Patrick

DarlinGCreative Visionary

User-Centered Web/Graphics/Design Engineer

Online Media Professional

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ABOUT ME

my biography

Greetings! Patrick here – or, that was the name given me, meaning “noble one,” upon my reputed arrival on Planet Earth; born to the ‘Darling’ family one sunny, brisk morning in early autumn (the Beatles were still the Beatles then). I sweated that surname in elementary school, but in time, once I came to realize in some way it usually resulted in my peers smiling or giggling, it became a pretty sweet deal.

I was born in Northern California where, aside from a couple years residing in Michigan as a toddler and many years later, enjoying an ex-pat opportunity working for Intel in Swindon, England, I invested decades of time and energy studying and attempting to master the art of humandhood – growing up, working, playing, and raising a family of my own. I attended loads of college courses and an advanced technology institute in my twenties where I studied primarily either to major in computer sciences or in electronics engineering. But having started a family with a child at age 19, with three more children to come over the next 8 years, my real education – by far – came from the University of Life (often accompanied by pretty hard knocks that usually derailed further education and other plans).

Career History

Experience

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Global PR/Media Relations
Multi-lingual Website Managing
UX/UI, Web & Graphics Design
Social Media Strategist
Brand Amplification
Thought Leadership
Marketing, Project Managing

Operations Manager
Website Design/Development
in-House Graphic Designer
In-House Ad Producer
Web Marketing Manager
Network Administrator
Warehouse & Logistics Mgr

Creative Visionary
Human Potential Evangelist
Coaching & Mentoring
Crisis Prevention
Zoom Meeting Facilitator
Graphic & Website Design/Dev
General Good Samaritan-ism

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Career Enrichment

Talents & Abilities

Graphics, Languages & Tools

logos | ads | icons | web | print

Languages & Tools of the Trade

HTML5 & css
95%
JAVASCRIPT
75%
XML
74%
PHP
70%
MySQL
70%
wordpress
95%
Elementor
90%
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
98%
Adobe Photoshop
90%
Adobe Illustrator
85%
Adobe XD
58%
Adobe InDesign
50%
Sketch
56%
Microsoft Office Suite
95%

Life Lessons

Passion for Writing

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Musings to Amuse & Inspire

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testimonials

Testimonials & Fun Facts

Tammy-Pineda
"I had the pleasure of working with Patrick. His working relationships with the business (customers, stakeholders) and agencies created a collaborative environment where strategies were discussed and ideas generated. Not only is he an extremely hard worker, he is a pleasure to work with. He has a great attitude and sense of humor which is always appreciated, especially in stressful environments."
Tammy Pineda
Global Advertising Program Mgr, Intel Corp.
2012
Sam-Copur
“Patrick is a joy to work with on so many levels. He inspires and leads with the best of them…. I’m proud and honored to have worked side-by-side with him”
Sam Copur
IT Program Mgr, Intel Corp.
2014
Esther-Andrews
“Patrick is creative, resourceful, and highly collaborative. He's very results-oriented and is constantly innovating. He is open-minded to new ideas and opinions and effectively provides communication and training on new tools.”
Esther Andrews
PR Manager, Intel Corp.
2016
Ken-Kaplan
“Patrick is web savvy, trusted, delightful and daring, and he moves our ideas into action, keeping us on the cutting edge.!”
Ken Kaplan
PR Manager, Intel Corp.
2015
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“Patrick is great with his ideas and with communication, and always replies back in a timely manner. He has a wonderful sense of humor, yet at the same time remains professional. Patrick is a dream to work with!”
Angela Giles
Social Media Influencer, Lead Generation Expert
2018

Fun Facts & Figures

Collectively Amassed from Years
of Design & Promotional Work

10000
Web Pages

Websites Designed and/or Managed

k
Human Eyes

Social Media Friends & Followers

1 m
Monthly Visits

from Unique Interested Visitors

1
Countries
Countries

Countries Visited and Worked In

1
Languages
language, translate, translation, translator

Translated Versions of Web Content

( Some data points are . based on constantly changing websites. )

Kindly Recognition

Creative Strategy & Design Awards

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Bulldog Reporter Gold Award

Best Online Newsroom

2008 | 2011

Hermes Creative Media "Gold" Award

Best Online Newsroom

2012

The Company's Highest Employee Recognition Award

2007

IN2/Innovation Sabre Awards

Best Online Newsroom

2011

Web Marketing Association

Best
Tech
News Site

2011







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Patrick Darling

I’m a UI/UX Web/Graphics Designer

based in US & Canada.

 

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