Hello, I'm Mike.

I'm a UX & visual designer that loves to code.

My weapons-of-choice are Axure, Sublime, Bootstrap and Photoshop. My goal is to implement rational designs, employing user-centered methodologies and clean, light CSS/HTML/JS.

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My Latest Projects

Below is a selection of some projects I have recently completed...

Redesign

Open Colleges, as Sydney based online education leader, began a complete frontend redesign of their marketing and sales website. The goals were to further develop the brand and raise conversion rate - which increased during testing at an average of 10%.

What did I do?

  • Planning & strategy
  • UX/UI Development, design & testing
  • Visual design & interaction design
  • Front-end development
  • Responsive design

Complete Rebuild

Ministry of Sound appracohed The IC due to our expertise in Python and primarly Django. We were engaged on a complete and responsive rebuild of the website. Features included mobile-first approach, a persistant music player and rich multimedia experience.

What did I do?

  • Planning & strategy
  • Visual design, UI & interaction design
  • Front-end development
  • Responsive design
  • Client, developer & project management

Mobile Website Refresh

The Museum of Comtemporary Art in Sydney required a complete overhaul of their mobile presence. The process started from scrath, employing an existing styleguide and developed with Django - a Python-based CMS.

What did I do?

  • Initial planning & strategy
  • Wireframing
  • Visual design, UX/UI & interaction design
  • Front-end development
  • Client & project management

Responsive Rebuild

NAVA, the National Association of Visual Arts, were in great need of a new CMS and member management tool. The project involved a new fully responsive website with e-commerce and CRM integration.

What did I do?

  • Visual design, UI & interaction design
  • Front-end development
  • Creative management

GLAM Wireframe Template

The IC has a strong client list based in the GLAM sector - Galleries, Libraries and Museums - where a basic Axure-based wireframing starter kit became of great use for new projects, as well as leading the UX/UI and IA of the IC's own CMS, named IceKit (coming soon).

What did I do?

  • UX/UI Development & design
  • Project management

Complete Rebuild & CMS Integration

NETS Australia needed to rebuild their online presence and engaged The IC and Toben to design and build the new website. The project involved an elaborate mobile-first UX concept and finally a cutting-edge modern design, completed by Toben, before full Django CMS setup and build.

What did I do?

  • Initial planning & strategy
  • Wireframing (view)
  • UX/UI & collaborative interaction design
  • Final Testing