About Me

I'm not just building code; I'm crafting experiences that resonate

Riley Sklar's engagement photo

Background

As a developer working at a dynamic agency, I find myself at the crossroads of innovation and diversity, managing a wide range of client projects that span various industries. My attention to detail is not just a skill—it's a part of who I am, allowing me to tailor solutions that not only meet but exceed our clients' expectations. I'm constantly on a journey of self-improvement, learning new technologies to stay ahead in this ever-evolving field. This thirst for knowledge isn't confined to my professional life; it spills over into my personal time, where I passionately build projects that not only challenge me but also allow me to explore new horizons.


Self-taught and driven by an innate curiosity, I've cultivated a comprehensive skill set that enables me to navigate the complexities of digital development with humble curiosity. My passion for technology is matched by my ability to lead teams with empathy and insight, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation thrive. Outside of work, my life is equally vibrant. My fiancée, is a constant source of support and inspiration. This balance between my professional aspirations, personal interests, and the simple pleasures of life — such as spending time with my poodle, Tico — have shaped me into the well-rounded individual I am today.

Experience

ShakeWell Creative

Lead Web Developer & UI/UX Designer

Sep 2022 - Present

Austin, Texas, United States

Hero Digital

Lead Production Designer 

Apple UI/UX Mobile Product Design Contract

July 2022 - September 2022

Austin, Texas, United States

Education

Texas A&M University

2008-2012

BA International Studies, Minor in Spanish

Skills

JavaScript
React
Node.js
Vite
Astro
Next.js
React Testing Library
Playwright
Graph QL
CSS3
Tailwind CSS
HTML5
Supabase
UI/UX Design
Figma
WordPress
WP Engine
AWS
Shopify & Liquid