Web Developer / Designer based in Oakland, CA

Invetor to Entrepreneur Site
Invetor to Entrepreneur Site
Invetor to Entrepreneur Site


web development

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From Inventor to Entrepreneur Tool

ASSIGNMENT: build a WordPress website to house an initial test for a talent tool for emerging markets social entrepreneurs. The site has a self assessment survey covering twelve essential competencies for entrepreneurs. On finishing the survey, the survey is graded and suggestions are offered depending on the strengths and weaknesses of the respondent.
RESULT: Developed whole site to house the tool. Programmed the survey, grading and responses on WordPress, PHP and CSS and collaborated on the translation to Spanish of the survey and responses.
From Inventor to Entrepreneur.

Catch the Bacteria Game

ASSIGNMENT: take an existing game for a medical devise manufacturer's educational display and adapt it to a whole new layout and series of visual components.
RESULT: Refactored JavaScript code adapting it to the new dimensions and to point to the visual elements of the new layout and achieved the same functionality of the original game, on time, within budget = happy client.

Mobile Friendly adaptation

ASSIGNMENT: take a 10 year old site built on osCommerce and designed for large screens and make it Mobile Friendly -- keeping the look and feel and without affecting site's overall functionality.
RESULT: only three PHP pages that were generating fixed sized tables had to be changed. After that, working with media queries on the style sheets the site now plays nice with a responsive layout that changes depending on the size of the screen on which the site is viewed. Funky Food Shop.


My Parking Space App

ASSIGNMENT: proposed app to make client's website more interactive and improve stickiness.
RESULT: My Parking Space. App built with Bootstrap and AngularJs offers a map of a given location with the parking lots in the area highlighting the price and the number of available spaces. The markers for the lots are color coded by price range. App uses Google Maps API for the maps and's API for parking lot information. My Parking Space.

Responsive LandRider Bicycle website coded with AngularJs and Bootstrap. Using Bootstrap's mobile-first and responsive approach insures that the site can be accessed with every type of screen from the smallest phone to the desktop. Preview at LandRider Responsive Site.

Bull Run Arcade Game

JavaScript based Game. Our character must outrun the bulls or he could get injured. Based on one of the assignments of the Udacity Front-End Developer NanoDegree. Play it at Bull Run Arcade Game.



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FundacEK PowerPoint 2


FundacEK PowerPoint 8


FundacEK PowerPoint 11

PowerPoint presentation for FundacEK, a foundation that supports talented children in under-privileged communities.

Greg Samata

Invitation for a talk for the Baltimore AIGA by Greg Samata entitled Running Naked Through the Woods

Immigration Timeline

Design illustration and print production for Immigration History Timeline booklet/poster by Eric Lefcowitz sold at Ellis Island souvenir shop.

NESsT Ad for X-Runner

Ad for NESsT, an international NGO that helps create businesses that solve social problems.

Icons for book Buy American, buy this book

Symbols / Icons for chapter headers for Buy American, buy this book. By Eric Lefcowitz, Ten Speed Press.

Trigger (fish) Happy

Dive Florida T-Shirt design featuring a trigger fish.

Blue Goose logo

Logo Design.

© 2015, Alejandro "Alex" G Mendoza