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Mike Kidd

Senior designer and developer

A Senior designer & developer with over 15 years experience in digital media & technologies. Currently working at KidDotCo. Previously as part of the Digital Design, Apps & UX team within the Digital Media department at MTV/Viacom.

Designing and developing is what I do best!

Currently working at my own company KidDotCo on personal and freelance projects. Previously as part of the Digital Design, Apps & UX team within the Digital Media department at MTV/Viacom. I’m a friendly approachable northerner who’s extremely motivated, adaptable & ambitious. I have big ideas but believe it’s all in down to execution, which I’d like to think is my forte.

Design

My background has always been in design, I’ve worked across print, websites, apps, tv and more. I’m interested in all aspects from creating visuals to these user experience.

Development

Although my roots are firmly planted in design I’m also very comfortable writing code too! In my previous roles at Channel 7 Media and MTV I’ve worked as a Flash designer and began writing applications in actionscript. From this my role at MTV became more mobile focused after building the first MTV News application for iOS devices. Since then I’ve never looked back and now I’m fully converse in objective-c and swift, but can find my way around css, html, php and more.

Specialties

Visual Communication, Web & Mobile UX, Design & Development.

Awards

  • ‘Creativepool Best Website 2017’ – www.ibbleobble.com – March 2017
  • ‘‘Highly commended’ Lincolnshire Digital Awards 2016’ – Words with Ibbleobble – June 2016
  • ‘Creativepool Best Application 2016’ – Patterns with Ibbleobble – March 2016

Recognition

  • Film titles for Two and Two’ a film by Babak Anvari – June 2016 BAFTA Nominated
Senior designer and developer Mike Kidd
Ibbleobble Award-winning educational Apps

Ibbleobble

Ibbleobble Award-winning educational Apps

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Pixel Dash App game

Pixel Dash

Possibly the most addictive game on the App Store

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What people say about me...

“Mike and I worked in the same team at MTV for many years and we quickly become good friends as he has such a great personality. He is a great team player and everybody likes working with him.

Mike is exceptionally talented and very good with technology. He is a great learner and keeps expending his skill set. From a designer+animator+actionscript guru to now becomes one of the best IOS design+developer I know.

He is especially an expert on IOS apps design and development and have won a great reputation and multiple awards he since founded KidDotCo. “

Becky FungSenior Digital Media DesignerMTVLondon
KidDotCo Patterns with Ibbleobble