Mike Douglas
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Mike Douglas

Independent Design Lead + Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Mike Douglas

Independent Design Lead + Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Join the biggest brands and smartest services who hire me to design digital products and experiences that people love, and keep coming back for. As an independent design lead for over fifteen years, I’m a decisive leader who brings brutal honesty, bags of energy, and absolute precision to every project. That’s whether driving your team to success or bringing in my own group of experts to get the job done. Always with zero fuss.
Projects
  • Spotify  ✕  Wearables
    Spotify ✕ WearablesLeading the strategic design of Spotify’s wearables presence across smartwatches and wireless headphones. Clients include Apple, Google, Samsung, Garmin and Fitbit.
  • Samsung
    SamsungDesigning unique mobile integrations for Samsung’s flagship Galaxy range and next-generation OS.
  • Net-A-Porter
    Net-A-PorterElevating the value and quality of design throughout Net-A-Porter Group to deliver luxurious, unified experiences across its brands.
  • DICE
    DICECreating a 100% mobile ticketing app that handpicks the best gigs, club nights, and festivals to offer face-value tickets with no fees.
  • The Telegraph
    The TelegraphCollaborating with design, tech and editorial teams to reimagine the tablet edition of Britain’s best-selling quality newspaper.
  • Channel 4
    Channel 4Leading the interaction and user interface design of Channel 4’s YouView TV portal experience.
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Work history
    Spotify logo
    Spotify logo
    Consultant – Design Lead (Wearables)Spotify
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Leading the strategic design of Spotify’s wearables presence across smartwatches and wireless headphones. Clients include Apple, Google, Samsung, Garmin and Fitbit.
    Spotify logo
    Spotify logo
    Consultant – Design Lead (Wearables)Spotify
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Designing unique mobile integrations for Samsung’s flagship Galaxy range while also driving Spotify’s ambitions within the gaming industry, delivering platform-perfect integrations with industry-leading partners.
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Skills
  • Product Design
  • Service Design
  • Interface Design
  • Experience Design
  • Mobile Applications
  • Websites
  • Creative Direction
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Mentoring
Education
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    BSc. (Hons) Design for Digital MediaRobert Gordon University
     - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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    HND Graphic DesignAberdeen College
     - Aberdeen, United Kingdom