Michael Rockwell

Hi, I'm Mike

I make websites.

Based in Upstate New York, I'm a designer that builds clean, responsive websites to help businesses and individuals reach their audience online.

I have three years of experience working in a distributed work environment, supporting software used by millions of monthly active users.

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Built on WordPress using valid HTML and CSS. The design is fully responsive — making use of media queries and fluid widths to keep elements looking great on mobile and desktop browsers. The homepage and archive page are displayed using custom loops to keep content organized.

Images in posts expand beyond their containing element on mobile displays to aid in visibility and create a compelling effect. The sidebar collapses into the site's design when viewed on mobile — placing navigation under the header and the single display ad below the first post on the page.

#OpenWeb

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Built on WordPress and making use of IFTTT for automatic publishing of headlines from independent publishers. The homepage uses a custom loop that displays headlines below their corresponding month and date header.

The site’s layout was built in CSS flexbox. On larger displays, each headline is displayed in a card-like container using a subtle drop shadow. The mobile-only hamburger menu is built in pure HTML and CSS — no JavaScript necessary — and the Suggest a Site page is built on the Contact Form 7 WordPress plugin.

mdrockwell.net

mdrockwell.net/portfolio

This webpage was built using valid HTML and CSS, written entirely in Coda for iOS. It was designed to be small in size, ensuring that it will load quickly on just about any internet connection.

The layout was created using CSS flexbox and the design utilizes transitions to give life to interactive elements. The contact form below is built on Formspree — allowing visitors to send notes, comments, and inquiries without the need to host my own code which would provide that functionality.

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I'd love to work with you on your web projects. If you're interested, feel free to get in touch:

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