Remi Hardy UX Designer | Product Designer | Content Creator | The Dots

Remi Hardy

UX Designer | Product Designer | Content CreatorLondon, United Kingdom
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Remi Hardy

UX Designer | Product Designer | Content CreatorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Initially, my interest in psychology and design led me to creative advertising where I learned to use strategic thinking to resolve user problems. Now, I want to shift my creativity from interrupting people’s experiences and use UX to enhance them, focusing on life-easing, human-centred design.
Projects credited in
  • Infographic Series on Loss with Sasha Bates and Untangle GriefThese infographic guides were made in collaboration with author Sasha Bates with prompts from her book 'Languages of Loss: A psychotherapist's journey through grief'. These images are made to be free guides - originally dispersed on social media.
Work history
    UX/UI DesignerUntangle Grief Support
    London, United KingdomInternship
    I work within a small team of designers and developers to prepare the Untangle app for its launch in May 2020. It is my first experience of working for a tech company with a social benefit. I work in tandem with the senior designer, taking insights and first-hand stories about grief from the company research before implementing them into the UX and visual design of the product. I also work on developing design solutions for the app beyond its launch, coming up with long term design solutions to boost the product’s capability in the future.
    UX DesignerGeneral Assembly
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Knowledge Officer | Client Project | 3-week group project My team was tasked with improving the design for ‘Skills Insight’, Knowledge Officer’s new product that uses AI to analyse the user’s LinkedIn profile and provide them with a free skills report to help them understand their skills gap. I managed the team end-to-end, leading the discussion as to what steps within the UX process we should take and which user problems to focus on to improve the product. I also played a crucial part in making design decisions, from my initial rough sketches to then testing and iterating up to high-fidelity. For more details, click here: Icelandair app | Conceptual | 2-week group project My team and I were asked to create a new feature within Icelandair’s existing app, making their (currently manual) in-flight services available to passengers on their mobile devices. I played a fundamental role in the discovery phase, putting together a competitor analysis and carrying out user interviews. I consolidated the team’s findings with an affinity map that defined the user problems and the in-flight services we’d put into the app. This led to me sketching and developing the initial paper-prototype and facilitating design decisions from user testing. For more details, click here: E-Law | Conceptual | 4-day visual design solo project During a UI workshop, we were asked to ‘reskin’ a charity website that was in need of a redesign. During the project, I developed my UI skills on Sketch: creating a style guide, mood board and learning the fundamentals of accessibility and colour. For more details, click here: #Homeware, E-Commerce website | Conceptual | 2-week individual project For the conceptual independent homeware store, Hashtag Homewares, I created an E-commerce experience that combined a ‘small shop’ appeal, personal customer service features and clear, efficient ways for customers to be able to browse and purchase products. For more details, click here: Food On A Budget | Conceptual | 1-week individual design sprint I created the foundations of an app based on an individual’s unique pain-point. This involved designing and testing low-fidelity paper prototypes. For more details, click here:
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  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • UX Design
  • Sketch
  • Invision
  • User Research
  • User Testing
  • Prototyping
  • User Interviews
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Public Speaking
  • Wireframing
  • Collaboration
  • Empathy
  • Visual Design
  • Art Direction
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Idea Generation
    Art Foundation DiplomaLeeds College of Art
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    UX Design Immersive CourseGeneral Assembly
     - London, United Kingdom
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    YCN Student AwardsYCN Student Awards
    New Blood, Graphite PencilD&AD
    A hypothetical brief set by Adidas as part of the New Blood Awards program.