I'm a web designer... honestly!
dedicated to building beautiful
websites for the world wide web
Hi I'm Sam Jay Heaton... Welcome to my new website, Honestly this website has been in the planning for a long time. If you haven't realized yet I'm a web designer and I build website and web applications for a living. Currently residing in the not so glorious Wigan, I'm the Head of Web Design at a TG Marketing Solutions based in Leyland, Preston, UK where I interact on a daily basis with previous & new clients building them websites that suit them and their businesses needs.
Creativity is in my arsenal I love being able to get creative, I love being able to get creative with clients ideas. Creativity is a strange thing to have because you don't actually know if you have got it or your just lucky!
I have built websites for multi million pound businesses all the way down to one dude fixing roofs and over time I have learnt a lot about loads of different industries.
born happy in 1992, I'm still happy
happy to build awesome websites
happy to meet new open minded clients
I was born into this world in Leeds, UK being the 5th sibling, weighing 8.13 lbs to a loving typically special family.
Having moved from Leeds to the Isle of Man and then moving to Middleton, Manchester most memories being of Sega's and Nintendo's
My Auntie Joen took ill and my parents relocated once again so they could care for my auntie in Baildon, Bradford. Also got my first Gameboy!
Still living in Bradford looking after my auntie, tragically lost my big brother to a tragic roofing accident on the Isle of Man.
With a dramatic decision my parent decided to move to Bulgaria, Where I studied at a typical public school in Gorna Oryakhovitsa, Bulgaria
By this time I was fluent in Bulgarian and enjoying living in a foreign country meeting amazing people and having unforgettable experiences.
Met the most important person in my life, Started studying 3D Design and basic programming at high school.
Started working for a local ISP and studying part time at рофесионална гимназия по моден дизайн in Veliko Turnovo.
Relocated back to the UK, Started working for a ink cartridge manufacturer in Standish, Wigan designing and building websites.
Switched jobs and started working for a local charity designed them an awesome website and was involved in several large events
I was fortunate to have the chance to work for Vodafone World of Differance and help charity in need of some I.T
Whilst still working for Vodafone I also started a new job being one of the first employed by TG Marketing Solutions
Happily married and now full time at TG Marketing Solutions and I'm currently Head of Web Design having been involved in more than 150 projects
I simply research, analyze, plan, Design,
cut, Code, implement, Test, Debug,
customize, support, mobilise,
and much more
simple yet effective interfaces for websites, web applications and applications that meet clients needs and requirements.
Digital Custom illustrations, Icon Design, Business Graphics, Technical Illustrations, Concept Art, Re-designing Logos.
open source cms implementation
Designing and developing themes, modules and customizing open source cms's including: OpenCart, Magento and Editable Sites.
mobile application development
iOs, Androud, WebOS, Windows Phone and Ubuntu mobile applications including games.
w3c standard compliment and debugged and compliant with all modern xHTML browsers (Chrome, Safari, IE, Firefox etc).
Creating and marketing corporate brands designing logos, leaflets, social media and Search Engine Optimisation.
Full bespoke back-end software ranging from e-commerce solutions to simple video managing CMS's occasionally using Open Source sources.
My bread and butter, Many successful clients including: Lelli Kelly Kids, GraniteTops UK, Quest Gun Dogs and Bridal Gallery
I'm always looking to improve my abilitiesso I have started monitoring my progress and you can follow too.
Below are some counters of a few things I do daily