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Michael Edelstone

My story

I’m Michael Edelstone, a digital designer comfortable with both the product and marketing sides of the craft. Currently I work with the extremely capable team at BrickFTP. Before that I led design and user experience for Texas State University.

I’m into bicycles, movies, astronomy, national parks, and adventures with my dog, Chloe. One day I hope to be recruited by an intergalactic team of fighter pilots like Alex Rogan in The Last Starfighter.

Some things I know pretty darn well

  • HTML: Semantic, accessible, future-thinking, templated, you-name-it. We’re essentially BFFs.
  • CSS: Roger that. Big fan of animations and flexbox, with real-world experience writing vanilla, Sass, and postCSS.
  • Responsive design: By default, baby! Even talked about it on a podcast a little while ago.
  • Product UX: Research, sketches, app copy, and clickable prototypes using a refined, understandable process.
  • Design tools: Sketch, InVision and Chrome DevTools are my go-tos, but I enjoy Photoshop and Balsamiq too.
  • Git and GitHub: From React apps to static sites, I open source, GitFlow, and the command line.