Web Designer Developer Extraordinaire
A unicorn Web Designer and Developer. An entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for photography. A detail oriented trendsetter. A mentor. And above all a dog lover.
Lived in cities across North America, always finding new sources of creativity and innovation in each. Today she calls Victoria, BC home.
2006 - 2011 Multi Media BA - University of New Brunswick
2011 - 2012 Web Design, Development, and Maintenance - Humber College
2012 - 2016 Climax Media - Front End Developer
2011 - 2017 Freelance Design and Development
2016 - Present PurposeSocial - Technical Lead
Kirsten worked as a Front End Web Developer for Toronto Web Agency Climax Media. She was lead Front-End Developer on the recent redesign of Honda Canada's home and models pages. She was also lead Front-End Developer on projects such as Brookfield Homes Community, Scoutt, and others. As a freelance artist she was bcontracted by a Microsoft partner to Design and Develop a CRM demo site for potential clients, a student portal for non-profit organization Women Building Futures (in progress), and a registration system for worldwide pro Paintball players. Core mentor for Ladies Learning Code. Currently the Technical Lead and Senior Mentor for start-up PurposeSocial, a Victoria based Web Agency and Junior Dev Accelorator.
Photography, Design, and Multi Language Dev
As a design inclined developer Kirsten understands that form and function are not mutually exclusive and refuses to sacrifice one for the other. Combining her background in development and lifelong passion in digital media, photography, and design; she breathes life into every project she takes on.