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Me

Pixel-infused designs. Hand-coded in Portland, OR.

Jackbilt Designs is the name of the company I started for my web design and development business. My name is John Russo and if you're in need of a logo or want to hire a developer to make your latest website idea a reality, please contact me using the link above.

DEHEN 1920

small business website

Dehen 1920 is a clothing brand owned and operated by Dehen Knitting Company, a Portland, OR, based manufacturer that's been making high quality knitwear for over 90 years. I've been working closely with them to help maintain their Drupal-based eCommerce site with regular security updates, and also expanding the site with added functionality and content, including the most recent addition: a memorial page for William L Dehen.

Dehen 1920 Laptop

software

Adobe Photoshop CC

Adobe Edge Code CC

Drupal 7.x

CHILD'S VIEW MONTESSORI SCHOOL

small organization website

Child's View is a Montessori school located in southwest Portland, OR. The new owner contacted me to update the school's website as an ongoing project to make it compliant with HTML5 standards and mobile-friendly code. Eventually, the site will be moved to a CMS for easier administration and content updates.

Child's View Montessori Laptop

software

Adobe Edge Code CC

SENNA GROUP

small business website

Senna Group is a small brand consulting business based in Portland, OR. The work for this project mainly involved a site redesign, taking it from a single landing page with just the company logo and a contact link, to it's current iteration: a minimal, dark theme, PHP driven contact form and registration pages, a redone landing page, and social media links in the footer

Senna Group Laptop

software

Adobe Photoshop CC

Adobe Dreamweaver CC

SPOOLTOWN

logo design

Spooltown is a small-run sewing factory located in Portland, OR., and was my first client. I was asked to come up with a minimal, modern, logo design concept for their business card.

Credits:
Jessica Comfort (Creative Direction)

software

Adobe InDesign CS5

Adobe Illustrator CS5

POSITIVE INFLUENCES

logo design

One of the first logo designs I worked on while living in Palo Alto, CA, this one appeared on the client's business card.

software

Adobe InDesign CS5

Adobe Illustrator CS5

RECYCLE YOUR MAT

small business website

The is my second redesign project for Recycle Your Mat, LLC., a small company based in Portland, OR.. They wanted a simple, one-page, responsive site, ready for mobile screens. I used the Bootstrap framework to accomplish that goal.

Recycle Your Mat

software

Adobe Photoshop CC

Adobe Dreamweaver CC

Adobe Edge Code CC

GitHub

PIXEL CODER

iPhone App

Pixel Coder is a simple web development tool that converts pixel units to relative units of ems and percents. I saw the need for an iOS based conversion tool, so I took a few months off from coding sites to learn Objective C and iOS. You can purchase Pixel Coder in the iTunes App Store.

Pixel Coder

software

Adobe Fireworks CS6

Xcode 4

PETER SHIM TAI CHI CHUAN

small business website

I collaborated with Twoso, LLC, on this project: they provided the design, and I developed the site.

Credits:
Michael Russo (Design)

Peter Shim Tai Chi Chuan

software

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

FOFRICH DESIGN

portfolio website

Fofrich Design needed a developer to bring his website design to life. I used slidesJS for the carousel, but coded the rest of the site from scratch.

Credits:
Michael Fofrich (Design)

Fofrich Design

software

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

STEPKE BIOMED SOLUTIONS

logo design

A logo design project for a small consulting business from Portland, OR.

software

Adobe Illustrator CS6

ALL RIGHT, EVEN THIS...

blog website

My personal blog, where I share thoughts and links covering topics from Design to Baseball to Jazz. For this project, I designed and developed a custom theme, Black Oxfords, for Wordpress.

All Right Even This

software

Adobe Photoshop CS6

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Wordpress

PALO ALTO INSTITUTE

layout

This project was a simple banner layout for The Palo Alto Institute. I used their logo and colors in the design.

software

Adobe InDesign CS5

Adobe Illustrator CS5