Matt Spaanem Web Developer / Graphic Designer
1764 N. 10th St.
Washougal, WA 98671

(414) 331-9134


Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Communication Design BFA
Graduated 2006
Cumulative GPA 3.52

Purdue University

Computer Graphics Coursework
1997 - 1999



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Mobile-first responsive website built in Craft with Twig templates utilizing BEM-like CSS naming conventions and mixins and Susy grids with workflow build via Gulp. I also updated the vue.js form application to adjust available time slots for the schedule form based on time of day.
Mobile-first responsive website built in ExpressionEngine with a MVVM template architecture, BEM CSS naming and Susy grids with workflow build via Gulp. This site features a reorganized blog system (Help Guides) that's based on category hierarchy so users can more easily find content relevant to them. &
Mobile-first responsive sister sites built in ExpressionEngine with a MVVM template architecture, BEM CSS naming and Susy grids with workflow build via Gulp.
Desktop-first responsive website built in ExpressionEngine with Susy grids and Gulp workflow. I originally built this site in 2013 and recently went back to convert it to responsive, this required very little refactoring of the HTML which resulted in the project completing ridiculously early and way under budget.


Rocket Media

2011 - 2016
Web Developer

Remote work; Front End HTML, CSS/SCSS, Javascript/jQuery and Gulp workflow development. Configure and code backend templates for CMS (ExpressionEngine, Craft, WordPress) and static websites.

Trisept Solutions

2010 - 2011
Web Designer

Front end HTML and CSS development for ASP.NET and SharePoint based websites.

Nelson Schmidt

2008 - 2010
Interactive Designer

Website design and development in HTML, CSS, and Javascript/jQuery including development for content management systems.

Boelter + Lincoln

2006 - 2008
Interactive Designer

Web banner creation in Flash/Actionscript including rich media and interactive executions. HTML and CSS development for websites.

Panda Communications

2002 - 2006
Web Designer/Developer

Customize ecommerce templates in HTML and CSS to match client identity. Design/develop FileMaker Pro database driven websites.

Hoffman York

Summer 2005
Intern Designer

Concept and design advertisements for the summer intern project. Design logo options for short-term contest identity.

Compuware Corporation

2000 - 2002
Web/Multimedia Designer

Concept and build in HTML, browser-based training modules. Build multiple sections of large interactive flash marketing movie.

Daniel McCoy

Web Design - Freelance

Concept and design website; develop online photo album in PHP.


Web Designer

Create dynamic flash interfaces for internet portal. Design and code websites in HTML for various clients.

Dramm Corporation

Summer 1998
Intern Designer

Illustrate various products and components for catalog. Design product labels and informational/sell sheets. Assist department head in product photo shoots.


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