I am a maker...and a manager.
I am passionate about the web, green energy, sustainability, being a great dad and making the world a better place. Drop me a line or give me a call (0411 148 721) if you think we could work together.
I am the Delivery Manager at Up where I use my skills to reboot banking for Australians in the pursuit of helping them spend wisely and save effortlessly.
I live in Kyneton, Victoria where I am learning to be a good dad, track my energy usage, grow my own vegetables and do practical things like small building projects, gardening and tinkering with my raspberry pi.
Pottering I'm particularly proud of (and which show I'm one determined mofo).
Creating a daily report to help me understand my consumption of solar electricity behind the meter.
A back-breaking project where I decided to learn how to pave using the 45° paving pattern. Seemed like a good idea at the time.
Planning and cobbling together a kids cubby house using left-overs from our recent home renovation.
Automating my garden watering with a Raspberry Pi, solenoids and 24 volts of pure electricty.
Constructing a step out of bricks is actually far harder than it looks. Took a few attempts, but the result was quite good.
Gaining a better understanding of the effects of wicking beds and rainfall using a remote sensor I built using my rasberry pi.
Learning to use my Raspberry pi to track temperature in near-real-time via API, rails and heroku.
Most people keep a diary or play it by feel. I built a trello board to manage my garden and its crops. Living the dream.
Designing and then building a back garden for the family to grow, play and enjoy is has been a whole lot of fun.
Attempting to garden in the central Victorian heat using wicking beds.
Since purchasing and installing solar panels on my home I’ve been fascinated with my newfound ability to create free electricity from the sun and wanted to quantify it’s impact.
I invite you to explore a few hand-picked case studies which I feel demonstrate the quality of my work.
A central publishing platform to collate & promote research discoveries, Pursuit is a project that I conceived, built (leading a great team), and launched.
Living style guide and design system built to ensure web usability, consistency and quality across a broad web presence.
A custom CMS purspose-built to enable structured storage and personalised presentation (and sale) of courses from various Graduate Schools.