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about chase

Chase Richardson

I was born in Berkley, CA. I'm definitely not a hippie, but I do like a bit of strange in my life. I spent a good portion of my childhood in Texas and like to think that it shaped me. Now I'm a Californian, and the dude culture has unquestionably permeated my vocabulary.

I first got into the web industry working for a marketing site, I learned about business, search engine optimization, pay per click advertising, a/b testing and conversion optimization there. I started off updating web pages and building simple sites for small companies. Next I began to take on freelance work, and a full-time job at an eCommerce business,

After that, I took my current job as a developer at Title XI. I'm building banking and legal software and I love it. As the primary front-end developer there—I've designed quite a bit of a robust single page web application. I spend most of my time working with business analysts and digging into advanced html and javascript. It's here that I've learned about working with data in the font-end context. That's changed a lot for me.

I'm intrigued by design, data analysis, the conflict between creating markup for content (function) and style (form). I love javascript and I love new endeavors. When business development meets web development, I'm hooked. I love working on websites and software, and am interested in building ways to visualize and interact with data.

There's a special place in my heart for beer – brewing too – but that doesn't mean I'll discriminate against a fine whiskey. One of my favorite pastimes is driving my Oldsmobile Cutlass. It's packin' 455 cubic inches of thunder, and I enjoy every last one of them. I stay involved at church and love theology. I've always got a puritan work that I'm slowly making my way through.

That's a wrap! Here's my resume.