Coweb is a website creation service created by Junko and Mariko who live and work on Ogijima, an island in the Seto Inland Sea in Japan.
Junko became a freelance designer and established nuuno in 2007. She works mainly on web design, planning and color design, mobile phone websites, web creation using CMS. Prior to becoming a freelancer, Junko worked as a designer/ director at web development company after graduating from Osaka University of Arts. She was in charge of building websites for large companies, and content production for mobile carriers etc.
Along with website creation, Junko has worked as a web design and color coordinator training instructor for the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare’s Emergency Human Resources Development Project Fund, and is also an instructor of Adobe applications and a seminar instructor.
Junko is strong with creating beautiful designs, and values planning and hearing to pickup what the client wants and what effects are.
Writer of ‘Introductory textbook of WordPress‘, and writing series at magazine ‘Setouchi Style‘ ‘Everyone’s Library‘ about life on Ogijima.
History of WordPress
- WordPress core contributor
- WordPress Japanese contributor
- WordPress plugin directory theme author
- WordCamp Kansai 2014 lead organizer
- WordCamp Tokyo 2015 – 2019 speaker
- WordPress Global Community Team Deputy
- WordCamp Ogijima 2018 Sub-lead organizer
- WordCamp Ogijima 2020 Lead organizer
Project management, coordination with translation partners, content planning and management
Mariko spent her childhood abroad. After graduating from university, she worked for a foreign PR firm for five years in Tokyo. She was primarily responsible for corporate PR of foreign companies in Japan. She later moved to Bangkok, Thailand with her husband, who was a WordPress web engineer, where she began her career as a writer and editor for corporate media blogs in Japan. She also has experience with website content planning and operation. In 2016, she moved to Ogi Island with her husband and three children.
History of WordPress
Landing page creation and blogging for almost 10 years
- WordCamp Ogijima 2018 organizer
- WordCamp Ogijima 2020 organizer