Blog

Thoughts, ramblings and advice of a long-time, full-time freelance interface designer & front-end coder.
Take from it what you will.

Quick facts

  • Freelance web designer based in the Blue Mountains (just outside Sydney)
  • Prefer to work from my office
  • Hour rate: $ contact me
  • Project rate: $ will quote
  • I'm passionate about quality
  • Married, with two great kids

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Skill & software overview

  • Trained graphic designer
  • 16+ yrs commercial experience
  • User-centred approach
  • Advanced Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Advanced HTML & CSS
  • W3C & WAI compliant
  • Responsive / Mobile friendly
  • WordPress customisation
  • ExpressionEngine customisation
  • Craft CMS customisation

I have a few PHP, Javascript and CMS experts that I work with when required – which is handy.

Right now I am...

  • Designing and front-end coding an online software service for the Australian real estate / strata industry. This electronic strata voting app allows lot owners and strata managers to setup & vote on strata agendas.
  • Working with Signet to lift their online presence. Interface design & code, EdMs and digital graphics are all part of the suite of changes underway.

Testimonials

Dave interprets a brief really well and most often gets it right straight away which leads to great client satisfaction. He's easy to work with, has great suggestions and ideas and gets the job done quickly and efficiently. I highly recommend his services. Chris, CKWEB
Wow after months of collaboration with the fantastic Dave Rayner, we are loving our new website. Colourful, fresh, easy to navigate and so many pictures to get our travel juices flowing! A big thank you Dave for making our transition from old to new super easy. Hayley, Sisterhood Women's Travel
I like the sizing and fonts, I think it's a clean design and the key points are emphasised well! Paul P, Dasck
Just wanted to say a big thanks for your efforts... it's much much better for your work on it... We're all really pumped to take it to the next level again in 2012. Dom, Team Telstra
This is great. Thanks Dave! Fantastic! WOOOHOOOO! Sara, NRL
My Hero! What can I say. Finally a person who cares about all the details! Charlie, Charlie Chan Music
Ahh you are the greatest!! Thanks so so much. Cass W., NRL
A1 Dave!", "Boom!!!!", "Yeah that’s the ticket! Ben, Cognify

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