Hello. My name is Richard Barkinskiy. I have been building websites since 1999. I created my first blog website on the GeoCities platform, before blogging was a thing. Having the ability to create something from scratch and have it become immediately available to the world had me hooked from the start.
I have studied journalism in college and worked for multiple news publications, such as the Los Angeles Daily News, California Real Estate Journal and Daily Journal Corporation.
My primary task at news organizations was paginating and designing weekly and daily newspapers.
Today I’m a Co-Founder and Lead Developer at Elimint, where I have expanded my skillset to include e-commerce website development and Linux server management.
I have earned a B.A. in Journalism from California State University, Northridge and an Advanced Web and Interaction Design Certificate from UCLA Extension.