Gary Ford

Gary Ford

Chicago, IL

Graphic production artist now focusing on front-end web dev. Seeking an junior, front-end position from which I can continue to grow and thrive.

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Skills & Experience

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
  • Looking for work

    Yes

181 Achievements

  • Simple Mobile Interface
  • Exporting Designs
  • Sketch Features
  • Introducing Sketch
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • The Local Development Environment
  • WordPress Plugins
  • WordPress Themes
  • The WordPress Customizer
  • Managing Media in WordPress
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  • WordPress Admin Settings
  • WordPress User Roles
  • How to Install WordPress on Your Computer
  • Getting Started with WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • Introduction to Methods
  • JavaScript Objects
  • Managing Products in WooCommerce
  • Setting Up WooCommerce
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Building Page Templates in WordPress
  • Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes
  • The WordPress Loop
  • Starting a WordPress Theme
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Overview of the WordPress Customizer
  • Local WordPress Development
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • AJAX Concepts
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • How WordPress Templates Work
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Ruby Strings
  • Objects, Classes, and Variables
  • Ruby Basics
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Creating a Simple Drawing Application
  • Choosing Options
  • Shopping List
  • Things That Count
  • Ins & Outs
  • Say Hello to Python
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Owning a WordPress Site Long Term
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • What's New in Foundation 5
  • WordPress Community Management
  • Working with Media in WordPress
  • Adding and Editing Content
  • Getting a WordPress Site
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Functions
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • The WordPress Codex
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • How to Draw in Illustrator
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • Introduction to Design
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • 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
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Prototyping With Foundation
  • Advanced Techniques
  • Responsive Design
  • Adaptive Design
  • Fluid Foundation
  • Introduction to Responsive Web Design
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Media Queries
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Build a Website With Bootstrap
  • Prototyping With Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Front-End Frameworks
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Gradients
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Web Typography
  • Basics
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • Finding Your First Project
  • Starting a Freelance Career
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Launching the Website
  • Styling Content
  • Creating a Website Structure
  • Text Editors and HTML
  • Website Basics
  • Newbie