paul cleghorn

paul cleghorn

Founder/Co-founder/Director/Chief Design Officer/Head of Product DesignLondon, United Kingdom
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paul cleghorn

paul cleghorn

Founder/Co-founder/Director/Chief Design Officer/Head of Product DesignLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Innovator, Visionary, Co-Founder, Fractional Director, Head, Lead of Service or Product Design. Mavrick, Trailblazer, Leader, Collaborator, with an incredibly soft lovable underbelly. Skills at a glance: Creative, Innovative, Idea-generator, Driven, Success-orientated, Independent Maverick: Energetic, creative and social Visionary: Multi-talented, Driven and Assertive Humanitarian: Empathetic and Compassionate Team Player (The above personality traits were sourced after I took a professional interview to find out my strengths). Managing and delivering world class digital products, marketing, and sales creatives for over 38yrs. A career started by receiving a Commodore 64, at 15, YTS trainee at 16. My profession has taken me all over the world, working in places such as San Francisco during the first internet boom, to producing blue sky digital products and solutions for, Estonia, London, Middle East, South Africa, China and many more locations. Expert in creating many innovative, successful award-winning products and designs. These products and designs are produced across multiple sectors. Recognized as some of the best in show, featuring in magazines and blogs. Experienced leader of creative transformation, building or restructuring teams, implementing industry standards, comprising of brand guidelines, agile and lean methodologies. Applying these standards to start-ups and larger organisations such as Rakuten, Hertz and GroupM. An inspiring and engaging leader with the ability to empower and motivate others to drive growth. Success in balancing, management, evangelising, supporting sales and growth, with a hands-on approach producing and delivery world beating designs to tight deadlines.
Projects
  • Decentralizing Betting, Gaming & Gambling
    Decentralizing Betting, Gaming & GamblingWALLFAIR is a Web 3.0 ecosystem built on the Polygon blockchain. WFAIR is the utility token for betting, gaming governing, staking. Wallfair also enable their clients to create there own events or bet on user-generated events or games. My part in the project was to help head up a small design team and add UX strategic thinking and processes. This also involved hands-on support for the Wallfair crypto community with marketing materials and updates. Also updating logo, token coin design, game des
  • Exclusive NFT Martetplace and Platform
    Exclusive NFT Martetplace and PlatformWorking with Digitorize and parent company Digitalself in the emerging NFT, VR, AR, cryptocurrency, blockchain sector. At Digitorize I was tasked with designing an exclusive, but more inclusive Crypocurrency, NFT platform from scratch. Digitalself is a VR, AR, new entertainments metaverse, clients included Sky, Lionsgate, Muhammad Ali Foundation etc. I was consulted on the VR, AR, environment and branding of this new exciting sports entertainment product, (NDA signed).
Projects credited in
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Work history
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    Chief Design Officer, (Fractional)Stellaporta
     - GermanyPart Time
    Due to my extensive knowledge in Architectural Visualisation, Game Environments, VR, AR, XR, WebGL, Three.JS. Also designing and developing one of the first Metaverse’s on the worldwide web in 1999. I was asked if I would consult at Stellporta as a part-time founder, Fractinal CDO. I’m also a massive gamer ... Hands-on brand guidelines, application standards, UX, UI, UCD and visual design. Implementing project management infrastructure, Agile, Lean , JTBD, methodologies and most importantly communication lines. The project, design and develop metaverse builder engine, ecommerce NFT marketplace, new Cryptocurrency coin and build community. (Due to signed NDA with Stellaporta, I’m unable to be too descriptive. But I can explain more at interview stage?). Innovation, strategy, team building, budgets, creative, development, product team management and training.
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    Lead Product Designer, Hands-onWallfair
     - Berlin, GermanyFreelance
    Untilising the same skillset as my other roles in cryptocurrency and blockchain, my role was to lead a small team of international designers to produce product and marketing design materials. Wallfair are a cryptocurrency, blockchain, i-gaming, esport, casino betting, engine builder and platform. We were tasked with designing and developing the B2B website and engine dashboard. Encompassing B2C betting platform, token, game and avatar design. Also producing a nice mix of UX, UI, visual design, marketing materials and artefacts. This again included infrastructure, brand guidelines, design artifacts for all departments, coin design and community marketing support.
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Skills
  • Digital Design
  • UI Design
  • Prototyping
  • User Experience
  • Product Design
  • User Testing
  • Project Management
  • Team Building
  • Innovation Strategy
  • UX Strategy
Education
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    2:1 (BA Hons) Multimedia DesignUniversity of Huddersfield
    Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Multimedia Design course covering, computer science, development and creative digital design.
Awards
    Tesco Ltd. logo
    Tesco Ltd. logo
    Best Outside Agency DesignerTesco Ltd.
    Special achievement award for email marketing design.
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    Kiss FM/Flight centre Autralia CampaignFlight Centre
    Awarded the most effective, Marketing Campaign, 2010, 'BIG OUTBACK ADVENTURE'
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