Adam earned his BFA in Graphic Design in 2010 and has since dedicated himself to the field of web development.

An experienced designer and front-end developer, Adam has a keen interest in collaboratively solving complex problems with simple, practical solutions.

He’s also an accessibility professional, serving as West Virginia University's principal digital accessibility expert for the last six years.

When he’s not busy creating digital products, you’ll find him scaling sheer rock faces and braving rapids as an avid rock climber and whitewater kayaker. His insatiable appetite for adventure has led him to discover the natural beauty of our world, and he draws inspiration from its vastness in both his personal and professional pursuits.

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Work history

  1. Web Accessibility Specialist WVU, 2017-Current
  2. Front-end Developer WVU, 2013-2016
  3. Web Motion Designer WVU, 2010-2012



Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute.”

Abelson, Sussman, and Sussman

Write code that’s easy to delete, not easy to extend.

Obvious, explicit, duplicated dumb code is far, far, far better than magic, implicit, poorly-abstracted code.”

The real ‘clean code’ is code that is easy to understand, verify, and change.

Which often means more repetition and less abstraction.”

Sophie Alpert

Under-engineering is the art of thinking rather than doing.”

Andy Bell



The details are not the details. They make the design.”

Charles Eames

To design is much more than to simplify, to assemble, to order, or even to edit...

It is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, to modify, to dignify, to dramatize, to persuade, and perhaps even to amuse.”

Paul Rand

Great design to us means content is king, function is more, and beautiful is best.


Big type, even huge type, can be beautiful and useful.”

But poise is usually far more important than size—and poise consists primarily of emptiness.”

Robert Bringhurst



And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

Abraham Lincoln

Enjoy yourself. It’s later than you think.

Helen Tran

If you believe you’ve reached enlightenment, you’ve merely arrived at your limitation.

Milton Glaser

In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.”

Daniel L. Reardon