UI | UX designer with a background in fashion and graphic design, offering 20+ years of work with contemporary brands. Detail orientated, a natural problem solver and driven to create visually powerful UI and engaging UX. My key skills are: • UI and Visual Design. • UX Research and User Testing. • Wireframing and Prototyping (Figma, Sketch, XD). • Style Guides and Design Systems. • Mobile App | Responsive Design. • UI Animation. To find out more about my work, you can view my digital portfolio here: www.behance.net/darrencross
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Freelance Consultant and DesignerVarious
London, United KingdomFreelance
• Designed mainline womenswear collections following individual company guidelines to create products suited to the brands’ DNA. • Clients: Liberty London, Solace London, Caramel London, Vilshenko, Everyday Phenomenal.
Design ManagerMother of Pearl
- London, United KingdomFull Time
• Developed four womenswear collections per year (leading a team of eight) creating clothing stocked in retailers such as Net-a-Porter and Harrods. • Main contact for six sampling factories, to ensure the collections were manufactured in time, within budget and ready for the production cycle. • Sourced fabrics and trims suitable for the brand’s sustainable mantra.
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- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Indesign
- Adobe After Effects
- UI Design
- Art Direction
- Product Design
- Graphic Design
UX/UI DesignCareer Foundry
- London, United Kingdom
• 400 hours of project based training • Mentored by industry professionals. • User psychology, research, testing. • UI elements, patterns and hierarchy. • Wireframing and prototyping. • Design systems/style guides. • Mobile app/responsive web design. • UI animation.