About the Site

Each year, the students of Cuyahoga Community College’s Web Design and Development program build a website for a local, charitable organization that helps our community.

The elite team of Tri-C students is truly appreciative of the opportunity to develop and display their web design skills. Also, they are thankful for the chance to assist Highland Heights Green Task Force and the work they do.

About the Team

Daniel Beachnau

Daniel Beachnau’s design was chosen by the client for their new website. He is currently studying Visual Communication and Web Design Development at Tri-C. He is passionate about using his creative skills to expand his knowledge of graphic design and further his knowledge of web coding. He has experience with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign & XD and engages in graphic design, video editing, and photography outside of his studies. Daniel is grateful for having the opportunity to work on the Highland Heights Green Task Force site as it’s been a great learning experience.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-beachnau 

Joseph Travarca

Joseph Travarca was the key architect implementing Daniel’s design. He is an artist, baker, and aspiring web designer in Cleveland, Ohio. Joseph received his BFA in Print Media and Photography from Kent State University in 2019. He is currently enrolled in the Web Design and Development program in pursuit of a certificate. Joseph hopes to combine his fine arts and web development skills to establish a career in the ever-growing web design industry.

Anna Potak

Anna Potak is an Interactive Media and Web Design student at Tri-C. She enjoys HTML & CSS coding, which she began learning while at the Medina County Career Center. In her spare time, Anna likes to play video games and listen to music.

Anny Oh

Anny is working towards an Associate’s degree in the web and interactive media program at Tri-C. She previously graduated from Kent State in 2015 with a BS in public health. She has a general talent for creativity and art. In her free time, you can find her baking sweets and playing online games.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jungyeun-oh-925859222

Lukas Freeman

Lukas has always had a passion for game development. This passion indirectly, and sometimes directly, influenced his ability to polish all aspects of game development to a near-professional level of detail. Lukas is currently majoring in Visual Communications and Interactive Media, with a focus on game design. He spends his free time developing and modifying video games.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukas-freeman-758091234

Orion Fertal

Orion is attending Cuyahoga Community College to study Visual Communication & Design. He will receive a degree in Applied Business with a focus on Game Design in December 2022. He has work experience as a manager and works well with his team. He’s had an early interest in engineering with experience to go along with it. Orion has gained knowledge in animation, Photoshop, Illustration, 3D Modeling, and Game design while studying. As a hobby, he likes to build PCs.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/orion-fertal-64a977233/

Paul Robertson

Paul Robertson is a graphic designer, artist, and photographer from Cleveland, Ohio. He studied fine art before attending the Visual Communication program at Cuyahoga Community College. Having earned an Associate Degree, Paul has been working steadily as a graphic designer.   

Paul is currently working towards a Certificate in Web Design and Development. When he is not working in the studio, you can find him exploring the wonderful park system near his home.

Portfolio: https://www.paulrobertson.work/

Thaddeus Coiner

Thaddeus is currently studying Web Design & Interactive Media (UI/UX) at Cuyahoga Community College. He will receive an Applied Business degree with a focus on Visual Communication in June of 2022. Throughout his studies, he has gained knowledge in Web Design & Interactive Media, 3D Modeling, Animation, Photoshop & Illustration. Thaddeus has developed skills in using consistent color schemes, shape sizes, fonts, and transitions for a better User Experience. To relax he likes to listen to music.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thaddeus-coiner-a3217863/

Vladislav Volkov

Vladislav is a Tri-C student, studying Web Design and Development. Before moving to the US he studied Management. Vladislav works as a videographer in Cleveland, Ohio. He is proficient in setting up the scene, shooting, and editing in different video editing software, such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, Davinci Resolve and Final Cut Pro. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and playing piano and guitar. 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vladislav-volkov-4a88221a5/