Matt Luscombe

Web Designer, Developer & Academic in Brisbane, Australia

About Me

I'm a web designer, developer & academic based in Brisbane, Australia, focusing on creating great websites for creative people and businesses.

For the past 10 years I have worked with clients large and small, such as Brisbane Airport, QUT and more. About 20 years ago I built my first hobby website. I've have been honing my skills ever since.

Academically, I'm a course coordinator of undergraduate and postgraduate students in web design & user experience design at University of Queensland. I'm also a tutor and academic supervisor in web design, interaction design & work integrated learning at Queensland University of Technology.

Technical Skills

  • Bespoke websites per client's specification.
  • PHP-based content management systems: Drupal, WordPress and more.
  • Front end languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (and jQuery).
  • Responsive layouts and mobile optimised websites.
  • Back end languages and databases: PHP, MySQL and more.
  • Integration with e-commerce solutions and external APIs, such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube etc.
  • Customising hosted content management systems: Squarespace, WordPress.com, Tumblr and more.
  • Strong and adaptable visual design skills - reflecting client's ideas and needs.
  • User interface and experience design and tools (such as Photoshop).
  • Adherence to accessibility standards and corporate governance.