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Independent UI engineer helping brands build modern, resilient, and inclusive user interfaces

Hi, I’m Sara. I’m an independent UI engineer & conference speaker specializing in responsive Web design, modern CSS, progressive enhancement, and accessibility. I’m a SuperFriend and a team member at codrops. Find out more about my work or hire me.

Trusted by

  • Superfriendly
  • Herman Miller
  • Netflix
  • Netflix
  • Schiphol Amsterdam Airport
  • TELUS
  • Smashing Magazine
  • codrops
  • prismic
  • Provata Health

At Prismic, we wanted to set a high quality bar on different aspects including performance, responsiveness, accessibility and browser support. Sara was a perfect fit for that.

Sara delivers quality work. She is an exceptional human being and a great team player. She is very transparent and puts all her energy to deliver on time. Up until now, she still really cares about the overall success of the project.

If you've just started talking to Sara, get to know her better. She's not just a superstar.

—Sadek Drobi CEO, Prismic

Sara is a wonderfully creative, collaborative and gifted developer who excels at creating inclusive digital solutions. I’ve greatly enjoyed working with her on past projects and I’m going to find one way or another to work together again!

—Ryan Anderson VP of Digital Innovation, Herman Miller

“When you work with Sara, you get her vast knowledge of coding best practices, accessibility expertise, and cutting edge approaches. But you also get someone who cares about the overall health and quality of the work from every angle: user experience, visual design, usability, and much more. Sara’s the real deal.”

—Dan Mall Creative Director, SuperFriendly

“It’s rare to find someone who cares equally deeply about accessibility and cutting-edge code; thankfully, Sara’s able to marry the two in everything she does, and artfully so.”

—Ethan Marcotte Web designer and author of “Responsive Web Design”

“Sara doesn’t come without a price tag. But it’s worth it. Up to date I have not worked with a freelancer so open-minded, innovative and not afraid to challenge client’s work as Sara. And best of all, its not just “talk”… but also “walk””.

—Sebastian Frommherz Project Manager, COBI Bike

“[Sara] is an incredibly knowledgeable and diligent developer. Anyone would be fortunate to work with her.”

—Alex Goldberg Provata CEO

“There is something magical when you work with somebody knowledgeable, passionate, smart and extremely reliable. When working with Sara, that’s exactly the feeling you get — Sara is very professional with a keen eye for detail, knowing how to work around pitfalls and working hard to get to the best possible solution every single time.”

—Vitaly Friedman Editor in Chief, Smashing Magazine

Sara won't just be able to tell you wether or not something is accessible, she will tell you how to actually make it accessible. She is a sea of knowledge when it comes to accessibility but she never drowns you in it but perfectly teaches you something new at every encounter. When it comes to accessibility, there's literally no one I would trust more than Sara.

Besides from being a valued collaborator, I greatly enjoy spending time with Sara. There's always something interesting to discuss and she brings a smile to every meeting.

—Anton Sten UX Designer