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Andrew Ayer
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Member Since: 2015
Chicago , IL 60622 USA

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Please tell us a bit about your background. How did you get started in design?

Completed degree in Painting and Drawing from Indiana University.


How long have you been with your company?

5 Years


Are you self taught or did you attend school for your industry?

Autodidactic


What web browser do you use?

Chrome


Who is your typical client at the moment and what types of projects are you working on?

Healthcare and Retail Food Products


What advice would you give a client in order to prepare for a new project?

Try to define as finely as possible the scope and range of requirements.


Do you use a CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) or any type of project management or proposal software?

Yes


What is your standard hourly rate?

80


Do you have a minimum budget for a new client?

5000


Please tell us a bit about your background. How did you get started in design?

Completed degree in Painting and Drawing from Indiana University.


How long have you been with your company?

5 Years


Are you self taught or did you attend school for your industry?

Autodidactic


What web browser do you use?

Chrome


What advice would you give to someone looking to get into the web design field?

Learn.To.Code.Correctly.


What`s your favorite development language and why?

Angular.js because it is light and flexible and fast.


If you could only use one language, which one would it be?

Javascript or Angular.


What do you see as the most prominent emerging technology?

Angular.js


Who is your typical client at the moment and what types of projects are you working on?

Healthcare and Retail Food Products


What advice would you give a client in order to prepare for a new project?

Try to define as finely as possible the scope and range of requirements.


Do you use a CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) or any type of project management or proposal software?

Yes


What is your standard hourly rate?

80


Do you have a minimum budget for a new client?

5000


Please tell us a bit about your background. How did you get started in design?

Completed degree in Painting and Drawing from Indiana University.


Are you self taught or did you attend school for your industry?

Autodidactic. I studied design in school which has given me an edge when coupled with programming excellency. Full-stack expertise with any of the latest tech.


What web browser do you use?

Chrome


What is your favorite thing about the type of work you do?

Enabling businesses to succeed by delivering superb applications that work smarter and faster.


What advice would you give to someone looking to get into the web design field?

Learn.To.Code.Correctly.


What`s your favorite development language and why?

Angular.js because it is light and flexible and fast.


What do you see as the most prominent emerging technology?

Angular.js. Building single page apps are the new wave.


What advice would you give a client in order to prepare for a new project?

Try to define as finely as possible the scope and range of possible needs.


What is your standard hourly rate?

60


Do you have a minimum budget for a new client?

2000


How long have you been with your company?

8 Years


Are you self taught or did you attend school for your industry?

Autodidactic


What web browser do you use?

Chrome


What is your favorite thing about the type of work you do?

Enabling businesses to succeed by delivering superb applications that work smarter and faster.


What advice would you give to someone looking to get into the web design field?

Learn.To.Code.Correctly.


What`s your favorite development language and why?

Angular.js because it is light and flexible and fast.


If you could only use one language, which one would it be?

Javascript or Angular.


Who is your typical client at the moment and what types of projects are you working on?

My typical client is a medium to small business owner looking to develop an application or website idea from scratch to delivery with the best tech available and professional presentation.


What advice would you give a client in order to prepare for a new project?

Try to define as finely as possible the scope and range of requirements.


Do you use a CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) or any type of project management or proposal software?

Yes


What is your standard hourly rate?

60


Do you have a minimum budget for a new client?

2000


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