Nicholas Olsen
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Nicholas Olsen

Techdegree Student

Temecula, CA

I currently do web development for a Church in Southern California as well as freelance work on the side. I'm looking to build a service that would help local businesses and entrepreneurs, and just people who want to make a difference.

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Skills & Experience

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
  • Looking for work

    Yes

239 Achievements

  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Introduction to Typography
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Art Direction with the Picture Element
  • Image Delivery with Srcset and Sizes
  • 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
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP Datatypes
  • PHP Data & Structure
  • PHP Getting Started
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Sketch Features
  • Introducing Sketch
  • An Overview of Hooks in WordPress
  • 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
  • Add Bootstrap Components to WordPress Theme
  • Create Bootstrap Styled Theme Templates
  • Setup a Bootstrap Theme
  • The Production Server
  • 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 Staging Server
  • The WordPress Loop
  • WordPress Header and Footer Templates
  • Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes
  • Starting a WordPress Theme
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • Local WordPress Development
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • The Local Development Environment
  • Responsive Theory
  • HTTP Methods and Headers
  • Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js
  • Handling Routes in Node.js
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • WordPress Themes
  • Modular Media Queries
  • Sass Grid System
  • SMACSS and Sass
  • Sass and BEM
  • Getting Modular with Mixins and Functions
  • Ruby Loops
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Hashes
  • Ruby Arrays
  • Ruby Numbers
  • Ruby Strings
  • Objects, Classes, and Variables
  • Ruby Basics
  • Installing a Ruby Development Environment
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • Product Market Fit
  • Discovery
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Testing and Sharing the Extension
  • Building the Extension
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Working with PHP Functions
  • Integrating With Paypal
  • Listing Inventory Items
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Compass Layout and Typography
  • Getting Started with Compass
  • Creating a Simple Drawing Application
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Self-Assessment
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Creating a Long Term Business
  • Protecting Yourself With Contracts
  • Creating Home Page Assets
  • Applying Effects
  • How to Draw in Illustrator
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • 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
  • Creating an Icon
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Pricing and Project Proposals
  • Finding Your First Project
  • Establishing a Proper Workflow
  • Usability Basics
  • Social Media
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • Starting a Freelance Career
  • Creating Content
  • Introduction to Blogging
  • Personal Branding
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Media Queries
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • 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
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • 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