Kayla Pratt is the front-end web developer at Emory University. She received her B.S. in Digital Design from Towson University and developed her skills as a graphic designer and web developer through jobs in contracting, higher education, and public schools. In between her full-time job as a web programmer and part-time job freelancing jobs, Kayla spends her time enthusiastically roasting coffee and cooking. She is a proud lifelong resident of Southern Maryland who wishes to continue contributing to the community and immersing herself in the local culture.

Education

2010 – B.S. – Digital Design – Towson State University

Specialization and Skills

General Skills:

  • Creative, strong-willed and inspired worker
  • Flexible, independent and focused ethic matched with group leading experience
  • Ability to translate technical terms for non-technical team members and provide training
  • Customer service oriented
  • Sensitive and adaptive to rapidly changing web technology
  • Strong time-management and communication skills
  • Master of Adobe Creative Cloud, with specialization in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign

Web Management Skills:

  • Experienced with web analytics such as Piwik, Google Analytics, and SiteImprove Analytics
  • First-hand experience using HTML5, CSS3, SASS/SCSS, ¬†Javascript, PHP, and MySQL
  • Years of experience with popular CMS such as Drupal and WordPress
  • Thorough understanding of cross-browser compatibility, W3C standards, and ADA compliance
  • Experienced with Javascript libraries such as JQuery, MooTools, and Scriptaculous