I believe most people want a clear, easily navigated web experience. They want to find the information they are looking for, as quickly as possible and move on.
In order to facilitate this I like to work closely with clients to understand their requirements precisely in a friendly and focussed manner.
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I love photographing textures and often use them in my work. My city and country worlds present so many different opportunities to snap intriguing everyday textures from shadows & reflected light; interesting juxtapositions – natural and manmade, to the close-up detail of everyday objects.
"I was delighted with the finished site from Robin, it being tailored to my needs and personality specifically. I have had an enormous amount of positive feedback, and indeed interest in my own work off the back of the site …Read more »
Working through the process to completion was also a pleasure as he is a good communicator and its very easy to discuss ideas. Robin's attention to detail is second to none. I would thoroughly recommend him."
"Within a few minutes of meeting Robin I could tell that he was the person for the job. He was friendly, easy to talk to about what I was looking for, and most of all he was a good listener who was able to translate my thoughts into workable options and ideas …Read more »
Robin has gone out of his way to do the best job possible, looking after everything from taking photographs for the website, to designing my logo, business cards and flyers.
Robin clearly loves what he does and this was obvious with the amount of time and effort he put into it, going well above and beyond what I expected. The end result is a professional, friendly looking, easy to navigate website which I am delighted with."
"I have worked closely with Robin over several versions of the Planted website. He continues to take on board my requirements and recently implemented an ecommerce solution …Read more »
His advice and contributions are alway pertinent and welcome.
Robin has provided much of the photography for the site and design for promotional material.
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Phone: (09) 3021 568
Mobile: 021 1247350
Address: Flat 12C, 32 Eden Crescent, Auckland 1010
I love both the technical and creative aspects of the web, employing my theatre design eye and creating code to facilitate an engaging user experience. I am keen to develop further my copywriting and interface design skills, my programming knowledge and how these can coordinate to exceed business requirements.
My training was an 18 month course run by UKIT Training graduating in March 2008.
May 2011 – Dec. 2011
Front End Web developer – Informa Telecoms & Media London – working on front end development for Informa's many event promotion sites.
Worked with WordPress, Squiz (CMS), GIT (Version control), Magento, PHP.
Example of work: africa.mvnoindustrysummit.com
I left this position to move home to New Zealand.
Nov. 2008 – March 2011
Front End Web developer/designer – OBS-Group London – working on front end development on a variety of projects including e-learning, ecommerce and psychometric applications.
Much of my time was spent building e-learning projects for the learning and development branch of CAPITA. This involved meeting with their learning designers to build modules delivering training in a variety of fields.
The technicalities of these modules involved:
Throughout this time, I developed a friendly client relationship with CAPITA, dealing with their learning designers, developers and copy editors with my opinion being a respected and valued input.
1986 – Nov. 2008
Theatrical Lighting & Set Designer – freelance in various professional theatres; sole responsibility for theatrical designs; responsible for managing and motivating existing teams and adhering to budgets. I originally trained at the Mercury Theatre in Auckland and have designed for high profile UK regional and West End theatres and venues across Europe.
Tim Wright - E-business Web Manager - Informa Telecoms & Media email@example.com
Andrew Whiteley - Director - Online Business Solutions firstname.lastname@example.org
Wendy Mann - Project Manager - Capita Learning and Development email@example.com