About


I am a Product Designer based in Auckland, I design out loud, I make music, I collaborate with others, I’m a design thinker, I frame and solve problems, I advocate for others and share success. 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)

Experience


Product Designer
Xero (NZ)
Feb 2020 — Present

Designing for small businesses, enabling them to do beautiful business.

Product Designer
LendInvest (London)
Nov 2017 — June 2019 (1 yr 9 mos)

Building a scalable design system and leading the design of digital experiences and products for professional developers and Investors.

Visual Designer
LendInvest (London)
Jun 2016 — Nov 2017 (1 yr 5 mos)

Leading design for campaigns spanning digital, print, motion and building the global experience language.



Graphic Designer
Threaded (NZ)
Sep 2012 — Jun 2016 (4 yr 2 mos)

Threaded is one half award winning global magazine on creativity, and one half design studio.

Freelance Designer
NB Design (NZ-LDN) 2011 — Present

Contributing Writer
Design Assembly (NZ) 2014 — 2016

Course Tutor
Future Genius (NZ) 2012 — 2013