Lead UX/UI Designer with over 9 years experience working across a range of online products including large scale website builds, online Annual Reports and progressive web apps for FTSE100/250 clients

Information

Experience

Lead UX/UI Designer - Unmortgage

July 2018 – November 2018

Unmortgage is a brand new approach to home ownership. As a part of the Customer Experience team, I helped to build a strong understanding of our customers through research. I then leveraged the research to define intuitive user flows, and created a scalable set of UI components, helping to achieve great outcomes for both the company and our customers.

Design Systems Lead - IG

February 2018 - July 2018

IG offer a multitude of products ranging from native apps to web-based trading platforms. I was brought in to identify fragmentation across their product range and create a design system to act as a central location for a live inventory of UI components, style guides, assets, code snippets, developer guidelines and more.

Lead Digital Designer – SampsonMay

February 2015 - February 2018

I was responsible for shaping digital experiences. Using my previous knowledge of digital corporate communications, I was able to produce thoughtful, insightful products that facilitated conversations for a range of FTSE250 clients. I was heavily involved in defining the user experiences of these products, from corporate websites and online annual reports to interactive exhibition work.

Senior Interactive Designer – Addison Group (Now SuperUnion)

August 2014 - February 2015

I was responsible for creating engaging digital experiences for a range of FTSE100 clients, including Tesco Plc and BG Group. I also mentored junior members of the team and ensured a high standard of output.

Interactive Designer – Addison Group (Now SuperUnion)

August 2013 - August 2014

Interactive Designer – The Group

July 2011 - August 2013

Junior Interactive Designer – The Group

August 2009 - July 2011


Recent Workshops

Design Systems with Brad Frost – InVision

17 April 2018

While building IG's design system, I attended a workshop led by Brad Frost. It gave me the skills to comprehensively audit the existing design of a business, pitch major changes to stakeholders, develop a robust and scalable design system and ensure a smooth and seamless transition.


Education

BA Hons (2:1) Graphic Communication – University of Essex

2006 - 2009