When I first started working with websites in 2004, the internet was still a brand-new world, where people were learning as they went. It has grown up into a fascinating tool that has served to level the marketing playing field for businesses. The entry-level cost is low and the light are always on.
I have helped business owners and individuals find their voice in the digital arena and have worked within a wide range of budgets.
My early training in geography, especially map-making, helped me to understand how to take a mass of data and display it in a visual way to make sense of it all and to communicate the heart of what the data was 'saying'. I have worked in photography darkrooms and watched the magic of a developing image, knowing that it was partly how the image was shot and partly how it was developed that created the final image. In 2006, I graduated from a program where I learned the building blocks of writing the code that makes websites function and work in your browser.
In short, I enjoy the entire process, from research and discovery to design and implementation. I come from a 'minimalistic' perspective (“Less, but better” - Dieter Rams) and work hard to make sure that each part of a website is hard at work, not just looking pretty.
It would be my pleasure to meet with you and talk about your website needs.
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CarricDesign is happy to be a part of changing the world by helping to making it better in one little corner, through an organization called ‘Hearts for Change’. We have worked with Hearts for Change since 2009.
Please consider helping a child through this grassroots organization - www.heartsforchange.ca and/or supporting their fundraising efforts.
The Kingston WritersFest brings hundreds of people together each September to celebrate authors and the books that they have written. It is a great cultural and educational event for the city of Kingston and CarricDesign is proud to have been involved as a media partner since 2010.
CarricDesign was proud to be a part of sponsoring the Kingston Canadians Minor Bantam A hockey team in 2008-2009.
We were very pleased when a website designed by CarricDesign was featured in the January 2007 issue of Practical Web Design. The article was part of a design challenge that rated sites based on a combination of design, usability, accessibility and content.
CarricDesign's website, designed for Bayridge Alliance Church, collected 71 out of a possible 100 points, making it the top-rated site for January.
That was also the last contest that we ever entered, because it turns out that clients don’t really care if you win competitions, and we want to care about the things that our clients care about.Have a look at some of the work we’ve done for our clients.
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