Portfolio: Websites

Below is a list of websites that I have worked on, which includes technical details and a link to each site.

High Desert Blues

High Desert Blues

High Desert Blues Website – 2013

Link: http://highdesertblues.com
Site Launch: January 2013
Site Relaunch: July 2013

  • Co-designed with input from the blues dance community
  • Customized WordPress child theme with CSS
  • Collaboration includes various site users
  • Redirects from other .com, .net, and .org sites
  • Mobile version available
  • Added Search Engine Optimization through the use of META keywords and page descriptions

STC New Mexico Kachina Chapter

STC NM Kachina Evolution - Version 4

STC NM Kachina Chapter Website – 2012

Link: http://stc-nm-kachina.org
Site Relaunch: May/June 2012

  • Redesigned from static HTML web pages to WordPress
  • Customized the existing theme layout to reflect color schemes used in the previous website
  • Added Search Engine Optimization through the use of META keywords and page descriptions
  • Edited, organized, and updated website content from the previous versions
  • Added HTTP 301 Redirects to prevent broken links and HTTP 404 errors
  • Migrated the entire website,mySQL database, and email system to a new hosting company
    • Shortened email addresses with forwarders from old email addresses to prevent lost messages
  • Upgraded mailing list from MailManager to MailChimp
  • Added private document repository to include chapter operations

Explore New Mexico – sample portfolio site

Explore New Mexico

Explore New Mexico

Link: http://portfolio.writetechie.com/explore-nm/
Site Launch: April 2012

  • Adapted from the final project for CIS 2340 – Dreamweaver / Web Design
  • Designed using Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop.
  • Utilized HTML and CSS for layout design and color schemes.
  • Added SEO optimizations such as META descriptions and keywords

Write Techie

Link: http://writetechie.com
Site Launch: May 2011

  • Created to share my professional thoughts and experiences in the field of technical communication
  • Published on WordPress to take advantage of the powerful content management system
  • Utilized CSS to customize theme layout and color scheme
  • Migrated the entire website and mySQL database to a new hosting company in 2012

New Mexico Tech – Technical Communication Program Website Redesign

Link: http://www.nmt.edu/~tc/
Site Launch: April/May 2008

  • Created as a group collaboration by the Digital Media Design class in the Technical Communication Program
  • Produced prototype designs, which included different color schemes, layout designs, and logos
  • Conducted audience analysis and usability testing to determine which prototype would become the final deliverable
  • Developed a content strategy for each section of the website