Author Archives: erikb

The All Blacks Experience

The All Blacks Experience will be an immersive and interactive journey through the New Zealand rugby story. It will be a guided encounter that connects you to the history, culture and people who have made the All Blacks such an important part of New Zealand’s story. You’ll discover the stories behind some of world rugby’s […]

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters is New Zealand’s leading scenic helicopter flight company. They offer a vast selection of daily scenic helicopter tours around Milford, Queenstown, Middle Earth and Mt Aspiring National Park in their fleet of Airbus helicopters. Alpine, snow or glacier landings are included in all their scenic fights.  The design was focused on provided multiple […]

Hukafalls Jet

Hukafalls Jet is a half hour of thrills, fun and excitement. They take you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and hot water streams. Hold on tight as you’ll be travelling in one of our state of the art jet boats at an incredible 80km an hour!  Key […]

Shotover Jet

Shotover Jet is the only way to experience the Shotover Canyons, see their beauty and feel their power. Go on a journey with Shotover Jet, the world’s most exciting jet boat ride. This site is an evolution of an existing design. A key aspect was to utilise screen sizes more effectively – primarily at either […]


The Agrodome is New Zealand’s most popular farm experience. It is a must on every visit to Rotorua. In the heart of 350-acres of lush farmland, yet only 10 minutes from Rotorua city centre, you’ll find New Zealand’s Agrodome. A key driver for the website was to bring the site inline with the new brand […]

Lumen + Luxe

I worked with Marina from Lumen + Luxe to develop a site and user experience that reflects the brand aesthetic and ambience of the brand. The interaction on the site is designed to relax the user, with smooth transitions mimicking the ambience of a candles gentle light. The site is a completely custom e-commerce WordPress […]

Stopping the mobile vh stutter

The CSS selector for vertical height (for example width:100vh for a full height div) offers a super easy way to setup beautiful full-width and full-height div blocks for images or sliders. However, an issue arises on mobile devices when you start scrolling the vertical-height changes as you scroll due to the nav-bars disappearing. To overcome […]

Must be testing day…

I’m close to releasing the AIICT website to the wild, but first I’ve been going through a bit of QA across browsers and devices. Trying to cover off the most likely formats, on various devices and at multiple sizes. This means that once released I can be sure that what I’ve produced can be viewed […]


OK!Dolls promote the awesome real world careers kids can have. If your kid wants to be a Scientist when she’s older, OK! An Astronaut, a purple haired Web developer, a Chef – OK! I designed a custom ecommerce site for OK!Dolls including a wholesale purchasing process (detailed below). Visit: OK!Dolls

AIICT Landing Page

A customisable landing page design for specific marketing campaigns. Fully responsive and designed and built with flexibility in-mind whilst staying true to the AIICT brand guidelines. Sections can be added/removed and tiled easily from the backend – fully integrated into WordPress – and built to allow anyone to setup new landing pages as needed.

AVA Performance Software Tuning

Based out of Brisbane and with national coverage, AVA is your go to performance software tuning company for all aftermarket tuning needs on your petrol or diesel vehicles. I partnered with AVA to redesign and develop their website. The site serves two purposes: 1. A brochure front-end for prospective clients and dealers, and 2. A […]

RTO Training Resources

Visit RTO Training Resources RTO Training Resources is the smartest way to source or develop training materials. I designed and developed a simple landing page site for RTO Training Resources. • Custom WordPress theme • Custom Gravity Forms styling • Zapier integration with Slack

Custom Poster for OK!Dolls

OK!Dolls wanted to test a new product – custom posters featuring there dolls as the main illustration accompanied by customisable text. Everything updated on the fly so users could see there poster design as they chose their desired options, they could: Change the profession (main illustration) and skin tone (honey or chocolate) Edit the two […]

Displaying JobAdder XML

Last week I learnt something new! How to build a page from an XML. A client has a JobAdder account and wanted to display the jobs on there website. JobAdder simply uploads a XML to a folder which I then can grab with the following: Using a fclose to check if it exists and if […]

Simple A/B Testing

True improvements to user journeys only come from understanding where and what people are looking for on your website. When designing a website it can be a balancing act between giving what stakeholders want (and need) and giving recommendations around what you might believe to be the best user experience on a website. Ecommerce websites […]

Gym Tracker

A personal project that started as a very basic html version of work-out plans supplied by my trainer (so I could just look at my phone instead of taking a piece of paper – which I’d invariably loose and/or rip) and has morphed into a full-fledged CMS. Everything is done on the front-end, so users […]


AIICT offers Diploma level ICT courses. They’ll help you learn the way that suits you with one-on-one tutors and flexible learning options at all of our campuses Australia wide. I designed and developed the new website for AIICT. Visit: Launching soon

Categories: Web

Material Confirmation of Click

As a bit of an experiment for this site I wanted to mimic the confirmation of click/touch that Material design allows on apps. Essentially its a circular colour that radiates out from where you touch to show the user that an action has taken place. Here’s the basic structure of my links: I have a […]

The Switch Agency

Are Executive Talent Search and Recruitment Experts. The Switch Agency is a boutique talent search and recruitment agency to be able to offer tailor made recruitment solutions. They take the best of traditional and contemporary recruitment methods and switch them up a notch. I designed and developed the new website and brand for The Switch […]

DDLS is a leading corporate IT education provider in Australia. They offer over 700 different computer training courses covering IT training courses and certification programs. I designed and built the new DDLS site with a goal of making the site and brand more personable and user-friendly. Utilising the DDLS brand guidelines to ensure consistency across […]