Aaron Humphreys, Designer in Northampton, United Kingdom
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Aaron Humphreys

Verified Expert  in Design


Northampton, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
February 15, 2019

With over 15 years of design industry experience, Aaron has a track record for producing unprecedented best-in-class digital experiences working with successful startups to global companies such as ExxonMobil and Fujifilm. He's an award-winning digital product designer who specializes in brand and mobile interaction design. Using proven user-centered processes, his expertise sits comfortably at the intersection of UX and design.


Work Experience

Product Designer | UX Consultant

2018 - PRESENT
  • Carried out UX research and designed the branding and end-to-end experience on iOS and Android for a disruptive recruitment app.
  • Designed the brand, UX, and UI for a unique blackjack game for iOS and Android.
  • Created the brand and UX/UI design for an innovative micro-investments mobile app for iOS and Android.
  • Crafted the brand and UI/UX and helped launch an MVP for parents to cherish their child's moments.
  • Implemented a digital transformation—including a brand and website design—for a developer resource agency.
  • Spoke at UX Cambridge, on "UX within Design Agencies."
  • Acquired NN/g certification in UX management.
Technologies: Zeplin, Figma, InVision Studio, Marvel, Flinto, Sketch

Head of Design and User Experience

2014 - 2018
  • Led, hired, and managed a UX and product design team.
  • Carried out the UX research and designed the end-to-end experience for a popular food-and-ingredient mobile app.
  • Created a new consumer brand for Fujifilm’s POP Print.
  • Delivered innovative AR experiences for ExxonMobil.
  • Led the brand and UX design for a new innovative social networking mobile app.
  • Regularly ran discovery sessions and conducted UX research, and held design review workshops.
  • Designed multiple award-winning app experiences.
  • Created designs for apps featured by Apple on the App Store and iTunes.
Technologies: Zeplin, Figma, InVision Studio, Marvel, Flinto, Sketch

Lead UI/UX Designer

2013 - 2014
  • Designed and managed the development of multiple award-winning mobile apps.
  • Developed the designs for apps that were featured by Apple in the health and fitness categories.
  • Created the design and helped launch startup mobile apps into new sectors including fintech and fitness.
  • Designed and launched multiple 2D and 3D mobile games on the App Store and Google Play.
  • Managed and art-directed multiple branding projects.
  • Designed the VR experience for a large oil company.
  • Led the team that delivered the VR experience for a large oil company.
Technologies: Apple Keynote, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Marvel, Flinto, Sketch

Senior Digital Designer

2010 - 2013
Milton Bayer
  • Designed an iOS game for a well-known UK toy industry brand.
  • Designed an award-winning website for a well-known luxury hotel.
  • Designed the experience for an online mutiplayer game for a well-known children's brand.
  • Designed and led multiple rich media ads for a large UK airline.
  • Designed multiple award-winning websites for resturants and hotel chains.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

UI/UX Designer

2008 - 2010
  • Designed an eMarketing platform for database emailing.
  • Designed and maintained a large eCommerce website for consumer goods.
  • Designed and developed custom B2B suite of websites for promotional branded goods.
  • Photographed a range of branded promotional goods.
  • Was awarded the CSS Awards Site of The Day.
Technologies: Flash ActionScript, CSS, HTML, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Graphic/New Media Designer

2005 - 2008
Organised Confusion
  • Designed and developed websites for Vauxhall dealerships in the UK.
  • Created rich media ads for international contract vehicle leasing companies.
  • Developed large-scale CRM system for agencies.
  • Designed interactive Macromedia Flash websites for fashion and beauty sectors.
  • Rebranded a large independent used car dealership.
Technologies: Flash ActionScript, CSS, HTML, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2004 - 2005

BTEC National Diploma in Graphic Design

Northampton College - Northampton, England

2003 - 2004

General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ) in Art and Design

Northampton College - Northampton, England

2002 - 2003

General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ) in Information Technology and Networking

Northampton College - Northampton, England


NN/g UX Certificate in UX Management

Nielsen Norman Group


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