About

Breahna Beecher

UX Designer + Front-End Developer

Breahna founded Revive Design Studios in 2011. After growing the business, she partnered with Bryan in 2014.

She has a degree in Web Technologies with an emphasis on Graphic Design. During and after college, she worked as a Web Project Manager. While in this role, she managed other web developers, designers, timelines, and budgets.

At Revive, she manages our projects and keeps our clients happy. Breahna custom designs our responsive web and mobile user experiences before coding them. She’s also adept at analyzing Google Analytics to figure out where UX problems originate. This alone has saved our clients thousands per month in revenue.

She’s responsible for making sure our websites are developed to be easily read by search engines. She’s also responsible for our organic SEO (page 1!) rankings for this website.

Teaching and Speaking Engagements

She’s spoken on the topics of starting new businesses, design principles, and web development. Engagements include:

Volunteer Projects

Breahna’s volunteered with several initiatives in entrepreneurship, women in technology, and web design and development. These include:

Honors

She was a finalist in the 2013 Principal Financial Group Women of Innovation Awards, presented by the Technology Association of Iowa. The nomination was in the Entrepreneurial Innovation and Leadership category.

Interests

Breahna loves art, snowboarding, backpacking, and music. Her most recent endeavors are learning mixology and Spanish.

Bryan Beecher

Fullstack Developer

Bryan joined Revive Design Studios in 2014 and has been instrumental in it’s continued growth.

He has a degree in Computer Science. During and after college, he worked as a Software Developer for the world’s largest producer of synthetic DNA. There, he wrote he code that controlled how robots fulfilled DNA orders.

Bryan also worked as a Web Developer for an online marketing research platform that was acquired in 2014. During his time there, he was responsible for refining the backend administration functionality, implementing internationalization, and customer feature requests.

At Revive, Bryan heads up our web application development. He ensures our backend code is tidy, scalable, and our websites stay up.

As our Fullstack Developer, Bryan’s skilled in coding both the front and back end of a website. When he’s not developing websites, he’s refining our development processes, maintaining our servers, researching technology, and keeping our websites secure to make sure we’re always running smoothly.

Web Development Technologies

He’s always researching and is great with technologies and concepts such as:

  • Ruby / Ruby on Rails / Sinatra
  • JavaScript
  • AngularJS
  • CoffeeScript
  • C# / .NET
  • Git
  • Ansible
  • APIs
  • eCommerce

Volunteer Projects

Bryan co-created and co-hosted Geek Out, Go Out in Iowa City to bring the local tech community together for conversation and camaraderie.

Interests

When he’s not studying the latest web technology, Bryan likes skiing, backpacking, reading, house music, or trying new craft beer.