Article title The problem with patterns
Published on 14 Jun 2018
After completing a three year fine art course in 2004 I went on to gain a degree in product design and development from the University of Salford in 2007. I have since worked across a range of disciplines in the digital industry including, Interaction Design, Service Design, UX Design, User Research and Front End Development.
I am currently employed by Defra as a senior Interaction and Service Designer, I work with research insights and data to design end to end services that are engaging, accessible and easy to navigate. I work across the full project lifecycle, from research, discovery and ideation through to iterative design and testing.
Alongside project work I am also an active menber of the design comunity of practice as well as GDS trained service assesor. I recently became a member of the design system working group, put together to review patterns submited to the GDS styleguide.
Over the years I have been fortunate enough to work on a number of exciting digital projects for well-known companies and agencies including…