About Me.

Hi, I’m Conor Hewitt, a 23 year old Interaction Designer based in little ol’ Northern Ireland. I love all things UI/UX as well as branding, illustrating, photo editing and print design.

I’m currently in my final year at the University of Ulster studying @ixdbelfast. I’m set to graduate in June and I’m currently on the look out for new and exciting employment opportunities so drop me a line if I can help!

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Employment

 

QA Tester – TheAppBuilder

September 2018  –  Present

After my placement year I’m continuing to work at TheAppBuilder part-time during my final year in university. I work as a Quality Assurance Tester, testing new features to ensure they meet the requirements in terms of both aesthetics and functionality.

Graphic & UI Designer – TheAppBuilder

June 2017  –  September 2018

I spent my university placement year with TheAppBuilder, whose platform allows organisations to easily communicate with their employees using a company app. I created graphics and promotional material in both print and web mediums for their wide range of clients including Translink, Michelin and Henderson Group. I also worked on the CMS user interface to improve usability for our clients.

Graphic Designer – Whitenoise Studios

February 2016  –  April 2016

During my work experience at Whitenoise I created branding concepts, campaign imagery and various other print design pieces for  brands including Danske Bank, NI Chest Heart and Stroke and Disability Sports NI.

Education

 

Interaction Design BDES (HONS)

September 2016    April 2019

The course consists of modules including: Designing with Content, Designing User Experiences and Narrative with Story Telling. The final year of the course consists of developing a major project from the ground up including conceptualisation, market/user research, branding, wireframing, protoyping and user testing. During this course I also gained a Commendation in Proffesional Practice for my placement at TheAppBuilder.

Interactive Design Foundation Degree – Merit

September 2014  –  April 2016

This course consisted of modules including: Professional Practice, Website Creation and Management, Developing Ideas in Design and Visual Communication.

Interactive Media BTEC (Level 3) – Distinction

September 2012    April 2014

After my placement year I continued to work at TAB part-time during my final year in university. I worked as a Quality Assurance Tester, testing new features to ensure they met the requirements in terms of both aesthetics and functionality

Skillset

  • User Experience Research
  • Usability Testing
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • Print Design
  • Illustration

Software

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
  • InVision Studio

Languages

  • HTML
  • CSS (SaaS)
  • Jekyll
  • Web Design
  • Command Line (Version Control, Git / BitBucket)

Interests:  Airbrushing / Photo retouching . Design Events Cooking Video Games

Get in Touch!

I’m currently open to opportunities both freelance and full-time so drop me a line if you have any projects I can help with.

. Conor Hewitt
. Interaction Designer
. hi@conorhewitt.com