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    Field Studies Council

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    FSC centres are located in some of the most stunning rural locations in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Each year more than 165,000 people visit its centres.

    The first ten comparable weeks of operation saw an increase of over 40% in the number of ecommerce transactions over the same period in the previous year.




    Universitas 21

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    U21 has 26 research-intensive university members, 1.3 million students, over 220,000 staff, budgets amounting to over US$25bn and an annual research grant income of over US$6.5bn.

    One of the biggest challenges of this project was understanding the function, roles and specific content types of U21.




    Birkbeck College

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    I created User Journey graphics for a large London University to help inform staff of the decision paths of some of their key prospective students.

    The Challenge

    To transfer hundreds of post-it notes from a 2 day user journey workshop, into something visually meaningful –




    Higher Education Statistics Authority

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    HESA is the official source of data about UK universities and HE colleges.

    The Challenge

    The main challenge with HESA was understanding their products, services and offerings and translating them into a meaningful Information Architecture and taxonomy. The existing site was very confused,




    Edinburgh University

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    The University of Edinburgh wanted to redesign the ‘customer facing’ level of it’s main content pages, and gradually roll out a redesign across a huge number of internal pages and micro-sites.

    The Challenge

    The main challenge was to create a design system that could be customised to allow different departments to create their own sense of identity whilst keeping a sense of overall consistency.




    University of Glasgow

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    An agile redesign of the University website. Fast turnaround responsive design and development embedded in Glasgow with the Strathclyde web team.

    The Challenge

    Working fast and agile is a productive experience and the internal web team have worked hard to implement a modern,




    Macmillan English Campus

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    I worked for Macmillan Publishers on their Learning Management System called English Campus, a large web application aimed particularly at teaching English language skills to South American students.

    This was a challenging and complex project which was difficult to get a grasp of at first due to the size and variety of its functionality.




    CAS Business School

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    A responsive redesign of key pages of the Cass Business School, London.

    • Expert Review of site
    • Design workshop with stakeholders.
    • Wire-framing and visual design.

    Page designs




    Connexions

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    Connexions was a careers resource site for a teen audience in Leicestershire catchment.

    The challenge here was to create a vibrant and dynamic design to inspire and connect with teenagers looking for help finding training and work, whilst not being patronising or trying to hard to be ‘with it’.




    Open University

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    I worked together with my designer colleague Ed Merritt on the Open University redesign.

    I did a lot of initial look and feel work on designs to integrate into a Drupal 4 CMS install.

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    Aberdeen University

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    The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland. I undertook a major redesign project to give the University a fresh new look and feel.

    The Challenge

    The biggest challenge was to find a design direction that was correct in the eyes of the many stakeholders of the University going forwards.




    BBSRC

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    Following a re-branding exercise, I redesigned the website for Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

    The Challenge

    My original design was in around 2002 and updated a few years later to address some of the shortcomings and to rebuild with new web technologies of the time.