About This Site

A web creative passionate about standards and strategies.

Experience

My Journey

Live by design and breath creativity. My experiences are personal, ever-changing and eventful. Here are my keystones on the empty path much travelled.

Visual Path Working Path

Visual Path

My visual experiences captured in stills.

Old Kyoto Mt Fuji Lakes of Japan Kyoto TempleHong Kong International AirportDesigner LifeKuala Lumpur SunsetBlue LaundryWet MarketJapan Autumn LeavesFaye Wong ConcertStudio GhibliBangkok CityGrand Palace

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Working Path

Here are only an excerpt of my resume. For more information please contact me here.

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National Australia Bank

Start Date: September 2006

Position/Title:User Interface Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyse, design, and development User Interface solutions for financial applications
  • XHTML & CSS interactive consultancy to W3C standards, accessibility and usability requirements
  • User-centric approach in developing interactive solutions
  • Usability consultant all business application design
  • Develop and maintain consistency UI style guide
  • Conduct extensive UI methodologies; such as workshops, prototyping, usability and accessibility testing, qualitative reviews and development hand-over

 

Eos Solutions Pty Ltd

Period: Nov 2002 - Sept 2006

Position/Title: Creative Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting creative solutions for clients
  • These solutions are creative and information analysis, web and user interface designs, user experience, corporate identity, graphic design, online branding, and other digital and print creative design.
  • User interface design for software development and web applications in any environment. These environments include IBM WebSphere Portal (including WebSphere Services Express), IBM Quickplace, Lotus Notes, J2EE platforms and emerging technologies.
  • Design maintenance for client websites and internal developments
  • Eos brand-related marketing and promotions
  • Project management, information analysis, business requirements and client liaisons
  • Creatively involved initiating from the start of any project. I have provided in-depth analysis of User Interface, branding, usability, accessibility, and any creative applications.
  • Provide creative workshops (e.g. websites, application developments, etc) for clients to grasp and understand the requirements needed. It is highly customisable and flexible to suit any requirements, application and creative solution. A typical workshop goes through three main steps of identifying the Information Design, Interactive Design and Visual Design. Each of these steps breaks down provided examples and enquires the participants on vital information. The creative workshop will provide a direction that all participating stakeholder will value and move towards a funnelled solution.

Clients includes;

  • TAC / Intranet & Web Content Management
  • BaptCare / Website & Web Content Management / http://www.baptcare.org.au
  • Alcan Engineering / Portal UI Design
  • Enable / XHTML Website / www.enableapps.com
  • Cement Australia / Intranet, Extranet and J2EE UI Application
  • Starcom & Starlink / Redesign Extranet website
  • Honda / Intranet, Domino & J2EE App UI Designs
  • Coca-Cola Amatil / Intranet & Domino UI Designs
  • Queensland Transport / Portal UI Design
  • Cement Australia / Domino UI Designs & HTML
  • Mincom / Intranet – Knowledge Management
  • Suncorp / Training CDs and HTML
  • Portals / Portal UI Designs
  • IBM Workplaces / Design Customisation
  • AGSM / www.agsm.com.au
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth / www.corrs.com.au
  • Dreamworld / www.dreamworld.com.au
  • Ebsworth & Ebsworth / www.ebsworth.com.au
  • JWP Website / Internet website / www.jwp.com.au
  • GWA Source / 3 Internet websites / www.source22.com.au
  • Greg Hoogstrate Photography / www.greghoogstrate.com

 

QCA, Griffith University

Start Date: Feb 2003

Position/Title: Computer Design Tutor and Presenter (Casual)

Responsibilities:

  • Classes for Undergraduate to Masters students
  • Specialise teaching in web and digital design, typography, Macromedia MX 2004 applications, and Adobe CS products
  • Education projects include usability, HTML and CSS validity to W3C, user testing and project management

 

Auran Developments Pty Ltd

Period: Feb 2000 - May 2002

Position/Title: Multimedia Graphic Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Design, construct and maintain all Web development, content and structure
  • Interface design in applications and games
  • Corporate branding, consultation and design
  • Product branding, consultation and design
  • Video editing and manipulation
  • Multimedia development
  • Print design for advertisements and branding

Achievements:

  • Successful redesign of Auran.com and help created a community with more than 30,000 active members.
  • Designed and developed numerous product sites that successfully ‘push’ the product branding.
  • Designed strong product branding such as ‘Auran Jet’, ‘Trainz’, ‘Auran d20’ and others.
  • Developed the game interface for ‘Trainz’ with Game Designer.
  • Helped created and introduced e-commerce system into Auran.com.
  • Produce various multimedia support materials for Auran d20 products.

 

Speedwell Media Pty Ltd

Period: May 1999 - Dec 1999

Position/Title: Senior Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Consult, design and develop web sites for mid-size to corporate companies
  • Corporate Identity design incorporated with web solutions to create an integrated product
  • Integrate multimedia such as video and music into web solutions
  • Main designer on print designs such as advertisements, marketing and promotions

Achievements:

  • Designed the award winning Austen Shirts web site for AIMIA award in ‘Best Business to Consumer E-commerce Site’ category.
  • Designed and created the successful ‘Override.com.au’ identity, web site and branding. Also developed various print media for publications and launch of the TV show.

 

QCA, Griffith University

Periods: 1998 - 1999 & 2003 - 2005

Position/Title: Computer Design Tutor and Presenter

Responsibilities:

  • Classes for Undergraduate to Masters students
  • Specialise teaching in web and digital design, typography, Macromedia Dreamweaver 2, and Adobe products
  • Specialise teaching in web and digital design, typography, Macromedia MX 2004 applications, and Adobe CS products
  • Education projects include usability, HTML and CSS validity to W3C, user testing and project management

 

Additional Clients/Work

 

Other Industry Experiences

  • Concept Clemengers Pty Ltd, Brisbane (Clemengers BBDO) – 1998
    Junior Designer (Advertising design, package design and publications)
  • Minale, Tatterfield, Bryce and Partners, Spring Hill, Brisbane – 1997
    Junior Designer (Corporate identity and design)
  • Rapid Graphics, Nerang, Gold Coast – 1994
    Work Experience (Student Experience)

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