Hi! I’m Christopher.

Digital Designer

I am a creative living and working in Nova Scotia, Canada. I design for the web, specializing in WordPress design & development. My skillset includes responsive web design, full stack development and design-related consultation. As an independent freelancer for over a decade, I take pride in my ability to deliver both professional service and beautiful products to my clients.

I’ve worked with a roster of over 150 clients in my 14+ years as an independent freelancer – on projects ranging from small startup business websites to large-scale web applications for universities & governments. I am currently available for freelance enquiries.

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My Skills

Here's some of what I bring to the table...
Web Design (HTML5/CSS3/PHP)
95%
Responsive Design
95%
Wordpress Customization
95%
UX Design
90%
SEO
85%
Content Strategy
90%
Print Design / Branding
80%
Front-End Coding (JS, SaSS)
90%

Past Clients

Quality of Care NL

Web Development & Advanced Programming

I recently worked on Quality of Care NL, building a completely custom website to act as a central place for resources/references for physicians in Newfoundland.

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Tarian

Web Development

I was brought on to develop a supplied web design for Tarian.

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North Atlantic

Web Design & Development

I was hired to develop three separate WordPress-powered websites under the North Atlantic brand. Their corporate landing page, a hub site for their YAY! Points Reward system and a web presence for the Orange Store brand.

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United Way

Web Design & Development

I developed a new website for United Way in Newfoundland & Labrador. I gave their entire web presence a fully responsive redesign.

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Perfect Day

Web Design & Development

I’ve been working with Perfect Day for the last five years on a collection of great projects. They are based in Newfoundland, Canada and I love working with them.

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Genoa Design International

Web Development

I was hired on to develop a new website for Genoa Design International. I had a lot of fun integrating multiple video backgrounds with an easily client-managed WordPress CMS.

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Fig Fund

Web Design & Development

I designed & developed the web presence for Fig Fund – a fund dedicated to supporting deserving women in Newfoundland.

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Echo Pond

Web Development & E-commerce

Echo Pond is a summer camp that I was brought on to build a website as well as a full registration and payment system.

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My Experience

  • Independent Freelancer

    2010-Current

    Lead Developer / Designer

    10 years experience working as an independent freelancer. Project management, front-end design and full stack development. Worked with a portfolio of over 150 clients including Food First, Parlour Salon, INSEAD and many others.

  • Perfect Day Canada

    2015-2017

    Lead Developer / Designer

    Worked as lead in-house web designer/developer at Perfect Day Canada. Managed and delivered large-scale web projects for Memorial University, Frontier Subsea, MMSB, Government of Newfoundland, and many others.

  • Heroic Interactive

    2009-2011

    Junior Developer / Designer

    Worked on a team developing web apps & games to support various children’s television properties. Responsibilities included graphic design, web design & web development.

  • Ryerson University

    2004 - 2008

    New Media Arts Faculty Web Developer

    Graduated with honours from the “New Media & Interactive Arts” program at Ryerson University. Went on to maintain the Faculty website.

  • Biz Start Program

    2006-2010

    Web Consultant / Entrepreneur

    Attended the BizStart Entrepreneurship program as a participant during 2006. Returned to the program as a web technologies consultant for young entrepreneurs during the following 4 years.

Contact

Please feel free to get in touch about your project!

Curious about pricing?

Pricing

These pricing packages are presented as ballpark estimates to help potential clients plan their budget. Every project has specific needs. If the chart below helps you position where your budget lies, I'd be happy to chat and properly assess your project's needs to provide a more detailed cost estimate.

Basic

$1000 - $2500

  • Custom Web Design (~10 hours)
  • Easy-to-use Wordpress CMS
  • Support at $75/hour
Extensive

$4000+

  • Design + Brand Guide
  • Advanced Coding (E.G. E-commerce)
  • SEO Consultation