1. Research 🔍
Utilising research skills, in particular: Surveys, Persona-building, Market Research and Competitor Analysis.
2. Design 🎨
I favour an iterative and User-Centred Design approach to Product Design. I believe in validating design often with users and stakeholders.
3. Develop 🛠
Having the ability to code allows me to design with a deeper understanding of framework possibilites as well as actively developing the front end.
Designing interactive skill-building tools to support student wellbeing
I collaborated with the MyUse team of University College Cork to design a set of web tools aimed at supporting student health and wellbeing.
Developing the Mindful Breath tool
This case study goes into more detail about how I implemented the usability findings from the design stage. This case study details the implementation and how I used front end technology to create the Mindful Breath exercise.
Developing the Values Compass tool
This case study goes into more detail about how I implemented the usability findings from the design stage. This case study details the implementation and how I used front end technology to create the Values Compass tool.
Currently I work as a UX researcher and Project Manager (as well as assisting the lead UX Designer) for Testbirds where I collaborate with clients on a range of UX research studies. I use the following research approaches to help clients at different stages of their research and development cycles:
Some of the clients that I have had the opportunity of working with include:
Adobe Suite (Ps, Ai, Id)
UI / UX Design
Front End Development