Michael Herring


Trader Joe’s

West Des Moines, IA
Crew Member, October 2019 – present

Michael Herring Web

West Des Moines, IA
Contract Front-End Web Developer, November 2016 – September 2020

Bethel College

North Newton, KS
Front-End Web Developer, November 2018 – October 2019

Maintained the Bethel College website using Drupal.

Created and customized several WordPress websites.

Vermilion Design + Digital

Boulder, CO
Front-End Developer, November 2010 – November 2016

Planned and executed semantically-optimized front-end code and markup for the following non-profit groups and educational institutions:

Contributed to project planning with information architecture work, white-boarding, and wire-framing.

Handled project management tasks by interfacing directly with clients and third-party development partners.

Built custom WordPress themes using an internally-developed WordPress framework.

Local Matters

Denver, CO
User Interface Engineer, December 2009 – November 2010

Worked in a JSP environment focused on advanced front-end web development techniques, load-time optimization, and thorough browser compatibility.

Foraker Labs

Boulder, CO
Senior Front-End Web Developer, September 2008 – November 2009

Worked in a Ruby on Rails environment slicing Photoshop comps and building templates with Strict XHTML and CSS.

Provided internal training on Semantic HTML and CSS.


Cedar Rapids, IA
Interface Designer, June 2004 – September 2008

Worked in a .NET environment developing web interfaces, templates, and CSS for large healthcare websites.

Provided internal training on Web Accessibility, Semantic HTML, JavaScript/DOM, and W3C Standards.


BFA in Illustration/Design – 2000, Kansas City Art Institute