Digital - Team
Digital - Team
As a digital producer, Damien is committed to creating excellent digital solutions that are effective, and easy for the user. With a strong background in digital and web development, he translates complex tech to his clients to empower them to make informed decisions about digital communications.
With experience in marketing and communications, real estate and government, Damien honed his experience in technology and in project management.
At CRE8IVE, Damien brings authenticity and empathy, building relationships to understand his clients and their customer needs. He is a passionate advocate for using new technology, user experience, intuitive digital applications and automating processes to achieve improved business outcomes.
Damien’s strong focus on usability testing ensures the technology and design choices for each project are validated. This is how he feels CRE8IVE is capable of constantly outperforming themselves.
Damien sits on the board of directors for the Canberra Blind Society and is passionate about helping the organisation to develop a greater branding presence.
Developer and Client Technical Lead
Making the front end of a website look great, feel fast and seem intuitive is Andrew’s mission. He is always seeking better ways to make the user experience feel like a dream. While Andrew has exceptional technical knowledge, he is equally good at explaining complex digital issues in simple terms. He enjoys helping people understand problems and how CRE8IVE will fix them. By striving to make websites as easy to edit as possible, Andrew ensures clients feel confident to take ownership of their digital communication, knowing they’re in safe hands.
As Client Technical Lead, Andrew is the first port of call for digital support, helping clients with their websites. As a talented web developer with a degree in Media Arts and Production, he is excellent at technical problem solving and creative ideas.
Andrew is always challenging himself to stay on the pulse for new and interesting technology. He has focussed on Flexbox and advanced customer fields in WordPress that make it easier for clients to customise.
As a developer, Joel provides organisations with efficient and logical technology solutions that improve their workplace. He is critical to many of CRE8IVE’s businesses, solving problems and creating systems that look great and run efficiently.
To understand how a business works and how technology can enhance it, Joel delves deeply into each organisation and looks at their current processes. Like an architect with a new space, Joel focusses on the purpose of tech within the organisation so he can create a system that will allow them to prosper. He looks to streamline processes, create intuitive interfaces and automate mundane tasks for outcomes that improve his clients lives in significant and tangible ways.
Joel enjoys fostering great relationships and believes the best outcomes are achieved through collaboration and open conversation.
Joel is passionate about gaining outside insights and perspectives from wide-reaching places to influence his work.
As an award-winning web designer Bevan works with the team to bring outstanding user experiences to his client’s digital assets. He enjoys the challenge of merging clever and elegant designs with effective technology to make seamless websites that are easy to use.
With a background in web development for government, Bevan honed his expertise in accessibility. He applies the same principles to his work at CRE8IVE to ensure people with a disability are considered. This enables clients to have a wider and more inclusive audience reach.
Among his other achievements, Bevan has been the recipient of awards such as the Page Award for the Digital Canberra Challenge website he helped develop with the CRE8IVE team.
Bevan enjoys the ability to bring design to life while working on a variety of digital platforms including technical CMS, WordPress and Drupal.
Heinrich Van Der Berg
As a developer Heinrich, is motivated to make client’s lives easier through technology. His talent allows him to find new and better ways to make websites more functional and enjoyable to use. He has extensive experience working with design agencies and a sound knowledge of a broad range of software.
Heinrich’s philosophy of transparency and honesty means he is always helping clients to understand why things work a certain way, and what he can do to fix issues. He works hard to ensure every website looks great, is easy to navigate and he is constantly striving for interesting and creative development ideas. He enjoys celebrating success with clients when their new sites work better, drive more traffic and elevate their business.
Heinrich has a talent for developing using a range of software including Drupal, Angular 2, NativeScript, WordPress.