Michael is passionate about connecting people with technology focused brands to drive growth through user experience and product / visual design. For the past 10 years he has led design teams and worked with some of Australia's and Silicon Valley's hottest startups including: Adobe US, Freelancer.com, hipages.com.au, Oneflare.com.au, Envato, Spaceship.com.au, Snappr.co, Shinehub, Westpac, BT Financial, Stackla and Lantern (SF).
Michael was also 1 of 20 Adobe Insiders at the Adobe MAX 2016 event in San Diego, which brought over 10,000 creatives from all around the world together. He also hosted the Live UX Broadcast show for Adobe.
Michael has always been entreprenurial. He created a chain of media based websites which generated over 300,000/PV a month and high ~$XXX a day via Adsense. At 17 he built my first online, affiliate business which netted $200,000 within 6 months. Through these experiences, Michael developed an interest not only in design but growth/scalable startups and business which has allowed him to equip himself with a unique set of skills.
More recently Michael was Lead Designer at hipages and Freelancer (IPO), responsible for leading the design initiatives for 2 Australian startup success stories.
Worked closely with:
Adobe US, Freelancer.com, hipages.com.au, Oneflare.com.au, Envato, Spaceship.com.au, Snappr.co, Shinehub, Westpac, BT Financial, Stackla and Lantern (SF).
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Founder & Creative Innovator
Freelance Product (UI/UX) Designer
- January 2016
UI Designer & Front-end Developer
To be clear, I did not freelance or Freelancer.com - I worked for Freelancer Technology Pty Limited. The team which built the platform.
UI / UX Designer & Front-end Developer (Contract)
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Brand Growth, Coda, CSS3, Design, HTML5, Marketing, SEO, Social Media, UI, Ux, WordPress,