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
  • 19+ 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...

  • Working with Signet to lift their online presence. Interface design & code, EdMs and digital graphics are all part of the suite of changes underway.
  • Working with the NRL on an updated event-map application and membership search web-app.

Testimonials

The NRL Rookie site is looking great! Legend! Fantastic... Really appreciate your efforts Dave! Sara, NRL
Thanks Dave – this is all done & dusted now – thanks heaps for the fast turnaround! Jessica S, Signet
Very impressive turn around! Thanks mate, I really appreciate it. In hindsight, this should have been done a long time ago. Looking forward to the next stage of development! Oskar B, Sino Resources Capital
My Hero! What can I say. Finally a person who cares about all the details! Charlie, Charlie Chan Music
A1 Dave!", "Boom!!!!", "Yeah that’s the ticket! Ben, Cognify
I like the sizing and fonts, I think it's a clean design and the key points are emphasised well! Paul P, Dasck
Dave has delivered great service and outcomes on several of my businesses. Creative, reliable and all round legend - highly recommended. Nick Crawley, Nick Crawley Consulting
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

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