Our team of talented designers and developers have gained extensive experience within the industry, working for high flying blue-chip clients, the public sector as well as smaller economy class business. Whatever your size or industry sector we will be able to offer you innovative and creative solutions.
What sets us apart from the pack is our focus on quality. It’s in the work we do, our processes, our attention to detail and our people. We’ll love your brand just as much as you do. It all adds up to a solution that meets your objectives and delivers great results. We’re open, honest and transparent types too.
Our philosophy is to build a great relationship with the people who matter in your organisation – from internal marketing, HR, operations and fulfilment to the executive team. Whatever it takes to help you achieve your objectives and deliver on your strategy.
Jarrad has always had an interest in computers and design. When he was offered an apprenticeship at a local design firm he keenly embraced the opportunity presented to him. After completing several TAFE courses Jarrad’s talents have resulted in success both locally and internationally. The pinnacle of this success was his gold medal in Website Design at the WorldSkills International Competition, Helsinki 2005.
Apart from being the trip coordinator for Jala Design, Jarrad continues his involvement with WorldSkills Australia as a board member, regional/national judge, regional/national project designer and was previously in the position of Chief Expert Internationally. During his time as the Australian Expert, he helped mentor competitors to both a Silver and Bronze medal internationally.
Jarrad has proudly continued to promote vocational education as a member of the Australian VET Alumni Advisory Group. He also sits on the working group for IT with PwC’s Skills for Australia. This working group ensures the review of the national vocational and educational training products in IT are industry relevant, fit for purpose and fulfilling the skills needs of industry today and into the future.
Jarrad is a proud member of the Parramatta Eels (cue laughter) and attends all home games on a regular basis. In his spare time, he can be found experimenting with eating new foods, sipping on a black coffee or enjoying quiet drinks with mates. Watch out for his Table Tennis killer slam!
Fabricio has been evolving within the IT industry for over 10 years. He has enjoyed multiple aspects of this ever-changing industry – from hardware and networking support to software and systems development. After working in many IT fields Fabricio is now focusing on his strength and passion of the web development industry. He joined the Jala Design team in June 2013 after graduating from a Bachelor of Systems Engineering and a Diploma in Web Development at Sydney TAFE. Fabricio enjoys keeping his knowledge up to date and in front of industry standards.
Fabricio originally hails from Peru and moved to Australia in 2007 to explore the other side of the globe and expand his horizons in different aspects of life.
When not building websites, Fabricio can be found playing sports, whether it be at the local tennis courts or exercising with the soccer ball at the park. Watch out for his Table Tennis spin – it’s quick!
Gabriel has always been interested in IT ever since he was a child. He is a passionate self-taught developer. He has achieved his Certificate III at TAFE NSW in Web and Software Applications whilst completing a TVET course at Hornsby and a Diploma of Web Development.
Gabriel is a relaxed, friendly guy who is always up for a chat. He is a caring and giving guy who will give up almost anything to help others. When it comes to his coding, he knows how to write well-written code that’ll get the job done right.
When Gabriel isn’t working, he loves “cracking a cold one with the boys”. He enjoys travelling and capturing a beautiful nature shot. His Table Tennis skills are naturally beautiful and are unpredictable.
Kevin has always been involved in different branches of technology but found his utmost interest in computer programming. Originally holding a bachelor’s degree in Avionics Technology, he started learning through online courses and has enjoyed creating small web projects. He likes to keep a learning-doesn’t-stop mindset.
Kevin is originally from the Philippines and has since moved to join his family in Sydney. He is an outgoing person who likes to travel the world, meet new people and experience different cultures. He believes that being able to create in whichever way makes life more fun and has found that in coding.
When Kevin isn’t trying to learn something new in front of the screen, he likes to go out with friends and enjoy a nice cold drink or he can be found out in the parks with family. He’s new to playing table tennis so you better watch out for his beginner’s luck!
Natalie has always been passionate about design and technology. She has a Bachelor of Science majoring Computer Science at University of Sydney.
Natalie is an approachable and enthusiastic person with great attention to detail. She is also a strong conceptual thinker which allows her to engage with people across all levels. She is the first to offer help to anyone who is in need, her hard work and motivation allows her to overcome problems that may seem insurmountable.
When Natalie isn’t studying or working, she can be found in the gym or hanging out with her friends. She’s great at table tennis and can perfectly demonstrate the “Air Swing”.
Liam has had a keen interest in technology from a young age. He is a dedicated developer who completed a Certificate III in Web & Software Applications whilst completing his HSC and achieved 4th in the state. Liam then went on to obtain both a Certificate IV and Diploma in Web Development after finishing High School.
Liam is an easy going but hard-working developer who is always happy to help fellow team members. He has a keen eye for detail and likes creating websites with a minimalist feel. Liam enjoys constantly learning new practices in the web industry and applying them to create better experiences for users.
Outside of work, Liam can be found doing music production, playing video games or hanging out with mates. In table tennis, he is still on his L plates – though watch out for his chicken wing returns.
Christian has been designing ever since he got hold of Photoshop at a young age. He then had an interest in developing websites and obtained a Diploma of Website Development at Hornsby TAFE. He has a high level of interest in both designing and developing websites. He continues to be up-to-date with both design and development trends.
Originally from the Philippines, Christian moved with his family to Australia and has been living here ever since. Christian is a quiet, friendly guy who likes to smile all of the time. He loves to help others to the absolute best of his abilities.
When Christian’s not on the job, he likes to go out and try different foods, loves watching either movies or series, playing video-games, making comics and singing covers. When it comes to table tennis, be careful with his dangerous corner shots.
Joshua has always possessed a strong passion for creative pursuits using technology to build new ideas and create something new. After completing countless hours of online courses in web development/design and personal projects, he began to undertake side projects freelancing & volunteering for local companies and non-profits, helping them develop a strong digital presence with his knowledge while working as a sales manager.
Joshua is a motivated, goal-driven all-rounder who has something to offer in every aspect. His experience as a manager allowed him to develop his passion for people and excellent problem-solving skills. Being self-taught, he never stops learning and staying on top of the latest web technologies that help deliver the best experience for the user.
Outside of work, Joshua can be found cheering on his favourite NBA Team (Golden State Warriors) or practising his jump shot on the court. His table tennis skills are still developing however watch for his competitive nature as he’s determined to practice and beat everyone.
Christianne has always been interested in how things work ‘behind the scenes’ which led her to pursue a career in programming. She completed a Certificate III in ICT after migrating in Australia, continuing with Certificate IV and finally obtaining a Diploma in Software Development at Hornsby TAFE. Expanding her knowledge in the industry and also having an interest in art and creativity, Christianne started exploring the world of web development which allows her to both utilise coding and design skills.
Originally from the Philippines, she migrated with her family to Australia and has been happily living here. Christianne is a shy but cheerful person who’s passionate about learning new things.
When not in the office, Christianne likes to spend her time doing digital art. She also likes to learn new dances and watch movies and series. In table tennis, she’s still a newbie compared to the others but she is set on improving and beating everyone!
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