Professional Experience

From startups and charities to international brands and government agencies, I have worked on projects of all shapes and sizes for a wide range of clients across a broad spectrum of industries.

  • Staff Accessibility Designer at GitHub

    Since February 2024
  • Principal Designer at NearForm

    July 2022 - January 2024

    Providing accessibility expertise and leadership to the business and its clients. Leading collaborative design activity on enterprise-grade web and native mobile digital products. Helping clients to build lasting capability in their own teams.

    Clients: McKinsey & Company, Virgin Media O2

  • Senior Product Designer at NearForm

    August 2020 - July 2022

    Designing, prototyping and validating enterprise-grade software products and design systems for international private and public sector clients.

    Clients: SIG, Renalytix, New York DOH, Pennsylvania DOH

  • Director and UX/UI Designer at Goodcircle

    August 2019 - August 2020

    Providing free or affordable design expertise to small charities and social enterprises on a not-for-profit basis.

  • UI Designer at Holiday Extras

    March 2018 - August 2020

    Part of a small team responsible for product design alongside maintenance of a complex multi-brand design system.

  • Senior Software Tester at Holiday Extras

    October 2015 - June 2018

    Member of the UX/UI and mobile product teams, with a focus on accessibility. Responsible for testing and deploying web and native application projects across multiple teams, coaching junior testers and promoting good practice throughout the business.

  • Software Tester, UX/UI at Holiday Extras

    August 2014 - October 2015

    Member of the Customer Experience and UX/UI teams, testing and deploying web and native application projects for Holiday Extras and partners such as Saga, Thomson, Thomas Cook and easyJet.

  • Freelance UX/UI Designer

    August 2012 - August 2019

    Clients: PurpleCubed, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

  • UX Designer and QA Manager at Red Ant

    April 2006 - May 2015

    Responsible for requirements gathering, UX design, and quality assurance on responsive web, native mobile and in-store retail applications.

    Clients: Mastercard, Harrods, Graze, NHS, MHRA


  • BSc (Hons) Design & Innovation, 2:1

    The Open University · 2016
  • CPWA (Certified Professional in Web Accessibility)

    IAAP · 2021
  • WAS (Web Accessibility Specialist)

    IAAP · 2021
  • CPACC (Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies)

    IAAP · 2021
  • ISTQB-ISEB (BCS) Certified Software Tester

    ISTQB · 2014