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I am currently looking to join a cross-functional design team that values improving people's lives through accessible design and new technology.

Experience
AltViz Oct 2013-Feb 2020 | London, UK
AltViz is an enterprise technology company, developing an Intelligent Automation Platform. I joined the two co-founders as the first employee and helped build up the company. I had to be a very adaptable team member and develop a variety of skills in different roles. Primarily, I am the solo Product Designer, crafting the user experience and interface for all of our products. Alongside this, I am a Product Owner responsible for delivering new products and features to our customers.
Product Designer | Jan 2015-Feb 2020
+ Ideating solutions with stakeholders and prioritising product requirements.
+ Producing rapid iterations of low fidelity hand sketches, before producing prototypes to validate them.
+ Developing high fidelity designs, documented ready for review, including interactions.
+ Collaborating with the engineers from the initial handover and throughout the development, reviewing and handling snags.
+ Continually simplify how the user interacts with what can be complicated processes and technology.

Product Owner | Jan 2018-Mar 2019
+ Working with the CEO and the sales team to define the requirements for customers. Then using these alongside general industry discovery to help shape the platform’s roadmap and vision.
+ Capturing and understanding the CEO’s vision and needs for the business to help align the platform roadmap.
+ Maintaining and prioritising the platform’s backlog of new features, improvements, technical debt and research tasks.
+ Set out the priority of the user stories for the engineers with the Scrum Master. Then reviewing progress in the daily standups and finally signing off on completion.
+ Rapid learning and keeping on top of developments in the automation and AI industry.
+ Researched and monitored the competitive landscape.

The Designer | Jan-Dec 2014
+ Rebranded the company from “Coolgarif” into “AltViz”.
+ Gathered project requirements from customer in workshops
+ Hand-sketched quick iterations to help visualise the solutions.
+ Produced animations and click-through prototypes to demonstrate interact.
+ Worked in collaboration with developers to find the best solution within the limitations.

Freelance Web & Graphic Designer | Oct-Dec 2013
+ Designed data visualisation charts and graphs for bespoke dashboards.
+ Unified the visual design style and created document templates.
+ Designed and developed a new Wordpress company website.
Drawn in Digital | Jun-Nov 2013 | London, UK
London Based Digital Marketing Agency specialising in online market strategy and SEO.
Web & Graphic Designer
+ Gathered and documented client requirements for new projects.
+ Designed and developed Wordpress websites.
+ Produced the company marketing materials and branding
Education
BA (Hons) Graphic Design | 2009-2012 | University of Cumbria
BTEC Foundation Art & Design | 2008-2009 | Isle of Man College
Professional Development
Product Design Course | 2018 | Experience Haus
Design Sprints Workshop | 2017 | Mind the Product
User Experience Design Bootcamp | 2015 | General Assembly
Photoshop World Conference | 2012 | KelbyOne
Skills
+ User Research
+ Usability Testing
+ User Interviews
+ Data Analysis
+ User Personas
+ User Flows
+ Wireframing
+ Prototyping
+ Visual Design
+ Interaction Design
+ Competitive Analysis
+ Product Management
+ Scrum Framework
+ Editorial Design
+ Illustration
+ Photography
+ Data Visualisation
Tools
+ Figma
+ Sketch
+ Adobe XD
+ Zeplin
+ InVision
+ Illustrator
+ Photoshop
+ After Effects
+ InDesign
+ Lightroom
+ HTML & CSS [SCSS]
If you would like more detail or to discuss a role, then please feel free get in touch.  
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