Alex Bradbury

UX Designer / Service Designer / Consultant

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

A lead product and experience design consultant delivering solutions with clients including John Lewis, Ticketmaster, Net-a-Porter, Virgin Media, Sainsburys, L&G & NOW TV. Working with the business to help them deliver customer focussed products and services. Identifying and the solving problems for both the customers and the business. 20 years experience design and delivering digital products to clients both agency and client side. A deep understanding of ideation methodologies, design sprints, prototyping, agile product development, Service Design and user experience. Passionate about product innovation, technology and improving customer experiences and changing business systems and processes. Expert knowledge of building successful products and services for major UK retailers. Client workshops, Usability Lab Studies (working with UX Researchers), Customer testing and stakeholder management. A growing interest in EV and New Energy Vehicles and the technology supporting this industry. Agile qualified with a focus on designing great products that solve problems for the customer as well as the business. Focused and professional with excellent stakeholder management skills and team leadership experience. A senior manager who consults with the business, advising on how to best run agile teams, set up user testing and iterate the product development process. A problem solver and a good communicator. Currently working for John Lewis on their iOS Universal App. Previously at Net-A-Porter leading the product development and service design of a complex tool for the buyers and merchandisers. Prior to that I worked for Virgin Media across a wide range of mobile, tablet and desktop customer-facing products and ran a team of 12 UX & UI Designers. I also worked with NOW TV designing from scratch the customer experience when purchasing broadband and TV online. Sainsbury’s projects include Checkout, Order Amends & Bagless Delivery, Nectar & Store Locator using Google Maps.

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Skills

  • Agile UX
  • Usability Analysis
  • Usability Testing
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Mobile UX
  • Product Design
  • IOS Android
  • Apps
  • Management
  • Service Design

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Yoox Net a Porter Group

    Yoox Net a Porter Group

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • Ticketmaster

    Ticketmaster

    • Events
  • Sainsbury's

    Sainsbury's

    • Non Creative Industries
  • John Lewis & Partners

    John Lewis & Partners

    • Design

Work history

Currently

May 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Contact Centre & Self-Serve Service Designer (people & process focus back and front stage) - Senior stakeholder management, pitching & presenting - UX Strategy - identifying problems, validating, quantifying & measuring success - Research & insight into existing customer problems. Understanding customer intent - Reduce calls and drive more customers to self serve using our digital products - Service Design approach working across channels & teams - Online/ Product & Contact Centre Teams working together - Running workshops, researching & analytics - Strategy and roadmaps for team & project objectives

Currently

Lead UX Designer

John Lewis & Partners

Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Lead UX Designer on the iOS Apps Team. John Lewis Head Office.

2019

Feb 2019 - May 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Fintech Startup for Legal & General - Property Technology - User Research + User Testing - Wires + Prototype work

2019

Dec 2018 - Feb 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Formative Research into a new Checkout for Ticketmaster UK - Google Analytics & Insights - Remote Unmoderated user testing on existing 3 Checkouts - Competitor analysis - Benchmarks & Industry standards across mobile checkout

2018

Lead UX

HOMETREE

Jul 2018 - Dec 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Hometree, a London-based energy start-up. - data and analytics analysis - User testing & user research - Sprint team, polymer based SPA product development. - Developing and improving the service for customers purchasing boilers and heating systems. - working with the fitters and installers to help build a better service for customers.

2017

Lead UX Designer

Yoox Net a Porter Group

May 2017 - Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Lead UX Designer working within a sprint team on a trading product for Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter.

2017

Lead UX Designer

Virgin Media

Sep 2016 - May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Lead UX across a range or projects for Virgin Media.

2016

Lead UX Designer

NOW TV (Sky)

Sep 2015 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Lead UX Designer working on the NOW TV product for Sky. Designing the NOW TV Broadband purchase journey across mobile, tablet an desktop.

2015

Lead UX Designer

Sainsbury's

Sep 2014 - Aug 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Lead UX Designer for Sainsbury's working across a range of projects including mobile checkout, Nectar integration into checkout & Regular Shop.

2014

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • UX Architect working on the mobile checkout, guest checkout and delivery sections of the John Lewis mobile and desktop site.

2014

Head of Digital Design

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Dec 2013 - Jun 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Head of Digital Design and UX across 14 brands. Running teams in 3 locations as well as reporting in to the Director of E-commerce. Management + Hands on work

2013

UX/UI Manager

B&Q

Jul 2011 - Nov 2013
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Manager running the UX, UI & Dev team for B&Q. Management role as well as being hands on.

Education

2002

Sep 1998 - Aug 2002
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Design degree which I studied at Goldsmiths College, London.