Jade | Web Designer
Creating websites since 1996, keeping up with web design changes, trends and requirements.
Web design could be regarded as ‘dry’ or technical and frustrating, but I love it! I use it to project my creativity; building web-pages with a touch of my artistic flair.
The motivation for my webdesign work is fun, so I take on each project with enthusiasm. I enjoy knowing every client and what they do. I get a great sense of satisfaction on a job well done on the completion of a website.
I like things done well inside and out, therefore, no work or details are spared on your website even on things that you will not see or know about.
I love the fact that website work can be done from anywhere, at any time, on any day.
I love meeting new clients, learning about them and what they do. I admire the skills each of them has and feel blessed to have them within my circle of connections.
I love maintaining relationships with my clients.
I love sharing my clients' successes and knowing how their websites helped towards their achievements.
How my web designing work started
The curiosity of how websites are created began not long after getting internet connection on a dial-up modem.
The first websites I made were 'Fansites' of various celebrities built on Geocities and Bravenet. To get better control of the designs, I learned HTML and CSS and hand-coded those websites using Notepad.
Then I became a volunteer worker to maintain a few non-profit organisation websites. To service their website needs, I learned to create websites using Joomla and WordPress. From the websites I created, people started asking me to develop websites for them and my portfolio grew through word of mouth.
At the end of 2010, I resigned from teaching 'English for Speakers of Other Languages' which I had been doing for 17 years, at our local school. Website design became my focus.
I am multi-lingual, with English as my main language. My other languages are Malay, Mandarin, Hakka, Hokkien and some Cantonese.
Other than designing websites, I used to teach ESOL and I was a Christchurch business owner. Going further back into time, I worked for a French company based in Singapore and a timber company in Malaysia.
In between my other interests of needlework, artwork, concerts, travels, friendships and family, I continually keep myself informed of website trend and development.
There is never a down time. I'm always doing, making or learning something.
Visit my handicraft and artwork blog : jademe.wordpress.com
Please contact me if you have any questions about your website.
What Clients Say...
Jade has created a website that I am proud of, along with a delightfully simple branding that captures the essence of the energy of my work.Stephanie | Vibe Changers
I learnt a lot from Jade about webby stuff and she gave very valuable advice on website maintenance. Jade generously gives both time and information and I think her service is second to none.Dr L Kearns