I'm passionate about creating beautiful, usable experiences. I love technology and enjoy translating it to others. I've lead design projects for Skype, Microsoft, Shazam, Argos, Canonical, and Blinkbox Video on Demand through the full lifecycle of design and development: from user research, requirements gathering, to design concepts, visual polish, and development.
Headed design vision at Argos for web and apps. Looked after concept stages through to design, development and testing, and collaborating with wider product and leadership teams to deliver a responsive, and visionary redesign for Argos within a Beta test environment.
Led design and development focused on new concept app for Blinkbox aimed at kids TV, advised on product development model and strategic positioning.
Lead design projects for native apps on phone. Specifically looked after Browser, Clock and Calendar.
Lead the design, from UX to Visual for Android app for tablet and mobile now being used by 80 million Android users worldwide, receiving rave reviews on online blogs and journals from CNET to Engadget.
Lead designer for developer.skype.com Created the structural guidelines of the user interface for proposed redesign of Skype's developer site. This was based on a well defined user model and involved the assimilation and presentation of copious, highly complex information presented in a simple and easy to follow UI. Produced interactive, rapid prototypes for testing with users and internal stakeholders.
Designed and managed user research, persona development, and usability tests for: NHS, Virgin Media TiVO, O2 to, Three Mobile, BBC Worldwide.
Restructured online database user interface, managing development agency responsible for build. Negotiated strategic merchandising space for Apple product launches to plan instore user journey with retail partners across EMEA.
Designed web strategy, information architecture, interaction, user flows and UI for clients.
Strategic management, product and innovation management, competitive advantage and industry analysis, information systems and technology, economics.
Digital communication design. Generated innovative ideas for implementation in projects to solve communication design problems on websites. Created strategically effective communications and user interactions for projects on website campaigns.