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"With a razor-sharp wit and a wealth of experience to boot, Mike is a dream Senior Web Designer ... the kind of dude you really need to know."

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NIKE Shox

Web design and Flash coding/animation for NIKE Shox. My hard work was recognised by the International Advertising Committee of Cannes all the way back in 2001, when the Nike Shox site won the Cyber Bronze Lion.

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Launch App

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Poker Kingdoms

Web design, Illustration, Game Design and Branding for Moosebot's game “Poker Kingdoms”, which is currently in development.

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Launch BETA Site

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BallaFornia.com

Ballafornia.com is a hip guide to the best of Ballarat and surrounding areas. All design, Wordpress coding, illustration, icons, copywriting, logos and branding done by me.

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Launch Site

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COMBOW Builders

Responsive web design and branding for a leading Ballarat builder.

COMBOW COMBOW

Launch Site

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Big Fat Beer

Branding for a proposed craft-brewed beer.

Big Fat Beer
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Moosebot Logo

Branding for a new Computer Game company.

Moosebot Logo
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Cherubs the Game

Web Site design, illustration, game design and Actionscript coding for the Cherubs Flash game.

Cherubs Cherubs

Launch Site

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Doritos Animation

Animation for Doritos. Design, illustration and animation all by me.

Doritos

Launch Site

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Unicorn

Tshirt design for Big Fat Robot.

Unicorn

More Illustrations

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Studio Bento

New website for the Melbourne film production company.

Studio Bento

Launch Site

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Ballistic Publishing

I'm Head of Creative and Marketing for this award-winning publisher based in Adelaide. I also built and maintain the site.

Ballistic Publishing Launch Site
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Cotton On

Client: Cotton On. Promotion for their "Super hero underwear" launch.

EXEMPLE
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Boyson Branding

Client: Boysens/Bonsai Media

Boysons Boysons

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RUXCON Branding

Client: RUXCON

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Sunstainable

Web design, fridge magnet, and signage design for Sunstainable.

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Thai Sala Pavilion

Web design, logo design, and menu design for this Ballarat institution of fine Thai cuisine.

Thai Sala Thai Sala

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Mama Vi's Branding

Branding for a selection of Thai Sala Pavilion's delicious packaged sauces.

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THE HOOK LOGO AND BRANDING

Branding and mascot for a marketing company for creatives.

The Hook The Hook The Hook

"If you happen to be at a trade show, and test printing with a Mike Hepburn Tshirt design, then you must fight many men when it comes out the other side, in order to claim it as yours..."

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Who I Am

  • EXEMPLE

    A Little Slice of Mike

    Web Design in Ballarat, Melbourne and the World!
    Based in Ballarat, Australia, I have over 10 years of experience, and offer a variety of creative services. From award winning web design and illustration to online copy/content writing, creating merchandise designs, corporate identity design and internet marketing - all tailor-made for your needs
    Currently, I'm Head of Creative and Marketing at CGSociety and its publishing arm Ballistic Publishing. However, I have many mouths and beaks to feed, so I'm always available for any Freelance work.

"Mike is a fantastic designer, with an eye for creating clean, neat, and attractive designs. His user-focused outlook has helped him make what is easily the most effective and attractive online store (in the form of ballisticpublishing.com); combined with his skills as an illustrator he'd be a great fit for any job."

Robert Mibus, Site Reliability Engineer at Google

What I Can do

  • Web Design

    Web Design

    For over a decade I have crafted Webby gems for clients such as corporate juggernauts Nike and NBC. My hard work was recognised by the International Advertising Committee of Cannes all the way back in 2001, when the Nike Shox site won the Cyber Bronze Lion.
    I've since done a load of in-house, agency and freelance work for companies large and small.
    To put it simply, I make sites that are: Fast Loading; Great Looking; High Ranking; and, Device Friendly.

  • Illustration / branding / mascot

    Illustration / branding / mascot

    Whether you want an illustration for an event, a mascot, unique merchandise, custom icons or a crocodile fighting robots (real brief from a satisfied customer!), I’m your man. Clients have included Cotton On, Ruxcon, CGSociety and Tooheys.

  • Web Marketing

    Web marketing

    Whether you have a business, product, or even your good self to sell, I know all the tricks of the trade. Everything from email campaigns, banner advertising to tweaking your copy to get oodles of beautifully crafted SEO-enhanced traffic to your site. I’m as happy as a pig in muck when honing a site through Google Analytics, and creating ad campaigns in dfp, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Linkedin.
    Chances are you are here because of my search engine optimisation (SEO) :)

  • Copywriting

    Copy and content writing

    From Ad copy to Press Releases, from blog content to feature writing - I’ve had years of experience doing it all. I was contributing writer for Design Graphics from 2000 to 2005. I’m currently the Editor in Chief of ballafornia.com, and feature writer for CGSociety.org.

"It was a blast to work with Mike. He's dependable, on the ball and always a pleasure to work with. I'm sure he'll be an asset where ever he goes!"

Biljana Jankovic, CGWorkshops Manager

Contact

Ballarat, Melbourne, the world

Ph: 0438804179