steadyflyfisher | web development & design

About steadyflyfisher

steadyflyfisher is an online portfolio of my work and my life. It is also the website for my steadyflyfisher brand that I am building. You can also check out the music I produce by playing some of the tracks on the homepage for kliFF Studios.

My name is Kyle Roope and I am a UX | UI | Front End Web Developer residing in Helena, MT. Please feel free to take a look at my current resume for 2016 - 2017.



UX design, testing and development. UI design and front end web development, CMS administration and maintenance, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and Graphic Design.


National Institute on Money in State Politics |

09 / 2015 - 11 / 2016 - UX, UI, Front End Web Developer

Front end developer and designer. Employed as UI, UX and front-end developer. This position includes some backend work on servers, PHP coding, taking web update requests, providing audio/visual help and expertise as needed. Created, designed and implemented UX testing plan and scripts, UX interviewing scripts, moderated and un-moderated online and one on one tests using actual users of site. I was laid off in November 2016 due to funding issues as the institute is a non-profit.

Montana Department of Revenue

03 / 2013 - 09 / 2015 - Web Developer

Created and deployed the current Department of Revenue Website. Administer two different Content Management Systems for the department. This position includes training web content managers, creating user guides, taking web update requests, responsive design and development for website upgrades and further development. This position also includes UX and UI design and development.

KTVH | NBC Channel 12

06 / 2012 - 02 / 2013 - Web Content Manager

Oversee all social media, and act as Web Content Manager for Beartooth NBC's web page. Position responsibilities required running the entire CMS for Beartooth NBC. I left the position to accept the position of Web Developer with the Montana Department of Revenue.

Montana State University

02 / 2010 - 02 / 2012 - Network Administrator/Technical Support

Worked as Network Administrator for the School of Film and Photography. Installed and kept up to date all Apple based computer labs, non-linear editing programs, and HD up-converting editing station. Ran entire LAN network for SFP. Fixed all audio/video equipment, kept track of audio/video equipment and inventory for SFP, including spare parts for various equipment items. Took classes in web design while employed at MSU.


IKUW Solutions - Helena, MT 2014

Took a course in User Experience Design and Development. Received a certificate upon completion.

IKUW Solutions - Helena, MT 2013

Received jQuery for Mobile Certification. Also received Responsive Design for the Web and Mobile Certification.


Montana State University - Bozeman - Bozeman, MT 2012

Took courses in web design while employed at Montana State University. Enrolled in Computer Science department.

The Art Institute of Seattle - Seattle, WA 2006 - 2008

Received Associates Degree of Applied Arts for Video Production and Photography, also learned web design, graphic design, audio production, and the basics of animation while attending.


Received the Governor's Award for Excellence in Work Performance in early September of 2014.


Web development and design, audio production, video production, fly fishing, fly tying and hunting.

I am always open to new opportunities. Please Email me about a position if interested.