Stephen Nieuwelaar

Graphic Design & Front-end Development

With 5+ years of experience in front-end web development & graphic design, I am now looking to transfer my skills to a company that is interesting in keeping up with the current technology trends so that I can grow my skills as a front-end developer and graphic designer.

Print

Ad campaigns, business cards and brochures

Teal Branding & Illustrations

Branding for a new electrician business, plus various illustrations

App UX

Simple single purpose accommodation apps

Company Webites

Design & development of Hirum & Hisite websites.

Logos

Collection of logos

Icons

Company icon sets

Client Websites

Design & development for holiday accommodation websites

January
2009
November
2011

Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design

The University of Waikato

Accepted into Golden Key for being in the top 15% in my field each year of University, achieving an A average over three years of study. I learned graphic design, website design, programming and animation.

  • 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, developing website templates and helping clients with coding issues. The position gave me the ability to also complete SEO and project manage some 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 lead inhouse designer it was my job to design print ads, brochures, apps, business cards, and 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. Developing, and maintaining search engine optimisation of the company website. And developing 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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