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.
The Fundamentals Of Digital Marketing
Medium: Online Course
UCT Internet Marketing
Duration: 10 Weeks distance learning
Comprehensive Web Design
Duration: 6 months
ND: Information Technology
Qualification: National Diploma
Majors: Business Analysis, Information Systems
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.
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.
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.
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.
Role: Frontend Developer and UX specialist at INET BFA (Subsequently sold by the company).
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.
Role: Online Producer / Web Designer
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.