My name is Stephen Potter. I am currently working in Wellington, New Zealand as a Business Information Advisor for ANZ. I like to spend my spare time developing my web and design skills. This website and mywebfavs is a result of that.

A portfolio of work can be viewed here.

CV for Stephen Potter

Quicklinks heading [ Proficient Use Of Design Tools | Analytical and Technical Skills | Personal Attributes | Professional Qualifications | Courses | Work History ]


  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
  • Adobe Fireworks CS6
  • Adobe Flash CS6
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • Adobe InDesign CS6
  • Windows and Mac operating systems

  • Experience in drawing information from multiple sources to analyse current process.
  • Ability to communicate technical information in simple language.
  • Programming in HTML.
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Basic understanding of Excel VBA.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Project, Access and Visio.
  • Content Publishing tools Net It Central, Author IT and Share Point.
  • Creating and updating sites using Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS)

  • Delivering a high level of customer service while being mindful of stakeholder and end-user motivations and viewpoints.
  • Continually up-skilling and seeking opportunities to learn.
  • Approachable and a team player.

Diploma of Website Design
Natcoll Design Technology
Awarded April 2004

35 weeks of full time study. NZQA qualification that is equivalent to Level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework.

  • Graphic design fundamentals.
  • Principles of design theory, image capture, image manipulation.
  • Project management.
  • Research methods, documentation, presentation, project management implementation.
  • Programming for the web.
  • Mark-up languages, browser scripting, web hosting, server-side programming, internet security.
  • Multimedia content creation.
  • Web animation, audio and video production and post-production.
  • Website production.
  • Principles of web and interface design, image creation and compression, website planning and construction.

  • Illustrator - Introduction
    Yoobee School of Design
    July 2013
  • InDesign - Introduction
    Yoobee School of Design
    October 2012
  • Information Architecture: Theory and Practice
    Donna Spencer
    21 August 2008
  • Writing dynamic web pages in JavaScript
    Centre for Continuing Education & Executive Development, Victoria University
    October 2007
  • Solution Seeking through Innovation
    ANZ National Bank
    May 2007
  • A Framework for Project Management
    PPM Training Limited
    May 2005
  • Certificate in Design & Craft
    Central Institute of Technology (CIT)
    Awarded April 2006

Business Information Advisor
February 2006 - current day
ANZ New Zealand

Job requirements:

  • Provide technical leadership on the development, consolidation, delivery and migration of processes and procedures in current and legacy applications and data across the Bank.
  • To ensure Business Information supports a great customer experience through technical architecture, structuring and development of content, technical writing, advising and training on best practice and managing the end to end process across the Bank.

Major achievements:

  • Ensured processes and procedures were up to date and ready for the implementation of the new core banking system for ANZ.
  • Implemented an update to the look and feel of the Banks Human Resources Policies adhering to the styles defined in the new ANZ National Financial Group identity. Delivered within agreed timeframes and to the satisfaction of all stakeholders.
  • Participated in the implementation of an Induction program for new staff in Process Management.
  • Design of Building location and floor maps.
  • Design of an input form designed to automatically fill information in an employee Welcome Pack.
  • Transition of Process Management ANZ and National Bank Intranet content to the ANZ National Bridging Site.
  • Upgrade of Reference Information publishing tool Net-It Central.

Systems Support Analyst, ANZ Support Services, Customer & Transaction Services Centre (CTSC)
August 2004 - February 2006

Job requirements:

  • Analysing business needs to understand and document specifications for business issues, functions and processes.
  • Designing, building and implementing business solutions.
  • Managing the completion of all planning, investigation and implementation of nominated projects.
  • Developing project documentation using ANZ National Bank methodology and Process Review methodology.
  • Building and maintaining internal and external relationships to deliver project objectives.

Major achievements:

  • Reporting CTSC progress and issues encountered to the wider banking group.
  • Rightfax training material developed and delivered to NBNZ Enquiries team.
  • Development of concept artwork for CTSC “ way forward” promotion.
  • Updating content of CTSC Max pages (ANZ Intranet) for transition to ANZNB Bridging Intranet site.
  • Development of a Project Index to document new initiated projects, which creates a standard folder directory for the project on the share drive.

Team member, ANZ Statements & Traces - TPC New Zealand
October 2003 - August 2004

Team member, ANZ Deceased Estates - TPC New Zealand
July 2003 - October 2003 (part time while studying)

ANZ Operations & Strategy - Payments New Zealand Max site upgrade (Secondment)
February 2003 - July 2003 (part time while studying)

Team member, Customer Enquiries - ANZ TPC New Zealand
December 1999 - February 2003

Team member, ANZ Transaction Processing Centre - Operations Support Centre
October 1999 - December 1999

Team member, ANZ Dishonours - Operations Support Centre
August 1996 - October 1999

Team member, ANZ Records Management - Operations Support Centre
June 1996 - August 1996

Portfolio heading


Natcoll research assignment - Research a topic and deliver it in a web site.

Summer Jam

Natcoll assignment - Design a site in HTML only using notepad.


Some photos that I have taken.

Lord of the Rings

Photos from the Wellington premiere of Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and Return of the King.


mywebfavs is a collection of links similar to Favorites in Firefox or Internet Explorer.

24 August, 2014