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Brandon Lyon's README

Brandon Lyon's README

Hi ๐Ÿ‘‹ I'm a frontend engineer and UX focused on Inbound Marketing.

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About Me

Hybrid designer-developers are rare. I'm a self-taught developer since before CSS existed. My university degree is in architecture and I minored in graphic design. I spend my free time reading professional journals to keep up to date on industry trends.

Myers-Briggs Personality type:

๐Ÿ”—โ€œThe Logicianโ€ย (INTP)

How I think

Working with me

I'm in the Pacific time zone and I'm not a morning person. That said, I'm happy to be accommodate your schedule. We're all in this together!


If you add something to my sprint, then something else has to be removed. Lead time is usually measured in weeks and months, not hours. I understand that it's important to be flexible and pivot when appropriate.


If you need to contact me I recommend a direct message on Slack. That said, in the afternoon I turn off Slack to focus.

Favorite quotes

If a park ranger warns you about the bears, it ainโ€™t cause heโ€™s trying to keep all the bear hugs for himself.

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

10 Books On My Bookshelf

  1. Are Your Lights On?
  2. Graphic Content: True Stories From Top Creatives
  3. Humans vs Computers
  4. The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink
  5. The Architecture of Happiness
  6. When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
  7. 101 Things I Learned In Architecture School
  8. Tao of Jeet Kun Do
  9. Elements of Persuasion
  10. Blood, Sweat, and Pixels


๐Ÿค˜ Be excellent to each other.

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