Interface Design Citizen Watches

Client: CKWEB
Completion: Dec 2011

  • Interface design

CKWeb and I were again invited to redesign and rebuild the Citizen sites for Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Chris from CKWeb pushed me to come up with a striking homepage – and I think we did it. The interface was simplified from the last edition. Images became larger, text shorter and actions (hopefully) clearer.

CKWEB took care of client relations, the backend and Javascript and the initial HTML/CSS coding. The design, graphics and final CSS touches were my responsibility.

We spent plenty of time fine-tuning functionality and design to improve usability and support the business requirements.

Chris and I were honoured to be shortlisted for the 2008 McFarlane Prize for the previous version of this site, so we were keen to improve on it.

Users now have more opportunities throughout the site to browse and find theirwatch (+ the Watch Finder remains).

Citizen are very happy with their fast, mobile friendly website for 2012.

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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

Read more about me...

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

Thanks Dave – looks great! We are really happy with the look and feel... Good work team! Courtney & Michael, NRL
Hi Dave this looks GREAT!! Thank you... Thanks so much Dave!... very excited about the launch!... Fantastic Dave, this is looking incredible. Josh, JT Allen
Well done. Thanks a million. Quick and efficient. Peter R, Balmain Sailing Club
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
Thanks Dave, You’re a legend! Much appreciated. Al, Specialised Force
Perfect... the sticky nav scroll etc looks great! Victor, Fox Symes & Associates
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

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