Padraig Birch biography

Qualifications & Training

BA(Hons) Comms – Creative Media
Dundalk Institute of Technology

UX Design
UXTraining – Dublin

Cours Dessin – 1 year
The Drawing Studio – Dublin

Life Drawing – 1 year
The Drawing Studio – Dublin


UI Design
UX Design
Print Design
Drawing & illustration
Web Design
Infographic Design
Video Editing
Photo Editing
Motion Graphic Design
3D Modelling

I’m always looking for new challenges. So check out my resume below and feel free to reach out to me.

Interactive Designer

NGX Interactive

2016 – Present

As an interactive designer at NGX I work within an experience design team tasked with developing high-level digital storytelling concepts into user-centred products. NGX’s niche is in the technology-forward visitor experience industry. My role includes conceptual ideation, wireframing, prototyping, art direction and UI design, user-testing and product validation. I also fulfil illustration and video production roles.

In-House Graphic Designer

Self Help Africa

2012 – 2016

My position was within a busy communications department where I was responsible for fulfilling print and web design requirements for all departments of the organisation. I ensured that tight deadlines were met and brand consistency was maintained throughout the 13 countries in which Self Help Africa operates. The role also required occasional field trips to programme countries in Africa to capture documentary footage.

The range of work included:

  • Producing Annual Report.
  • Producing bi-annual magazine/newsletter for donor communications.
  • Producing infographics and other visuals for social media and development education.
  • Icon development for print and web.
  • Producing brochures, leaflets and posters for fundraising campaigns, events and retail (charity shops).
  • Video production and editing for online presence.
  • Maintaining and updating organisation websites.

I was also responsible for brand conception and development for new social enterprises and associated organisations such as TruTrade Africa and WorldWise Global Schools.

Web presence coordinator

Dundalk Institute of Technology

2011 – 2012

The purpose this internship was to help in the creation of print and web materials to attract international students to study at the Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT) and encourage domestic students to study abroad with erasmus partner universities. The role was situated within the International Office at the DKIT and organised through the Job Bridge internship scheme.

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