Morgan Carter, Designer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Morgan Carter

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Toptal Member Since
April 11, 2016

Morgan is first and foremost a creative problem solver. He has spent eight years helping small businesses and startups turn complex ideas into intuitive, useful products. The products he has helped create have been used by Amazon, NASA, McDonalds, Nike, Disney, NVidia, Ford, and more. Combining his extensive design skills with strong, creative development skills allows him to deliver the full designed experience, not an approximation.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Founder and CEO

2019 - PRESENT
Bolstr
  • Built and launched MVP in under three months.
  • Scaled to 150 users in first month after launching.
Technologies: Sketch, Firebase, Next.js, React

Lead Product Designer

2018 - PRESENT
Sports Direct Labs
  • Designed, developed, and launched the first-ever enterprise eCommerce site built in React.
  • Led the design culture and establishment of a design team at a worldwide remote company.
  • Designed and developed Propflow, an internal application for managing leases. The MVP was done in eight weeks of part-time work.
Technologies: Marvel, React, Sketch

Product Designer

2015 - 2018
Freelance
  • Provided various freelance services to international clients, including UI/UX design, product design, and front-end development.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop

Design Mentor

2015 - 2016
Bloc
  • Taught and mentored students from various career backgrounds who aspired to become designers.
  • Taught common methodologies and best practices for both design and web development.
  • Mentored students to achieve career success.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop

Designer

2014 - 2015
Deputy
  • Led a massive product overhaul, unifying the previous six years of product development on web, iOS, and Android.
  • Designed and developed a new feature allowing users to integrate Deputy with a number of other applications via Zapier.
  • Redesigned the marketing website with focus on the landing page.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop

Designer

2013 - 2014
Stackla
  • Handled all design-related issues as sole designer in this early-stage startup.
  • Designed and developed the public-facing social media displays for all devices - phones, computers, TVs, and massive displays. These displays have been used by the Commonwealth Games and Michelle Obama's "Better Make Room" Campaign.
  • Designed and developed the UI of the admin platform that allowed clients to manage and curate the content that was displayed publicly.
  • Carried out user testing to improve the UX of the admin platform.
  • Designed and created marketing materials: the marketing website, print materials, and an outsourced video.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop

Tutorial Demonstrator

2012 - 2012
University of Sydney
  • Taught first-year design computing students as part of a course in design programming.
Technologies: Processing

Test Analyst/Software Developer

2011 - 2012
IBM
  • Led a team as test manager.
  • Tested software for the Australian Broadband Network.
2009 - 2012

Bachelor of Design Computing Degree in Human Interaction Design

University of Sydney - Sydney, Australia

Tools

Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Balsamiq, Adobe Illustrator, Marvel, Sketch 3

Languages

JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Processing

Platforms

Firebase, Mobile, Desktop, iOS, Android

Other

UI Design, UX Design, Visual Design, Responsive, Sass, Product Design, Design Systems, Web App Design, Dashboard Design, B2B, Enterprise, Client-side JavaScript Frameworks, jQuery Plugins, React, Next.js, Firebase Authentication, Marketplaces, Two-sided Marketplaces, Data Visualization, Sketching, Dashboards, User Experience (UX), Prototyping, SaaS Design, User Interface (UI), Design Documentation, Web UI, Web UX, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Apps, Mobile Design, iPhone

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