About

me.gifCSS Addict is the personal space of Vicky Gourgouri, a CSS/XHTML, web standards, usability and accessibility designer.Most of her skills and knowledge were gained through experience. Even though she has got over 12 years of experience and a rich portfolio of designs, in this website you will only find her latest works.

Vicky aims to design attractive interfaces with many usability features, so as people can find their way around the easiest way possible.

She specializes in:

  • Front-end design & redesign of websites
  • Standards Compliant XHMTL/CSS development
  • Blog design & Development with WordPress, sNews CMS

In CSS Addict you will find mainly work projects and thoughts about web 2.0 development and the importance of creating an ‘environmental’ friendly web for everyone. Although, she does hope to get some time to expand this website further such as getting it on a dedicated server for a lot more bandwidth and better loading speed.

Quick Work Bio

Web Designer

1999 – 2002 Headley Brothers Ltd, Ashford, Kent, UK (www.headley.co.uk)

Web Designer – Creative Director

2002 – 2005 Actionserve Ltd, Venizelou 7, Thessaloniki, Greece (www.actionserve.com)

Web Standards and Accessibility Designer – Corporate Identity designer – Writer

2005 – 2006Zefxis Web Consultants, Thessaloniki, Greece (www.zefxis.gr)

Web Standards and Accessibility Designer – Open Source CMS integration – SEO consultant

2007 – Web one Internet Solutions, Thessaloniki, Greece

Happy Freelancer for Work Providers around the Globe

2007 – now

Skills

  • PSD template design, icon design, logo design, pdf (interactive) brochure design,
  • valid XHTML/CSS coding,
  • web usability design, usability reporting, WAI accessibility all levels,
  • web 2.0 designs,
  • organic SEO, marketing strategies,
  • Open source CMS – blogging – ecommerce, MODx, WordPress, quick cart amongst others.
  • Blog writing

Interviews

"Read the interview on our blog Meet the princess with very talented designer Vicky Gourgouri. Read about her work and all the other stuff in her life and career. Read more"
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"Vicky Gourgouri is a web designer based out of Greece who loves web design and all things web standards compliant. She first started building websites in 1998 and in 2002 started learning CSS and has been designing some of the most intriguing websites ever since. She has her Master’s Degree in computing and Degree in [...]" Read more
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Testimonials

Amazing work. Great graphic design and terrific clean coding. Very reliable.Sam Ingersoll - Q2 Global

Vicky is talented, comitted and a blast to work with. What else could one ask for? M. Wehrhahn - Admire

Vicky is a world-class web designer. She possesses a rare combination of skills; that of a naturally talented graphic artist and a skilled, diligent web programmer. My partner called her coding "elegant". She has a deep understanding of the Internet in general and its applications to business in particular. Vicky is a pleasure to work with. This has been a terrific experience all around. We accomplished great things.W.L.Rice, Founder - Buying Hope

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About CSS addict

CSSaddict is the personal space of Vicky Gourgouri, a web designer from Greece who loves the advantages several CSS techniques provide for getting beautiful designs online. She has designed and developed this space so she can exhibit her work, write about the new web trends and provide excellent resources on web design and development.