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About Me

Peter Shand has been working as an interactive developer/designer for the past eight years. Pete is passionate, even approaching obsessed with everything digital, from the interwebs all the way through to mobile. He loves a challenge and has a propensity for projects that combine the latest technology with beautiful design and UX. Through the majority of Pete’s career this has been achieved with flash… because, put simply nothing came close in regards to features, 

performance or penetration rates. However with the introduction of technologies such as WebGL, as well as new languages such as Typescript and Dart comes the opportunity to learn and grow ones skill-set. Pete’s other strengths include strong organisation and problem solving skills, a can do attitude, solid relationship building and interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to show initiative, and deliver high quality work.

Skill-set:
• Flash Development (AS3)
• Typescript => Javascript
• HTML, CSS, SQL
• Mobile Development (AIR)
• Motion Graphics (After Effects)
• 3D Modeling (Blender)
• Video Editing And Compression
• User Experience
• Graphic Design
• Photography

 

2012 Showreel

This video features projects produced by Peter J Shand during 2012 and were created in collaboration with RESN, Circul8 and Imagination. The projects all use Flash 11 stage3d technology, enabling full 1080p 60fps rendering. A big thank you goes to the many contributors of the Away3d and Starling frameworks.

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Work History

Gun For Hire

Creative Developer (2012-2014)

After returning down under after two years in London Pete has began contracting for various local and international agencies.

Imagination is an independent, creative communications agency that transforms business through creativity.

RESN is in internationally recognized flash production house, their work is regularly featured on FWA and thus is of a very high standard.

Circul8 is a social media agency with a focus for innovative and integrated social media campaigns. Pete has a long history creating valued and respecte

Razorfish London

Senior Flash Designer/Developer (2010-2011)

Pete’s core responsibilities at Razorfish involved the design and development of online advertising campaigns. A large proportion of these campaigns where centered around rich and standard banners, but also frequently involved microsites, motion graphics and games. Working at Razorfish was a great experience and offered a great opportunity to work with high profile brands.

Razorfish clients included: Mcdonalds, Audi, Blackberry, Microsoft, EDF Energy, Lastminute.com and NSPCC.

I.D.Studios

Flash Designer/Developer (2006-2009)

Pete began working at I.D.Studios as a graphic designer. His core responsibilities involved the designing or enhancement of existing Micro-sites, Banner adds and Mail-out campaigns. However he quickly became the flash go to guy after demonstrating his versatile & conversant skill-set (design, animation and development). His core responsibilities shifted to developing, deploying, delegating and testing new and existing micro-sites, video players and other campaign content.

Education 2003-2005

Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design

Pete obtained this degree from the University of Waikato in 2005. This degree is a specialist three-year degree which combines visual art, creativity, lateral thinking, problem solving and has a focus on new technology.

Academic Record

Grade Averages

Year 1: A-

Year 2: A

Year 3: A-

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HONORS & AWARDS

The Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship

This Programme includes a full tuition waiver and aims to enable the achievement of all-round excellence. Above all, it recognizes the importance of balance in fostering the development of future leaders and successful careers.Golden Key International Honour

An international organization, committed to recognizing academic achievement (membership extended to top 15%).

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