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Kym Dusting

Kym Dusting

Shell Cove, New South Wales, Australia
Member since March 13, 2014
Kym is a talented front-end developer and web designer with over 10 years of experience working on the web. He is an excellent communicator and hard worker. He emphasizes meeting deadlines and is delivery focused.
Kym is now available for hire
  • CSS, 12 years
  • HTML, 12 years
  • Accessibility, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 9 years
  • Prototyping, 8 years
  • UI Design, 6 years
  • jQuery, 6 years
  • Sass, 4 years
Shell Cove, New South Wales, Australia
Preferred Environment
OS X, Sublime Text, Gulp, Sass, jQuery
The most amazing...
...project I've worked on was coding the front-end for the alignment of seven state government sites into the Australian Business License Information Service.
  • Owner
    2007 - PRESENT
    Light Is Everything
    • Handled freelance web design and development for small businesses.
    • Designed and developed mobile-compatible responsive web sites with an emphasis on content driven adaptability and performance/speed.
    • Handled graphic design, branding, and identity.
    • Engaged in WordPress and eCommerce development.
    • Configured and customized Shopify designs.
  • UI Designer, Front-end Developer
    2011 - 2014
    Department of Industry - Australian Government
    • Was responsible for all aspects of the user interface for the Australian Business License and Information Service (ABLIS).
    • Used wireframes to express business requirements and HTML prototypes to define and test interactions.
    • Worked closely with the business analysts to design and implement UI solutions meeting business and user needs whilst adhering to usability best practices and accessibility standards.
    • Handled UI design and front-end development of the Unique Student Identifier (USI) MyResults Portals.
    • Was initially tasked with the creation of wireframes, process flows, and a user interface style guide to ensure a consistent, usable interface across the three MyResults portals. Expanded my role to include both visual design and front-end development of the portals.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Freelance Trainer
    2011 - 2011
    Fearless Media
    • Conducted full-day workshops and training sessions on web design and development.
    • Organized small class numbers to allow for hands-on direction for individuals in the group, to also deviate from course material, and deliver content to the level of the student.
    • Prepared materials, prepared for delivering content effectively, understood different ways to approach content for different types of students, and learned time management.
  • Technical Designer, Senior Accessibility Analyst, Prototyper
    2009 - 2011
    Department of Immigration and Border Protection - Australian Government
    • Built prototypes and document interfaces in a User Centered Design (UCD) environment.
    • Evaluated websites and web applications internal and external to the department against the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standard.
    • Designed and documented departmental accessibility guidelines to cover WCAG 2.0, as well as relevant ISO standards for desktop accessibility.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Web Designer, Developer
    2007 - 2009
    Department of Health and Ageing - Australian Government
    • Handled user interface design and development for a home and community care information management system.
    • Handled ColdFusion development for the National Approved Providers system.
    • Managed releases across multiple development and test environments.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ColdFusion, SQL
  • Senior Web Developer
    2005 - 2006
    The Group
    • Designed and develop client site management tools. Built these extranets to manage some of the FTSE100’s top corporate websites.
    • Designed and developed functionality for email and email tracking, news, site content management, mobile site content management, and media library and blogging functionality. Developed using the Fusebox development methodology within the FuseBuilder framework.
    • Maintained project work on client sites. Coded to W3C standards with a high focus on usability and accessibility.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ColdFusion, ASP, MS SQL Server
  • Web Developer
    2004 - 2005
    • Developed an InVue web application providing email, calendar, and task management functionality.
    • Handled maintenance, bug fixes, and enhancements to existing sites.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ColdFusion, MS SQL Server, MySQL
  • Australian Business Licence Information Service (Development)

    I was responsible for all aspects of the user interface for ABLIS, including conceptual design, visual design, wireframing, prototyping, and front-end development.

  • Actio (Development)

    Branding and identity, complemented by the establishment of their web presence, delivering both the design and build.

  • CMD Solutions (Development)

    Web site redesign and redevelopment using the Perch CMS platform.

  • Lilly Bliss Lingerie (Development)

    Design and development of responsive WordPress theme.

  • Achieve AG Solutions (Development)

    Branding, identity and print marketing collateral design. Design guidelines were established for the web presence.

  • Giftr App (Development)

    A side project, comprising complete UX, front-end, and back-end delivery. Soon to be available for iOS and Android.

  • Light Is Everything (Development)

    My freelance portfolio website, featuring nice SVG animations and rich interaction.

  • Lydia Loves Paint (Development)

    I designed and configured the Shopify store.

  • The Grow Shop (Development)

    Branding and print marketing collateral design.

  • Languages
    CSS, HTML5, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, Sass
  • Tools
    Adobe Photoshop, Sublime Text, Adobe Illustrator, Atom, Git, Gulp.js, GitHub
  • Other
    Prototyping, WCAG 2, Accessibility, AJAX, Single-page Applications (SPA), Usability, SVG, User Research
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, Google Maps, OpenWeatherMap
  • Paradigms
    UX Design, UI Design
  • Storage
  • Frameworks
    Angular, AngularJS, Bootstrap
  • Master of New Media degree in Design and Visual Communications
    2008 - 2010
    University of Canberra - Canberra, Australia
  • Bachelor of Computing degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2008
    Federation University - Ballarat, Australia
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