Erica lizotte

Web Developer

Erica Lizotte is Cork Tree Creative’s Web Developer. She specializes in web design and development as well as graphic design and videography. After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications at SIUE, she then went on to attend LaunchCode, a 6-month intensive bootcamp studying Python, HTML, CSS, and Java, as well as Git, SQL, MAMP and Visual Studio Code.

While attending, she also became certified in Google Analytics, as well as attended over 40+ hours of live training in the St. Louis area. These trainings included learning about social media, communication, management, web design, and building emotional intelligence. Currently, Erica is attending the University of Denver to obtain her Master of Science in Information and Communications Technology with a concentration in Web Design and Development.

Erica Lizotte Web Developer balancing books on her head

Core skills include: 

  • Using the best user-centered design practices as the standard in her websites.
  • Specializes in content management systems such as WordPress, Squarespace, and Wix as well as custom, hand-coded websites using current HTML/XHTML and CSS standards.
  • Developing websites using the best SEO practices.
  • Front-end development (HTML, JavaScript, CSS).
  • Back-end development (Python, Java).
  • Prototyping software such as Balsamiq and InVision.
  • Email marketing design and development of templates for Mailchimp and HTML emails.
  • Graphic design programs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
  • Videography programs such as Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, and After Effects.
  • Design various print and web material that aligns with the clients’ brand identity.

Among her accomplishments are: 

  • Leading the early-stage marketing charge for one of the tallest residential properties in Edwardsville. This includes running social media accounts, design and development of their website, photography, creating branding guidelines and print material.
  • Work closely with a variety of non-profits, including an organization in St. Louis focused on early child development and education by providing time and expertise in web and print.

ERica’s Bucket List

  • Learn to rock climb
  • Be on the The Price is Right
  • Go to Disney World
  • Collaborate with my best friend and write a poetry book

105 Plaza Ct, Edwardsville, IL 62025