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5 Years: Looking Back

Posted on 14/1/14 in News

Jordesign has actually been in existence for almost 11 years – but it is only since 2009 that it was something full time (rather than on the side). I was blessed to land a part time contract with Youthworks when we moved back from Christchurch – which gave me the baseline to decide I could go fulltime freelance. It’s been an interesting 5 years – with plenty of lowlights as well as highlights. But I thought I would share some of the good stuff!

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5 years: Looking Forward

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The start of 2014 has feeling like I am sitting on the verge of exciting new things. It is interesting to see how the path of the past 5 years for Jordesign has landed me where I am – preparing me for what is coming next. So what’s happening?

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A new site?

Posted on 28/4/13 in News

A tweak to the site has been in the works for a little while. This weekend I’m away speaking at WordCamp Melbourne, and I figured it was a great time to bite the bullet and launch.

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Speaking at WordCamp Melbourne

Posted on 30/1/13 in News

I’m super stoked to announce that I’ll be speaking at WordCamp Melbourne at the end of April this year. I’m even more excited at the stellar lineup of other people I’ll get to hear speak while I’m there!

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About an Award

Posted on 11/7/12 in News

Well i’ve been back in Wollongong for a little while now since heading over to New York to pick up the Webby Award. I’m astounded and grateful for the generosity shown by my supporters. Without their help I never would have made it over there at all.

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Getting to The Webbys

Posted on 9/5/12 in News

It’s such an honour to have been recognized (along with the rest of the team) for our work on Fervr. It’s great to see that a small team from Australia can take on some of the big guns on the world stage. I’m trying to make it to the Webby Awards ceremony in New York on the Read more

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Exciting Happenings

Posted on 2/5/12 in News

Well there’s lots of exciting things going on at the moment. The first is the Fervr has gone ahead and won The Webby Award for 2012 Best Religious/Spiritual Site. It is so exciting to be recognised in this way, and it is a privilege to work with all the others on the team – it Read more

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Fervr is up for a Webby

Posted on 24/4/12 in News

I have the great pleasure of being part of the team that works on a site called Fervr. This year we have the pleasure of being nominated for a Webby in the Religion category. There’s some amazing sites and some even more amazing design studios nominated, and it is great to be considered in the Read more

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A new site in 24 hours

Posted on 10/11/11 in News

Well the 24 hour redesign challenge that I issued myself is now over. Literally minutes ago, i closed my text editor and ftp app and let the dust settle. I thought now might be a suitable time to jot down some initial thoughts on how it all went. Overall it was a lot of work, Read more

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The 24 hour Redesign challenge

Posted on 3/11/11 in News

This might be a bit crazy, but I think I am going to go out on a limb. The current version of the Jordesign website is really very limited in it’s scope. It was launched in a hurry with the new branding in conjunction with buying a house and moving to Wollongong. It has served Read more

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