Hello. I am Ken Hawkins.
- These are my descriptors:
Creator of websites, information architect, data geek, designer, newspaper nerd, lover of UX, consultant. Information structure is my thing.
- These are my methodologies:
Content modelling, design thinking, content structure and organisation, responsive design, analytics and metrics, principles of graphing, user centred design, user stories, user behaviour, Kanban.
- These are my tools:
Web services, Drupal, Sass/CSS, D3.js, Git, GitHub issues, Gitter and Slack, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, browser consoles, PHP, jQuery, Mapbox, Excel, Modo, OmniGraffle, SketchUp, Brackets, Atom, Gulp, npm.
Concisely: Ken Hawkins, Web Design Architect.
- Hands on creator:
The modern Web stack from server to front end is my friend, but my real love is in using that toolset to create contextually appropriate web presences for all manner of devices, be they experience-exposing event sites, product-driven e-commerce sites, or taxonomy-minded publications.
- Coordinator, planner:
I've lead Drupal-powered platforms with more than 150,000 registered e-commerce users on development platform with team members in the U.S., Germany and Asia. I've also created a collaborative hyperlocal news website network.
I have a strong conceptual background from years of crafting deadline-driven data-heavy infographics for newspapers, online publications and marketing groups.
- Want more details?
Have a read of my CV.
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👋 Social connections:
- Twitter @khawkins98: A bit of focus on design and the web, with a healthy dose of griping and trivia.
- LinkedIn: Let's swap virtual business cards.