Christian Kirkham, UX/UI Designer in London, United Kingdom
Christian Kirkham

UX/UI Designer in London, United Kingdom

Member since June 14, 2016
Christian's developed his digital experience craft whilst in London, building a portfolio of contracts with brands such as Nike, TAG Heuer. and Rolls-Royce. To deliver his results, he works with user-first in mind. Outside of work, Christian ensures that he is in step with the latest design trends and works to extend his skill set. Currently, he is self-employed as a global freelancer, serving clients across North America to Asia.
Christian is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Head of UX and Design

    2018 - PRESENT
    WiseAlpha Technologies
    • Crafted and project managed the strategy, UX, and design of the world's first corporate bond trading app.
    • Assisted a large team of remote working front-end, Python, Django, and React Native developers to ensure QA across multiple platforms.
    • Built a new brand identity, guide, language, and tone.
    • Advised and oversaw the implementation of Intercom, by increasing customer support satisfaction and five-star Trustpilot reviews by 400%.
    • Contributed and attended the winning of the digital British Banking Awards for three consecutive years.
    • Product managed a team of over five developers across multiple disciplines, including React-Native and Django, to deliver a first of its kind corporate bond trading app.
    • Hired and mentored design contractors to support in the ideation and implementation of work ranging from marketing material to dashboard design.
    Technologies: Photoshop CC, Sketch, Interface Design, After Effects CC, Principle, Figma, InVision
  • Senior User Experience Architect

    2015 - 2017
    AKQA
    • Created the interaction guidelines for NTC with Nike design directors in Portland, OR.
    • Designed localized interface experiences for TAG Heuer in Shanghai, China.
    • Designed a multi-screen car configurator experience to work in dealerships and remotely.
    • Built Volvo's digital experience platform in Sweden.
    • Designed a new launch and CRM creative for Virgin Sports.
    Technologies: Sketch, Interface Design, InVision, Apple Keynote, Adobe After Effects, Principle, Flinto, Zeplin

Education

  • Certification in Creative Programming for Digital Media & Mobile Apps
    2013 - 2013
    University of London | Coursera - Online
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Interaction Design for Digital
    2009 - 2012
    University of Central Lancashire - Lancashire, UK

Certifications

  • Designer Screener
    MAY 2018 - PRESENT
    Toptal
  • Learning How to Learn
    MARCH 2018 - PRESENT
    University of California, San Diego via Coursera
  • Creative Programming for Digital Media and Mobile Apps
    JULY 2013 - PRESENT
    University of London, Goldsmiths, University of London via Coursera

Experience

Tools

  • InVision

Location

London, United Kingdom

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