About


I was born in New Zealand, I’m working remotely, I design out loud, I make music, I collaborate with others, I’m a design thinker, I frame and solve problems, I share success and I advocate for others. Invite me for coffee any time, except in August.


Education


Cooper Professional Development
Leading Creative Ideation
New York (2018)

Cooper Professional Development
Design Research Techniques
New York (2018)

Unitec Institute of Technology
Advanced Research Methods
New Zealand (2013)

Unitec Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Design and Animation
New Zealand (2013)

Conferences & Workshops
︎ Jam conferences
︎ UX Crunch (monthly)
︎ Creative Mornings (monthly)
︎ Better UX

Experience


Product Designer
LendInvest  |  Nov 2017 — June 2019
Working in agile, cross-functional teams focussing on scalable design systems and automation. I helped lead the design of digital experiences and products for professional Investors. I also advocated for design and grew our internal design community with collaboration.

Visual Designer
LendInvest  |  Jun 2016 — Nov 2017
I designed for internal/external audiences leading campaign design spanning digital, print & motion. I also helped build our global experience language.

Freelance Designer
NB Design  |  2011 — Present
I’ve worked freelance for amazing clients. I enjoy collaborating with my clients to design great brand identities and collateral.

Graphic Designer
Threaded  |  Sep 2012 — Jun 2016
Threaded is one half award winning global magazine on creativity, and one half design studio.

Contributing Writer
Design Assembly  |  2014 — 2016

Course Tutor
Future Genius  |  2012 — 2013

Milestones


Honours & Awards
︎ Gold IDA
︎ Silver A'Design
︎ Best Awards Silver
︎ Melbourne Supergraph Pick
︎ Gold Pride In Print
︎ F.P.O Offset Print Winner

Work exhibited at
︎ National Gallery of Australia
︎ Supergraph Melbourne
︎ Art Ache Auckland
︎ Cow Design Festival