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About Me

Design With Passion

With 10+ years experience working in design I bring my creative approach into each brief I receive; being able to identify project goals and deliver to requested timeframes.

About me

I am a motivated and creative designer with experience covering both print and web based media; used to project managing for tight deadlines with varied objectives. I have produced work for many high profile clients, working strictly to corporate and brand guidelines. I am a highly versatile worker, being able to adapt my skills and learning to fit into the team but also able to manage myself in a mature manner.

I am a creative designer being able to bring in awesome artworking to any project. I relish every new challenge.

wireframe to website
INTRODUCING

WORK
HISTORY

My Experience

Specialist with digital design, HTML5, CSS3, artworking, branding, UI design, print and web POS, responsive website design, HTML newsletters, photography as well as Agile project management.

  • 2019 Jul – current Lead Designer(online)/Developer The Word Media, The Word
  • 2018 Jul – Sep Lead Designer/Developer Social-Media, Caliston
  • Publication of second arts book Fishing For Dreams see here
  • 2017 – 2018 Senior Web Designer / Developer Barley House Group Barley House Group
  • 2013 – 2017 Lead Designer / Developer Home AV Direct and Car Audio Security Ltd
  • 2012 – 2013 UI and UX Designer Kryo Science
  • 2011 – 2013 Lead Web Designer / Developer LS Electronics Group
  • 2009 – 2011 Artworker and Creative Designer Highland Hospice
  • 2007 Publication of first arts book Horizons – limited print run but distribution in local book stores
  • 2007 May – Dec Web Designer / Developer working with various artists and designers Alicante, Spain
  • 2007 Jan – May Web Developer and Graphic Designer Raigmore Hospital
  • 2006 Apr – Dec Web Developer and Graphic Designer work placement Florence/Calabria, Italy CSPE.it
  • 2005 – 2006 Web Developer and Graphic Designer Raigmore Hospital
  • 2005 BSc Degree Website Design
from prototype to code

Currently based in the UK

I find huge inspiration from the places I visit and work, whether its central London, Scotland, Italy or anywhere, the people I meet and the new things I learn through every project constantly push me forwards to new skills. On top of that I have worked hard to combine my early life interest for art and design with my later passions for programming and technology - giving me a highly complementing skill set that allows for huge diversity of work.

In my portfolio I have tried to showcase my balance of design, creative and dev work; believing that they can be used effectively together. All in all I am a very creative designer being able to bring in truly awesome artworking to any project.

Print and large scale design

  • Amazing illustrator who can put together rapid artworking and design
  • Producing brochures, flyers and presentations
  • Large scale banner designs for global companies at high profile events
  • Inspiring design templates for social media campaigns
  • Producing design and artworking for newspapers and magazines

Website and digital design

  • Code with HTML5, CSS3, PHP and JavaScript
  • Design fantastic HTML newsletters
  • WordPress and Magento e-commerce custom website designs
  • I have built websites that have a huge turnover for orders and traffic
  • Experience UI designing for websites and mobile Apps

Good design can add value to every project because it is the first thing customers will see from you, so add a mix of creative thinking to your recipe and 10+ years professional design experience; the ways you communicate hold the keys to your success.