Darren Alawi

Darren Alawi

Designer
Manchester, United Kingdom
Member since October 7, 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
Portfolio
Digital Design
  • Smartbaby
    Smartbaby
  • Millboard Decking Visualiser
    Millboard Decking Visualiser
  • Proliferated Drones
    Proliferated Drones
  • Mums in the Know
    Mums in the Know
Employment
  • Interactive Art Director
    2013 - PRESENT
    NAV
    • 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: Sketch, Photoshop, InVision, Illustrator
  • Head of User Experience
    2010 - 2013
    Dolphin
    • 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: Sketch, Photoshop, InVision, Illustrator
Experience
  • Website Redesigns20 years
  • Web Design20 years
  • App Design10 years
  • Adobe Photoshop10 years
  • Prototyping10 years
  • Responsive Web Design (RWD)10 years
  • Sketch4 years
Tools
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Sketch

Location

Manchester, United Kingdom

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