Senior UX/UI Designer / 2021 - Present

Lead design efforts for new software projects in the Space and Insurance sector.
Collaborate with the European Space Agency and NASA on cutting-edge initiatives.

Helped launch Skytek ‘Satellite Club’. A platform that puts Earth Observation & Satellite Technology in the hands of the Insurer.
Design, maintain, and develop company websites.

Deliver social media and marketing campaigns.

Freelance Design Consultant  2019 - 2021
Worked with a number of companies on UI / UX, Brand and marketing-related design projects.
Oyster Capital Partners
Graphic Designer / 2016 - 2019
Assisted Companies under the Oyster Capital Umbrella with Product Development, Branding and Marketing activities.
While at Oyster Capital Partners, I worked with start-ups and well-established companies.
   - Cloudwords - SaaS, Automated Translation Platform.
   - Fieldaware - SaaS, Field Service Management.
   - Novaerus - Air Purification Devices
   - Wicklow Wolf - Brewery
Working with Stakeholders, Developers, Managers and Team Members to create new or improved products from low-fidelity wireframes to the final product.
Ensuring the final product meets the required visual standards.
Re-branding and creating brand style guides were previously non-existent.
Developing landing pages and email campaigns through various marketing platforms.
Assisted the marketing departments on specific trade shows and marketing events.
Working with executive management and sales personnel on key presentations to close deals and fundraising/investment opportunities.

Lead Creative Designer (R&D) / 2002 - 2016
As the lead UI designer, I worked with development teams overseeing all aspects of design from initial wire-frame concepts through to the final product.
Responsible for maintaining high visual standards both internally and with external partners.
Collaborated with corporate marketing on print collateral and presentations for user conferences and trade shows across the U.S. and EMEA.
Regularly called upon by executive management and salespeople to give design assistance on important client presentations, especially where large contracts were involved.

Senior Graphic Designer 
Worked with a creative team of designers and developers responsible for the launch of the company's first online e-Learning Portal (LMS). This included UI design, brand development, as well as sales and marketing materials, and liaising with developers and external design and advertising agencies.
Maintained a pivotal role in developing the brand across all media.
Managed design and multimedia teams in Ireland and San Francisco.
Responsible for creating new visual standards and training new employees.

CBT Systems
Graphic Designer
Worked on significant design projects developing graphic libraries for Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle & SAP products.
Provided on-site training and mentoring for a team of 30 designers in the South Africa office.
Promoted to Art Director with responsibility for developing new visual design standards and streamlining the design process.

Freelance Design
Worked on many creative design projects for international companies, start-ups and design agencies. Some notable companies and agencies I have worked with include:
• Enovation Solutions
. Novaerus
. Cloudwords
. Bluedrop Medical
• Outdoorsie
• Alison.com
• Wicklow Wolf Brewing
. Datalex
• Atlantic Bridge
• Birth Digital
• Aro
Waterford Institute of Technology - Visual Communications
Note: Reference names and contact details are available upon request.
• Figma
• Adobe Creative Suite
• Invision
• WordPress
• Hubspot
• Html / CSS
• 508 Compliance
• Brand Implementation
• Brand Management
• Typography
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Problem-Solving
• Creative Thinking
• Attention to detail
• Collaboration
Skillsoft - Presidents Club - Outstanding Achievement Award
SmartForce -  Employee of the Year Award
EULDA - European Logo Design Annual Award

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