B.A. Degree in GRAPHIC DESIGN, 1997
HCI(UX) & GUI Course, Belfast, 1998.
M.PHIL. Masters in MUSIC & MULTIMEDIA, 2006
Trinity College Dublin.
WEB DESIGN Certificate, Dublin, 2010.
H.DIP. Higher Diploma in COMPUTER SCIENCE (Mobile App Development), 2017
DESIGN SKILLS :
Branding, Adverts, Layouts, UI (User Interface), Social Media and Email Graphics, Typesetting, Typography, Illustration, Animation, Photo Enhancement, Packaging, Signage, Displays, Composition, Conceptualisation.
DESIGN SOFTWARE PACKAGES
QUARKXPRESS: Design for pre-press Printing.
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE :
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.
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.
SKETCHUP: 3D Design.
AUDIO SOFTWARE :
PROTOOLS: Audio recording, editing and enhancement.
CUBASE: Audio recording, editing and Midi composition.
REASON: Midi Composition.
SOUNDFORGE: Audio analysis.
NUENDO: Audio recording, editing and Midi composition.
ADOBE AUDITION: Audio recording, editing and enhancement.
DEVELOPMENT SKILLS :
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 :
Budgets, schedules, teams, out-sourcing & materials.
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.
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 Design courses.
Customer care experience.