Presentation: UX in a nutshell

UX in a nutshell - presentation front cover

Presentation: UX in a nutshell As part of my strategy to engage and educate colleagues in everything digital, I designed and delivered a series of workshops, one of which was UX in a nutshell. My presentation was easy to digest and included a number of exercises to encourage collaboration and discussion. Exercises Exercises included: user […]

Rapid prototyping

Rapid prototyping Discovery workshops UX designers and the product owner led two discovery sessions (within in which I was a participant) to define the kind of information people wanted to see in order to decide whether to attend an event or in order to plan for and travel to an event at the University of Nottingham.  […]

We Just Clicked brand

We Just Clicked Brief Design an eye-catching brand for a dating photography and profile writing service that appeals to single people between 18-65+. Brand I worked with users of the service to understand their experience booking, leading up to, during and after their dating photo shoot. From this, I brainstormed a number of business names […]

Scalable patterns: Content card

Content card interaction

Content card interaction Brief To introduce a number of scalable design elements for use across the entire website. What was involved? I worked with colleagues to define the type of content they regularly needed to present. One of the main requirements was to have an easy way to add a visually appealing porthole/call to action […]

Vision and Connect Online magazines

The University of Nottingham's Connect Online magazine on tablet and mobile

Vision and Connect: online magazines Brief Design and develop two independent online magazines: Vision – to showcase the University of Nottingham’s research Connect – aimed at our global alumni community What I did Over the years these magazines have been very different from one another, so in 2019 I worked with colleagues to introduce consistencies between […]

Increased use of Gecko live chat by 50%

ChatBot icon

Increased use of Gecko live chat by 50% Brief To increase interaction with the University of Nottingham’s live chat functionality provided by third-party, Gecko and apply the existing university brand. Feedback indicated that users didn’t feel it was a legit feature as it didn’t seem visually trustworthy or appealing. Improvements made Increase in font size […]

Logo design: Tap Hypnotherapy

Tap Hypnotherapy logo

Tap Hypnotherapy Brief My client was open to suggestions when it came to the name of her business. She wanted to incorporate all or part of her own name into her identity. Feedback from the first iteration was that my client would like to use purple. Concepts Business card

Logo design: Emberton’s Garage

Emberton's Garage final logo

Emberton’s Garage Brief Design a simple logo for a small garage business with an accompanying business card. Concepts Business card

Derby Blinds website design and development

Derby Blinds website on laptop

Derby Blinds website design and development Brief Design and develop a responsive WordPress website to showcase the wide range of blinds that are measured, manufactured and fitted by Derby Blinds. There was a requirement that the website be easily updated by the client. Look and feel Visit the Derby Blinds website

Service design: Contensis Training

Post-it notes at a Service Design workshop

CMS Training – user journey mapping I designed and facilitated a service design workshop to define the current-state user journeys for Contensis Content Management System (CMS) training provided by the University of Nottingham to its community of web authors.  During the workshop, I asked questions, challenged participants’ assumptions and encouraged collaboration and group discussions to define […]