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Adding Projects to GeorgeSpake.com

How I added a custom post type to my site to showcase projects I’ve been a part of and how I was involved

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Code Design Projects Web Development Wordpress

Redesigning GeorgeSpake.com

I’ve redesigned GeorgeSpake.com with the default WordPress TwentyTwenty theme and custom components built in CodePen with HTML and SCSS.

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Community Design Projects

GiveCamp Memphis 2020

Last weekend I participated in GiveCamp Memphis, a weekend long event where tech professionals come together to help Memphis non profits solve problems. This year, the event coincided with the AIGA Memphis Chapter’s Design for Good event. This is the fourth year I’ve participated in GiveCamp and, with 20 non profits; 30+ projects completed; over […]

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Design Talks Web Development

Talk: Building a [Not So] Simple Navigation System

Memphis Web Workers User Group – May, 10 2016University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology As part of a complete redesign, we developed our navigation menus from scratch and ran in to quite a few challenges along the way. I’ve been working on a major redesign at work and even with the help of Foundation […]

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Design Talks Web Development

Talk: Designing for the Mobile Web

Here are the slides for my talk at Tech Camp Memphis 2014. Abstract: Over just a few years, the rise of mobile technology has dramatically changed the way people interact with the web. As a result, the web community has adapted quickly to meet new challenges and ensure that websites look good and function properly […]

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Design Talks Web Development

Talk: Rapid Frontend Development with Zurb Foundation

Here are the slides for my talk at the Memphis Web Workers User Group on October 10, 2014. Abstract: Zurb Foundation is the self-proclaimed “advanced responsive front-end framework in the world.” I’ve worked with Foundation on a number of projects over the past couple of years and it’s an awesome tool. In this talk, I’ll briefly go […]

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Code Design Web Development

Compass Sticky Footer Mixin

When you’re dealing with browsers and markup, content tends to float to the top of the window by default. In most cases there is enough content on the page to keep the footer at the bottom of the window but, if a page doesn’t occupy the full height of the window, the footer is going to float […]

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Design

Featured Work | Designing My Logo

I’ve always been fascinated by logo design. A good logo can carry a brand for a very long time; it’s not something that’s meant to change frequently so the opportunity to design one doesn’t come along very often. There are a lot of things to keep in mind when designing a logo. Obviously it needs […]