CV

I graduated college as a graphic designer and since then I've found myself moving more into the space of UX/UI design. I've also been building websites professionally for over 10 years and I specialise in UX, UI, HTML / HTML 5, CSS / CSS3 / SASS, PHP, mySQL, SQL, jQuery, JavaScript, Underscore, Bootstrap, Backbone, REACT, Action Script 2 & 3, Drupal, Wordpress.

Employment

2016 - Present: Cupid Media

Role: Senior Front End Developer

2013 - 2016: iPowow

Role: UI Designer / Front End Developer

When I joined the company my role was mainly UI design and prototyping new UX/UI ideas. Now it's building those UX/UI ideas into production ready code.
ipowow.com

2013: Mr Jon

Role: UI Designer

2013: Freelance for Become

Client: Together Creative

Role: Web Developer - Drupal Site

2012 - 2013: Ian Blaney Design

Clients: Jehbco, Meli Design, Ascender, JMR Creative, Maritimo Sydney, Hype Factory, Naturally Organic, Men of League, 1st Street, Azure, Agile People, Big Nipper, Recipe Caravan

Role: Creative Director / Web Developer

Highlights:

  • Designing the UX/UI and developing a website for Jehbco, giving them the ability to sell their products online and increase their sales.
  • Giving front end web development support for Meli Design
  • Giving front end web development support for Ascender
  • Giving front end web development support for JMR Creative.
  • Developing a rates calculator for 1st Street financial website.
  • Designing the UX/UI and developing a website for Big Nipper, which was a start-up

2011 - 2012: Freelance for FBI Recruitment

Client: GPY&R

Role: Web Developer

2009 - 2011: Art Director/Senior Online Developer.

Client: The Australian Business Chamber.

Role: To conceptualise briefs and bring them to life across online and print. Give direction to other designers and technical help when needed. Along with coding/building all online material.
Skillsroad
Fresh As Fresh
Vital Signs Sydney
Skillsroad Resume Builder

2008 Freelancing as a flash developer.

Client: Orchard Marketing

Worked on: Investa, Chartered Accountants, APN, Pandora, Gen-i.

2008 Sponge Agency

Position: Interactive Developer/Senior Designer

Clients: QantasLink, HotelClub.com, Westfield, Knight Frank, NSW Department of Energy, Macquarie Bank, Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, Aika Jeans.

Role: To develop the creative and technical direction of all digital projects. To advise account services of the best way to develop web projects and the time needed to do so. Along with coding/building all online material.

2007 Roger Ring - The Mobile Phone Studio

Position: Technical Director

Role: To develop the creative and technical direction of all projects. Along with coding/building all online material.

2006 - 2007 Evocatif

Position: Senior Designer

Clients: Unilever, Fosters, Bausch & Lomb, Alphapharm, Medtronic, InterfaceFLOR, Amway, Pilot, Sanitarium, Toshiba

Role: To develop the creative direction and keep within clients style guides for all print and web work. To advise account services of the best way to develop web projects and the time needed to do so.

2002-2006 Creative Scope Marketing

Position: Senior Designer/Creative Director

Clients: KCI Medical Australia, Greyhound Racing NSW, ClubsNSW, Ainsworth Game Technology, Hornsby RSL, Cody Premium Outdoor, Captive Media, Perfection Milk, Merlot Constructions, Consulate Finance Services, RTF Finance, Online Print Solutions, AdAlliance

2001 - 2002 Freelance Designer

During this time I worked on projects from corporate identity to Web design/development

Clients: The Shop (Website development, Kahlua Kollective Beats), Top Gum Dental (Web development, Flash design), Business Bodies (Identity, Web design), Peaches Earth Moving (Web development, Flash design)

1999 - 2001 Design House Australia (Sydney)

Position: Senior Designer

Clients: Musashi (Product Brochure)Novation Leasing, Barrie Publishing (web Site)Skillsearch Computing (web Site), Hocking Stuart (Mail drops, press Ads), Windsor Caravans (Catalogue, Brochures)

1998 - 1999 Design House Australia (Melbourne)

Position: Senior Designer

Clients: Musashi (Product Brochure), DMH Australia (Catalogue), Australian Red Cross (Invite), Novation Leasing, Jardine Flemine Capital Partners (Prospectus), Hocking Stuart (Mail drops, press Ads), Windsor Caravans (Catalogue, Brochures)

1996 - 1997 Source Design Consulting (Ireland)

Position: Designer

Clients: Bank of Ireland, Jurys Hotel Group

1995 - 1996 The Creative Group (Ireland)

Position: Creative

Clients: Tipperary Natural Mineral Water, 98FM (Radio Station), Car Buyers Guide, Esat Telecom

Skills

A selection of my latest experiences

  • UX
  • UI
  • HTML
  • HTML 5
  • CSS
  • CSS3
  • SASS
  • PHP
  • mySQL
  • SQL
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • Underscore
  • Bootstrap
  • Backbone
  • Handlebars
  • Git
  • REACT
  • Action Script 2 & 3
  • Drupal
  • Wordpress

Personal Projects

Crap On It a site I built to learn geolocation and marker plotting.
Sqwk a 100% Anonymous Customer Feedback App. A project which I worked on the UX.

Interests

I love sailing, spent 11 years doing offshore yacht racing.

I mountain bike, using the trails around where I live.

I love to bring my kids to their sports, which consist of soccer and water polo. There is nothing better than watching them compete.