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Hello, I am Cheryl Velez currently based in Alexandria, Virginia.

I have two passions, developing stunning web experiences and digital photography.

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Web Development Portfolio

Coding Playground

Photography Portfolio

Customers want a website that looks amazing and actually works.

That's What I Do

My Skills

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript 90%
Front-end Development 80%
Back-end development 90%
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User Experience

Quality, elegance and efficiency are the essence of every successful website.

Mobile Development

The mobile experience should be just as stunning as the desktop experience.

Coding

Websites are creations of art.
Exquisite design deserves equally exquisite functionality.

Engaging the User

A well executed user-centric web experience is the key to engaging the user.

Recent Side Projects

React JS - Drum Machine

A fun drum machine project utilizing ReactJS and SASS.

Live Demo

Source Code

React JS - JavaScript Calculator

A fun calculator project utilizing ReactJS and SASS.

Live Demo

Source Code

React JS - Would you Rather? Game

Play the Would you Rather? Game! A fun game done in React JS and Redux.

Live Demo

Source Code

Music App
for Android

Developed for project submission for Udacity Android Nanodegree.

Source Code

 

News App
for Android

Developed for project submission for Udacity Android Nanodegree.

Source Code

 

My Experience

Currently employed at RTI International

Research Programmer/Analyst
Jul 2018 - Present

Web Designer
Apr 2014 - Jul 2018

Publications Specialist
Feb 2009 - Apr 2014

My Education

I am a lifelong learner. I stay current with ongoing self-paced study. My latest interests are DevOps on AWS and app development with React, Redux, and React Native.

Bachelor of Arts
Dec 1990 - Jun 1995

Field of Study: English - Literature and Language

Continuing Education
Ongoing

Self-paced study through online courses, independent study, and side projects.

Currently enrolled in Amazon Web Services DevOps Certification courses (Cloud Academy).

Graduated - React Nanodegree June 2020.

Graduated - Android Basics Nanodegree Sept 2019.

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