Gary Cooper, Designer in Hartford, United Kingdom
Gary Cooper

Designer in Hartford, United Kingdom

Member since June 25, 2021
Gary is a UX and digital product designer with 22+ years of commercial experience and 15 years in principal and senior roles. His approach helped many organizations swiftly move from discovery and scoping into wireframing, visualization, and prototyping. For him, UX outputs are visual extensions of the wider conversation as much as they are project artefacts. They facilitate rapid iteration cycles and breathe life into the process, allowing teams to collaborate and invest in better outcomes.
Gary is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • UX Principal and Product Designer

    2018 - 2021
    EY-Seren
    • Re-designed a business intelligence app presenting data analytics dashboards to inform large-scale change management programs.
    • Delivered discovery and ideation workshops to identify project goals and conceptualize key user journeys and task flows.
    • Presented daily design iterations to key stakeholders, clearly describing design decisions based on research and analysis.
    • Elaborated on must-have requirements to increase value to the end-user experience.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Adobe CC, User Interface (UI), UX Design, Product Design, Web UX Design, Data Interpretation, Data Visualization, Web Dashboards
  • Product UX Lead

    2019 - 2020
    Blinx Solutions
    • Designed large-scale healthcare, transportation, and BI applications from initial discovery through to visualization and working prototypes.
    • Translated product vision into workflows, wireframes, and prototypes through Agile design sprints for iterative testing.
    • Developed and enhanced design systems for design and development teams.
    Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch, Adobe CC, Jira, Slack, User Interface (UI), Style Guides, UX Design, Product Design, High-fidelity Prototypes, Web UX Design, Data Interpretation, Data Visualization, Web Dashboards

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Design Practice and Graphic Design
    1994 - 1997
    University of Salford - Salford, UK
  • BTEC Design Foundation Diploma in Graphic Design
    1993 - 1994
    Chester School of Art and Design - Chester, UK
  • GCE Advanced Level in Fine Art, Design, English, and General Studies
    1991 - 1993
    Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College - Northwich, UK

Experience

Location

Hartford, United Kingdom

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