NICHOLAS STEES

DESIGNER || DEVELOPER || THINKER

UI / UX

Today's websites not only need to look beautiful but behave beautifully as well. Users expect next level designs and a seamless user experience.

Designer

From website and application design to commercial print design. I create modern logos, branding packets and web interfaces for tomorrow's users.

Developer

Creating the magic and functionality a modern website need. I develop cohesive code for front and back-end projects. Knowing both worlds help me anticipate problems before they happen.

About Myself

Nicholas Stees is a web developer and design professional. Talented in visual design, UI/UX philosophy and clean front and back-end coding. I have an uncompromising natural passion for creating user-focused designs and working with tight deadlines. I enjoy taking on new challenges and working in a fast-paced team environment.

Latest Blog Posts

Gridsome & Sentry

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - Adding Sentry error tracking to Gridsome

Alphabetical Index

Friday, June 21, 2019 - Create an automatic Alphabetical Index with JS

Quick A11y Fixes

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - Here are some quick javascript based accessibility fixes that can knock out alot of problems real fast and hotfix old sites

City of Tampa

I currently work for the City of Tampa as a web developer. I mainly focus on front-end development but also write custom Drupal modules in PHP. I specialize in theming and javascript development as well.

City of St. Petersburg

I was the web coordinator for the city of St. Petersburg, the 5th largest city in Florida for 9+ years. I maintained over 1,800 pages and worked with over 30 departments in developing marketing strategies, digital media and custom web apps for various city campaigns.

The Clever Cup

I enjoy freelance projects such as this local coffee and retail shop in Sarasota, Florida. This site shows off their quaint charm and cozy atmosphere their visitors truly enjoy.

St. Pete Pier

A special project for the city to showcase information on the new municipal pier project. With interactive features to explore the design concept.

Digital Marketing

I'm a data nerd at heart and utilize today's big data tools to increase marketing performance. I analyze campaign performance in digital and email marketing as well as develop custom dashboards for real-time performance metrics.

Branding and Print

Logo and branding design are where my roots are. Setting the right look and feel for a project is a solid foundation for success. I have worked everything from billboards and vehicle wraps to annual reports and brochures.