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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 together a design team at First Choice. Our work was varied and fast paced, covering web, email and print and, as a team, we punched well above our weight. Mike fitted in really quickly – he’s a rapid learner – and he brought a good humoured, easy going quality which was exactly what we needed. He’s technically on the button too, detailed focused and a great go-to person when things get tricky.”

David SealDesign ManagerFirst Choice HolidaysLondon
KidDotCo Patterns with Ibbleobble