About Me

I'm an Irish Entrepreneur with a love for technology, design, business and communications. My start-ups and freelance work have won awards and have taken me around the world, from Abu Dhabi to Boston.

What I Do ?

I currently work as a digital media designer & junior developer in Plan It Appy, an Irish start-up that provides business management software for gyms, studios and fitness trainers. I run my own freelance design agency, TripodMedia.ie. I provide graphic design, web design and IT consultancy to startups and SME's in Ireland, and have clients in the fashion, software, property, and services sectors.





Skills:

  • Web Development & Design
  • Web hosting & server management
  • WordPress
  • E-Commerce
  • Video Editing
  • Public Speaking
  • IT Consultancy
  • Graphic Design: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign

Coding Languages & Frameworks:

  • HTML 5
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Laravel 5
  • PHP
  • MySQL

Experience

  • 2012 - 2014

    Magazine Editor and Designer

    Presentation College Headford

    I was the editor of the college's 76-page annual magazine for two years, and worked with a committee of writers and photographers to bring it to life, taking over from the design agency that had previously been running it. I also designed and layed out the publication.

  • 2013 - 2015

    Graphic Designer and IT Manager

    Photon Racing - F1 in School World Finalists, Abu Dhabi

    I worked as graphic designer and IT Manager for Photon Racing, a team in the F1 in Schools Challenge; where competitors design, build and race miniature F1 cars. We were one of just 39 teams from around the world to compete in the 2014 World Finals in Abu Dhabi. We won "Best Portfolio and Pit Display" at the Irish 2014 National Final, and "Best Verbal Presentation" at the Irish 2014 Regional Final.

  • 2015 - 2017

    Crono Labs Gaming Hardware

    Co-Founder, Marketing and Communications

    I co-founded Crono Labs with Oliver Burke. We designed the C1 Case, a computer case for hardware enthusiasts, and raised $3,134 on IndieGoGo to have a prototype created.

  • 2015-2016

    Junior Web Developer & Copywriter

    Block 5 Marketing, Galway

    I worked as a junior web developer for Block 5 Marketing (Now Devout Digital), a digital design and marketing agency in Galway city. The work I carried out here includes:

    • - Installing and managing Wordpress websites.
    • - Creating and managing e-commerce stores, using OpenCart and WooCommerce
    • - Managing web servers using Cpanel and Parallels.
    • - Managing hosting accounts on GoDaddy, Register365, Namecheap and Web Core.
    • - Managing digital signage and store touchpads from their online control panels.
    • - Copywriting text for websites.
    • - Creating graphics for the web using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

  • 2017 - Present

    Plan It Appy - Fitness Business Management Software

    Digital Media Designer & Junior Developer

    PlanItAppy are an Irish start-up, creating All-In-One Fitness Management software for gyms, personal trainers and studios. They are based in the Innovation Hubs in GMIT.
    I create print content, such as pull-up banners & brochures, and digital content, such as promotional videos. I assist with IT management, and manage a hosted PBX phone system with IVR. I create Windows and Mac OS X desktop applications using the Electron framework, and work on Wordpress sites with HTML5, CSS & Javascript.

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Contact

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Address/Street Galway, Ireland.
Phone Number 086 73 046 73