I’m Ngaire Ackerley, a designer and front-end website developer. I’ve worked for over 4 years in the UK as a Designer and WordPress Front-end Website Developer in an agency environment with global businesses and charities for awesome clients. Since returning to New Zealand I’ve worked as a Digital Designer at a national media company. I also take on the odd freelance website that needs custom design and WordPress development.
I design and build custom websites that are responsive, user friendly and stand out from stock-standard templates that you may see on the market. I use the WordPress CMS for it’s incredible flexibility and easy to use interface for clients.
If you need you need a new website or blog, piece of design or even just a bit of consultation on a potential project feel free to contact me at [email protected].
I have been working in the design, digital and website industry for over 9 years now, both in New Zealand and in London, UK.
I hold a first-class Postgraduate Honours degree in Computer Graphic Design awarded by Waikato University and Wanganui School of Design, the result of 4 years of study and an overseas scholarship to Austria’s University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg.
I believe in helping others wherever possible. From charity events to helping organise meetups. I have presented at and co-organised the WordPress London Meetup in the past and now co-organise the WordPress Auckland Meetup. I’ve also spoken at various seminars to charities and businesses about design, websites and WordPress in both the UK and USA. Check out design and WordPress development presentations »
As you may notice from my website, I’m a keen photographer in my spare time. I’ve worked with various organisations and companies in UK doing photography and guest blog posts where needed. I’ve also been published in the odd travel magazine and published my own photography book called ‘Footprints through East Africa’.
My biggest side project over the recent years has been the travel and photography blog http://kiwifootprints.com.
I’m currently available to take on projects. I love working with people making a difference in the world.
Ideal role: Digital Designer with Front-end coding with a strong user focus.
I’m open to freelance, remote work or relocation. If you’re interested in working with me then email [email protected].