A highly motivated individual with strong attention to detail possessing a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience gained through academic study and work. Passionate and enthusiastic about digital design and development with experience working in the commercial industry. Creative and articulate with strong skills in publishing and creative software such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator as well as comfortable coding for web.
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Having designed many sites from scratch, I am confident developing your site from concepts and wireframing through to the HTML.
All sites are developed with the latest HTML standards. Each site is developed according to its needs to maximise usability and performance.
Responsive design is at the core of my workflow meaning your site will repond appropriately for all devices.
During development, the standard on-page SEO practices are applied to every page on your site, helping your site rank higher in search engine results.
I have experience designing and developing eCommerce sites using the Magento platform. I will also supply support documents to help you get the most once your shop is live.
Having built several sites on one of the most popular website platforms, I’d be happy to create the perfect blog/site for your needs.
Take a look at some of my past work below. I have a range of live sites as well as some examples of past projects and some stuff I've done for fun and learning!
iOS game design and development
An iOS game I designed and developed as a personal project using Xcode and Swift 3. The app can be found on the app store today and is available for free on the iPhone.
Online campaign for Harvey Norman's Mothers Day
Online execution for Harvey Norman's Mother's Day campaign. I oversaw the creative designs and build across onsite landing page & assets, eDM's, external banners and social media channels.
Website re-design project for popular UK car sales site.
The Buyacar site is a platform to buy and compare new and used cars easily across the UK.
The site is owned by Dennis Publishing and whilst working there I was involved in the site re-design. Working with the UX designer I produced designs for many of the sites pages including the home page, article pages, search results and product pages.
Site re-design including development of new style guide.
Expert Reviews is a product review site owned by Dennis Publishing. Whilst working at Dennis, I developed a new style guide for the website and working with wireframes supplied by the UX designer, created visual designs for the homepage and article pages. Producing a detailed style guide meant that the site would look and feel consistent and thus improve the user experience.
Mock designs for commerical site takeovers.
Whilst at Dennis Publishing I produced a number of concept designs for varies clients of site takeovers and skins that could be applied to a number of Dennis's websites.
Some of the designs included interactive elements such as the Man in the High Castle design which would allow the user to 'rub off' the image to reveal a different image underneath.
The Jeep design would move the site off screen when activated by the user to show Jeep content such as videos and information about their new models.
Design and development of online shop for Eterna Watches.
Eterna Watches are a high-end watch company based in Switzerland. They wished to expand their business by selling watches directly to customers through their existing website. I was responsible for designing and building an online store which matched their current sites design and feel and was also built on the same platform, Typo3.
I developed the store on Typo3 (as per the brief) which is a CMS framework driven by PHP templates. I also used JQuery and HTML5 for certain features on the site. A third-party secure payment system is used to take customer payments which I needed to integrate into the site.
Brand support website for H.Samuel. HTML5/CSS3 & JQuery.
I designed and build Rossini Watches from scratch as a brand support piece as the Chinese watch brand was entering the UK market in H.Samuel stores and needed some UK online presence. The needed to be able to show case the products, provide store location information and brand information.
The site was built with pure HTML/CSS & JQuery, as based on the brief it was unnecessary to use a platform such as Wordpress.
Website designed & developed on the Magento platform for a London jewellers.
Sophia Jewellery are a independant jewellery retailer based in London, UK. I designed and developed their online store from wireframes through visual designs to final product.
The site was developed on Magento which is a popular CMS platform for eCommerce offering integrated payment features and is driven on PHP templates.
Email development coded with HTML and inline CSS.
I have developed a number of emails either coded with HTML and inline CSS styles or using MailChimp.
The Shepherd Cox email was designed and developed by myself for a marketing campaign to capture potential investors details. Links took the user to a webpage where they could register their interest. The emails were coded with HTML and inline CSS styles.
At Rotary I redesigned their home page, product page and category listing pages to improve the merchandising potential of the site.
I worked at Rotary Watches for around two years as their Digital Designer. Whilst there I maintained and improved their online store and social media presence. I redesigned their homepage, product page and category listing pages to improve the merchandising potential of the site.
Varies marketing brochures designed in InDesign.
I have designed several marketing brochures used to promote brands and services. Created with Adobe InDesign for a print ready solution.
A corporate marketing brochure designed for Shepherd Cox, an property investment company based in the UK. The brochure was used to demostrate the company's ethos and portfolio to potential clients. Designed in Adobe InDesign.
J&T Windmills is a watch brand owned by Rotary Watches. I was involved in a project to revitalise and rebrand the products. For this, I designed a marketing brochure which was taken to one of the worlds largest watch trade shows, BaselWorld, where it was used to promote the watches and brand.