Who I Am

Erin Morelli - Web and Graphic Designer (Credit: Will Waldron / Times Union)

My name is Erin Morelli and I am a Web Designer and Developer residing in the Boston, MA area. I graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in electronic media, arts, and communication, focusing on interaction design, and a co-terminal master’s degree in human-computer interaction. I moved to the Boston area in 2013 and work locally as a web developer. I have a passion for creating simple, clean user experiences and especially love the WordPress platform and responsive designs.

When I’m not working I enjoy cooking, biking, surfing the web, reading a good book, as well as watching and avidly tweeting about TV. I also run Hot Wings Homebrew, my one-woman homebrewing operation, where I create and brew many varieties of beer out of my home.

Be sure to read my featured profile in the Albany Times Union from October 2010, which you can find here.

What I Do

My skills are mainly focused on web design and development in addition to some graphic design, but I also have experience with usability and user testing. I have worked extensively with the WordPress content management system and am highly proficient in theming, plugin creation, and other custom PHP/MySQL development for the software (check out my WordPress plugins). This site was created with WordPress and is using a customized responsive theme developed by me with the Foundation by ZURB framework. Additionally, I have experience with:

  • HTML, CSS, Sass
  • PHP, Perl, & Python
  • MySQL
  • AJAX, JavaScript, & jQuery
  • Subversion (SVN) & Git
  • Linux, Windows, OS X
  • Usability & User Testing
  • Responsive Frameworks: Bootstrap, Foundation
  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign

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