Product Designer in Melbourne, He/Him
I'm a designer who loves coding, collaborating with amazing people, and building great products. Over the last 20 years, I've led and contributed to a range of projects–from high-profile brand identities to notable iOS apps and large-scale digital products. I bring enthusiasm and a passion for learning to any challenge and love working with people who push me to be my best.
I joined Surreal as the first product designer. Over the last two years, I've worked closely with the founders, engineering, growth and customer support teams to research, design and build a whole new product for managing live entertainment. In addition to the main app, I've established and designed a company-wide design system; one focused on scalability and accessibility. I've also supported the C suite on business strategy and helped develop our company values.
As a Principal Product Designer, my primary focus was establishing, designing and promoting Cumulus, our company-wide design system. I also led and coordinated cross-team projects, helping support the design team, fostering collaboration and improving our Ways of Working.
I joined A Cloud Guru as the second product designer and operated in a player-coach role during my first two years. I was responsible for hiring, managing and supporting the design team as the company grew from fifty to four hundred employees. I led the creation of a product design competency framework, helping the team develop their skills and identify career progression opportunities.
In addition to my management responsibilities, I led and contributed to many projects in an IC capacity. These projects included redesigning the B2C checkout experience to improve customer conversion, and creating a B2B checkout experience to acquire new business customers. I also design features—such as learning paths, dashboards and reporting—to help our enterprise customers manage and assess the learning of thousands of students.
As the sole product designer at Car Next Door, I wore several hats. These included the research, design, and testing of all new products and features; and the planning, management, and implementation of quantitative tests for the marketing site. I also helped out with some front-end development most days. Additionally, I built and maintained an internal style guide and component library, enabling the engineering team move faster and bringing consistency to our product and brand design.