L.K. “Sully” Coulson

Since 1995 – Non-binary / Genderfluid (they/them) – Australia
I go by the alias ‘Lycisca’ or ‘Lyci’ as a pseudonym.

+ Creating is something I’ve been doing as long as I can remember

+ I started website coding when I was 11 (2006), long prior to school curriculum

+ I try my best to pour in my love for the universe and the natural world into my work


Skills Summary

  • Extensive use of Adobe Suite (Especially Photoshop versions CS3 through to CC) in creating:
    • Manipulation of photographs, including touch up work and artistic re-purposing
    • Creation of various non-code web assets
    • Creating original drawings and artwork
    • Optimising images for web
  • Web Design and Software
    • Strong familiarity with Dreamweaver (versions CS3 onwards)
    • Able to code with basic programs like Notepad
    • Experience with W3C Markup Validation
    • Long time use of HTML/CSS (since late 2006)
    • CSS3/HTML5 knowledge and usage, familiar with ongoing development
    • Rudimentary but evolving skills in PHP, Javascript and MYSQL, including debugging
    • Thorough use of forum software IPB v1.3, MyBB and CMS software such as WordPress
    • Management of hardware and services providing for web
    • Creation and web-administration of several websites including forums
  • Artwork and Image Creation
    • Proficient use of Paint Tool Sai and Manga Studio 5 (Clip Studio Pro) for digital illustrations and comics
    • Strongest experience with drawing animal or organic characters and backgrounds (organic or otherwise)
    • Practising digital mediums since 2008
    • Basic video editing proficiency
    • Motion graphics (After Effects) and 2D animation
    • Photograph darkroom experience
  • Other Software / Services
    • Experience with cloud-based note systems such as Evernote and Simplenote
    • Thorough use of modern web browsers, in particular, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox
    • Music and streaming programs like iTunes and Spotify
    • Using social media for marketing purposes (including but not limited to: Twitter and Facebook)
    • Use of Paypal since 2010
    • Market sites such as Ebay, Amazon, Etsy, etc
  • Game Development
    • Story development for original and fan-made games
    • Sprite / 2D asset creation
    • Basic programming skills
  • Writing / English based Skills
    • Native English speaker (EN-AUS)
    • High results in Secondary School for English
    • Awarded Distinction in English [2008] (University of NSW international competition)
    • Ease of writing essay and essay-based documentation
    • Documentation experience
    • Excellent touch typing skills
  • Other Paid Work Experience
    • 6+ months in retail stores selling pop culture and science-based merchandise
    • 4+ years of retail work including some food handling, mostly cash handling
    • Handling and presentation of high value stock
    • Phone order taking and call handling
    • Housekeeping and general cleaning duties
    • Use of various retail software
    • Cash and credit/ETPOS handling
  • Miscellaneous Experience
    • Responsible service of alcohol certificate
    • Biological recording and sampling experience
    • Good with handling animals
    • Volunteer work in primary school (2011)
    • Volunteer work at recycled goods processing REmida WA (2013)
    • Sewing and crafting with fabric and other materials for both everyday wear and costuming