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Zach Leatherman

CSS3 Job Transition

May 16, 2012

I’m extremely excited to announce that I have accepted a full time position with Filament Group. I will be working alongside web developer titans of industry Todd Parker, Scott Jehl, Mat ‘Wilto’ Marquis, Patty Toland, and Maggie Costello Wachs.

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If you’ve been living under a block-level element and aren’t familiar with Filament Group, I’m sure you’re familiar with a few of their contributions to the web development world. They’re well known for their advocacy and real world application of development practices that are important for the future of the web: Accessibility, Progressive Enhancement, and Responsive Design. They’ve literally written the book on Progressive Enhancement, and their recent redesign of the Boston Globe was one of the first major large scale implementations of Responsive Design. If that weren’t enough, they are also leading the development of the jQuery Mobile project.


Zach’s ugly mug (his face)

Zach is a builder for the web with Netlify. He created the Eleventy static site generator and is still fixated on web fonts. His public speaking résumé includes talks in eight different countries at events like Beyond Tellerrand, Smashing Conference, CSSConf, and The White House. He is an emeritus of Filament Group, NEJS CONF, and still helps out with NebraskaJS. Read more about Zach »

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3 Replies
    1. John Henry Müller Disqus

      16 May 2012 at 03:52PM
      Congratulations! Weeee!
      1. Karl Swedberg Disqus

        16 May 2012 at 06:53PM
        Congratulations, Zach! That's fantastic news. The folks at Filament Group are some of my favorite people, so naturally I'm very excited for them, too. You're lucky to have each other.
        1. Julian Caldwell Disqus

          16 May 2012 at 08:15PM
          Congratulations Zach. That is awesome.
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