Marty Portier

Freelance Graphic Designer, App Design, UI & UX Design, Mobile & web Design

Design & Creative

Education 1996-1999 - (Queensland University of Technology)2011 - (Shillington College)2010- Present - (Griffith University, Queensland College of Art)
Employer Freelance
Location Brisbane Australia

I am an freelance graphic designer living in Brisbane, Australia. I have a wide range of creative skills that, in combination, will hopefully allow me to be a valuable addition to any creative team. I have 12 years working with creative companies around the world from successful video game studios, post production houses and online digital agencies.

I also have experience in UX & UI design and game development for both consoles and mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad & Android.

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Skills

  • .NET
  • AJAX
  • Application Design
  • Application Development
  • ASP.NET
  • Banner Ad
  • Banner Ad Design
  • Blogs
  • Brand Identity
  • Branding
  • C
  • Corporate Identity
  • Creative Direction
  • CSS
  • Database Development
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Portfolio

Employers

  • Freelance
    Graphic Designer
    2011 - Present

  • Bigfish
    Senior Developer / Graphic Designer
    2012 - 2012

  • Play This! Studios
    Contract Programmer & Creative Direction
    2011 - 2012

    iPhone and iPod Touch game development

    Games Credited:
    • Whirl'd! (iPhone, iPod Touch)
    • Muddle! Series (iPhone, iPad & Android)

  • THQ Studio Australia
    Programmer
    2010 - 2011

    5 years previous employment with THQ Studio Australia from March 2004 - February 2009 (See below).

    Worked as part of the Framework and Online team to help develop and maintain both the online presence and matchmaking game features for X360 and PS3

    UI implementation by helping build a framework on top of the integrated Scaleform library.

    Part of a small team that established and maintain the Build Systems

    Games credited to date:
    • Unannounced Project (PS3, X360, PC)
    • Unannounced Project (X360, PS3)

  • Leica Geosystems
    Software Engineer
    2009 - 2010

    Part of the Agriculture development team working on a variety of mobile and embedded GPS products. Played a key role in the complete (start to finish) development of a portable 3D, lightbar guidance system with street navigation on a portable mobile GPS device.

    Use of C++, C# and some 3D math skills
    Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET Compact Framework for a mobile Windows GPS product.
    Linux development for a embedded GPS product.
    Front-end & GUI implementation and some design and artwor

  • THQ FRANCE
    Programmer
    2008 - 2009

    Console game and tools programmer for THQ Studio Australia

    2008-2009 Worked on game tools development

    Games Credited:
    • Unannounced Project (XBox360, PS3)
    • Avatar: Into The Inferno (2008), THQ, Inc.

  • THQ Studio Australia
    Programmer
    2004 - 2009

    Console game and tools programmer

    Games Credited:
    • Avatar: Into The Inferno (2008), THQ, Inc.
    • Frontlines: Fuel of War (2008), THQ, Inc.
    • Avatar: The Last Airbender (2006), THQ, Inc.
    • SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants! (2005), THQ, Inc.
    • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius - Attack of the Twonkies (2004), THQ, Inc.

  • Big Bridge Pty Ltd
    Web Application Developer
    2001 - 2004

    Developed web applications (frontend and database design), online tools and Content Management Systems for various clients for this leading production and post-production media facility in Brisbane.

  • TAB Queensland
    Software Engineer
    2000 - 2001

    Software developer working on display systems for wagering network.

Education

  • Queensland University of Technology
    Bachelor Of Information Technology
    1996 - 1999
  • Shillington College
    Certificate IV in Design
    2011 - 1970
  • Griffith University, Queensland College of Art
    Bachelor of Photography
    1970 - 1970

Awards and Achievements

  • Dedication and Commitment

    Received this additional award in conjunction with my Certificate IV in Design when graduating from Shillington College for dedication and commitment - in particular for producing a portfolio of very high standard.


    2011

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