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Urannah

We are supporting the Widi people run this campaign. We built their website and are currently running their socials.

Commons Library

We worked with their team to refine their UX and made it all work in WordPress. We also implimented their graphic design into the site and taught them how to edit the site.

Australian map

We have been working on this project for many years in partnership with Friends of the Earth.

Working with ActionSkills was a true collaborative process and our staff were trained in the fundamental concepts of WordPress throughout the journey. I recommend ActionSkills for WordPress support, training and development, they are a collaborative, supportive and skilled team.

Nic Maher

Executive Officer - EPA Victoria

ActionSkills were fantastic in helping CLIMARTE create our WordPress based website. From understanding our needs, suggesting useful strategies and implementing the whole package, Glenn and Debbie had the knowledge and patience to deal with our non-technical minds and deliver a site that did just what we wanted.
Guy Abrahams

CEO & Co-founder CLIMARTE

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre

We worked with their team to migrate their booking system to WordPress and configure it to their complex needs.

ICANW – AU

We trained the team to build their own website. We then helped with some hard bits and finishing it off.

Lizzie O’shea

We helped Lizzie put together her website and adapt her book design into her site.

Glenn from ActionSkills listened carefully to our needs and delivered a product that was in line with our budget and then taught us how to maintain it. I recommend Glenn as a friendly, technically competent and experienced web designer and look forward to continuing to work with him.

Shima Ibuki

Centre Manager at Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre

ActionSkills offered a practical and thoughtful approach to building my website. I can recommend this for people who are looking for ways to learn to how to be independent in managing a digital project, in a supported environment.

Lizzie OShea

Lawyer

SENVIC

We trained the team to build their own website, and helped them with the hard bits.

Beyond Zero Emissions

We helped BZE simplify their complex information design, built their site and trained their team to update it.

Marigold Health Foods

We helped adapt their graphic design and built their site, including a store finder.

Thank you so much ActionSkills for your patient, positive and thorough training and expertise! We were able to get SENVIC up and running within a few weeks and use the builder with ease. We feel well-equipped to manage our own website in the long term (with a little bit of help here and there!).

Maria McConkey

Communications Manager at SENVIC

ActionSkills was fantastic totally revitalising our website with WordPress. They taught me how to manage ongoing content changes, despite my extreme hesitation and, um, discomfort at the very idea.

Heartily recommend any class or instruction to anyone considering their trainings.

Christobel Munson

Director Marigold Health Foods Australia

CAFNEC

We helped with a major overhaul of their complex information design, CRM and technical setup. We then trained the team to work with us to building their website.

Lighter Footprints

We helped them refine their information design, setup a CRM, build their site and trained their team to update it.

ClosePineGap

We designed the site (based on the graphic by Nathan Patterson), built the site and coordinated the media collective to update it.

Great service, great price, really understands the needs of the non-profit and activist world as well as all the tech. Flexible, responsive and fast workers. Theres no way we could have got this outcome without you we cant thank you enough!

Bess Murphy

Community Engagement Coordinator at Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC)

We had big ideas for our website and a small budget. Glenn worked above and beyond the requirements of our contract to help us to achieve our goals. Thanks to ActionSkills we now have a website that is fresh and functional and that we can easily manage and update ourselves.

I found ActionSkills to be highly professional, patient and incredibly helpful, passionate and enthusiastic.

Elaine Thomas

Secretary - International Ranger Federation

Felicty Ruby

We helped Felicty put together her website and trained her to update the website.

Law Handbook

We help Fitzroy legal centre adapt their book into a website that could be updated by their team annually. This included complex information design and legal copy formating.

Conservation Council

We trained the team to build their own website. We then helped with some hard bits and finishing off.

Highly recommend ActionSkills for all digital campaigning, website building & training needs. A pleasure to create & make movements go with this team.

Felicity Ruby

ThoughtWorks Research and Policy Adviser, Office of the CTO

Glenn from ActionSkills worked us through design, best practice and provided excellent advice on the accessibility of our site. Glenn is approachable, adaptable and speaks our language. Glenn ran trainings for our staff to build their skills to autonomously manage our website. I recommend Glenn to anyone who is looking for a designer that understands the heart and soul of what you do.

May Maloney

The Victorian Refugee Health Network

Refugee Health Network

We helped RHN simplify their complex information design, built their site and trained their team to update it. The website has lasted many years.

Dvize Creative

Our first web and design brand established in 2000. This has evolved into ActionSkills.co

Assange Freedom Network

Recently released, We helped with their technical setup. We then trained the team to work with us to building their website.

Glenn from ActionSkills  has calm approach to his work and spent time on website strategy and understanding exactly what I wanted to achieve both from a training perspective and in terms of site functionality.

Glenn guided me through the complexities of server management, security issues, SEO and CSS coding for custom design. He has a flexible work approach, meaning he can schedule times to meet face to face, respond to email or set up a conversation via Skype.

I highly recommend Glenn from Dvize as excellent designer, trainer and strategist. His portfolio says it all

Kirstie McLaren

Manager of Marketing, Communications & Fundraising - UnitingCare

Their focus on collaboration and training us meant we could pick and choose the parts we could work on ourselves and get Glenn on board to code the tricky stuff. We are very happy with the final product, and have received positive feedback from the teachers that use the site.
Kathryn McGrath

Digital Producer - Edunity

Glenn from ActionSkills is a reliable, creative and consistent professional. He has a great deal of experience in all things web design and has a really approachable and friendly demeanour. He answered all my questions, made great suggestions and despite working exclusively through emails and Skype helped create a wonderful product. I can’t recommend him enough.

Jo Szczepanska

Freelance Designer

If you want to gain capacity to manage a website – confidently, with clarity of purpose and the right level of skill – and keep up a passion for your site – hire ActionSkills. How do they work with clients? Strategically and patiently, delivering milestones right on time.

Annie Bolitho

Facilitator

ActionSkills has a natural understanding of client’s wants and needs. As a client you always know what you want as an overall finished product, but are less aware of the individual components required to reach that goal, or which areas should be areas of critical focus.

In this regard ActionSkills bought great clarity to our overall impact including ensuring our website was built with both traffic and functionality in mind.

His extensive industry knowledge built upon his own creative nature and design background guarantees a unique approach that cannot be easily replicated.

As clients we were delighted with the end result of our project and are extremely grateful for ActionSkill’s professional nature and transparent method of working and innate integrity.

Yvette “Vetty” Duncan

Operations Manager