Mike Dean, Designer in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Mike Dean

Designer in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Member since August 6, 2020
Mike is a highly experienced product designer with a focus on innovation. He can take a flash of an idea from concept to a market-ready product. He has a wealth of experience in many sectors, especially within sports tech and betting. He's collaborated with large global brands and small startups, including Booking.com, Sky Sports and News, Fanatics, and the UFC. Mike has produced work for some incredible brands, including Nokia, Microsoft, Disney, Hugo Boss, Turner Sports, and Reebok.
Mike is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Director

    2021 - PRESENT
    SGX Pty Ltd
    • Started my own consultancy that offers design and research services to a range of industries, including sports technology, media, betting, eCommerce, and fintech.
    • Worked with Fanatics.com on their proposition and entry into the sports betting market. Researched and created mock-ups for a range of new features.
    • Collaborated with Sky Bet in the UK to help them design simple, high-impact betting experiences across Sky Sports products. These included dynamic bet boosts and live betting opportunities.
    • Designed a range of customizable experiences for Oddschecker US used by the NFL, NY Nets, MLB, Bleacher Report, and the Yes Network.
    • Collaborated with Oddschecker UK and Europe to design a range of odds comparison experiences for media companies to use on their sites.
    • Founded AI Bets that offers lightweight, easily implemented, AI-powered betting engagement experiences.
    Technologies: Figma, Sports Betting, Betting, Gambling, iOS UI Design, iOS UX Design
  • Design Consultant

    2022 - 2022
    CarbonPay
    • Worked directly with the CEO of CarbonPay, an automatic climate action for business and personal spending that helps offset businesses emissions or personal carbon footprints every time they tap, click, or swipe.
    • Conducted a full UX audit of the business platform to identify key areas for quick, high-impact improvements. These areas included a range of problems, from user flows to small UI issues.
    • Designed solutions to the areas highlighted in the audit and worked with the technology team to implement them. This included a design toolkit to enable as much reuse of elements as possible.
    • Cooperated with the team to identify and design future improvements, including a consumer-facing mobile app.
    • Designed a dashboard to allow the user to have an overview of their account finances, add new cardholders, and manage cards.
    • Designed an impact dashboard to allow the user to track how much CO2 their company purchases are creating and how much CO2 they are offsetting by using CarbonPay.
    Technologies: Figma

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in Graphic Communication with Typography
    2005 - 2008
    University of Plymouth - Plymouth, UK
  • BTEC Diploma in Foundation Art & Design
    2004 - 2005
    Worcester College of Technology - Worcester, UK

Experience

Location

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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