Bio: Educated in Canada, Vanessa King began her career as a cut-and-paste designer in 1989. In 1990, she was tasked with designing and digitally developing an in-house magazine for the swimwear company she worked for at the time. This began her love affair with everything Mac and technology. For the next few years she continued her work as a contract designer, then started her company, icandi Design + Development. In addition to decades of experience as a print designer, she brings almost as many years of web design and development, and new media experience to icandi d+d. She is fluent in HTML, CSS, and PHP, and works with XML, ASP.net and mySQL. She also works with Shopify for e-commerce development, and WordPress for content management, and from-scratch theme and plugin development. Vanessa has also worked as a writer, copywriter and an editor for various clients and on numerous projects, as well as two magazines. Now back in Canada, she is living in British Columbia's lower mainland, surrounded by the beauty of the BC Rockies, and offers design and development services to clients in the US, Canada and Internationally.