Nicola Ferrao

Design Research Coordinator

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Design Research
  • Synthesis
  • Analysing Investigating
  • Critical Creative Thinking

Work history


Design Research Coordinator

Future Cities Catapult

Mar 2015
  • Support the delivery of nuanced insights in multiple major projects that involve research experiments in urban innovation, citizen engagement and collaborative design.


Design Research Manager

Amberlight Partners Ltd

Apr 2013 - Mar 2014
  • Working in a medium sized UX agency, I supported the delivery of multiple major projects for large commercial clients (BBC, Microsoft, Disney and Google) by procuring people for research; from 6 year old Disney junkies to 80 year old diabetics.



Interaction Design, Critical Thinking, Design History

Ontario College of Art Design University

Aug 2001 - May 2005
  • Industrial Design