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Overseeing and implementing design, development and maintenance of London Square’s multitude of websites, content management systems, interactive floorplan systems, and third party API integrations.Project
A stylish modern competition e-commerce site built in WordPress/ WooCommerce, powering competitions and exclusive prizes for your best friends.Project
A high end rebuild of the existing Essex County Council Invest Essex website, with added complexity of this project requiring 5 websites running from a single CMS install, with additional multi-language support.Project
Westfield Motors Ltd.
A complete website rebuild for a long term client Westfield Motors Ltd. was required to bring the site into the responsive era.Project
A modern brochure site for the Cally Yard business community development created by London Square, incorporating a micro floorplan system.Project
Developing a modern, interactive method of displaying digital marketing and advertising to clients via a user based online portal.Project
The Star and Garter
A brochure website for the refurbishment of the iconic Star and Garter building in Richmond Hill by London Square that accurately represented the stunning range of residences being created.Project
University of Essex
BSc Hons in Production and Development
3 years studying digital production and development at the University of Essex, graduating in the summer of 2004.
Founder (Freelance Designer and Consultant)
Initially working with global bands and band artwork, Hikari progressed into a full service design studio with a wide range of global clients and continues today as a label for my freelance design consultancy.
Working initially on a consultancy basis, and eventually progressing to full time senior designer in a small team of developers, designers and marketing/ affiliate consultants. In 5 years at CelebPoker I was integral in online and offline marketing campaigns, 3 complete website re-designs and overhauls, multiple mini and micro sites, daily promotion graphics, HTML email newsletter templates and much more. Many projects often requiring extremely tight deadlines and communication with large brands and global businesses.
Co-Founder – Head of Creative
Joint Director and Lead Designer at Established Studio based in Leigh on Sea, Essex, working with a variety of brands and businesses in Essex and throughout the UK. Full website design and development, including ExpressionEngine development, E-Commerce sites based on EE frameworks and full digital marketing solutions.
Lead Digital Developer & Outsourcing Manager
ExpressionEngine full builds and development, integration and maintenance, Craft CMS development. Supportive PHP, XML, JSON.
Project Management of web and digital projects, external contractors/ freelancers and client management.