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  • Daniel Jordan

    Curriculum Vitae

    29

    y.o.

    P R O F I L E I am Dan, I'm a passionate designer & I specialize in creating eye- catching pixel perfect website designs & user interfaces. I like to utilise the latest design tools & stay up to date with contemporary trends. I have a lifetime of creative experience & the past three years I’ve spent working in digital design. From working in an agency environment, as a freelancer & in local government I have gained a firm understanding of user experience & user interface design.

    PROFICIENCIES

    Design tools: Sketch, InVision, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom & Dreamweaver) & Principle for Mac, wireframing & user testing. Software/web apps: Google Analytics, WordPress, WooCommerce, Squiz Matrix, Shopify & Logic. Coding: HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, Bootstrap & jQuery.

    EDUCATION

    July - Dec 2015

    2014 - 2015

    2007 - 2011

    Jan - May 2015

    2010 - 2011

    C o d e 7 W e b D e s i g n Beginner & Intermediate Courses in web design & development.

    C e n t r a l S u s s e x C o l l e g e Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3 Adult Route.

    B r i t i s h I n s t i t u t e o f M o d e r n M u s i c B Tech National Diploma, Modern Musicianship (Double Distinction), Foundation Degree, Professional Musicianship (Merit). I m b e r h o r n e S i x t h F o r m C o l l e g e BTEC National Diploma: Music Technology (Double Distinction), AS Levels: Sociology (E).

    W o r d p r e s s C o u r s e s Beginner & Intermediate Courses in web design & development.

    U n i v e r s i t y o f S u s s e x BA Hons, Professional Musicianship (2/1).

    2005 - 2006

    P A R T I C U L A R S

    R E F E R E N C E S

    Excellent references available on request from Shaun McElvaine at Magnify Creative (shaun@magnifycreative.co.uk) & Jonathan Bateman at Bridge Design (jonathan.bateman@bridgedesign.com).

    07512 640 453 danieljordandesign@gmail.com 47 Lime Hill Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1LJ. Date of Birth: 23 July 1989

    mailto:shaun@magnifycreative.co.uk mailto:jonathan.bateman@bridgedesign.com mailto:danieljordandesign@gmail.com

  • P A S S I O N S

    Calverley Square

    Skills: UI design, requirements gathering, wireframing, prototyping in Invision, WordPress theme customisation & information architecture.

    Bentley Brothers

    Skills: UI design, requirements gathering, prototyping in Invision, domain migration, WordPress theme customisation & information architecture.

    Organiqua

    Skills: UX & UI design & development of online shop, branding research, logo & branding asset design, WooCommerce online shop creation.

    YMCA

    Skills: Contributed to UI & UX design, information architecture.

    Lipton

    Skills: Working with a team of creatives to conceptualise a brief, utilising Logic with third party plug-ins to programme instrumentation, composition, recording & playing instrumentation.

    P R O J E C T S

    m u s i c d e s i g n

    t r a v e l s p o r t

    b i k e s b o a r d s

    J u n i o r D e s i g n e r - M a g n i f y C r e a t i v e ( 2 0 1 4 - 1 5 )

    Magnify Creative are a small & dynamic creative web & graphic design agancy. I provided input to the production process of each website as well as creative input into layout & logo design & I helped the company to grow. My roles & responsibilities on a daily basis included:

    • Uploading & creating online graphic content to look professional & on-brand • Working as part of a team to create slick, cuttingedge WooCommerce websites • Selecting & customizing on-brand appropriate WordPress themes for optimal

    functionality • Designing professional business stationary • Researching & working on logo conceptualisation • Listening to clients’ feedback & making informed decisions to steer the creative

    process

    F r e e l a n c e C o m p o s e r ( D e s i g n B r i d g e , W a k e t h e T o w n , P l a t i n u m R y e , T h e S o u n d W o r k s , 2 0 1 2 - 1 5 ) .

    This involved pitching on behalf of some of the biggest music supervision companies in London, to prestigious international advertising agencies. Writing to a detailed brief with tight deadlines was fundamental within this role, whilst ensuring a liberal amount of creative flair was added to each composition.

    D i g i t a l S e r v i c e s O ffi c e r ( I n c l u d i n g U X & U I ) - T u n b r i d g e W e l l s B o r o u g h C o u n c i l ( P r e s e n t )

    In my role as a digital services officer, I've been on a small team responsible for the design, development & implementation of the new Tunbridge Wells Borough Council website (not yet live). As lead front-end designer on the project, I've worked alongside a developer to create a future-proof fully accessible & user-tested design. The early stages of the design process involved creating working prototypes & a UI library in Sketch & Invision. This helped to ensure the consistency of the design & development process.

    The design decisions of the new website we're made utilising tools such as Google Analytics, Treejack & Loop 11 to gain insight & to hypothesise concepts & test them in the field with the end users.

    A big part of the job role consists of digitising services. This has involved designing forms & integrating them into apps which have enabled mobile working for third-party external companies such as Biffa. Ensuring that the forms were user-friendly & tailored to the demographic has been key to these projects.

    F r e e l a n c e W e b D e s i g n e r ( P r e s e n t )

    Designing websites outside of my day job enables me to keep up to date with contemporary user interface & user experience design trends which I'm really passionate about. I attend meet-ups to talk about new advances in design & front-end development to make sure that I’m aware of any changes in the industry. I've worked alongside some great companies & built excellent working relationships with my clients’.

    EMPLOYMENT

    http://calverleysquare.co.uk/ http://bentleybrothers.builders/ https://organiqua.com/ https://ymcastpaulsgroup.org/ https://www.dropbox.com/s/2fn2grij3lnkb58/Lipton.mp4?dl=0