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May 30/ 2014

Welcome

My name is Roger Yamashita. I'm a web developer, designer, musician, and photographer. I specialize in front-end development and CMS integration, particularly ExpressionEngine. However, I strive to be as well rounded as I can and have experience in design and back-end development as well. I'm fluent in HTML/CSS, Javascript, PHP, and MySQL. Take a look around, and if you like what I do and want to hire me, feel free to send me an email.

This site is meant to be a portfolio and sort of a playground for the cool new web tricks I learn as I expand my development toolbox. If you've visited my site before, you might have noticed that I've done a major overhaul. When I first built my site I was pretty new to web development. The first iteration of this site sat on the web for about 2…

Welcome

My name is Roger Yamashita. I'm a web developer, designer, musician, and photographer. I specialize in front-end development and CMS integration, particularly ExpressionEngine. However, I strive…

Jun 2/ 2014

About Me

I grew up in Bellingham, WA, studied Jazz Performance at Western Washington University, then spent 5 years teaching English on the JET Program in Japan. When I returned home I was unsure as to what exactly I wanted to do with my life. After traveling around the States a bit to catch up with old friends and family and figure out which direction suited me best, I came back to Bellingham to pursue a career in web development. My good friend and worldwide traveling companion John Meloy (www.johnnydanger.net) became my mentor and put me through a sort of web design "boot camp". We started at square one (basic HTML, "hello world", etc.), and within a few months I was building websites for clients.

For the next 2 years I worked as a freelance web developer, graphic designer, and…

About Me

I grew up in Bellingham, WA, studied Jazz Performance at Western Washington University, then spent 5 years teaching English on the JET Program in Japan. When I returned home I was unsure as to what…