Max Gatt Design

My Story

Skills

Programming Languages: JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Content Management Systems: Word Press, Drupal, Joomla

Design Concepts: Prototyping, Wireframing, Storyboarding, Sketching and Branding

Design Tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Lightroom

Design Areas: UX/UI, Web, Mobile

Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

Operating Systems: Mac, Windows

Video Editing: Using editing tools in Adobe Premiere Pro

Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects

 

Additional Skills

Layout Design: Used perspective in creating three dimensional spaces and objects that meet animation/illustration design industry standards

Character Design: Created a variety of character designs- caricature, comic book page creation and creature design

Colour Graphic Design: Studied visual communication that combines images, words and ideas to convey information to an audience

Colour Theory: Studied basic principles of colour theory and perception and understanding to wisely choose and use colours in a variety of media to achieve desired results

Typography: Studied lettering and writing, typographic history, terminology, essential design and layout principles.

Life Drawing: Developed knowledge of the body and how it relates to a two-dimensional surface

Bilingual: English and French

 

Hayle - Ottawa Tech Company Present Graphic Designer / UX/UI Designer 

  • Graphic Designer / UX Designer,
     
  • Present
     
  • Working with a startup tech company in Ottawa as the lead graphic designer creating; branding, logo's, and UX design, 
    for various clients around the Ottawa/Gatineau area. Clients consists of: Le Bateau, Gatineau. Mya Sushi, Gatineau. 
    Heaven Plants, Ottawa, etc. 
     

 

 

Ottawa Invest - Futureproof Program

  • Graphic Designer,
     
  • January 2021 - April 2021 3 month contract
     
  • Invest Ottawa The Future Proof program is designed to assist small business owners to become e-commerce enabled 
    and are part of the Digital Main Street initiative.
     
  • Duties included:
    Act as a subject matter expert for conceptual and technical design, development, and
    implementation
     
  • Work on a wide variety of projects, including , editing photos, logos, designing various social media
    templates, infographics, branding guides, and other marketing documents

 

Government of Canada - ESDC - Gatineau

  • Junior Designer
     
  • January 2020 - April 2020  Co-op work term
     
  • Worked at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) as their junior designer as part of my co-op placement
     
  • Used designs skills to turn departments data and research into visually appealing graphs and charts, often using the departments colours.
     
  • Working on the ESDC website renewal plan, by creating style guides, icon recreations, style tiles, mood boards, colour theory
     
  • Created a thorough proposal on the ESDC website renewal, listing areas that needed to be improved upon, how to improve it, broken links and accessibility issues, colour theory research, and listing website pages importance.
     
  • Developed a directory on ESDC websites accessibility for each individual page, listing if the page is accessible or not, and communicating needed updates and changes to be made.
     
  • Consulted with senior staff and management to create graphics for briefing materials, department meetings, and events such as the Executive Retreat, etc.
     
  • Assisted in managing agendas and meeting logistics

 

 

Get in Touch

E-mail: maxgatt777@gmail.com

Ottawa, Ontario

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