Katria Lesser directs the team and is the lead Front End developer. Her work with various universities and companies has led to a strong network in the Drupal community. She attended Brigham Young University and expanded her Web Design and Development skills. She began work with Drupal in 2011 and has enjoyed learning other technologies. Her years working for Brigham Young University involved her in many activities with the web community there, and she enjoyed building the official BYU Themes in Drupal. Katria was active in the Design Group tasked with defining a new standard BYU web identity. Katria then developed the BYU Web Components with the BYU Web Engineering Group and helped establish web standards and a cross-platform coding approach across campus.
Katria also worked remotely for Stanford University. Her position at Stanford Web Services involved helping different departments and doing front end development with Drupal and other technologies. She helped establish base themes to be used by multiple sites, and explored new technologies to prepare for multiple headless projects. Her team now does contract work with several teams at Stanford.
Katria has been involved with the Drupal Utah group and has assisted with trainings and educational events. She has also worked freelance with several companies including Imagine Learning and Sure Leader.
She enjoys theming and web design, as it touches on her creative interests. She enjoys acrylic and watercolor painting, scrapbooking, and playing with her daughter. On a Saturday afternoon you'd find her crocheting, watching cooking shows, or making home decor projects. She believes you can find art in any part of life. She lives with her husband and daughter in Vineyard, Utah.