Darren Alawi, Designer in Manchester, United Kingdom
Darren Alawi

Designer in Manchester, United Kingdom

Member since November 4, 2015
Darren is a talented designer with over 20 years working in design based in the UK. He has a passion for turning complex ideas into beautiful and intuitive experiences. Darren has extensive experience— working with businesses and agencies all around the world, designing websites, apps, and brands.
Darren is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Interactive Art Director

    2013 - PRESENT
    • Worked as the head of the design team at Nav, a full service digital design and development agency.
    • Managed and ran a team of talented designers and developers, creating unbelievable experiences on all digital platforms.
    • Took a hands-on approach—taking full responsibility of design, interaction and execution on all projects that leave the agency. I encouraged my team to trust their instincts and focus heavily on the details while maintaining a simple, elegant aesthetic.
    Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
  • Head of User Experience

    2010 - 2013
    • Worked with a variety of clients on their books. (Dolphin is a medium-sized digital agency.) Projects ranged from low budget startup websites to enterprise apps with budgets exceeding £100K.
    • Took responsibility for the creative vision of all projects.
    • Led a small team of designers and developers to exceed client expectations and to push the limits of the digital experience.
    Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch



Manchester, United Kingdom

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