In 2000, I started learning web design to create a website to sell paintings and art services. It didn't take me long to catch the bug and I dedicated myself to learning as much about web design as possible. I started out with Dreamweaver and before long, I started coding in HTML and CSS.
In 2006, after working for various other web design companies, I started my own business as a freelance web designer. Working solo, I had to learn more and more to keep up with the ever changing requirements of the industry.
Static HTML and CSS web sites gave way to PHP content management systems, like WordPress. New devices hitting the market meant designs had to be responsive and work across them all.
This has made me a designer who keeps up with modern design methods and technologies. I am always eager to keep up to date and learn more.
Since moving to the US in 2013, I have worked in the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget as their UI/UX Designer, working on state budget web applications.
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, MS Office, WordPress, Visual Studio, Brackets, OpenCart and more...
Scripting and Frameworks
Search Engine Optimization, W3C Standards, Cross Browser Compatibility, User Flows, User Interaction, Logo Design, Print Design and more…
OSX and Windows
Skills in Progress
ReactJS, AngularJS, SASS, Foundation, SQL.
Governor's Office of Planning and Budget
Jan 2015 - Present
Bay12 Design, Inc.
Honiton, UK and Atlanta, GA
Dec 2006 - Present
East Devon IT
Oct 2012 - Feb 2013
Junior Web Designer
Oct 2009 - Feb 2011
Prepress Artist/Plate Maker
Paul is more than a vendor to me. He is a trusted partner. Paul has worked on a number of projects from webdesign and hosting to other marketing projects and he always delivers on time and on budget and exceeds my expectations. He has the uncanny ability to take just a few basic ideas and turn them into something amazing. I would gladly recommend Paul and Bay12 Design for any marketing design work.
I first contacted Paul after the frustration of working with overseas ‘low cost’ website developers. The services rendered by Paul have been highly professional and a fraction of the actual cost I was previously paying.
Paul has worked closely with me from start to finish in developing my website, and continues to provide pay-as-you-go support. Paul helped me focus on what was important to my professional specialty, giving me great general guidance on content and graphic ideas. Paul patiently and promptly handled all my edits and graphics changes to the website content, so that now I have a functional and professional website that I am proud of.
I could not recommend Paul more highly particularly for small businesses looking to make a big impact online.
North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI)
- Wrexham, North Wales, UK
Sept 1997 - May 2000
Studied Animation, also Conceptual Illustration and Photography.
Mayflower County High School
- Billericay, Essex, UK
Sept 1994 - June 1997
Various courses including Art and Design, Graphic Design and English Literature.