Personal Information

  • Name: Chris Minias
  • Date of birth: 16 July 1967
  • Address: 17 Mill Green, Gorey, Co. Wexford
  • Phone: 083 1222111
  • Email: chrisminias@gmail.com

Professional Profile

I am a very experienced Web Designer with excellent practical knowledge and skills; I also have the ability to make the complex world of the Internet very simple, understandable and useful for my customers/employers.
My experience and skills range from HTML to CSS3, Wordpress, Responsive Web Design - frameworks like: Bootstrap, Compass, Zurb Foundation. I am also a very detail-oriented, organised and efficient Graphic Designer with extensive knowledge of software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign and Acrobat.

Additionally I have the following skills and expertise:

  • Wide experience in management of production and printing processes.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office with significant administration responsibilities including entering data and estimation.
  • Practical hands-on skills in maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of laptops, personal computers, printers, and other IT devices.
  • Great experience in resolving problems with applications, computer operating systems in IT environment.

I work effectively whether working independently, as a team leader or as a team player. I am willing to work from home or your workplace or a combination of both, depending on the needs of the work and of course in agreement with yourself. I easily adapt to any new work environment and tasks.

What my customers say:

"Web Concepts delivers an excellent service. The school’s new-look website is visually engaging and highly usable. The responsive design works well with computer, smartphone and tablet. We experienced a professional approach from start to finish. Attention to detail was first-rate. Chris was a pleasure to work with."

Raymond Swan, Principal,Gorey Educate Together National School

"We needed our website to have a uniform, professional look and be an easy source of detailed information for our customers and Chris Minias - Web Concepts did it perfectly. Chris organised and designed for us also a website in Polish for our Polish, Irish based customers.

He has redesigned our office stationery and advertising materials to a consistent and modern look, according with our Website and Facebook. Chris has been easy to work with and his work has been of great benefit to our company's profile and to our level of service to our customers."

Barry O'Leary, Managing Director,O'Leary Financial Management

"We needed a website that would both showcase the great work that Wexford Lions Club are involved in and would also be a point of information for our club members. We subsequently retained Webconcepts to create a new website for us. Webconcepts mix of editorial, publishing, marketing and technical skills were exactly what we needed in fine-tuning the presentation and organization of our web site content. It has been a pleasure to work with Chris and his team. He is very patient with us and has always encouraged us to showcase the extent of the work which we are involved with."

David Crosbie,Wexford Lions Club

"Since Chris redesigned our very attractive website, we have had a big increase in enquiries and customers. It was easy to explain our needs to him and he brought us great design ideas that made it easy to choose and approve the new design for the website. He has additionally facilitated us with Facebook and other social media."

Mark,SL Modifications

"Thanks to Chris Minias of Web Concepts, for giving our website a professional appearance. This has helped raise our profile as a leading Professional Genealogy company in Wexford. It clearly shows our services, introduces our quarterly newsletter, our new blog page, and provides us with the tools to project our services, and inform clients of upcoming events. We are delighted with these results."

Bernie Walsh,Daulten Quaile Genealogy

Work Experience

2010 - Present

Graphic Designer, Web Developer

Web Concepts, Full-Time

Principal focus on Graphic Design, Web Development, Web Presence and optimisation for SMEs and start-up companies.

2008-2009

Graphic Designer, Large Format Printer & Digital Printer Operator

PREMIER MEDIA & PRINT

Creative designer with efficient customer-friendly printing company, creating projects for large format printing, digital printing, lithography printing. My work involved managing the entire process from dealing with the customer, agreeing designs with the customer and then bringing the project right through to completion. It also involved a variety of works on the finishing room: laminating, cutting, stapling and creasering.

2007-2008

Inventory Taker/Auditor

RGIS CORK

My first job when I decided to move to live in Ireland was in RGIS in Cork as Inventory Taker/Auditor; I was one of the seasonal staff in many shops of TK Maxx in the whole of Ireland. My work was quite simple for me and offered me little by way of using most of the skills that I already developed in my previous work. However it gave me a wonderful opportunity to improve my English language and to become familiar with the working of the Irish economy, and specifically with the marketing and branding used by TK Maxx.

2004-2007

Owner/Manager/Designer

Kobalt Design

Continuation of co-operation with customers from Gkomp Company. Gaining new customers such as Springfield, Hovpol, Ajinomoto. First projects and implementation of websites.

1995-2004

Co-owner/Manager/Designer

G-KOMP

Co-founder of G-Komp - a design and printing company. Various techniques of printing: offset printing, screen process printing, flexography and chemigraphy. Creative designing and printing. Maintaining stylistic unity of customer’s marketing identification (Teatr Powszechny, MediaMarkt, Hoval, IC Companys – Cottonfield and Jackpot – and Camfil).