Andrew Whittaker

Web Director

St Helens, United Kingdom
My name is Andrew Whittaker, a Liverpool based Web Director with over 10 years experience. In my current role I am responsible for the delivery of all digital projects and campaigns, leadership and development of the digital team, new business and engaging with stakeholders at all levels of the business. I am part of the Senior Management Team and advise on the agencies business growth and development from a digital point of view.

My background in both digital design and development give me the advantage of being able to tackle projects from any angle, understand how every element works and allows me to advise and engage my team effectively across each discipline.

My work is a mix of work created independently and as part of agencies.

Work Experience

AW Creative

Freelance Graphic Designer

I have worked as a freelance designer for around 10 years creating branding & identities, print materials, websites and application designs for various clients.

I initially used freelance work to build my portfolio, however I continue to do it because of my love for design as well as being able to further develop my skills in areas such as client relations and project management.
January 2005 - Present Warrington, United Kingdom

Inview Technology

Application Designer

Inview have created a lightweight platform that allows access to a range of internet content on even low cost TV’s and Set top boxes. The platform is unique and fits within an on-screen electronic programme guide and recommendation engine. Internet content available includes on demand video and music streaming, news and weather updates, photo sharing, social networking, games and gaming and instant messaging.

I was responsible for the design of all TV applications for the Inview Smart box platform - from the initial brief, wire-framing and user journeys- through to high fidelity mock-ups and full documentation of application features and usability.

My involvement continued while applications were in development to ensure the final product was true to the original design as well as being able to make amendments to any usability issues.
April 2011 - August 2013 Northwich, United Kingdom

Kenyon Fraser

Web Director

I currently work for Kenyons – one of the top Marketing and PR agencies in the North West – In Liverpool City Centre as their Web Director.

I am responsible for all digital and web projects including the complete design process, frontend development using HTML(5)/CSS(3) and JQuery as well as the CMS development of all web projects using Wordpress & PHP.

I am responsible for managing the digital team, the development of Kenyons digital offering and new business opportunities.

I manage multiple projects at any one time and organise both my time and that of my team effectively to deal with deadlines ranging from a few days to months in length.

I have worked with clients from areas such as Education, Sport, Transport, NHS, Legal, Community Schemes and International Events.
August 2013 - Present United Kingdom

Languages

English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, CSS3, HTML5, Jquery, Photography, UI Design , Web Design,