SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY


Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe XD
After Effects
Atom
Cinema 4D
CSS
CMS Systems (WordPress Drupal)
Dreamweaver
FTP Systems
HTML 5
MailChimp
Microsoft Office
Premiere Pro
SketchUp

DESIGN PROFICIENCY


Advert design
Analytical design
Animation
CMS management
Conceptual design
Creating designs for print
Creative research
Digital & hand illustration
Editorial design
Email coding
Logo & branding design
Mock-up creation
Photo reimaging & manipulation
Photography
Presentation design
Presentation production & delivery
Product design
Project management
Prototype design
Social media content
Storyboard illustration
UI & UX design
Wireframe development
Working with various printers

Achievements


‘Outstanding Effort’ degree award
Design Council award winner
Certificate of Achievement from DIT
Final year student rep
Foreign Relations Program university rep

EXPERIENCE


April 2020 – Present Freelance Work: Multimedia UX Designer

  • Designed, developed and implemented ProjectSeagrass.org Website redesign.
  • Branding work for Casa Santo Antonio Villa Hotel.
Jan 2018 – April 2020 Linux Internet, Whitley Bay: Multimedia UX Designer

  • Managed client websites and designed wireframes for new concepts.
    Coordinated meetings and liaised with both existing and prospective clients, both in a team and 1-2-1.
  • Developed branding while adhering to strict brand guidelines.
  • Created custom animations and illustrations based on briefs.
  • Created video tutorials for clients to help them manage their own websites.
  • Developed client promotional campaigns for Mailchimp & Facebook.
  • In-house photographer and image specialist.
Sep 2017 – Dec 2017 SaleCycle, Tyne & Wear: Junior Web/UX Designer

  • Designed wireframes for both OSR and EMR builds and coded bespoke email designs.
  • Created new concepts daily for a continuously changing list of national and international clients.
  • Analysed UX of live designs to optimise pre-releases.
  • Designed gifs and animations for OSR and EMR builds.
  • Choreographed promotional events for new product launches.
May 2016 – Dec 2016 Transform Your Images, Newcastle: Part Time Print Consultant

  • Prepared digital artwork for print using a range of printers.
Jan 2016 – April 2016 Leighton, Tyne & Wear: Junior Graphic Designer

  • Worked on a range of different projects; from print to digital, in addition to animation and photography/videography.

EDUCATION


Sep 2016 – Jun 2017 University of Sunderland, Sunderland
Degree/Bachelor of Graphic Design:
First Class Honours
Sep 2013 – Jun 2015 Bray Institute of Further Education, Wicklow
Higher National Diploma in Graphic Design:
Distinction
Sep 2017 – Aug 2011 Technological University Dublin, Dublin
Degree/Bachelor of Electrical Services Engineering:
Second Class Honours