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Introduction

Northside Enterprise Centre is a 10,000sp.ft purpose built community enterprise centre. It is located on the Northside Business & Community Campus in Coolock, Dublin 17. The Northside Enterprise Centre opened in 2001, it’s development was funded by Enterprise Ireland, Dublin City Council, Dublin City Enterprise Board and the Northside Partnership.

Northside Enterprise Centre offers a place where start-ups can avail of the support they need to grow their businesses.  They offer a range of services to tenants and other local small business owners, including Shared Offices, Hot Desks and Conference Room hire. All at a fraction of the costs available in Dublin City Centre.

They also run Coder Dojo sessions for kids aged 6-16 where the kids learn to code, build websites and solve puzzles through online games. I myself am involved in the Dojo as a ‘Mentor’ giving guidance to help them learn. The emphasis is on getting a grounding in the aspects of coding that can help them later on in life.

More information can be found here: http://www.nec.ie/events/coder-dojo/

https://coderdojo.com/

Case Study

Northside Enterprise Centre consulted with me to develop their online presence. Previously they had used Social Media and were looking to advertise their services on a site of their own. I was tasked with designing a site that would tie in with their current brand identity that they could edit and add to easily themselves.

I consulted with them to produce mockups and a wireframe to show them how their site would work and for the look and feel. For the design we made a custom site using Bootstrap3 to make it mobile friendly.  After this stage the static site was then made dynamic by converting it to PHP with WordPress.

The site now has a busy blog, ties in with the centre’s social media sites and offers information on events, services and the current tenants of the building.

You can find the  site at this address www.nec.ie

Client:

Northside Enterprise Centre

Category:

  • Design,
  • Website,
  • WordPress

        Tools used:

  • Photoshop,
  • Less,
  • CSS3
  • WordPress