Profile

An experienced designer with a strong background in both digital and print media. Enthusiastic team player who is committed to delivering top results on time and on budget.

Key skills

User experience/centred design
Wireframing and prototyping
Concepts and creative design
Keen eye for detail
Excellent typography skills
Preparing print ready artwork
Team working and self-starting
Client relationship building
Excellent time-keeping

Software

Adobe XD | Sketch | Invision | Photoshop | Illustrator | Indesign | Axure | After Effects | WordPress | HTML | CSS

Employment

Best At Digital, Brighton | Jan 2021 – Present

UID Chapter Lead

  • Leading the UI team in delivering the highest quality digital experiences and visual communications. 
  • Working with the learning and development leads on promoting collaboration and an agile approach across the design and production team. 
  • Implementing a design system for the internal framework using Atomic design principles. Creating and managing subsequent client based design systems in Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe XD.
  • Member of the accessibility standards team. Researching solutions and ensuring best practice is followed throughout the studio. 
  • Facilitating a weekly community of practice with the UI design team to share insights and best practice.
  • Art direction for key accounts.
  • Working collaboratively with instructional designers and developers to produce interactive wireframes and prototypes to test user interactions and journeys.
  • Client facing meetings and presentations.
  • Motion graphics and animation.

Saba studio, Brighton | Nov 2019 – Jan 2021

Senior User Interface Designer (Contract)

  • Art direction, UI/UX design of digital learning products for key strategic clients. 
  • Motion graphics and animation.

Channel Graphic Communication | Aug 2019 – Nov 2019

Web Designer

  • Responsible for maintaining and developing WordPress websites for a number of key clients.

Lumesse, Brighton | Aug 2018 – Nov 2019

User Interface Designer (Freelance)

  • Art direction and UI design of digital learning products for key strategic clients. 
  • Motion graphics and animation.

Raygun Design | 2003 - 2021

Owner - Design and web development

  • Branding and design for a variety of clients, logo design, stationery, posters, publications, leaflets, exhibition stands and brochures.

  • Web design and WordPress web development

Bang Communications Ltd, Basingstoke | 2006 - 2016

UI/UX Designer

  • Following a user centred design approach I worked in a small team of designers and developers creating websites and applications.

  • Planning site architecture.

  • Producing low level/high level wireframes and prototypes for user testing.Visual and interface design.

Main clients: The British Monarchy, HMIC, Sentencing Council, Sanofi-Aventis, Department for Transport, Parole Board, Ordnance Survey, The Forensic Science Service, World Energy Council, The Levison Inquiry and Southampton University.

Artworker / Designer

  • Branding and graphic design for a wide range of clients mainly in the public sector.

  • Logo design, brand architecture and frameworks, creating brand guidelines.

  • Graphic design, brochures, leaflets, newsletters, flyers.

  • Advertisement concepts and production across multiple channels print and digital.

  • Motion graphics and animation.

Main clients: Sanofi, Southampton University, Hampshire County Council, Department of Work and Pensions, various NHS trusts, Leadership Centre for Local Government and CARE International.

WUWO Media | 2010 - 2012

Senior Designer

I designed and developed WUWO’s monthly printed magazine. Initially being the sole creative, I would take the magazine from page layout through to print ready artwork. As the magazine evolved I was also involved in designing regional editions for Woking and Watford. I was also involved in mentoring two design interns as well as working closely with the team of editors and journalists.

I designed and developed a number of websites including the first version of the WUWO website.

Computer Box Limited, Brighton | 2005 - 2006

Web designer and administrator

Web design and maintenance, office administration, cashier and key holder.

Education

HNC Graphic Design, Northbrook College, Worthing - Distinction
Professional Web design using CSS, Computer Box College, Brighton
Web Development Course, Computer Box College, Brighton
National Diploma Art and Design , Northbrook College - Merit

A Levels, Worthing Sixth Form College
Design and Communication | Art and Design | Media Studies