Paul Dessert

Senior Web Developer and UI/UX Designer

Hey there. Welcome! Maybe you found me from the "Think Tank". Or, maybe it was one of my YouTube tutorial videos. No matter how, I'm glad you're here. I enjoy meeting new people, so feel free to drop me a line.

You can find me on Twitter, StackExchange, GitHub, or pauldessert [at]

Products that help save lives.

Airbus Defense and Space builds the majority of the nations' 9-1-1 systems, I've built a wide array of critical internal and external web properties and applications. My efforts increased sales leads by $25 million and a traffic increase of 500%.

A creative playground!

If you want a fast-paced and fun environment, work at a casino! The projects constantly change and creativity is highly encouraged. A casino's ability to generate revenue is highly dependant on the creative team, so pressure to perform was high.

At Soboba Casino, I worked on web development and design, print design, digital signage design, photography and much more.

Various web-based promotions increased leads, which converted into more than $10 million in revenue. Traffic increased 5x.

Corona Labs, 2D mobile game development.

In the fast-paced, ever changing world of a startup, everything is a priority. I worked on the maintenance of the external website.

Convert your LinkedIn profile to a printable PDF resume.

Stop spending time formatting your resume. Simply use ResumeBeacon to convert your profile to a beautiful, printable PDF in minutes.

To date, the site has generated over 12,000 resumes. Traffic is up 200% in 2014.

Find local farmers markets

I built SeedTip as a way to learn the Google Maps API and as a marketing challenge. Over the course of one week I built the site, recorded 4 tutorial videos and open sourced the code. The site received over 12,000 visitors in the first 48 hours.

Gift registries for ANY store

Create a personalized page, add your gift requests and share! MixWish stores all of your favorite gifts and allows you to share them with your friends and family through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

JungleFlip: Amazon crawler

Amazon has a little known secret. Amazon Warehouse Deals. It's the open box and return department for the retail giant. JungleFlip scans Amazon and finds the best deals.

Designer News Button

A quick challenge produced a fun little tool. Similar to the Twitter button, this will allow you to share content to Designer News

Landing Page Design Mock up in Photoshop

Learn how to use Photoshop to design a landing page. No pixel precision here, just real world techniques and tips.

SeedTip: A Farmer's Market Locator

I learn by doing, so I built a farmers market locator using the USDA API and Google Maps API.

Think Tank - Design and Development ideas

The "Think Tank" project is a weekly email list that includes some ideas and inspiration for designers and developers.

Skeleton Boilerplate Tutorial 1 of 2

Learn how to use the Skeleton CSS boilerplate for your next small project.

Skeleton Boilerplate Tutorial 2 of 2

Learn how to use the Skeleton CSS boilerplate for your next small project.

The introverts guide to getting noticed

As artists and technologists, we're in our own world. We're a unique breed. We're creating, designing and dreaming. That's part of our DNA. It's what we do best. Interacting with other humans... not so much.

The 52 Week Challenge

My crazy ass decided to create one new project per week this year. Follow along!