Declan Barr - Experienced Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer at Society of St Vincent de Paul



Work category

IT and Technology



I am a reliable, hardworking and organised individual seeking a challenging role as a graphic design volunteer. While working at LM Ericsson as a software designer I gained valuable experience as a team player. I have strong communication skills and also a good working knowledge of French.

Declan Barr's Professional Experience

2010 - 2011

Society of St Vincent de Paul - Graphic Designer

I was involved in the design of brochures, posters and advertisements for the society. My work appeared in the Metro Herald and the Senior Times. Other duties: filing and data entry.

Key Skills
data Filing
2007 - 2007

Property Registration Authority - Web Designer

The work involved adaptation of the web site for people with disabilities. I also designed a tool to instruct new users of the LandDirect facility.

2002 - 2006

Age Action Ireland - Information Giver

The work involved dealing with telephone queries on social welfare and age-related issues, cataloging books on the Catalist database and writing reviews on selected books for the monthly Ageing Matters publication.

2001 - 2002

Concern - Office Worker/Data Entry

Cataloging slides on the database.

1999 - 2001

LM Ericsson - Software Designer

The work involved the various phases of software design from Feasibility, through Block Design (designing flow charts), and Coding in PLEX (similar to C) and finally Basic Test of the software. The software was for delivery to NTT DoCoMo in Japan.

Key Skills
software design

Declan Barr's Education and Qualifications


Certificate - Graphic Design - Distinction awarded

Roslyn Park College, Sandymount, Dublin 4


Certificate - Computer Programming in Java



Diploma - Information Systems (Honours)

Trinity College, Dublin


Certificate - European Computer Driving Licence



Certificate - Software Development including C, C++, Java, Web Site Design



Bachelor/Degree - Chemistry

Trinity College, Dublin

Declan Barr's Additional Information



In college, Distinctions in Maths/Internet Systems Development and Systems Analysis & Design.
In final year at school, 'Student of the Year Award' and 'Chemistry Award'.
Successful in RIAM Piano Exam, Grade 7 (Honours).
Successful in DELF B1 French Examination.