Creator • UI / UX / Development • Quarantine 2020

Emojis for everyone

In March 2020, during the height of lockdown in Ireland, I found myself climbing the walls ever so slightly. As a way to focus my energies I looked for side projects that would hopefully keep me distracted.

I find coding quite zen like. Writing logical statements, figuring out problems, tweaking shadows with CSS... I love it, and it helps me unwind to no end.

The result of this unwinding was Custoji. It’s a web app that lets you create any kind of emoji you like, using components built from Twitters twemojis pack.

☝️  How to build your own emoji that shouldn’t be

Made for Slack

Custom emojis make up a big part of life at Help Scout when chatting over Slack. There’s lots of different moods to convey and sometimes the stock options just don’t quite cut it. Heres a few wonderful, and somewhat terrifying, emojis the team created...

Pic of Sean
Seán Bot Ask me a question!
Hi! I’m Seán Bot 🤖
I’m just like Seán, but a far better conversationalist 😉
How can I help you today?
I just wanted to say hello
Well hello there!
Thanks for saying hi 😁
I hope you've enjoyed browsing my work
Can I help you with anything else?
I’d like to hire you!
Ok, great!
Exciting times 🕺
Are you looking for a freelance designer?
Or a designer to join your organization?
Interested in mentorship
Thanks for reaching out
Unfortunately, I don't currently have any capacity to take on the role of mentor for any new students this year
Thanks for understanding
Can I help you with anything else?
I'm looking for your old site
Unfortunately, the previous site is no longer available 😔
My work has changed since the site was created almost a decade ago
I've updated it to better reflect my life, current work, and ambitions
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Other options?
Try the following!
Sorry, I'm not currently available for freelance projects
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I'd like to hire you
Ok, great!
Exciting times 🕺
Send me a message and lets chat further!