Another Thing I Made: WorldWildlife.org

Posted 2 February 2013 under , ,

Last year, I had the priviledge of working with a talented team at Viget to build and launch a new site for the North American branch of the World Wildlife Fund:

This was the first major project at Viget for which I served as technical lead from start to finish. I’m very proud of the way it turned out, particularly the custom content management system we built and the photo management tools. I wrote a few posts on our company tech blog if you’d like to read more:

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I’m a Ruby on Rails and JavaScript developer living in Durham, North Carolina and working at Viget. I’m also an avid reader, traveler, cyclist, musician, coffee fiend, and friend of birds.

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