UX / UI Design

I approach interface design from a user's perspective. I like to understand the business, the audience and the purpose.

I have been an website / UX / UI designer for over 19 years, 13 of those as a full-time freelancer. I have worked on a great variety of sites and web applications. It's standard practise to create a responsive layout for all projects.

But wait...

There are so many other web design projects – but they're getting a bit old now.

Notable projects from 2006 to 2011: Department of Education, Syncplicity.com, Slader.com, Somedays, Emotum, NSW Nurses' Association, NSW Teacher's Federation, Corality and a whole bunch of NRL projects (+ many others of course).

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...

  • 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

The NRL Rookie site is looking great! Legend! Fantastic... Really appreciate your efforts Dave! Sara, NRL
Epic! Thank you! Legend... Perfect! Thank you, as always! Reece, NRL
I found Dave Rayner to be excellent. Fast, efficient and relatively cheap for website changes. Peter R, Balmain Sailing Club
Thank you for your amazing work and website. Loving it! John Stewart, Tudor House
This is perfect, well done. For future reference things like this is why we like working with you, so keep it up. Rickard, Corality
This is great. Thanks Dave! Fantastic! WOOOHOOOO! Sara, NRL
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
What an absolute superstar! Quite often we work with developers that are very slow on the uptake, thanks so much for completing these tasks so quickly. Eli, Castleford

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