who am I?
Patrick O’Brien is originally from the United States, where he studied subjects like writing and digital forensic security at Edmonds College, then later Computer Science and Software Engineering, along with Interaction Design at the University of Washington. During the pandemic in 2020, Patrick decided to sell his belongings and pack his bags for Europe.
Patrick is currently residing in Groningen, where he is building a new life for himself.
not only does Patrick have:
Experience building websites like this one for clients, from SEO optimization to E-Commerce shops
Business and sales experience as former founder and CEO of Oakhold Group LLC
A broad range of experience in design, software, and customer-client interaction
A coder, videographer, drone operator, video editor, and micro-electronics and 3D printing enthusiast
he is also:
Highly indepedent and results driven, does not overpromise and always delivers
Undeniably creative and sufficiently skilled to enact his creative visions
A creator, blending the worlds of art, business, and technology
A guy who loves learning from, as well as educating and giving back to his community and teammates
past web design clients
- CSS + Bootstrap
Projects stacks are dependent on what the client is looking for. Usually they want to be able to edit posts themselves very easily. So I typically use Wordpress or other site builders, but spend extra time on custom themes. (A downside of teaching them to edit their own site is that they break things or make them look ugly later. I swear they were all originally very pretty!)
- PS4SD.eu <– This is my most recent project!
- Seattle Cutlery
- Optimer International
- Camas Valley Fire Department
- Dolly Kanekuni Vocal Studios
- University of Washington (side projects for management)
- Additional projects for individuals
Patrick is working on his first novella, which he hopes to get published. –it’s a scifi epic adventure novel for YA More details to come if I get it published.
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Lightroom
- Digital painting - photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Logo design
- Graphic design
I have been paid professionally for some of my graphic design work. My work includes digital paintings, logo design, and graphics for large events.
creator and videographer
- Adobe premiere pro
- Adobe After effects
- Digital Photography
- Mirrorless videography
I have been paid for my creative work on Youtube, where I have over a thousand followers who love my content. (they are mostly Dutch people). I intend to branch out and create additional Youtube channels. I find filming to be an excellent creative outlet. I consider myself to be quite knowledgeable in cinematic videography, and can shoot and edit promotional videos if offered the opportunity.
Resume assistance helped lead to interviews and later break-in roles at:
Assisted in compensation negotation resulting in over $1,000,000+ combined salary compensation packages.
Directly negotiated through writing for an additional $200,000+ per annum compensation for friends and acquaintances.
- web scraping
- economics concepts
- investment banking concepts
- Autodesk Fusion360
- 3D printer setup and staging
- and more