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F I N T A N . F R I E L
tel in UK: 077.661.65958
e-mail: fintan.friel@gmail.com
www.anyminutenow.com


 
FINTAN FRIEL - CV - wordfile
 
I N T R O D U C T I O N

Fintan Friel graduated from the University of Ulster (Belfast) with an honours degree in Fine Art in 1992 and has worked on projects spanning the corporate and cultural sectors in both freelance and full-time capacities. Since 1997 he has been directly involved with interactive design and worked on projects for Gettyimages (NYC), Tesco, and AIB, bringing to all of them an in-depth knowledge of how organisations and brands can optimise their identity and communications through the use of insightful and informed design.


Advanced software skills include Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML, Javascript
 
S K I L L S . P R O F I L E

Expert level: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML, Javascript • Expert skills in design techniques such as web page layout and image optimization • Working knowledge of formal project management methodologies coupled to personalized working style • Thorough knowledge of web design constraints, including download times, browser differences and web-safe palettes • Solid understanding of information architecture and usability principles • Excellent typographic skills • Familiarity with HTML limitations, platform and browser challenges • Strong academic background interlaced with excellent communication skills. • Ability to provide direction, leadership and collaboration in the creative process from conception to final production • Communicate clearly with non-technical colleagues • Excellent design, strategic and conceptual skills • Proactive, innovative, and extremely detail-oriented.

E M P L O Y M E N T / R E L E V A N T . E X P E R I E N C E
11/09-



Art Practice



Bow Arts Trust P1 Studios
London E3 2FX
www.bowarts.org
6/09-11/09



Art Practice



Market Studios
Halkett St. Dublin 18.
www.themarketstudios.wordpress.com
6/08-6/09



Digital Imaging Technician



Fuji Digital Imaging Service
Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin 18.

1-6 2008



Customer Service Representative



PayPal Europe
Blanchardstown Corporate Park, Dublin 14.
www.paypal.com
2006



freelance website design



Dragana Jurisic Photography
Monkstown, Dublin.
www.draganaphoto.com
2005



freelance website design



Brawns Flowers
Bridge St , Westport, Co.Mayo,
Ireland.
www.brawnsflowers.com
2005



freelance website design



Micheline Egan Communications
Foxfield, Castlebar, Co.Mayo,
Ireland.
www.michelineegan.com
2005



freelance website design



Grainne O'Reilly
Custom House Studios, Westport, Co.Mayo,
Ireland.
www.grainneoreilly.com
2003


freelance website design



Melodiemars 
Level 2, 156 Collins St.
  Melbourne 3000, Australia.
www.melodiemars.com

2002

 

freelance website design

 

Citylights
P.O.Box 2631, Melbourne, Australia
www.citylightsproject.com

2002

 

freelance website design

 

Richard Thomas
PO Box 104, Point Lonsdale, Melbourne, Australia.
www.richardthomas.com.au

2001

 

freelance website design

 

Centriphugal
456 Queen St. Melbourne, Australia.
www.centriphugal.com

4/00-2/01

 

in-house website designer

 

Gettyimages
75 Varick St.  New York, NY10013, USA
www.gettyimages.com

1999

 

in-house website designer

 

Aro
Colaiste Padraig Mac Piarais,  Furbo, Galway, Ireland
www.aro.ie

1998

 

freelance website design

 

The Theatre Shop
5/6 South Great Georges St.  Dublin 2, Ireland
www.theatreshop.ie

6-9/98

 

work experience (website design)

 

Irish Film & Television Network
South Frederick St.  Dublin 2, Ireland
www.iftn.ie
1-12/97



in-house designer (touchscreens)
clients included: Tesco, AIB,
Bank of Ireland



Infopoint Systems Ltd.
Ballard House, Westside
, Galway, Ireland
www.infopoint.ie
9/95 - 5/96


photography tutor (nightclasses)


Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Dublin Rd. Galway, Ireland
95 - 96


Nightclub Production/Promotion


Mrs.O'Gradys Friday Night Social
Punchbag Theatre, Quay Lane, Galway
 
E D U C A T I O N
1998




CERTIFICATE IN WEBMASTER SKILLS
Which involved New Media, HTML Coding, Web Design, Website Analysis,
Shocked Content, Gifcon, Javascript Editing, CGI Scripting, VRML, Photoshop, Flash.

ARTHOUSE, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
1992


BA(HONS) FINE ART
University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast. N.Ireland (www.ulst.ac.uk)
Majored in...Graphic Design / Screen-print / Photography.
1987

FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE IN VISUAL SKILLS
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd. Galway, Ireland (www.gmit.ie)
 
S O F T W A R E
Advanced: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, HTML
Intermediate: Flash, Quark
 
I N T E R E S T S
Comprehensive working knowledge of Art and Design theory and contemporary practice.
Expansive network of contacts in both of these areas.
 
E X P E R I E N C E
Determined the structure and user experience for part of gettyimages.com translating client business requirements
and user needs into functionality for a scalable web-based project - Responsibilities included defining site functionality,
navigation and interaction, as well as analyzing user tasks, analyzing business requirements and researching competitive
analysis and best practices.
• Proficiency in PhotoShop, Illustrator, expert skills in design techniques such as web page layout and image optimization.
Working knowledge of formal project management methodologies coupled to personalised working style.
• Thorough knowledge of web design constraints, including download times, browser differences and web-safe palettes
.
• Solid understanding of information architecture and usability principles
.
Excellent typographic skills
.
• Expert level knowledge of Dreamweaver and HTML.
• Strong skills in Javascript, Flash, CSS.
Familiarity with HTML limitations, platform and browser challenges.
Strong academic background interlaced with excellent communication skills.
• Ability to provide direction, leadership and collaboration in the creative process from conception to final production.
Communicate clearly to non-technical colleagues.
• Excellent design, strategic and conceptual skills.
• Proactive, innovative, and extremely detail-oriented.
 
C L I C K . H E R E . F O R . A R T . S E C T I O N
 
R E F E R E N C E S . Available upon request

FINTAN FRIEL - CV - wordfile
 
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