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As noted, needs some color – especially on the home page. And I feel that if you have a neutral background, colors that are purer than what you have on other pages pop more.

RESUME: I thought it was not advisable to list graduation dates. You’re giving people a pretty good idea of how young you are – probably not a good idea in most cases.

CONTACT: My guess is that the song lyrics and footnotes are meant to be quirky and humorous. To me they’re out of place and don’t do anything to support the message that you’re a designer someone should hire.

PORTFOLIO: The text in the paragraphs below the Rotary Advent Calendar heading could use some breathing room – it’s pretty close to the This Calendar image.

STUFF I LIKE: I don’t have a problem with the short descriptions on the right. I do think that most of the items under Fun Stuff” might be sending the wrong message: they tend to portray you as more of a fun-loving geek than a serious designer

> Overall it’s visually quite attractive, and supports your love of minimalism.
> I do like the neutral background, and the use of texture.
> “a proponent of … elegant typography” – To my eye the font you’ve chosen is more hard to read than it is elegant.
> I like the subtle hover effect (a soft white shadow?) you used in several places. That does kinda say “elegant” to me.