Charles LaRocca is a full-time freelance web designer and developer living just outside of Boston, MA. He has worked with start-ups, agencies, and large corporations to untangle complex problems for over a decade. He always makes time to stay up to date on the latest and greatest technology but, still knows how to fix a bug in IE 8 (yes, people still ask).


2005 - PresentThinkWired.com

  • Growing and maintaining client relationships
  • Help brands communicate and build trust
  • Create engaging layouts/interfaces
  • Customize WordPress/CMS to promote growth
  • Develop emails that drive results

2012 - PresentTufts Medical Center
Front-End Web Developer

  • Transform specifications into user friendly layouts
  • Build, configure, and implement Sitecore modules
  • Introduced best practices to optimize user experience
  • Streamlined documentation and user training
  • Administrate CMS and user permissions

2007 - 2011PowerSteering Software
UI/UX Designer

  • Optimized the user enhancement request process
  • Maximized the versatility of new features
  • Expanded conceptual ideas into wireframes
  • Converted mockups into compliant and intuitive layouts
  • Orchestrated user interface support across multiple legacy browsers

2006 - 2007Partners.org
Designer/Content Manager

  • Improved outdated website markup
  • Introduced semantic code for search engines
  • Transformed quarterly magazine into online e-zine
  • Converted design assets into standard complaint layouts
  • Produced section 508 accessibility solutions


2001 - 2006Westfield State College
B.S. Computer Information Systems


  • HTML[5]
  • CSS[3]
  • SCSS
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • Foundation
  • WordPress
  • Git
  • Email Design
  • SEO
  • Photoshop
  • Responsive Design
  • Sitecore
  • Usability Testing

Recent Work

  • Nantucket Cottage Hospital A hospital that serves the residents and visitors of Nantucket island.
  • Luminopia An FDA-approved digital therapeutic for amblyopia.
  • Gadizmo Gadizmo reviews and reports on the latest gadgets and gizmos.
  • ThinkWired The personal portfolio of freelance developer, Charles LaRocca.