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Andrew Thomas

Technical director at Hoffi Limited

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I’m a designer, developer and strategist. I’m an expert in strategic planning, design and information architecture, and development of digital projects using web-based technology and scripting languages. As Technical Director at Hoffi Limited, I have planned, designed and developed digital projects for both private and public sector customers, specifically with a strong focus on the Arts and Culture sector.I’m innovative in my approach to projects: considering the overall goal to be greater than the need to meet with the technology constraints. Discovering these goals collaboratively and then forming a strategy for the development of the project is, you could say - what makes me excited about digital technology.The first website I developed was in 1996 since then some of my key achievements include:

  • In 2000, I started an online community to provide a voice for my home town of Aberdare and the Cynon Valley, and have kept it running for over 15 years. aberdareonline.co.uk
  • In 2005/06 I lead the design of the Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / National Library of Wales website.
  • 2006, developing Wales’ first digital education platform that specifically focus on raising awareness on Climate Change and sustainability. 
  • In 2009, designing and developing a website for Wales’ English language national theatre company: National Theatre Wales. nationaltheatrewales.org
  • 2013, working with Ffotogallery to plan, design and develop their european wide photographer showcasing project; europeanprospects.org
  • 2015, developing a digital strategy for the National Eisteddfod of Wales: eisteddfod.wales 

I work in an industry that I love and feel its more than just a career; digital and in particular online is something that I’ve always loved. Get in touch if you would like to talk about digital and web technology or walking routes in the Cynon Valley.  Specialities: Technical and creative direction, UX design, Website development, Drupal - Opensource CMS, Mobile Applications, Social media automation, Javascript, JQuery, PHP, MySQL 

Company Name: 
Hoffi Limited
Role / Position: 
Technical Director

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