Design. Strategy. Digital Media. Gets Things Done.
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Service / Experience design for a connected multiplatform music product, to become the digital equivalent of the deluxe box-set.
Starting with a complete blank slate, initially produced a design guide and concept video for internal stakeholders, followed by a dev/fort developed prototype and culminating in a pilot product, John Lennon Universe (screencapture video).
Plink Art is a visual search application that runs on mobile devices. It uses image recognition to identify artwork photographed on a mobile phone, from books or in a gallery, and allows users to explore related works and art movements.
Plink was acquired in April 2010 by Google and the technology integrated into the Google Goggles product.
From 2005 until the end of 2008 I was founder and CEO of Tioti.com a social network around TV. I was responsible for all aspects of the site: concept, strategy, information architecture and interface design.
On top of this I managed the outsourced technical development as well as turning Tioti into a successfully launched and funded start-up.
Tioti received angel funding followed by a $1.5m round of venture capital in 2007 and by the end of 2008 had almost 100,000 users. It was acquired by Vizimo / FindmeTV
Aggregator was a start-up delivering niche channels of TV over the web. I was responsible for information architecture and user interface design for the overall service. This was intended to be reskinned for each content channel, I handled design for the first, Moe.tv, a Russian TV channel.
Working at top digital agency Poke I helped Zopa redesign their social lending and borrowing service prior to a successful US launch. The site won a prestigious Webby award in 2007.
Neuromantics were engaged to produce two internal design strategy pieces for Nokia Insight & Foresight. One was designed to communicate Nokia's position on digital media and DRM to the business, the second was to explore was to improve the business meeting experience.
Neuromantics developed two concepts for BBC New Media. The first is for a broadband set-top box, focusing on providing navigation of non-linear content through social networks, editorial and procedural selection services. The second developed some of these ideas to create a user interface around scrapbooks of content as the primary interaction with television content.
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