Portfolio 2015

Design. Strategy. Digital Media. Gets Things Done.
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EMI Music John Lennon Universe
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EMI Music - Project Lava

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).

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Plink Art

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.

2004 - 2008

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Tioti - Tape It Off The Internet

From 2005 until the end of 2008 I was founder and CEO of 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

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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,, a Russian TV channel.

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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.

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Older work...


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.

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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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