Hello. I'm Darnielle.

I’m a heavy metal-loving Psychology graduate, Education Studies student, web designer & front-end developer, and invisible illness advocate from Hamilton, New Zealand.

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Personal Profile

Name: Darnielle Rogers
Date of Birth: 5th May, 1987
Location: Hamilton, New Zealand


Web Design & Development

I have over fifteen years of experience with designing and developing for the web. I am skilled in the use of Photoshop, and coding in HTML, CSS and Javascript. While I specialise in front-end development, I am comfortable with basic PHP, particularly for WordPress. I am also familiar with MySQL databases and cPanel.


I am proficient in the use of a plethora of different software on multiple operating systems, including Windows, iOS and Linux. I am particularly skilled in the used of the Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative suites and statistical analysis software such as SPSS. I am also very quick to pick up the ins-and-outs of unfamiliar software. I type accurately at a speed of 85 words per minute, and I have a data entry rate of 5500 keystroke per hour.

Customer Service

Every position I have held has involved dealing directly with customers, so I have a wealth of experience in this area. I understand the importance of the business-client relationship, and I approach every customer with this in mind I am also proficient in processing all common forms of payment, working as part of a team, and maintaining a high rate of productivity.


Through years of academia and blogging, I have developed my writing skills to a professional standard. I am particularly skilled in academic writing and I also write for the web, communicate via social networking and have experience in editing, both my own work and the work of others.


University of WaikatoMar 2014 - Present
Graduate Diploma in Education Studies

I am currently working towards this diploma. The topics that will be covered by this diploma include adult education, social justice and inequality in education, and the development of children in families.

University of WaikatoMar 2012 - Nov 2013
Postgraduate Diploma with Distinction in Psychology

This diploma was conferred in March of 2014. The emphasis of this diploma was on clinical psychology, as I hope to become a registered clinical psychologist specialising in criminal psychology, but I also studied behaviour analysis in depth.

University of Waikato Feb 2008 - Nov 2011
Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology

This degree was conferred in May of 2012. I majored in psychology and my supporting subject was sociology. I also took papers in criminology, social policy, human development, women's and gender studies, social science research and philosophy.

Previous Education

Throughout primary school, I was involved in a number of 'Gifted and Talented' programmes will helped me develop my logic, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. I have carried these skills through to my adult life.

Work History

Self-EmployedJul 2010 - Present
Freelance Web Designer & Developer

This is a casual position. In my downtime from university, I create websites for individuals and small businesses.

Countdown CambridgeNov 2006 - Apr 2007 Woolworths PutaruruNov 2005 - Oct 2006
Checkout Operator

Both of these positions were part-time. My customer service skills were developed in these positions.


Sam Sarjant
Ms. Metalhead
Harlequin Girl
Surrounded by Grass
Hair by Katrina


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