Wordpress/PHP | JavaScript | HTML5 | SCSS

A Writer’s Blog. A clean and elegant theme designed to put maximum emphasis on the written works it exhibits.

JavaScript App

5 O’Clock Somewhere

JavaScript | jQuery | HTML5 | SCSS

5 O’Clock Somewhere uses JavaScript and your computer’s clock to let you know where in the world it’s 5 o’Clock PM, and what people are drinking there.

Education & Experience

Creative Developer

AKQA

San Francisco, CA

September 2016 - present

Working on the client team for a Fortune 1 company, finding creative solutions to enable the crafting of beautiful communications within the rigid parameters offered by email clients using HTML/CSS.
Designing, constructing, and writing documentation for a build system using Handlebars, YAML, Gulp, and Git.

HackerYou

Immersive Bootcamp

Front End Development

Toronto, Canada

January 2016 - March 2016

Brand & Sponsorship Director

Mission Crit

San Francisco, CA

February 2014 - present

Designing, copywriting, and building branding and communication materials including websites, pitch decks, and brand
collateral (apparel, posters, signage, etc) for fixed gear bicycle race Mission Crit.

Freelance Designer & Developer

Halifax, Canada

January 2014 - August 2016

Developed websites, and designed logos, branding and collateral for agencies and small businesses.

Creative & Producer

Products Are Hard

Melbourne, Australia

January 2013 - December 2013

Designed and wrote branding and communication materials, secured sponsorships, sourced speakers and managed event planning for the Products Are Hard conference.

Miami Ad School

Portfolio Program

Creative Advertising

Madrid, Spain

September 2010 - December 2012

Mount Allison University

Bachelor of Music

Voice & Composition

New Brunswick, Canada