My Experience

 
JUN 2007 - AUG 2007

Head of Design

Business Base, Freelancer

Business Base, a Netherlands based business application development firm hired me in 2007. I was appointed head of design, which involved designing the structure and look of the application whilst directing other designers on the job they had to carry out. The exciting and rewarding aspect of the project was working in collaboration with people across the globe to produce a fully functional and successful application.

Lead Designer

Michael Dunlop, Freelancer
DEC 2009 - APR 2010

Michael is an internet entrepreneur based in England. My job involved ongoing graphic design, HTML, CSS, jQuery and Wordpress integration across his network of websites. It also allowed me to get experience of working with large, profitable websites where functionality and efficiency comes before aesthetics.

Head Designer & Developer

Intelligent Studios, Freelance
SEP 2008 - APR 2010

I have been freelancing for my own business since 2008. In that time I have worked on many projects, all with their own focus. It has allowed me to gain experience of working with clients directly and catering to their needs. My designing style has evolved over this time to create successful website which both look great but also have clear structure, accessibility and are optimized for the fullest.

 

My Education

 
SEP 2008 - PRESENT

Edinburgh University

Business & Economics

I began studying at Edinburgh University in 2008 to enhance my knowledge of the intricacies of a business. I have learned a lot through the course but believe there is much more to be learned from first hand experience than reading out of a book.

Knox Academy

High-school
AUG 2002 - FEB 2008

I ended my time at high-school in 2008. The qualifications received after my fifth year of study were:

  • A - English
  • A - Maths
  • A - Physics
  • A - Biology
  • A - Physical Education
 

My Skills

 

Computer

  • CSS
  • HTML
  • jQuery
  • Wordpress Integration
  • Photoshop Designing

Personal

  • Teamwork (experience playing basketball at a national level)
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ambitious
  • Constantly learning and developing my skills
 

My Work

 

Links to Previous Work