Stephen Nieuwelaar

Design & Front-end Development

I design print ads, web banners, apps and websites. I develop small websites for the accommodation industry using WordPress, and front-end development for company software which was created using the ASP.NET MVC framework.

With 5+ years of experience in front-end web development & design, I am now looking for work which will allow me to bring the latest front-end development tools into projects optimizing the development process as well as the solution itself.

HTML5/CSS3

JavaScript/jQuery

WordPress/PHP

Bootstrap

Angular

Ruby on Rails

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe XD

Adobe Animate

Adobe After Effects

Website Design

Print Design

App Design/UX

Illustration

Google Tag Manager

Google Analytics

App UX

Simple single purpose accommodation apps

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HiRUM Web

Company website design & development

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HiSITE UI

Redesign & front-end of Channel manager

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Icons

Company icon sets

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Cupcakes

An ad campaign for company websites

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Teal Branding

Branding for a new electrician business

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Client Websites

Design & development for holiday accommodation websites

January
2009
November
2011

Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design

University of Waikato

Accepted into Golden Key for being in the top 15% in my field each years of University. Achieved an A average over my three years of study.

  • Graphic Design
  • Website Design
  • Programming - C#, PHP, Javascript
  • Animation - Autodesk Maya, Adobe Flash
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July
2012
June
2013

Marketing Services / Web Designer

ReserveGroup

This role involved designing web pages, coding website templates and helping clients with coding issues. The position was very diverse which gave me the ability to also complete SEO and project manage some of the website builds.

  • Design web pages
  • Develop web pages from PSD
  • Search engine opimization for existing websites
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June
2013
July
2018

Web Developer / Designer

HiRUM software solutions

As the only inhouse designer it was my job to create print ads for the company, design apps which the company was developing and design websites for clients.

The development side of the job saw me updating the front end of company software which was created using the ASP.NET MVC framework. Develop, and maintain search engine optimisation of the company website. And develop accommodation customers websites using WordPress to increase their search engine optimization.

  • Design, develop & SEO WordPress websites
  • Design & develop software interfaces
  • App prototypes & high quality mock-ups
  • Optimise website performance
  • Design print Ads
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