jensimmons's picture
United States
Current Role(s): 
Designer, Drupal architect, front-end developer, speaker and podcast host
IRC: 
jensimmons

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Palantir.net, Lullabot, WorkHabit, New York Stock Exchange, Milkweed Media Design
Industries Worked In: 
web design and development, print design, teaching, non-profit arts management, theater and live performance

Personal Info

Gender: 
female
Languages spoken: 
English
Bio: 

Jen Simmons is a designer, front-end developer and speaker. Building websites since 1996, Jen's been using Drupal since 2007. She became a core contributor in 2010, when she designed and created Bartik, the new default theme for Drupal7. She's worked for several Drupal shops including Palantir, Lullabot and WorkHabit. She's the host of The Web Ahead on 5by5, a weekly podcast about changing technologies and the future of the web.

History

Member for
7 years 12 months
Documentation
Over 10 edits
Drupal Contributions: 

Created the Bartik theme for Drupal 7
Evangelized the use of HTML5 in Drupal 8 core
Designed the mobile app for DrupalCon Chicago

Areas of Expertise: 
Designer; Drupal Architect
Site Builder and Themer; Teacher
trainer
Speaker
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon DC 2009
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Copenhagen 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011

Projects

My mentors: 

One person lists jensimmons as a mentor

I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed Drupal themes
I provide Drupal-related services
I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed to Drupal issue queues