I am a User Interface / Digital Designer based in Yorkshire, UK.
I have been working professionally as a Designer since 1998. Designing for businesses of all sizes from start-up companies to large corporations. For the last 5 years I have been employed by a FTSE 250 company in Leeds as a UI Designer within the User Experience team, designing for high traffic ecommerce sites spanning 46+ countries in 23 local languages.
I have a broad range of design experience and a keen interest in usability and UX Design with an aptitude for adopting and implementing new technologies and skills. I have a first class degree in Fine Art from the University of Northumbria and a BTech in Computer Software and Media Applications from Newcastle College.
Over the last 20 years I have provided a range of design services including: Graphic Design; CMS Web Site Design & Build, Email Marketing Design, Print / Literature Design, Exhibition Graphics Design, Brand Design, Style Guides. UI Design, Mobile UI Design, UX Design,
User Interface Design
Responsive user focused interfaces
Mobile Interface Design
Android / iOS mobile interface design.
Graphic & Website design
CMS website design & build.
- UI Design/Visual Design
- Style Guides
- Web & Mobile App Design
- Responsive Website Design
- User-centered Design
- UX Design
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Front-end CSS/HTML Coding
- Brand Design
Sep 2012 –
User Interface Designer Premier Farnell, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Based within the global UX and e-Commerce teams focused on the Farnell electronics, Newark.com and Element 14 Community websites and mobile sites
June 2007 – Sept 2012
UI / Graphic Designer Ben Adey Design, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
UI design, UX design, Web site build, email marketing design, print / literature design, exhibition graphic design, merchandise design, advertisement design & layout, posters, leaflets, brand design, logo design, company identity, stationery design.
May 2006 – June 2007
Studio Manager / Lead Designer WXG Media, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
UX and visual design and build of web sites with e-commerce functionality, Literature design, Brand design, Management of web developers and studio output.
Sept 2001 – May 2006
Graphic Web Designer Tribal Group plc, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Brand Design & Guidelines . Web Design, Design of all company’s printed literature, brochures, exhibition graphics, presentations & merchandise etc. UI Design and consultancy for e-learning software products, web applications & projects .