Michael Piercy. Digital Design Lead and Developer.
A technology driven business developer with a track record for executing strategies that deliver success.
Drawing on 10 years experience from academia to start-up development and creative roles at a senior level in large multinational, Fortune500 companies, I am focused and determined to celebrate the success of my clients and the projects I work on.
Engaging in sustainable value creation from root level through to deployment and after-sales, I have the proven ability to accelerate business growth through strategies infused with positive user experiences and interface designs.
A Little Bit More About Me
I’m a family man. Proud husband and father. Originally from Dublin, live in Meath. I’m the Digital Design Lead at Epsilon in Dublin. In recent years I’ve established the online business development outfit MidasSelect.com, offering business development strategies and solutions to small business owners; co-founded the independent game and app development studio: Pixel Wolf Studios; and set up the online Celtic gift store OghamGifts.com.
I hold an MSc. in Digital Games from Dublin Institute of Technology and worked on award winning campaigns with both RR Donnelley and Epsilon.
What do I do?
As a Digital Designer I create visually stunning front-end and highly optimised back-end solutions for websites, apps, games, social media campaigns etc; taking advantage of my creative skills in HTML, CSS, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Mobile Game/App Development, LUA programming – among many others. I also work on printed media and outdoor advertising; of which my efforts contributed to our team winning numerous first prize accolades at the An Post Smart Marketing Awards 2014, 2015 Kinsale Sharks and nominations at the 2014 AIM awards.
Work and Education
I studied design and development with a focus on Computer Game Design and Story Development at the University of East London. Following my undergraduate degree I returned to Ireland to study an MSc in Digital Games at DIT. As my time in academia came to a close I established the game design outfit, Pixel Wolf Studios in Dublin and focused my efforts on mobile games/app development. Following this I continued my journey as creative digital designer with RRD before taking up my current post of Digital Lead in Epsilon, Dublin.
- Epsilon Digital Design Lead · January 2015 – Present Day
- RRD Creative Creative/Digital Designer · May 2013 – January 2015
- Midas Select Owner · October 2011 – Present Day
- MSc. Digital Games Dublin Institute of Technology · Class of 2012
- BA. Computer Game Design University of East London · Class of 2008
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Thanks for your time
Michael Piercy M.Sc., B.A.