About me

I'm a motivated individual, dedicated with a passion and drive for all things digital. I have a proven track record in design/development for both on and offline campaigns, multiple platforms including mobile devices.

I have a Degree in Industrial Design Engineering and use these key skills gained to enhance the user's interaction focusing on making my designs as simple and efficient as possible. My skill set over the eighteen years is wide and includes UI/UX design, digital design, print, 3d, gaming, programming to video and audio production. I have a high level approach to solving technical problems.

This is who I have done it for.

 

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Clients include:
BBC, Bloomberg, Argos, Cadbury, Securitas, Learn Direct, DPD and the Open University.

Recent projects have included providing Usability and UI design consultancy for proof of concept for companies in the financial sectors and retail. I have been responsible for the creation of User journey's, UI concept to showcase products online, producing  wireframes and screen mockups on a number of projects.

 


 

INNOVATE, GENERATE, INTEGRATE

Over 300 industry leaders and key decision makers gather to discuss the future of the low carbon and renewable
energy sector.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit banner

I Lead User Interaction design and the CMS for the website for the 2011 Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit.

 

 


 

Micro-site increase sales for GET CCTV systems

CCTV

GET Plc the UK’s leading manufacturer of electrical accessories had tasked me with creating a number of rich media digital marketing projects.  The first of which was a interactive micro-site designed for Argos featuring their innovative CCTV products and systems.

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BBC Innovation Labs

Be Olympian

Pitched by myself and Steve Aris our Be Olympian idea was selected for further development by the BBC commissioners.
We were initially shortlisted from 170 national ideas, of which 29 were selected and we were one of the final the 12 selected for development. We went on to produce widgets, banners and microsites for the BBC.

 


 

Smart Lighting Control

Smart Lighting Controler

A number of rich media digital marketing projects had been produced for GET Plc.  One of which is was a interactive microsite designed to promote the innovative lighting controller units.

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Work Learn Play

My most recent work has included designing digital content such as websites, micro-sites, social media widgets, corporate video production and animation.

 

Digital Video & Motion Graphics

Digital Video Production

I will transform your idea for promoting a product, instructional video, advertisement, company announcement or documentary into an end result that will exceed your expectations. The cost of hiring a professional video production company can be very expensive. I can save you money while giving you results that will capture your vision and meet your goals.

 


 

Labour Party Conference Video

 


The 'Black Country See it in colour' brand forms part of the Black Country's 30-year vision to transform the sub-region's future.

The brief was to reflect the area's changing scene, vibrancy and multiculturalism whilst, establishing a combined marketing effort with other Black Country partners. This video was one of a suit of video's I designed directed, edited, and deilivered. Its was launched at the 2005 Labour party conference in Blackpool. A further four video's followed.


Development Agency Conference Video


Advantage West Midlands is the Regional Development Agency for the West Midlands, the Region at the heart of the UK.


The brief was to produced a video to showcase what the region has to offer for women in business and highlight their contribution to the regional, national and international economy. The Agency promoted this message at national conferences around the EU and UK and also via an interactive DVD with contributions from The Tessa Jowell MP and Agency Board Member Isobella Moore. I worked with AWM to storyboard, script, direct, edit and produce this video.


 

Corporate Communication

Digital Marketing

After a strategic review of sales and marketing collateral by Parceline I delivered an extensive suite of online sales and marketing tools for the website and beyond.  Extending to all of the companies service offerings the digital marketing modules focus on customer acquisition, retention and cross sales.

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SXSW 2010 Austin, Texas

 

SXSW logo An incubator of cutting-edge technologies, the SXSW® Interactive Festival brings together the world’s most creative web developers, designers, bloggers, wireless innovators, content producers, programmers, widget inventors and new media entrepreneurs. Five days of captivating keynote presentations and provocative panel sessions provide hands-on training as well as big-picture analysis of the future of this industry. In addition to the bountiful business opportunities at the Trade Show & Exhibition and the hands-on gaming fun at the ScreenBurn Arcade, SXSW Interactive provides a full array of exciting evening events to entertain attendees.

 

International Inward Investment Manager comments on SXSW

 

 


Robbie Beak, International Inward Investment Manager at AWM comments: “SXSWi has been a great success for the West Midlands this year. With the show being 50 per cent larger than in previous years, it provided a great opportunity for us to show the world what an innovative, talented and exciting region the West Midlands is.

“Our delegation was probably the largest ‘regional’ delegation from anywhere in the world, and throughout the show we held more than 100 meetings on the stand with influential players in the digital field.  In addition to the conference there were a large number of networking events where we could connect with businesses who wanted to learn more about our delegation and the West Midlands”.


Fitz at SXSW

 


I went over to Austin as one of the delegation of digital media firms from the West Midlands that traveled to Texas for SXSW, music and interactive festival.

A total of 20 West Midland firms, including Maverick Television, Persuaders Media and Fish In A Bottle, were in Texas between March 12 and 21 as part of the UK presence at the South by SouthWest festival.

Advantage West Midlands (AWM) headed up the delegation of industry experts supported by UKTI, to showcase innovation, content creation and cross-media collaboration in the region.


 

E-Learning Material for Learn Direct

E Learning Material for Learn Direct
These e-learning resources targeted the area of Personal Social Development, for entry level foundation learners on the subject of Parenting Skills. They can be used on and offline in a variety of environments for disengaged learners. The target audience is equally balanced between males and females and is within the age range 16 – 65. Many of whom will be reluctant to learn.

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Mobile Web Design

Mobile web design

Development for mobile platform is unlike traditional PC web design as it presents a number of unique challenges. This is complex as there are hundreds of different phones with different browsers. As a digital media designer I am now more engaged in developing solutions to optimise the mobile user experience for websites and applications for iPhone, Android, and Symbian devices.s on customer acquisition, retention and cross sales.
 

Digital Design

 

Digital Video

 
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Skill set and Applications
  • Present findings

  • Produce hi fidelity mockups

  • Storyboards and prototypes

  • Wireframes and sketches

 

Axure RP Pro

Omni Graffle

Flash - Action Script 3

Macro Media Director

Photoshop

Illustrator

Adobe After Effects

Unity 3d

3d Studio Max

 

Omni Graffle

Power Point

CMS - Joomla & WP

HTML, XHTML & CSS


Adobe CS5

Master collection
My toolset for designing interactive content

  • Usability and UI design

  • Analyse brief

  • Estimates

  • Planning & Implementation
Digital Video ShowreelDigital video and motion graphics that I have produced for my clients.
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