ABOUT ME

I’m an experienced UX, Interaction and Digital Designer with several years experience designing Software Systems, Web-based Apps, Sites, Enterprise and Marketing solutions.
FULL NAME
NIAMH O'HORA
LOCATION
ARDFERT, CO.KERRY
EMPLOYMENT
LECTURER & DESIGNER
EMAIL
HELLO@NIAMH.IE
LINKEDIN
IN/NIAMHOHORA
TWITTER
@NIAMHOHORA

MY SKILLS

Excellent written, verbal, presentation, visual design and development skills. A creative, adaptable, motivated and flexible professional with a high level of attention to detail & proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Design Suite and Web Development technologies.

EDUCATION

Committed to lifelong learning, ongoing professional development and staying informed of new and emerging technologies.
MSc. IN MULTIMEDIA
DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY
DUBLIN
SEP 2000 - SEP 2001
Subjects included Visual Design, Digital Photography, Multimedia Development, Web Design, Video & Audio, Project Management and Major Project.
Subjects included Printmaking, Photography, Painting, Sculpture & Art History .
B.A. FINE ART
NATIONAL COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN
DUBLIN

WORK EXPERIENCE

Extensive experience designing and managing end-to-end system and web-based apps for Software, Enterprise and E-Learning Design environments.
INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BLANCHARDSTOWN
LECTURER
JAN 2015 - PRESENT
* UX Design, Web Design, Graphic & Brand Design Modules
* New Frontiers & Civic Engagement Projects
* Course Identity, Web & Social Media Development
* UX & Interaction Design Course Development

DARA CREATIVE
SENIOR UX DESIGNER
APR 2014 - JAN 2015
* Project Management, Scoping, Client Support & Training
* User Research, Analysis, Journeys & Mapping
* Functional Specification, IA & User Flows
* Prototype and UI design for Web & Mobile

XWERX
SENIOR UX DESIGNER
JAN 2014 - APR 2014
* Design of Complex Systems in AGILE Environment
* Specification Documentation, Persona’s & Journeys
* Flow Diagrams,IA, Wireframes & Interactive Prototypes

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BLANCHARDSTOWN
ASSISTANT LECTURER
SEP 2009 - JAN 2014
* Second Year & Project Coordinator
* Web Design & Visual Communication Modules
* Part-time Course Development, Validation & Funding Applications

RTÉ
WEB AUTHOR
MAR 2009 - SEP 2009
* Design & Maintenance of RTÉ Microsites & TV Portal
* Front-end web template development

FLUID ROCK
SENIOR WEB DESIGNER
AUG 2006 - MAR 2009
* Functional Specification, IA, Wireframes & Prototypes
* HTML/CSS Templates, WordPress Theme Design & Integration
* Tender Applications and Client Pitches
* Web, Graphic & Marketing Material Design

SOFTCO
WEB DESIGNER
MAR 2006 - AUG 2006
* Document Management Software UI Design
* Front-end Website Development
* Graphic & Marketing Material Design

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTION
E-LEARNING DESIGNER
JUN 2005 - MAR 2006
* Design & Development Distance Learning Modules
* Front-end Web Development
* Online Assessment Development
* Graphic & Multimedia Design
* Data Visualisation

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

PROJECTS

Selected Design & UX Projects

Login Redesign

UI, UX

ELearning Software System Design

UI, UX

Ireland XO

Project Management, UI, UX

Liberties Dublin Website

UI, Web, Wordpress

User Interface Design

UI

CDM Brand & Online Identity

Branding, Print, Web

Civil Society Dialogue For Progress

UX, Web

MedXNote

Branding, UI

GET IN TOUCH

Connect with me on LinkedIn or email hello(at)niamh.ie to get in touch.