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Supporting organisations, startups and individuals by delivering meaningful design for great user experiences.

Profile

After graduating from graduating from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, I have now clocked-up over 15 years of commercial experience as a designer and developer, undertaking projects on an independent and contract basis, and working across many disciplines and sectors for clients throughout the UK and the rest of the world.

Skills to pay the bills

As a multidisciplinary designer and developer, my experience spans many different areas, all underpinned by an understanding of user needs and business requirements to create meaningful experiences for your brand and products.

  • Front-end development — responsive design and development for multiple devices using HTML5, CSS3/LESS and jQuery.
  • UX design — design systems and patterns, wireframes, prototypes, mockups, user flows, personas, Agile processes.
  • Visual design — typography, grid systems, iconography, graphics and digital marketing.
  • WordPress development — bespoke themes, support and content management advice.

Where I work

Much of my work is carried out remotely here in Huddersfield, this allows for a flexible approach to working and means less overheads are reflected in my invoices.

Need an extra pair of hands? Providing you’re local to me (as in Manchester, Leeds and West Yorkshire), I offer my expertise to organisations and digital agencies, and can work on your project in-house if required…

Interested? Hire me!

Disciplines

Freelance Web Designer

Going beyond the aesthetics, I create user-friendly and responsive websites that communicate with clarity.

  • Responsive Web Design

    Often referred to as mobile web design, I offer front-end development with consideration for iOS and Android devices, plus modern desktop browsers.

  • Marketing Design

    With roots in graphic design, I can tackle most digital marketing needs including HTML emails, infographics, banners, PPC campaigns and landing pages.

  • SEO

    There are no magic tricks that will allow you to reach Google’s top spot overnight. That said, I use ethical practices to help your site gain search engine visibility, which can lead to increased traffic and conversion rates.

  • Domains & Hosting

    For clients looking for a hosting provider, I can assist with selecting the right web hosting package, account migration and domain name registration.

WordPress Developer

WordPress development, bespoke theme design and support for the world’s most popular content management system.

  • WordPress Themes

    From concept to launch, I design and build WordPress themes from the ground up, providing an easy-to-use and scalable CMS that will put you in control of your site.

  • WordPress Support

    Need to add extra functionality to your WordPress theme? I can help with WordPress theme modification, installation, repair and maintenance.

  • HTML to WordPress

    In most cases, I can migrate and convert static, HTML websites to fully-fledged WordPress themes.

  • Content Management

    If you’re particularly technophobic, I can provide content management training (or even manage your content for you).

Branding & Print

With consideration for both digital and printed media, I deliver consistent and memorable brands that set the right tone and stand out.

  • Logos & Branding

    Focussing on connecting with your intended audience, I create distinct brands, corporate identity systems and logo designs that reflect your business values.

  • Print Design

    Despite the uptake in digital media, print is alive and well, and provides a tangible approach to communicating your latest campaign — from business cards and mailshots through to packaging and large-format banners and displays.

  • Publishing

    With experience in designing layouts and covers for magazines, brochures and newsletters, I can produce high quality artwork to print-ready standards.

Clients

Working across many disciplines and sectors for clients throughout the UK and the rest of the world…

  • BBC

    BBC

  • DFS

    DFS

  • BSkyB

    BSkyB

  • AsiaRooms.com

    AsiaRooms.com

  • Planet Organic

    Planet Organic

  • Nestlé

    Nestlé

  • Royal Doulton

    Royal Doulton

  • Immediate Media Company

    Immediate Media Company