Leighton Rodney

Front-End Developer

Digital

Leighton brings over 14 years of web development experience to the Alphabet® team, including a well-rounded skill set in design. Having earned a Diploma in Graphic Design and a Postgraduate Certificate in Interactive Multimedia from Algonquin College, he is highly proficient with everything related to web design and development. 

Leighton has a deep understanding of HTML5, CSS, PHP, JavaScript and mySQL, wireframing, UX strategy, UI design and SEO tactics. His experience spans over a wide array of software including Adobe CC, video editing and motion graphics. As a professional musician, his knowledge also extends to audio recording, music production and mastering.

Along with exploring creativity through painting and sketching, Leighton enjoys the challenge of learning something new, and his technical talents are constantly growing as he embraces new technologies. He is a team player who loves to solve problems collaboratively, while producing positive results for clients is the driving force behind his strong work ethic.

Highlights

  • Algonquin College Postgraduate Certificate in Interactive Multimedia, with Honours
  • Deep understanding of HTML5, CSS, PHP, JavaScript and mySQL, Wireframing, UX strategy, UI design and SEO tactics
  • Professional musician and producer

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