Throughout my career of over 20 years, I’ve built a reputation for being an approachable professional and a tenacious problem solver. An experienced front-end developer with a knack for intuitive design, I love helping small and midsized businesses and nonprofits with their web needs, as well as collaborating with marketing and design agencies on their clients’ projects. I have a keen interest in how people use web technologies, and enjoy getting involved in innovative ventures that can improve people’s lives.
When I’m not working in my slippers, I can be seen strumming a ukulele, roasting coffee, taking pictures, attending concerts, scribbling words, and inventing new ways to include bacon in my cooking (though not all at the same time). I also have interests in forensic anthropology, music, travel, and psychology.
A Seattle native, I had the opportunity of spending four years in Portugal, living the local life, drinking vinho verde, and staring at the ocean while avoiding the beaches.
I live in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
If you need it done. This is how it gets done. We've used John Visser for years (and years) and he's a true partner in the process of developing great digital experiences.— Dave Miller, Stoke Strategy
I like John's ability to come up with creative solutions to problems or challenges. He's a pleasure to work with, and I would highly recommend him.— Jeff Zeunert, Zolé Design
Quick, creative, responsive, super pro. John does great design work and understands functionality and vibe. I couldn't recommend him enough.— Adam Levy, The Honeydogs
John brings the projects up a level with his understanding of the nuts and bolts that bring everything together with superbly designed structure.— Geoff Daigle, Daigle Design
John was there every step of the way. His communications were perfect — we always knew what to expect from him and when.— Rebecca Pogany, Legal Voice
It's such peace of mind for me to hand off a project to John and know it will be done right, and on time.— Amber Timmerman, Minty Fresh Design
Show and tell...
It’s not always easy showing off a developer’s work, since much of the razzle-dazzle is hidden beneath the surface. Part of being a good developer means taking the wireframes, mockups, and assets you’re given, and using them to craft a well-designed and functional website.
Here are some examples of projects I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating on.