I’m Martin, a designer who enjoys the detail.


bp, UK

Design Engineer    2022–

Part of the bpCore team I have helped implement the bp design system across several in-house SaaS applications, from discovery through to deployment. This often involves implementing new iterative design processes across large multi-disciplinary teams.

TableCheck, Japan

Product Designer    2020/21

Fully remote role leading in-house UX and UI design for a Tokyo based restaurant management startup. Involved in the development of new design systems and architecture for both customer and merchant facing products.

Merchant Cantos, UK

UX Designer    2020

Agency role focussing on corporate and b2b sites. Regularly working across multiple clients with extremely tight deadlines.

JamxTech, Japan

Lead Product Designer    2019/20

Design and usability lead for a number of Hokkaido based projects.

Brilliant Basics, UK

Lead Product Designer    2018/19

Lead UX and UI across projects for BT, Shell and BP.  Managed off-shore teams of designers/developers and facilitated design sprint workshops.

Aioi Nissay Dowa Europe, UK

Senior Product Designer    2017/18

Redesign of a website for an insurance product tailored for Japanese expats.  The role utilised my Japanese skills alongside my UX experience.

Wunderman, UK

Senior UK Designer    2017

Assisting the redesign of the Ernst and Young website.  I joined near the end of the project to produce detailed wireframes and documentation.

Critical Mass, UK

Senior UX Designer    2017

Role supporting Nissan and Infiniti Motors on a variety of projects including a chatbot for the Infiniti global site and supporting campaign material.

Flamingo, Japan

Senior UX Designer    2016/17

Lead Designer for a language learning app startup.  Oversaw a complete redesign resulting in increased downloads and app ratings.

SapientNitro, UK

Senior UX Designer    2014/16

Working with RBS/NatWest on their native banking apps, we added new app functionality in 2-week sprints across all platforms.

Instinct Studios, UK

Junior UX Architect    2012/14

A technical role which developed the foundation of my skill set, working mainly on complex financial systems and processes for clients in the wealth management and insurance sectors.


Education

Industrial Design & Technology
Loughborough University
2005 – 2009

Rainham Mark Grammar School
1998 – 2005

Skills

INTERACTION DESIGN UI DESIGN USER RESEARCH SKETCHING WIREFRAMING PROTOTYPING TESTING MOBILE APP DESIGN INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE

Languages

English    Native

Japanese    Intermediate