Nathan Beste

Nathan Beste

Minnesota

Senior Digital Designer working toward learning more about code and user experience design.

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Skills & Experience

  • Job Title

    Senior Digital Designer

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
  • Looking for work

    Yes

365 Achievements

  • Interaction Design in Practice
  • Theories and Psychology
  • Design an Accessible Form
  • Introducing Accessible Design
  • Material Design Components
  • Working With Material Design
  • Designing for iOS
  • Working With Human Interface Guidelines
  • Voice and Tone
  • User Interface Library
  • Visual Design Language
  • Understanding Design Systems
  • The Design Solution
  • The Design Problem
  • Design Principles
  • What is Product Design?
  • Persuasive Patterns
  • UI Patterns
  • Designing with Patterns
  • Planning Your Users’ Journey
  • Strategy: Determining Goals for your Product
  • Understanding Our Users
  • Intro to User Experience (UX) Design
  • React Component Patterns
  • Stateful Components and Lifecycle Methods
  • Managing State and Data Flow
  • Build Modular Interfaces with Components
  • Stateful Components
  • Introducing Props
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Add Reusable Logic to Your Sass
  • Write Smart and Efficient CSS with Sass
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Testing for Accessibility
  • Mobile Accessibility
  • Accessible UI Patterns
  • Semantic HTML and WAI-ARIA
  • Classes
  • WCAG 2.0 (and Other Standards)
  • Adding the Game Logic
  • Making the Game Interactive
  • Rendering the Game
  • Loop Through Objects
  • Object Basics
  • Multidimensional Arrays
  • Loop Through Arrays
  • Store Multiple Values in an Array
  • Working with 'for' Loops
  • Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops
  •  Building Constructor Methods and Generating Objects
  • Introducing 'Four in a Row'
  • Getters and Setters
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Access for Everybody
  • Exploring Async/Await
  • Understanding Promises
  • Asynchronous JavaScript with Callbacks
  • What is Asynchronous Programming?
  • Callbacks and the DOM
  • Callbacks with Timers
  • Introduction to Callback Functions
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Building Forms With Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts With the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • JavaScript Tools and Workflows
  • JavaScript is Everywhere
  • Arrow Functions
  • Pass Information Into Functions
  • Create Reusable Code with Functions
  • The Math Object
  • Working with Numbers
  • Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements
  • Working With Strings
  • Storing and Tracking Information with Variables
  • Hello, JavaScript!
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Going Mobile
  • Designing Email with CSS
  • Coding HTML Email
  • HTML Email Basics
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • The Browser Environment
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • Adding a New Web Page
  • Make It Beautiful with CSS
  • HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications
  • Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS
  • Build a Website With Bootstrap
  • Prototyping With Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Front-End Frameworks
  • A Template Hierarchy Review
  • Media Templates in WordPress
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Archive Templates in WordPress
  • Page and Post Templates in WordPress
  • Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Core WordPress Theme Files
  • How WordPress Templates Work
  • Finishing Your WordPress Theme
  • Custom Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Adding a Blog to a WordPress Theme
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Building Out WordPress Navigation
  • Building Page Templates in WordPress
  • The WordPress Loop
  • WordPress Header and Footer Templates
  • Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes
  • Starting a WordPress Theme
  • Local WordPress Development
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Finding Good WordPress Plugins and Themes
  • Managing Comments on a WordPress Blog
  • Working with Media in WordPress Blogs
  • Posts and Pages in WordPress
  • Blogging with WordPress Overview
  • WordPress Admin Settings
  • WordPress User Roles
  • The WordPress Codex
  • Owning a WordPress Site Long Term
  • WordPress Community Management
  • Working with Media in WordPress
  • Adding and Editing Content
  • Getting a WordPress Site
  • Getting Started with WordPress
  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Social Media
  • Next Steps
  • Financing Our Company
  • Selling Your Product
  • Marketing Your Product
  • Product Market Fit
  • Discovery
  • Limiting Results in Queries
  • Using Relationship Tables
  • Filtering Input for Queries
  • Querying the Database
  • Connecting to MySQL
  • Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database
  • SQL Calculating, Aggregating and Other Functions
  • Joining Relational Data Between Tables in SQL
  • Manipulating Schema with SQL
  • Creating Tables and Manipulating Data with SQL
  • Reading Data from Databases with SQL
  • Installing MySQL Server and MySQL Workbench
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Paginating a List: Model and View
  • Paginating a List: Controller
  • Adding Search: Model
  • Adding Search: Controller & View
  • Refactoring the Codebase
  • Cleaning URLs with Rewrite Rules
  • Cleaning URLs with Subfolders
  • Integrating Validation Errors
  • Simple PHP Application: Wrapping Up The Project
  • Working with PHP Functions
  • Integrating With Paypal
  • Listing Inventory Items
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Advanced Directives
  • Concepts on Advanced Functions
  • Advanced Variables, Mixins, Functions, and Placeholders
  • Modular Media Queries
  • Sass Grid System
  • SMACSS and Sass
  • Sass and BEM
  • Getting Modular with Mixins and Functions
  • Getting Started with Advanced Sass
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Creating a Simple Drawing Application
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • Spriting with Compass
  • Compass Helper Functions
  • Compass Layout and Typography
  • Getting Started with Compass
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Moving Forward with UX
  • Tools UXers Use
  • How UXers Think
  • What Do User Experience Designers Do?
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Creating Home Page Assets
  • Applying Effects
  • How to Draw in Illustrator
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Color Theory
  • Elements
  • Principles
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Media Queries
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Gradients
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Debugging HTML and CSS Problems
  • Sharing a Website
  • Responsive Web Design and Testing
  • Adding Pages to a Website
  • Styling Web Pages and Navigation
  • Customizing Colors and Fonts
  • CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
  • Creating HTML Content
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Newbie