Front-end developer
with design experience

Hello, My Name is Justin.

I am a highly motivated designer and front-end developer with a unique combination of problem-solving, leadership skills, and talent.

I have worked professionally as a graphic designer for almost 10 years to help clients big and small, by creating: logos/brand guidelines, exhibition graphics, environmental design, marketing materials, marketing strategies/communication plans, websites, and more.

I also have over 5 years of experience as a web developer using current technologies and frameworks including: jQuery, Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation, Ember, Handlebars, Bourbon, LESS, SASS, and SCSS.

CodeSchool Courses Completed:
Unmasking HTML Emails, You, Me & SVG, Try jQuery, Try Ember - Level 1-5, Assembling Sass, Try Ruby, JavaScript Road Trip, CSS Cross-Country, Front-end Foundations, and Try GIT.


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Some of My Work

My Strengths


My Resume

My Education

2005 - Now / CodeAcademy / Stack Overflow / Peers

I have always had a thirst for learning. I'm willing to sacrifice my time and effort to gain the knowledge necessary. So far, I have taught myself HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, and PHP.

2001 - 2005

Bachelors of Arts / Graphic Design - Southern Arkansas University

Activities and Societies

  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. (Keeper of Records)
  • Pan-Helenic Council
  • University Housing (Resident Assistant and Residence Hall Director)
  • Residence Hall Honorary Society
  • Student Government (Senator for School of Liberal and Performing Arts)
  • Leadership Academy (Participant and Leader)
  • Black Student's Association
  • AIGA and Pivot Point

Work Experience

04/12 - Now

Front-End Developer - Mary Kay


  • Provide front-end business analysis, approach creation, development, testing and release of Mary Kay US consumer and Sales Force facing websites, micro-sites, blogs, communications and e-mail.
  • Lead new projects and fill the role of a Business Analyst, defining project scope, creating schedules, designing workflows and processes.
  • Collaborate with US and Global design teams to create cutting edge digital solutions and interactive content.
  • Develop advanced functionality and configure it to work within existing (many times older more rigid) frameworks.
  • Project manage workload for multiple projects and job schedules.
  • Oversee day-to-day work and schedules of contract developers.
  • Partner with IT to implement integration of front-end development with back-end systems.
  • Serve as creative and front-end development consultant to US Marketing, Global Marketing, and IT groups.
  • Provide front-end support and act as advisor for communication, marketing, and IT departments.
  • Use expertise to guide current initiatives and identify future digital strategies/solutions that will improve Mary Kay's profitability and the perception of its brand.
02/10 - 01/15

Co-Owner / Designer / Developer - The Illustrati


  • Design/Develop and manage the Illustrati website.
  • Make updates and field tickets recieved from the network members.
  • Create marketing strategies and feature additions intended to increase membership and retention.
  • Provide support for printed design materials used to exhibit works created by the membership and promote the community.

10/10 - 08/13

Designer/WordPress Developer - BOSS Group


  • Provide graphic or web support on a contract basis to companies in the Dallas/Ft.Worth area.

09/08 - 05/10

Creative Developer - LifeSynch/Humana


  • Design of print collateral and trade show displays, redesign of company website and microsites, design and development of email blasts, development of brands for affiliate organizations.
07/06 - 09/08

Industrial Graphic Artist - L-3 Communications


  • Designed and provided input for collateral associated with company programs, and marketing strategy concepts. Worked with top Department of Defense (DoD) companies (foreign and domestic) on public, proprietary, and government secret proposals.
  • Taught weekly classes consisting of tips and techniques for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Strata 3D CX.


Web Design


Web Development


Email Development


WordPress Development







Testimonials are enough to convince people for now.

GS Marketing

"I've had the liberty and privilege to work with Justin on various occasions. Justin has always been the most dedicated person in the room, no matter the challenge at hand. He exemplifies a strong will to not only lead, but to also solve problems. Justin, is well versed in his creative craft in addition to sharpening his skill sets and knowledge daily. His creative ability commingled with his graphic design and web related experience is unparalleled to most designers. I've always respected his ability to do both at a very high level, he's a rare breed of talent that is hard to find. He strategic efforts to manage his own creative ventures along side of his professional career is quite impressive and for that he is qualified for just about any creative project he so desires."

Dante' Curry
Operations Design Manager

Mary Kay

"Justin has proven to be a tremendous asset and very reliable resource here at the company. He has saved this company literally millions of dollars this past year implementing cutting-edge technologies that we were unaware of. He does his homework and researches a problem and then comes back with the most efficient and cost-effective way to implement the solution. He is a hybrid when it comes to both design and development which is a very rare talent these days. It's been a real pleasure working together with him. Ambitious perfectionist. He is customer focused, creative, well educated and organized . He always maintains very good relation with co-workers and clients."

Jimmy Harrell
Account/Project Manager

The BOSS Group

"Justin is a consummate professional and a delight to work with! His background and versatility in both agency and corporate settings has enabled him to work successfully on tight deadlines and on quick turn around projects. He stays abreast of the latest technology, making him an irreplaceable asset to any creative team. Justin always delivers quality creative to his clients, keeping the client's best interests in mind. I've worked consecutively with Justin over the last 1.5 years, and he is an extremely talented and dependable professional. I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to partner with him and look forward to working with him in the future!"

Janoo Chawla
Marketing and Recruiting Coordinator

Ingersoll Rand

"Used Mr. Justin Nash services to provide me with high quality logo design, web designs and much more. He has great ability to translate words into design concepts and execute projects with the highest level quality while being mindfull of time constraints. Highly recommend for project of any magnitude."

Eric Befidi
Engineering Excellence Project Coach

bkm Total Office

"Justin has a unique eye and not only thinks out side the box, but, colors outside the lines as well. Obstacles are leaped over, crashed through and overall circumvented. No is never accepted at face value. He is a creative thinker and ambitiously seeks out new and realistic solutions for any project."

Joel Shakespear
Marketing Manager

The Daedalus Group, LLC

"I've had the pleasure of working directly with Justin for over two years and have always been impressed with his creativity, his compositional and artistic talent and business acumen. Justin is exceptionally responsive and always has a great attitude. I endorse him, wholeheartedly and without hesitation."

Dan Clark
Chief Executive Officer


2015 Mary Kay "Best of the Best" WOW! Award Winner


Behance Portfolio Review Host

I have had a great relationship with Behance for many years now and was one of a few chosen by Behance to host a Behance Portfolio Review in Dallas. I coordinated an event that centered around getting graphic artists together to discuss their artwork and solicit feedback from their peers.
See Event Poster

Adobe Customer Advisory Board Member

Invited to be a member of the board to provide feedback based on solicited surveys and questionnaires about software and usage.

Adobe Beta Tester

Invited to be a tester to provided feedback to the Adobe Team (Adobe Muse Testing Team).

DoD Design Awards

  • Won "Best Poster" at the 2007 National DoD FOD Conference
  • L-3 Tribute to Excellence - Creative Team
  • L-3 Tribute to Excellence - JCA Capture Team

Website Features

  • Portfolio was featured on CSS
  • Featured artist on
  • Featured artist and interviewed on
  • Exhibition artwork chosen as the "Pick of the Day" 10/1/07
  • U.S.E 19 clothing website featured on,,, and the Queness blog listed it in the article “34 Fresh and Creative Wordpress Blog Designs"
  • iThinkWorks Logo Design Challenge Winner

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