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About me

As a consultant I have over 20 years of experience working across different design disciplines in a variety of industries both B2B and B2C. I have worked in both private and public sectors (Government) predominantly in UX, UI, product and service design roles.

I am a friendly, empathetic, and approachable person, who enjoys the challenges of helping businesses meet their goals whilst aligning to their users’ needs and expectations.

I recently relocated from England to Switzerland with my wife, who is from Ticino and our two children.

I am open to both contract and permanent roles. I receive a residential permit at the end of November 2020.

Skills

UX Methods: I have worked in both agile and lean projects or as the champion of UX helping teams through the process.

Research: Quantitative and qualitative, discovery workshops, moderated user research, remote user research, user journey mapping, defining personas, card sorting, focus groups, diary days, and un-moderated research methods

Ideation: Pen and paper sketches, wireframing, prototyping in Sketch & InVision or Axure, facilitating co-create workshops in Mural (remote) or in physical location

Validation: Usability testing interviews (moderated and un-moderated), remote usability testing using Microsoft Teams

UI: Responsive web, mobile applications, and scalable enterprise systems. UI Patterns and stylesheets for development

Presentation: Keynote playbacks and facilitating steerco’s

Software expertise: Sketch & InVision, Axure, Marvel, Mural, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver) Jira, Trello, Key Note, PowerPoint, and Word.

Certification: UX Foundation, UX Design & Implementation

Additional training

UX Foundation course
UX Design and Implementation
User Research Foundation course
GDS (U.K Government) User research workshop
Advanced HTML & CSS
WordPress website design for development
Advanced PowerPoint: Creative Template Design/Animation

Employment: 2000-2020

Capgemini: Nov 2019 – Dec 2020
Position: Senior UX/UI Consultant

NHS Health Education England: 2017 – Nov 2019
Position: UX/UI Designer

ETS: Jun 2014 – Oct 2017
Position: Senior Designer

Informa: 2013 – 2014
Position: Creative Digital Designer

UBM – United Business Media: 2010 – 2013
Position: Digital Art Editor

EMP PLC: 2008 – 2010
Position: Graphic/Digital Designer

IDM PDG Co,.Ltd: 2004 – 2008
Position: Graphic Designer

Fragrance Oils (International) Ltd: 2000 – 2002
Position: Graphic Designer

References available on request

Education: 1990 – 2000

Stockport College of F.E & H.E (Manchester City College)
Higher National Diploma (HND) – Graphic Design
National Diploma – Design and Photography

Glossopdale Community College
A-level – Art and Design: A
A-level – Design Communication: B
9 GSCE’s level: A-C