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Chance Strickland

Front-end Web Developer + Consultant

Advocate developer for the web with a focus on greater usability and accessibility. Passionate about the details and user experience. My personal mission is to do good by others, learn daily and share success broadly.

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Technical Expertise

  • JavaScript (ES6+)
  • React
  • CSS
  • HTML5
  • Web Accessibility (WCAG)
  • Node
  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • Vue
  • WordPress
  • Web Animation (SVG)

Recent Work

Reach UI

  • OSS React component library
  • 2019 – 2020

ReadyBase

  • React + Next.js. + Express + MongoDB
  • 2019

Work Experience

Open Source Software Engineer

  • React Training
  • Remote
  • August 2019 – March 2020
  • August 2019 – March 2020
  • Manage and build highly accessible components for the Reach UI open source library
  • Develop workshop training materials focused on web accessibility in the context of React and JavaScript

Full-time Freelance Web Developer

  • Build websites from small, self-managed projects to enterprise-scale web applications alongside teams
  • Provide consulting and auditing services for WCAG accessibility compliance
  • Clients include:
    • ReadyBase
    • Dash Financial Technologies
    • Lee Company (Tennessee)
    • Zander Insurance
    • Slim and Husky’s
    • Inigo Digital
    • Harpeth Strategies
    • Berry Interesting Productions

Web Developer + Project Manager

  • Build custom WordPress themes, plugins and integrations using external APIs
  • Overhaul internal development processes using modern build tools (Node.js, webpack, Git) to improve productivity and collaboration
  • Develop clearly defined scopes of work, and tightly monitor + manage project budgets to ensure profitability and timely completion
  • Clients include:
    • Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee
    • PYA, P.C.
    • Qualifacts
    • Aspire Health
    • DWP LIVE
    • Five Corners Strategies
    • RJ Young
    • Tennessee Hospital Association

Education

Southern Polytechnic State University (now Kennesaw State University)

  • B.S. Technical Communications, Graphics and Digital Media
  • 2004 – 2010