Welcome to The Astrolabe, the online creative space of Fredrick Royster. I am a web designer and front end developer based outside of Chicago, Illinois. I have extensive experience in e-commerce, news/media and non-for-profit sectors. Proven capabilities in web design and development, front-end development, online advertisements, HTML, CCS, brand management, coding, as well as strategic planning. I collaborate with multiple parties throughout the design through the completion of an end-product to ensure the best developed product for a client.

View my portfolio here.

Featured Work

  • trademonster
  • Illinois College of Optometry Redesign
  • Peter Lindsay Schaudt
  • efollett.com
  • Efollett Fan Shop
  • Queer Zagreb Website


February, 2014

One of my biggest web design projects to date went live. Go take a peek at the new website for the Illinois College of Optometry View the site here.

July, 2013

I consulted on web design and did CSS and HTML programming for Kaplan College and Kaplan Career Institute, one of the biggest online higher education institutions in the United States. View the site here.

June, 2013

My first UI/UX consulting job is up and running at efollett.com. Working with UI/UX experts I designed the graphic interface for the Course Materials Results page for efollett.com, helping student's choose their textbooks and course materials. view the screenshot here.

April, 2013

Featured in an interview for Rivisionpath.com, a website highlighting the achievements of minority web professionals. Read the interview here!

May, 2012

The efollet Apple Student Discount Store launches. I worked on web design and production. Also introduced WIA-ARIA Landmarks for accessibility, along with HTML5

September, 2011

New web design and information architecture piece has launched! The Efollett Fan Shop, a one stop shopping place for your favorite NCAA College sports apparel and gifts.