About Me

A bit about me

I am a user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) designer and developer of digital products.

I am originally from Kildare but live in Dublin. Since 2000 I have studied Product Design, Digital Media & Cyber Psychology where I’ve focused primarily on the User Experience discipline.

My experience includes working as a freelancer, founding two start-ups as well as working for multiple digital agencies and multinationals.

Education

2016, Masters in Cyber Psychology – Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology
2006, Diploma in Multimedia, Ballyfermot College of Further Education
2003, Ordinary Degree in Industrial (Product) Design, Carlow IT

Awards

Golden Spiders
– PlayStation Building Breakdown – Best Innovative use of Technology in Digital Marketing 2012
– Heineken Music – Best Entertainment Site 2010
– Send a Ribbon – Best Charity & Community Site 2010

DMA’s
– Heineken Music – 2011 Best Online News
– Heineken Music – 2011 Online Entertainment Award
– Send a Ribbon – 2011 B2C Innovation
– Oxegen – 2011 Best New Application
– Heineken Music – 2010 Best Entertainment Portal

ICAD’s
– Your Heineken – Best App

Bord Gais Social Media Awards
– Oxegen – Best Mobile App

An Post Digital Marketing Awards
– Heineken Green Spheres – Silver – Best Travel & Entertainment

me

What I’m really good at:

– Product Design & Development
– UX / UI Design
– Information Architecture
– Wireframing & Prototyping (Balsamiq, Sketch, Omnigraffle, HTML, Invision)
– Technical & Product Management
– OS & Android Development (Appcelerator)
– UX Development (HTML5, CSS, JS)
– Restful API’s (JSON / XML)

What I've experience with:

– PHP / MySQL (CRUD, Codeignitor, Kohana)
– GIT, SSH, SSL
– Cloud Hosting, Azure / AWS

What I dabble in:

– 3D (Modo, 3D Studio Max, Solidworks)
– Server Management & Administration
– Audio & Video Production