Ben Taylor, BA (hons)
www.brtdesign.co.uk 07949 870695 firstname.lastname@example.org
With over 10 years experience as a professional web designer, I have been fortunate enough to work with
some of the worlds biggest brands; including BT, Audi, Sony, Expedia, VW and many others. With expert
knowledge of XHTML and CSS, I am passionate about web technologies and standards, user experience
and compelling web design.
Skills and Expertise
User experience, interface and web design
Hand coded CSS/(X)HTML
◦ Semantics and document structure
◦ Cross browser issues
Adobe software, including Photoshop and Flash
Team management and mentoring
Communication at all levels
Knowledge of JQuery and PHP
Freelance Web and U.I. Designer
February 2010 to present
Taking voluntary redundancy in February 2010 has allowed me to help small traders establish professional
web presences, in addition to sub-contracting for local digital agencies.
Lead Design Engineer
buy.at Affiliate Network
June 2005 – February 2010
The key product of this Affiliate Marketing network is a complex marketing and financial reporting web-based
administration system. In addition to being responsible for all interface design work for this and across the
company, and working closely with technical and management teams, I was heavily involved in all aspects
of product development, from inception to completion. I was instrumental in pushing User Experience design
and Usability testing as a key competitive differentiator across the range of products and teams.
Lead Web Designer
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
May 2002 – June 2005
As the Lead Designer for the central web team at the University I was responsible for web design for the
main website and across the Faculties. The role also involved training staff from across the campus, and
ensuring the then best practices for web accessibility were adhered to.
Web Designer/IT support
Greenmedia Publishing Ltd.
February 2000 – May 2002
All aspects of web design and desktop support for this web advertising micro-business.
1998 - 2000
2.1 BA(hons) 3 Dimensional Design
HND 3 Dimensional Design
2 A-levels, 9 GSCES