I’m Joining Automattic

I’m thrilled to announce that I’m joining Automattic as a UI Designer, the company behind WordPress.com, and a variety of awesome products including Gravatar, Jetpack, Akismet, Simplenote, and many more. WordPress powers more than 22% of the top 10 million … Continue Reading →

The New JanCavan.com

Last June 17, I launched this new version of my site. It probably took me over an entire month to get it all up and running. They always say, “You are your worst client” and that rang true. I found … Continue Reading →

Adobe MAX 2013

As some of you may already know, I got invited to attend one of the biggest design conferences this year, Adobe MAX. Of course, I was pretty stoked about it as it’s quite a rare experience to actually sit front … Continue Reading →

Invited to Adobe MAX 2013

I’ve been very fortunate to have been invited at this year’s Adobe MAX Conference as an Adobe MAX Insider. It’s an exclusive opportunity that takes place on May 6th – 8th at the Los Angeles Convention Center. I’m looking forward … Continue Reading →

This Isn’t Goodbye, Just “See You Later”

Today, I have launched this new site. I’ve purchased this domain back in 2009 and sort of neglected it. Well, I did try to pretty it up a little bit and turned it into some sort of "lifestream", a central … Continue Reading →

How Many H1 Tags Do We Really Need?

We’ve been doing a lot of work refactoring the code of our website at SendGrid and we’re looking forward to getting it done real soon. When I redesigned my site, I kept in mind how important speed is from a … Continue Reading →