Professional History of Patrick Doran
Takes first Graphic Design classes. Learns Quark Express and Adobe design tools.
Learns HTML and CSS.
Builds first freelance site: Massachusetts Horsemen’s Council
Works web localization at LionBridge
Finishes Batchlors of Art at Framingham State #goRams
Learns and builds sites in Macromedia Flash
Learns Adobe InDesign and LiveMotion. Also ProTools for audio
Builds websites for Premier Insurance Company of Massachusetts
Advanced training in Excel and VBA
Learns 3D Animation with Maya at RISD
Learns advanced prepress and printing techniques at RISD
Relocates to North Carolina
Starts working for the News & Observer
Starts working for the State of North Carolina
Deep dive into jQuery and CSS driven layouts
Builds WordPress sites for multiple freelance clients.
Shifts to UX-only practice at Atlantic BT in Raleigh
Returns to the State of North Carolina
Learns and builds SharePoint
Becomes Front-End lead with State of North Carolina
Speaks at SharePoint Saturday Conference in Raleigh
Develops Android App for Wake County Public Libraries
Speaks at SharePoint Engage Conference in Raleigh
Returns to speak at SharePoint Engage Conference Raleigh
Ships first Vue apps: NCDMV Office Locations Search and NCDMV REAL ID Wizard
Deep dive into Microsoft 365 and the SharePoint Online platform
Writes five articles for Microsoft Community Docs for M365
Rebuilds PatrickDoran.com with Node, Express, Svelte, GraphQL & React
Learns React.js and spend the year making a game engine with it.
Learns Tableau dashboard platform, gets Tableau Desktop Certificate.