May 16, 2013

"New Kid"

“New Kid”

Hey I’m Tia Aoake; “The New Kid” on the block.

I was born and raised in Hawke’s Bay and have recently gained a Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design at Waikato University 2012. My studies in Hamilton have given me a large set of design skills across both print and digital media, with a growing knowledge and passion for everything design. Only in my later years of study had I grasped a love for web design of which led me into the into the industry and my first major step in my career at Mogul. I like minimalism and simple web design to express ideas and follow trends where they are deemed appropriate and suit the needs of a brief.

Outside of office hours (of which I am only getting used to!), my time is spent playing football for Taradale AFC or if we are ever treated with swell I can be found surfing on my retro twin-fin. I also have a 10 year old boxer called Rooney who is the linchpin of me and my girlfriend’s household.

Over the summer I had taken on freelance design jobs, both branding and web for various clients in the Bay. Now a member of the Mogul team I’m looking forward to offering my unique set of skills and knowledge while learning from this tight team of web gurus.