SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS :

DESIGN SKILLS :

DESIGN SOFTWARE PACKAGES
PHOTOSHOP: Online and printed graphics and photos enhancement. Development of software and website interfaces, e.g. icons, buttons, pictures.

INDESIGN: Layout and typesetting of posters, newspapers, magazines and brochures. Wire-frames for websites. PDF files for proofing and printing.

ILLUSTRATOR: Creating logos, maps and other graphic elements for print and web design work.

DREAMWEAVER: Web site production using WYSIWYG, HTML, CSS, Javascript and Xml.

FLASH: Animated graphics & banner ads.

LIGHTROOM: Wedding, commercial and family album photo processing.

PREMIERE PRO: Multimedia presentations and short videos.

ACROBAT AND DISTILLER: PDF files for proofing and printing.

FIREWORKS: Website interface layout.

QUARKXPRESS: Design for pre-press Printing.

DEVELOPMENT SKILLS :

LANGUAGES :
HTML5, CSS3, JAVASCRIPT, ACTION SCRIPT, JQUERY, JAVA, ANDROID.

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT & CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS :
WordPress, Android Studio, Ruby On Rails, Dreamweaver.

MARKETING SYSTEMS :
Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Soundcloud, Mailchimp, Constant Contact.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ADMIN SKILLS :

MANAGEMENT :
Budgets, schedules, materials & people.

ADMIN SYSTEMS :
WORD: Design spec and administration documentation.
POWERPOINT: Animated visual presentations.
EXCEL: Administration and database content.
OUTLOOK: Communication, organisation and administration.

GENERAL SKILLS :

Experienced with both PC and Mac operating systems.

Trouble-shooting and fixing problems with computers, networks, wifi etc.

Photography.

Working easily to tight deadlines as an individual and as part of a team.

Experienced at managing teams, budgets, projects, events, clients, and co-ordinating design studios, photographers, copywriters, programmers, printers etc.

Teaching on a one-to-one and group basis. Creating courses.

Customer care experience.



QUALIFICATIONS :
B.A. Degree in GRAPHIC DESIGN, 1997
Letterkenny IT.

M.PHIL. Masters in MUSIC & MULTIMEDIA, 2006
Trinity College Dublin.

H.DIP. Higher Diploma in COMPUTER SCIENCE (Mobile App Development), 2017
NCI, Dublin.