It's hard out there for a pimp
June 5, 2014, 1:00 pm

I reworked my resume recently and I got a lot of really great feedback to help me streamline it, even though it comes down to how I want it to look. Ultimately though, one of the most frustrating things for me was how many people said it looked like a design resume. So disappointing, since I barely even mention art in the thing. It's all about my tech skills, and my teaching, and my webwork, and just a couple little points that make it clear that as a full stack developer, I also happen to know how to make the visuals to make a website look great (regardless of the appearance of my own).

It's difficult to want to be something when everyone says you're clearly something else. And it's so easy for people to see art, and taxing for someone to evaluate code.

Anyways. I've been working on my site some more. Some of the layout is still a little jittery, but ultimately everything will be better in the future. I've completely rewritten my base.css file to better mimic the excellent work that Bootstrap is doing, while retaining the trim document that is more useful to me. Sass 3.3 was a huge leap forward, and allowed me to make some really complex structures out of some fairly simple code.

I also continue to work hard on my backend analytics, and I am striving to improve my image viewer system to make it be viable, pretty, and worthwhile. I'm thinking of adding a commenting system to my site soon, but I'm really not sure.