Born in Britain, he grew up in a sleepy village called Fair Oak
He then moved to Australia, a much better option, where he fiiiiiiiiinally got his Permanent Residency, so now he really doesn't have to return to that god forsaken
dump country, England.
Currently he resides
in Melbourne back in Sydney, where he is warmer.
coffee Herbal Tea and can’t eat bread… or dairy… or soy… he’s an odd chap a Hipster…
He’s worked in a variety of industry sectors whilst creating things on the web. He’s done the public sector thing whilst at Southampton Solent Uni, and with Abacus e-media clients, Lincolnshire County Council. He’s worked in online publishing having worked on sites for the likes of Design Week, The Engineer and Meed. He’s produced and overseen work for clients in the consumer and B2B sectors in Australia and the UK including Scotthall BMW and Mini, Southampton Football Club, Derby County Football Club, Queens Park Rangers, Electrolux, Nivea, Pfizer, MCN, Campbells, Equal and Variety the Children’s Charity.
Currently he is plying his trade working with the team at Bigcommerce.
SitePoint is the unsung hero of the Australian Start-up scene, publishing books, articles and tutorials on web development since 1999, and spinning out or founding successful companies such as 99Designs, Learnable, Flippa, Tweaky, Developer Auctions and Broadstack.
It was a privileged to be UI Lead on this stunning re-design, bringing the company back to the cutting edge and placing their content in pride of place, in a mobile first, responsive site.
Dashfolio is a complete re-think of a product that was released in late 2012 and aims to change the way you deal with and monitor your website metrics. Completely re-designed and rebuilt UI, he was heavily involved in it all.
From the major UX work, to a little visual design, to pretty much all of the Interface Development work, this great looking app delivers you insight to your website portfolio, and guides you through key metrics inside a Backbone.js app. You should just use it anyway, it'll teach you things.
Broadstack is the latest company to come out of the SitePoint group. Aiming to give developers a place to manage and provision add-ons to their web applications or development stack.
As UI lead this site is simple and clear to allow a often complex task of provisioning add-ons to your web stack, to be much easier to manage. It’s built on top of the excellent framework Foundation from Zurb.
A tonne of design work was already done by the time he started at Medibank. He was mainly tasked with the maintenance and improvements of a Backbone.js app in the Medibank quote tool, for new features and full customisation for new corporate clients.
He was also responsible for stabilising and releasing v1.0 of the Medibank Styleguide, the starting point of a new, consistent and easy to build suite of Medibank properties.
This years My Coffee My Barista campaign, brought to the coffee loving world by Equal, is a campaign aimed to help support local barista talent and find Australia's favourite Barista.
Utilising the latest web technologies, the website uses a responsive design to get greater public engagement in any location, using their desktop or mobile devices. HTML5 Geo-location provides a pain free café finding service, to get people voting quicker.
A tool provided by the Australian Government to allow the general public to find out more information about the Digital Switch-over and where they live.
A heavily data driven site, Google maps is used to provide visual representation of signal strength, transmitter locations, switch off boundaries, satellite coverage and more.
Here, have a kitten…