Creative Lives — We talk building websites and beating misogyny with Superrb’s developer Yvette Leppard

Posted 12 October 2017 Interview by Indi Davies

Showing an early interest in art and design at school, Yvette soon found that she enjoyed the challenge of problem-solving for a tightly defined brief, rather than open-ended assignments. With a flair for logical thought, it was a perfect match when she tried her hand at web developing. After earning a BSc in computing from Bournemouth University, she cut her teeth building e-commerce sites at Popcorn Web Design in Essex, and more recently joined the team at Hayling Island-based agency Superrb. In a role that has given her more independence than she ever imagined, Yvette spends her days converting designers’ visions into fully functioning, smooth-running websites. We caught up to talk about her gradual transition into increasingly creative companies, and overcoming backwards attitudes in a male-dominated industry.

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