An experienced user centred designer, confident within a range of disciplines guiding projects from initial briefing, concepting, user experience, visual design, prototypes and production.
A COLLABORATIVE member of the team who SPECIALISes IN THE DESIGN AND SHIPPING OF WELL CRAFTED, ENGAGING PRODUCTS, WITH PROVED RESULTS ACROSS A RANGE OF PROJECTS INCLUDING APPS, HIGH TRAFFIC WEBSITES AND CAMPAIGNS.
Senior Product Designer | Feb 2016 - Present
Europe’s number one independent train app, allowing millions of users to travel smarter, saving time, money and hassle. I facilitate discovery workshops, design solutions to a high fidelity, prototype rapidly, host user testing sessions for quick validation in order to ship new features monthly on the iOS and Android platforms.
Senior Designer | June 2012 - Feb 2016
User centred visual and interaction design, with notable projects including the redesign and framework creation for Skype.com, design and shipping of the first Skype for web app, shipping the first Skype Group Video calling functionality on mobile devices, development / enhancement of Skype desktop apps.
Senior Designer | July 2010 – June 2012
Design Lead on the BT consumer account, presenting to key stakeholders on a weekly basis and mentoring junior members of the team. Successfully re-designed the look & feel of BT.com, pushing it into a fresh, rich, and innovative territory. I have also designed a number of iPhone apps, campaigns and responsive websites for clients including E.ON and M&S.
Interactive Designer | Dec 2006 - June 2010
Concept, design and build of interactive Flash websites and banners for clients including O2, EDF and Dyson, as well as leading the design for high traffic websites, and animation production for in-store screens.
Junior Creative | July 2006 - Dec 2006
Creating both traditional print and online design solutions for clients including BlackBerry and Nestle. The majority of the work included flash design and animation, conceptual designs for html websites and html emails, and print based point of sale displays and catalogue pages.
Education & Awards
BA (honours degree) – Graphic Design & New Media
Cannes Young Lions - UK Runner up in cyber category
FWA Public Shortlist - BT Vision
eCommerce Awards Finalist - Best Re-design / Re-launch (BT)
WMA WebAwards - Telecommunication Standard of Excellence (BT)
IAB Creative showcase - Man walks into a barber shop
Honoree – Webby Awards 2012 (Best Not-for-profit)
User experience design, visual design, web & responsive design, design direction, concept development, stakeholder management .
Confident and experienced with - Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Pixate, Familiar with - Cinema 4D, Flash, InDesign.