Nicola Rushton, Designer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nicola Rushton

Designer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Member since October 3, 2018
Nicola is an Agile UX/UI product designer who has led a variety of mobile and web products from startups to enterprise solutions over 10 years. Previously from Pivotal Labs, she enjoys helping design validated, useful user experiences from research to prototyping to UI. She's experienced in running design sprints and developing user-centered products for various clients including Atlassian, Service NSW, Telstra, CoreLogic, and Bigcommerce.
Nicola is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Designer | Product Consultant

    2018 - PRESENT
    Nicola Rushton Consulting
    • Worked with various clients including Atlassian, Telstra, Service NSW, Cabcharge, and startups including Clickview, Qualie, and Lexicon.
    • Led UX/UI design with a range of clients including startups on various products such as mobile apps and web products.
    • Consulted with enterprise design teams advising on Agile design and research.
    • Spearheaded design and user research with various teams.
    • Worked with non-researchers to teach product research.
    • Designed for all stages of a product's development from early validation onwards.
    Technologies: Prototyping, User Research, Sketch
  • Freelance UX/UI Designer

    2018 - 2019
    • Designed the UX/UI for this user research startup. They came to me with rough sketches and I turned them into something ready for development.
    • Designed the platform where users create projects for this research-as-a-service product.
    • Created the final presentation template that's what clients see once their project is finished.
    • Developed a style guide for the platform developers to work from.
    Technologies: InVision, Zeplin, Sketch


  • Bachelor of Creative Arts degree in Graphic Design
    2009 - 2011
    University of Wollongong - Wollongong, Australia




Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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