Ryan French, Designer in Braintree, United Kingdom
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Ryan French

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Braintree, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
January 11, 2021

Ryan is an experienced UX/UI design lead with meticulous attention to detail, producing meaningful work that strikes a balance between beautiful and useful. Working for London agencies during the last ten years, Ryan has crafted and delivered unique digital experiences for clients such as Bowers & Wilkins, Resident Advisor, Nando's, Casio, and National Parks UK. Ryan had the honor of collaborating with many amazing brands and subsequently winning some prestigious awards along the way.


Work Experience

UX/UI Product Designer

2020 - PRESENT
  • Designed the UX/UI for a pre- and post-launch website for a fintech company based in Dubai, helping people take control of their investments.
  • Created the UX/UI for a new search interface for an eCommerce website.
  • Helped design and finish the UI for the ultimate, most luxurious care home based in Chelsea, London.
Technologies: InVision, Notion, Webflow, Sketch, Figma, Pitch Decks

Lead UX/UI Designer

2018 - 2020
Rubber Cheese, Ltd.
  • Won a coveted award for designing the UX and UI for a quantum computing software company.
  • Rebranded a live streaming video platform and designed the UX/UI.
  • Designed the UX/UI for a digital workspace platform and intranet for a London construction company.
  • Created the UX/UI for an accessible website for the National Children's Museum.
  • Built the UX/UI for a digital platform of a citizen science company to help them come up with answers to important questions for the NHS.
  • Designed the UX/UI for a website to encourage people to spend more time outside for National Parks UK.
Technologies: Zeplin, Adobe CC, InVision, Webflow, Sketch, Figma

UX/UI Designer

2014 - 2018
SOON_ London, Ltd.
  • Designed the UX/UI for a global luxury audio company's eCommerce website.
  • Created the UX/UI for the eCommerce website of the prestigious brand Casio.
  • Designed the UX/UI for an eCommerce website for the national jewelers, Beaverbrooks.
  • Created the new website's UX and UI for the beloved brand Nando's.
  • Designed the UX/UI for an app startup to help organize world events.
  • Built the UX and UI for a startup shop combining celebrity content with deals and cashback.
  • Developed the UX/UI for a new website to showcase Europe's best digital creative work.
  • Designed the UK's first online volunteering platform and won a Webby and Lovie award for it.
  • Communicated and presented pitches, designs, and finished concepts to clients.
  • Managed and delegated responsibilities to other designers and provided directions.
Technologies: Adobe CC, Zeplin, InVision, Sketch

Digital Designer

2011 - 2014
  • Rebranded a primary school in the heart of East London and designed the school's new website.
  • Designed numerous car body repair websites and platforms.
  • Designed a luxurious travel company website for a global client.
Technologies: Sketch, Adobe CC
2008 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree (First Class Honours) in Graphic Design

Solent University - Southampton, UK