Andy is the point of contact between the client and the designers/programmers. He is also the founder of HQ180. Graduating from Interactive Multimedia Design (University of Ulster) in 2008, Andy is no stranger to design and development and it is these skills which allows Andy to manage all aspects of a project (large or small) and ensures a valuable and memorable experience for the client.
Matija is the lead designer for the team. He is extremely passionate about his work and is an expert in both innovative and user friendly design. Matija is also a very skilled programmer and works heavily with WordPress, providing the client with a complete web / print solution.
Sean has over 20 years in technology support, implementation and management and is a valuable asset to our team. He specializes in Website development, online marketing, advertising and promotion. He is also a WordPress consultant specializing in customizing themes, plugins, WordPress security and optimization.
Stephen has worked in the media industry for twenty-five years, as a print journalist, a radio and television producer and a web editor. He has worked for the BBC, RTE and in the commercial sector throughout Ireland and the UK. He has published four books and currently writes for the Sunday Times. He engages in specialist digital media and television projects as a producer and writer.
Peter is one of the best 3D modelling experts currently working in Northern Ireland. He has worked for the architectural and construction sectors, pre-visualising complex building projects to a photo-realistic standard and his historical 3D work is currently in use by the National Trust. He also specialises in complex medical visualisations for the health industry and in creating digital graphics and effects for live events.close
We focus on providing our client with the most visually appealing website design possible whilst maintaining a user-friendly environment for the end user. We explore and push the limits but we are always conscious of conforming to web standards and the latest usability design approaches.
Custom, clean and robust coding is branded into our developer’s vocabulary. We create full proof applications with an emphasis on user interface design. We provide bespoke Content Management Systems, Custom E-commerce Solutions and specialist modules. Our developers love working with PHP / AJAX.
Whether it is a nightclub flyer or an elegant brochure book, our design team really step up to the mark. Our creative designers have the ability to capture the essence of an idea and build beautiful logotypes and corporate identities for small to very large organisations.
Our designers use the latest versions of the Adobe Design suite as well as Quark and other desktop publishing software. Not to mention, all print work is packaged and processed in such a way that it is a seamless transition between our design team and the printers and therefore delivering your print work faster.
Despite the power of the latest Illustration software, there are just some jobs that require a ‘hand drawn’ element to them. We provide that service. HQ180 employs an extremely talented Illustrator to hand draw whatever our clients require in a diverse variation of styles. With hand drawn sketches taken and manipulated in Illustration software, the limits are endless.
Social media has turned the web upside down in the last few years and has the power to literally make or break your online marketing campaign. Done well a social media campaign can result in increased brand exposure, thousands of new website visitors and natural links to improve those all important search engine rankings.
[David Eaves on Social Media Marketing (April 2008) Available at URL: http://www.webcredible.co.uk/user-friendly-resources/search-engine-optimisation/social-media.shtml . Accessed on 1 November 2010]
We have seen the benefits of Social Media Marketing first hand and the effect it can have on various types of businesses and organizations. Our Social Media experts focus on marketing your business through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and all major social directories. The results can strike an unprecedented effect on your web traffic.
A vital part of marketing a web business or organisation. Our dedicated team provide on site/ off site marketing to ensure natural and organic links to your website thus increasing the page ranking of your website. Meta Keywords, Article Submission, Directory submission and Link Building are just some of the processes involved and carried out by our team.close