Daniel Summerill

Daniel Summerill

Senior Product Designer in United Kingdom, he/him


A senior product designer, crafting systems and experiences throughout the United Kindom. Currently working as part of the human team at Leighton.

Work Experience

2019 โ€” Now
Newcastle, UK

๐Ÿ’ผ human by Leighton (HR Platform)
๐Ÿ•บ Human Resources

๐ŸŽจ Led the creation and management of a fully accessible Design System for human by Leighton's HR Platform, resulting in increased team productivity and quick client customisation.
๐Ÿงต Implemented UX strategies, including workshops and research phases, resulting in improved NPS scores through real-life data and feedback.
๐Ÿ“… Developed and improved an events platform template, enabling any team member to create and design online events regardless of their design and development ability, expanding the company's clientele.
๐Ÿค๐Ÿป Mentored a team of junior designers to understand and implement industry best practices, effectively managing the team to success.
โŒจ๏ธ Undertaking tech progression courses with the aim to successfully build and develop UI components.

2012 โ€” Now

๐Ÿ“™ Design Consultancy

๐Ÿค๐Ÿป Collaborated with a diverse range of clients, creating innovative digital designs tailored to meet their specific needs.
๐Ÿ“ฒ Produced engaging and interactive experiences which captivated audiences and delivered exceptional results for our clients.
๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Contributed UX expertise to pitch teams, helping to secure new business opportunities and maintain strong client relationships.

2017 โ€” 2019
Newcastle, UK

โ˜• Digital Agency
๐ŸŽฏ Strategy

๐Ÿ’ก Provided key input in strategy meetings by leveraging my background in user experience.
๐Ÿ† Championed Digital Design as a core focus for the entire team.
๐ŸŽจ Introduction and management of basic design systems to align the team and products.
โ›๏ธ Led the development of a geometry software platform, producing a more accessible and user-friendly product.

2012 โ€” 2017
London, UK

๐ŸŽก Product Launch, Digital Events, and Conferences
๐Ÿฅ Healthtech

๐Ÿชœ Progressed from Junior to Senior Designer within 3 years at the company. (Aug 2012 - May 2015)
๐Ÿš€ Delivering assets for large-scale events and product launches worldwide. Including print and digital aspects.
๐Ÿ“ˆ Initiated and executed the integration of digital elements into projects, resulting in increased efficiency and productivity.
๐Ÿ’ป Led a highly successful team of designers and developers to create multiple outstanding final outputs.
๐ŸŽฉ Proactively took on the role of head of design when necessary (in the absence of Head of Design), demonstrating exceptional leadership skills.