EnchantedSew creates unique stuffed toys and sewing patterns for fantasy folklore lovers. Natural materials such as organic cotton and wool become soft sculptures that will be cherished by children ages 7+.
Created an ASP.NET web app to increase city efficiency. Performed user research and interviews, created prototypes and high fidelity mockups, and coded responsive HTML, CSS, jQuery in Visual Studio.
Developed a web site for a visual artist. Designed the web site to be engaging and understandable with clean text and white space. Assisted with the creation of content for his site and strategies for social media platforms. I coded the site from the ground up using HTML, CSS, Bootstrap and jQuery. I gave special attention to smartphone user touch events and kept navigation easy and forgiving. Ultimately, this project solidified a digital identity for Eric and launched him into marketing himself online.
One-on-one caretaker for boys aged 7-12 on the Autism spectrum and with attachment disorders.
Caretaker for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Master of single-serving coffee packets, tiny soaps and shampoos; I can change and make a bed in five minutes.
In the early spring participated in the seasonal setup of the greenhouses, seed starting, potting and transplanting, then in the summer provided hydration and nutrients to crops, maintained appearance of perennials in displays, and helped customers select plants based on their preferences and environmental conditions. Created a positive experience for visitors.
This experience instilled in me a sense of universal design principles - color, texture, shape, size, value, and line. I had hands on practice arranging bouquets, helping customers select plants and flowers from displays, maintaining the health of plants in displays, assisting with advertising, and managing the checkout counter during the busy Christmas, Easter, and Valentine's Day holiday seasons.
Planting vegetables, weeding and watering gardens, walking goats, collecting eggs, picking berries, baking whoopie pies, and keeping Green Mountain coffee dispensers clean and full.
Starts with a random link to a web page and saves all the links and email addresses it finds to an external file. Traverses the links. Composes and sends emails to every email address. An exercise in bots, IMAP and SMTP.
Uses the Reddit API to crawl posts, then makes a reply to all posts that include certain keywords. An exercise in bots.
Reached out to prospective sponsors using email and phone, demonstrated excellent communication and pitch skills and coordinated sign ups via our web payment platform. Generated new sponsorship relationships for the organization.
Presented at the Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center on programming Minecraft with Python 3.5 and Raspberry Pi. I taught an audience of 14 how to use Python fundamentals such as conditional statements, loops and functions to automate and inspire their Minecraft worlds. I demonstrated how to build large structures (diamond cubes, craters, lakes, pyramids, rainbows and castles) without a single pickax swing, and how to use while loops to leave a trail of forest vegetation and trees in your footsteps.
Assisted in fall garden cleanup and maintenance/planting of perennials.
In order to beautify The Railyard and provide both educational and leisure gardens, re-purposed salvaged building materials to create raised beds and container gardens.
Played the piano and provided weekly entertainment to residents of the nursing home. Played hits from the 50’s and 60’s, country, soft rock and pop genres, such as “Great Balls Of Fire”, Elton John, The Beatles, “Moonlight in Vermont” and such.
Every month unloaded pallets of produce, arranged and stocked tables, and helped people select items during food shelf hours. Assisted in cleaning of town hall and storing food items after the events.