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Bjørn Hansen

Entrepreneur & software developer

blmhansen@gmail.com


Work history

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Cofounder & Director of Technology
Blackbird | Oct 2016 – Present
  • Design and implement solutions for challenging software problems
  • Write and debug JS, PHP, SQL, SCSS, & CSS code
  • Design user interfaces to improve experience
  • Design lessons to teach coding in interesting and creative ways
  • Manage version control using Git
  • Communicate effectively with team members
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Development Lead
Develop Easy LLC | May 2016 – Dec 2018
  • Develop and maintain websites using HTML, CSS, Wordpress, and more
  • Respond to client needs

Portfolio

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Blackbird

Learn to code with the friendliest app ever.

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Steve Arment - Art, Etcetera

A portfolio website for an amazing and prolific folk artist.

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Wendy Hansen Studio

A portfolio website showcasing the work of a fantastic artist. Yes, it's my mother.

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Education

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Lewis & Clark College
Class of 2015 | Degree in Economics
  • Recipient of the Fowler-Levin Summer Internship Award
  • Pole vaulter for the track & field team
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Saint Johnsbury Academy
Class of 2011

About

After graduating from Lewis & Clark College I dabbled in falconry, audio production, and the meat department of a Seattle-area grocery store. One of those was much worse than the other two, but none felt particularly stable.

In 2016 I took an interest in coding and within six months I was contracting for a web development company. Soon thereafter I co-founded an edtech startup focused on making coding education easier and more equitable, which is what I spend most of my time doing today.

Sometimes I'm not in a dark room pressing buttons. Those times are also nice. I enjoy producing music and being outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Thanks for looking!