About me

Nicholas Spowart

Nicholas Spowart

Front-end web designer

Welcome

Having studied Industrial Design at University, my interests have led me to Interface Design. I am, first and foremost, a designer.

My disciplines range from Graphics, Animation, Web Development, encompassing HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Emails, Flash Sites and Print.


Feel free to connect with me from my Linkedin profile or Facebook links or alternatively download my CV below:

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Skills

  • Knowledge:
  • Sublime 3, Notepad ++, Coda 2, Filezilla FTP, Microsoft Office
  • Manipulative in the use of Javascript & Jquery
  • Chrome inspect/debugging
  • Firefox inspect/debugging including Firebug
  • Learning SCSS, LESS & Emmet
  • Adobe CS6/CC: Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Email specialities:
  • Hand coded emails in Dreamweaver code view & Sublime 3
  • Responsive "Mobile 1st" priciples within email development
  • Email development (tables) with device media queries, specificity & web-kit animation
  • Progressive coding within web-kit CSS3 for Android & iOS
  • Cross email client, app or webmail compatibility
  • Best practises & quirks on different email service providers
  • Knowledge of ExactTarget AMPScript for flagged/targeted deployments
  • Web specialities:
  • Hand coded websites in HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, CSS3
  • Responsive mobile layout (Mobile 1st, liquid/fluid)
  • Progressive coding within Web-kit CSS & other vendors pre-fixes
  • Cross browser compatibility
  • SEO optimisation
  • W3c web standards
  • UX & UI designs