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Web Designer & Developer

So, What the heck a is diki?

A nickname from my native language, Afrikaans, it translates to "Little Dee".

  • Email: d@diki.dev
  • Website: diki.dev
  • Phone: +353 83 125 7314
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Languages: English, Afrikaans, Dutch
  • Age: 32
  • Nationality: South African
  • Education: Master of Science
  • Course: Applied Digital Media

Interests & Skills



Adobe Suite




User Interface

User Experience


Motion Design

Web Development



Check My Resume


Master of Science in Applied Digital Media

2018 - 2020

Griffith College, Dublin, Ireland

The MSc in Applied Digital Media is at the intersection of design, computing and content.

  • Plan, design and build interactive digital products and experiences
  • Challenge the history of design with a deep-dive on design theory and project to the future to anticipate the interactive needs of future generations
  • Working with programming languages, platforms, design and content that will enable them to develop interactive digital creations to solve real-life problems
  • At the intersection of design, content and technology
  • Elective modules were Server Side Web Development & Databases focusing on MySQL and PHP Development
  • My top subjects were in Game Design & Development (82%) and Server Side Web Development & Databases (70%)

BSc (Honours) Degree in Digital Technology, Design and Innovation, Digital Design & Development

2017 - 2018

Technological University of Tshwane

Combining graphic design with animation to create computer based movies and presentations. New media designers use powerful software programmes to create the graphics and animations found in web pages, television adverts, computer games and films

  • Creating multimedia products in partnership with business analysts, technical architects and software programmers
  • Creating digital images for the purpose of animation
  • Transferring audio/video files to be edited and manipulated digitally
  • Creating Artwork and Digital Art
  • Creating animated sequences using computer software.
  • Creating websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Creating Blog websites using CMS such as WordPress
  • Film, Photography, Video Editing for Post Production

Multimedia (Visual Arts Based) Design and Visual Communications

2010 - 2014

Technological University Dublin, Ireland

This unique programme blends innovation and entrepreneurial thinking with the most in-demand coding languages, analytics skills and the creativity of digital design.

  • User Experience (UX) and Solutions Design
  • Innovation & Agile Development
  • International Industry Team & Entrepreneurship Team Projects
  • Computational Thinking
  • Applied Design Technologies
  • Web Development & Design Technologies

Professional Experience

Digital Designer & Developer for eCommerce

@ hls
2022 - Present

Ashbourne, Dublin, Ireland

  • Lead in the design, development, and implementation of the graphic, layout, and production communication materials
  • Collaborate with designers, social media managers and developers all aspects of the project.
  • Supervise the assessment of all graphic materials in order to ensure quality and accuracy of the design
  • Manage Social Media Platforms and present monthly data analysis on engagement
  • Developed numerous marketing programs (logos, brochures,infographics, presentations, and advertisements).

Web Developer/Designer

@ terminalfour
Feb 2021 - Feb 2022

County Dublin, Ireland

  • Client facing and translating client requirements to brief.
  • Managed multiple large scale projects or tasks at a given time while under pressure
  • Recommended and consulted with clients on the most appropriate solutions.
  • Created design presentations and proposals for clients and presented solutions.
  • Created design mockups and wireframes and generated feedback from clients (low, medium and high-fidelity).
  • Translating a high-fidelity design into HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Transforming HTML, CSS and JavaScript into T4 CMS.

Lead Developer/Designer

@ diki
2016 - 2018
2018 - 2021

Sandton, South Africa

  • Client facing and translating client requirements to brief.
  • Managed ongoing digital projects for multiple clients.
  • Consulted with clients on the most appropriate business solutions.
  • Created Landing Pages best suited for conversion and sign-up solutions.
  • Created design mockups and wireframes and generated feedback from clients (low, medium and high-fidelity).
  • Crafting solutions using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Frontend Developer/Designer

@ Torque Solutions
2016 - 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Working on-technical aspects of the front-end delivery for several projects
  • Create browser and platform compatible CSS code
  • Coding landing pages, high user conversion forms, creating email newsletters.
  • WordPress Development, Updates and Maintence
  • Designing banners, media and short animations internally & clients.
  • Working within marketing team and providing upskilling to team members on coding practices
  • Email Templates and Development for high end South African & International Customers
  • Integrating custom designs and code solutions into CRM platform
  • Website maintenance, media content creation and sourcing.

Online Assistant Editor

@ Rous House Post
2015 - 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Improving and correcting lighting, coloring and faulty footage
  • Working closely with Offline Editors to present a final product that matches creative vision
  • Working with Marketing Team for promotion materials
  • Upskilling team on Adobe Premier Pro for video editing
  • Grading and Colour Correction on video footage
  • QA of entire episode with high attention to detail

Multimedia Developer / Designer

@ Blackfrogg
2014 - 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa

Privatley owned studio specializing in print and digital design & development. Clients ranged from small independant businesses to international clients based in the Czech Republic.

  • Client facing role meeting clients in person and online
  • Working closely with South African musicians to create Album Art
  • Working with Marketing Team for promotion materials
  • Creating content for Websites
  • Heavy theme customization on CMS websites such as Wordpress

Multimedia Developer / Designer

@ Isibuko Outdoor Advertising
2011 - 2015

Pretoria, South Africa

Privately owned outdoor advertising company serving clients in various markets. I reported to the Marketing Director. My major achievements included attending client briefing sessions, campaign planning and strategy, creative design, printing on large format digital printers, quality control.

  • Client facing role meeting clients in person and online
  • Setup of Large Scale Billboards and working closely with flight crew
  • Photography and Management of designers and crew
  • Creating content for Websites
  • Graphic design work and close collaboation with large scale printing for billboards


My Works

  • All
  • App
  • Landing Page
  • Web

Oppikoppi Mobile App


Dubcrawl Wordpress Website


Portfolio Landing Page

Landing Page

Restaurant Landing Page

Restaurant Page with Menu

Trinity College - Dublin, Ireland

Courses Journey Design & Code

Digital Marketing Home Page

Marketing Webpage

Landing Page Mockup

Plant Minimalism Design

Solicitors Landing Page

Law Firm Landing Page

Product Homepage

Headphone Page with Multi-Option

Web Design

Web Agency Landing

Cryptocurrency Landing Page

DAO Coin Homepage


Contact Me

My Address

Dublin 1, Rotunda, Ireland

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+353 83 125 7314

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