Nina founded Pixelloom in 1999 with several partners. She is
- WordPress Competent
- a SQL/MySQL Database Programmer
- a UNIX® System Programmer
- a PHP Programmer
- a Grammar and Punctuation Expert
- a Technical Editor
She received a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Michigan. She has designed web sites in the Irvine area since 1996.
For fifteen years before that, she was a Member of the Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Labs (now Nokia Bell Labs) where she designed user interfaces used in the dissemination of current scientific information.
Also while at Bell Labs, she helped invent the UNIX® Writer’s Workbench™ programs, the first programs designed to give writers feedback about their writing style.