Verified Expert in Design
Nathan is a product designer from Northern Ireland, with a bachelor's degree in interaction design. He is currently based in Dubai and is working on investment and blockchain products, including creating digital products and experiences for saving, investing, and managing money. Nathan is an expert at leading design teams and creating easy-to-use straightforward interfaces and universal design systems that provide a smooth design experience to all users.
App Design for a Trading and Investment Platform
Product Design for a Crypto Exchange App and Crypto Card
Product Design for an Insurance Mobile App and Progressive Web App
Product Design for a Business Banking Mobile App
- Led the product team to define the entire digital product offering for the company.
- Designed two comprehensive design systems for various digital products, one admin and one customer-facing.
- Performed a UX audit on the onboarding journey and re-designed it to improve completion rates.
- Designed the entire online banking app and back office platform from scratch.
Lead Product Designer
- Designed the entire booking platform for a new luxury airline company based in Dubai, UAE.
- Created design systems for a number of large fintech companies based in the UAE, UK, and USA.
- Designed the entire product suite for a B2B bank and financing solution from scratch.
Senior UX/UI Designer
- Designed a web app that led to increased retention and completion of their onboarding.
- Worked with the team to create a cross-functional end-to-end design system.
- Designed the experience for viewing and contacting matched agents. This was also hyper-personalized to show the key data for users' local area.
Senior Product Designer
- Built a universal design system for Sarwa's mobile app, web app, and website, which helped standardize design and speed up design operations.
- Designed a growth calculator that educates users on compound interest if their money is saved wisely.
- Redesigned the entire buying and selling flow for stocks and crypto on the Sarwa app. This reduced drop-offs and led to more transactions being made on the platform.
Senior Product Designer
- Helped launch and designed a business banking app that onboarded customers within 48 hours, requiring almost no physical documentation. The app was launched in Dubai, where everything is predominately analog and paper-based.
- Built a design system for YAP, which is used in multiple countries. This was a challenge because user needs and design connotations differ between regions and countries, so the design system needed to be universal and consistent.
- Designed a banking app for kids that enabled parents to set savings goals and missions for them to complete. We made sure to seamlessly integrate the design experience for children and parents.
- Created a crypto exchange proof of concept in a 1-week sprint as an exploratory exercise to see how we would approach building a crypto product into the app.
- Redesigned the onboarding and KYC journeys for HSBC Bank Middle East, including carrying out user research, A/B testing, and finding a solution that aligned with business goals and customer needs.
- Created a proof of concept for an industry-leading insurance platform in the USA, focusing on giving the employees a comprehensive app that allowed them to manage their plans, book appointments, and make claims.
- Designed a custom solution for the housing loan and management software for UAE nationals, which allowed them to receive housing grants, choose contractors and architects, and track the building progress.
- Designed the eCommerce website and managed the development of one of Europe's largest car suspension retailers.
- Created the end-to-end website for a large car dealership in Northern Ireland, allowing customers to filter and sort by specific categories.
- Developed an online booking system for a caravan holiday rental company, allowing customers to book, pay, and share their trip details.
Bachelor's Degree in Interaction Design
Ulster University - Belfast, UK
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Interactive Media
Northern Regional College - Newtownabbey, UK
Building Design Systems
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