Will McLean is a designer and artist working in the Central Coast of NSW where he lives with his wife and 2 children.

Will is a meticulous developer and favours simplicity and clarity within his code. He can’t stand writing things twice so searches for any way to automate. His experiments can be found in the Exercises section of this site.

Will designs within systems. No project is too small for a design system. He favours the unusual, if not, how can he progress? You can read about his work in the Case Studies section of this site.

Updated: June 19, 2019

About

Overview

Will McLean is a designer and artist working in the Central Coast of NSW where he lives with his wife and 2 children.

Will graduated with Honours from University of Technology, Sydney in 2006. From 2009 to 2017 he lived and worked in the United Kingdom. In 2014 he founded Digital Design studio, Multiple States to feed his desire to develop an efficient and effective design process for regular clients. In 2017 he joined Pollen, a digital design agency in Surry Hills, Sydney where he worked for 2 years.

Will is a meticulous developer and favours simplicity and clarity within his code. He can’t stand writing things twice so searches for any way to automate. His experiments can be found in the Exercises section of this site.

Will designs within systems. No project is too small for a design system. He favours the unusual, if not, how can he progress? You can read about his work in the Case Studies section of this site.

 

Contact

Email – willmcl@gmail.com
Phone – +61 (0) 403 201154
Website – willmclean.net
Linkedin – www.linkedin.com/in/william-mclean-aba47b110

Skills

Art Direction, Studio Management, Project Management, Front-end Development, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, CSS, HTML, PHP, Javascript, React, Git, Bitbucket, WordPress, Grunt

Education

BA Design (Visual Communication) Hons from University of Technology, Sydney

Employment History

Interaction Design Lead at Pollen
Aug 2018 – Present

Site Architect at Pollen
May 2017 – Aug 2018 (15 months)

Director at Multiple States
2014 – May 2017 (3 years)

Freelance Designer and Developer
2009 – 2014 (5 years)

Art Department Assistant, Packed to The Rafters at Seven Network
2008 – 2009 (1 year)

Art Department Assistant, Bourke Boy at Scarlett Pictures
2008 (less than a year)

Art Department, Stand-by Assistant, Beautiful Kate
2008 (less than a year)

Art Department Assistant, Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story at BBC
2007 (less than a year)

Designer at Hopedell
June 2006 – December 2006 (6 months)

Art Department Assistant, Two Twisted at Nine Network Australia
2006 (less than a year)

Junior Designer at Voice Branding Culture
January 2003 – June 2004 (1 year 5 months)