I'm a digital product
design geekonista 

I make user friendly things. I specialise in user centred digital design.
In my spare time, I draw, play music, make books and make physical products too. 

User Experience Design

User
Research
Finding the problem "whats" with tools like Google Analytics & Mouseflow
User
Testing
Ethnographic study and Guerrilla user testing help define the "whys"
Information
Architecture
Donna Spencer's IA guidance has shaped my methods both on & offline
Wireframing
Pen & Paper or Balsamiq are my tools of choice for quick wireframe session
Prototyping
Axure RP & live code templates are great ways to quickly mockup testable prototypes
Personas
& Userflow
Creating Personas & userflows is a must for a project to run successfully

User INterface Design

Hi-fi
Prototyping
Axure RP, Sketch app, and recently Adobe XD, help me create engaging interfaces
Graphic 
Design
Been using Adobe Illustrator since the Macromedia days, and my flat, minimalist style works well with this
Mobile
Design
With a mobile first approach, I can focus relevant content and time

Project Management

Time
Management
I'm a Pomodoro evangelist, Gantt chart enthusiast and a heavy user of Project management software
Cost
Management
Spreadsheets, Harvest, Basecamp and Teamwork all help keep costs on track
Design
Process
Over 6 years of experience refining design processes, built around the user
Content
Planning
Setting out and specifying content requirements to other creatives
Agile
Implementation
Implemented a simple agile process in a design & dev team

My Bookshelf

I learn the majority of my professional skills
from reading books written by well respected
experts in the UX, Design and Digital spaces.
To see the full list, click below.