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Riyad Hartley

Online Resumé

About

Founder of lightlyfunky™ digital studio. Riyad is a digital native with a sound overview of website design and the digital space. Well versed in client relationship building and building project briefs. Strong skills in translating high level goals into modular segments and technical specifications. A background in web design and front end development informs his exceptional ability to take a clients vision from the meeting place to the development arena while managing expectations along the way.

Education

GOOGLE DIGITAL SKILLS FOR AFRICA

The Fundamentals Of Digital Marketing

Medium: Online Course
Qualification: Certificate
Completed: 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN AND GETSMARTER

UCT Internet Marketing

Duration: 10 Weeks distance learning
Qualification: Certificate
Completed: 2013

CITY VARSITY

Comprehensive Web Design

Duration: 6 months
Qualification: Certificate
Completed: 2009

CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CPUT)

ND: Information Technology

Qualification: National Diploma
Majors: Business Analysis, Information Systems
Graduated: 2006

Skillset

MANAGEMENT / WORKFLOW

Agile Methodologies

Client Relationship Management

Client Briefing Process

Marketing Content Conceptualisation

Product UI / UX

Product Documentation

WEB DESIGN

Design Slicing

WordPress

Typography

Content Hierarchy

Layout / Mockup Design

Email Marketing

FRONT END DEVELOPMENT

HTML5

CSS

Responsive development

Cross Browser testing

Google Analytics

UI / UX

Work Experience & Projects

Overview of projects, environments and milestones reached in the digital space.

lightlyfunky™

April 2015 – Present

Role: Founder and Head Of Digital at lightlyfunky™.

Briefly: Founder and Head Of Digital at lightlyfunky™. Building relationships with clients and potential clients. Taking briefs, building timelines and managing the scope of work. Contributing to design feedback and web development process management across projects.

Projects: Below are some key projects and clients. You can view the full portfolio and client listing on the lightlyfunky™ website.

B-well re-design

Managing the scope of development, overseeing and contributing to the development of the project. Collaborating with the inhouse graphic design team to advise on the mockup designs and functions for the new website.

Spur Email Marketing

Compiling of briefs, cross email client testing and assisting the inhouse team with feedback using the Eloqua email marketing tool. Working closely with the Spur email marketing team to assist with email marketing development, testing and sending.

Wimsy

Full project life cycle for the online presence of the popular bridal brand. Taking the company into the online space with an e-commerce driven website.

Media24

Role: Frontend Developer and UX specialist at INET BFA (Subsequently sold by the company).

INET BFA

Working with agile methodologies to improve and develop the financial platform INET Expert which was used by financial professionals and economic researchers.

UX and Front end developer on the product, contributing to all design and UX decisions and implementation thereof.

Primedia Broadcasting Cape Town Office

Role: Online Producer / Web Designer

Kfm 94.5 / CapeTalk

Online Producer / Web Designer for the online team.Managing and communicating mechanics relating to how on-air competitions and on-air campaigns translate online. UX and web designer for the first iteration of the Lead SA online presence. Managing and implementing updates to the various radio station websites.