About me

I’m a web and UI designer & based in Edinburgh, Scotland and I currently work at Story UK. In my time here, I’ve worked on campaigns and websites for established clients including Laing Jewellers, The Scottish Government, Ian Macleod Distillers, Stewart Milne and Rettie Estate agents.

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What I do

Prototyping

Prototyping

Using Axure for wireframes and a pencil for sketching, I start off with low fidelity prototypes, slowly evolving them so they end up being representative of a final website.

concepting-ideas

UI Design

I create a number of visuals based on the lessons learned during the prototype phase. Designing interfaces is what I love doing the most.

front-end-coding

Front end coding

I take a design, and build it in an accessible, editable and consistent way, relying on years of experience in the industry. I try to make every site an improvement on the last.

post-launch-analysis

Iterate

The work doesn’t stop once the site has launched. I use a variety of tools and techniques to measure UX and then enhance the site accordingly.

Recent work

A few items from my portfolio of work

Isle of Harris Distillers

A redesign and update of the Harris distillers website.

Glasgow Science Centre

The design and build of a new website for Glasgow Science Centre.

Scarlett Land & Development

The prototype and design creation of a startup company website.

ESMS

An design overhaul of the Erskine Stewarts Melville schools website.

My thoughts

Ramblings and thoughts from day to day

websites

5 of the best: Week ending 18th Feb ’18

The latest entry showing interesting and informative links that I’ve found over the past 7 days. This week: Is it a bad thing that ‘everything looks the same’, the work that goes into creating a brand logo, a fictitious restaurant climbs the ratings and why it’s important to forget about competition for a while. 1.…

UX Audit image

UX Audits: Why do them?

There comes a time when every website requires a bit of love and attention. This could range from a fundamental update or small tweaks applied to elements of the interface. Prior to undertaking such a task, it’s quite common to carry out a UX audit. What are UX audits? Simply put, a user experience audit…

Windows 95 UI

5 of the best: Week ending 11th Feb ’18

Another entry showing interesting and informative links that I’ve found over the past 7 days. This week includes a fascinating trip back to Windows 95, beautiful copywriting and information about your delayed flight…before it knows it’s delayed. 1. Designing the Windows 95 UI An interesting look at what went into creating – amongst others –…