Developer / Remote 🌍 / 2017 — present
Lead Designer / Edinburgh / 2016 — 2017
Appointedd is a B2B SaaS startup offering customisable online booking systems. As Lead Designer at Appointedd, I am responsible for ensuring consistent brand & style guidelines across both our product and marketing.
I work closely with the development team at Appointedd to specify product features & enhancements.
I am responsible for Appointedd's marketing website, sales & marketing materials, and branding.
Head of Product / Glasgow / 2013 — 2016
Opinurate was a B2B SaaS startup focussed on customer feedback & research — communicating data through an online dashboard. I was responsibly for product design, marketing and front-end development at Opinurate.
Opinurate's customer feedback & analytics dashboard, designed to communicate feedback to an array of users across organisations.
I was responsible for the production of sales & marketing materials including sales presentations, proposals, and branded documents.
A community site for customer experience professionals which I developed as an Opinurate side project.
I maintained the Opinurate marketing website, which I originally designed in 2013.
Owner / 🏡 / 2013 — 2015
After graduating from university, I ran a landscape print business to sell a collection of my photographs. Using a shopify e-commerce store, a Facebook page to share new images and a home printing studio, I built a small side-business focused on Christmas sales. I closed down this store in the summer of 2015.
Expedition Leader / Kenya 🇰🇪 / 2013
Lead four voluntary teaching expeditions to rural kenya. Responsible for planning, budgeting and managing placements for a total of 32 volunteer first aid teachers, I liased with local govenment and education authorities to ensure our work had real benefit. During my time in Kenya, I also assisted the Project Coordinator with registering the student project as a Kenyan Non-Governmental Organisation, a stabilising milestone for the organisation.
Heriot Watt University / Edinburgh / Graduated 2013
Received a best-in-school award for an International Marketing project. I wrote my masters dissertation on "Marketing in a social world"; a study into the marketing implications of social media for small businesses. Graduated with First Class honours.
Australian National University / Canberra / 2011 – 2012
A year spent studying at the Australian National University. I diversified my studies into Asian Business, Sustainable Business Models and Globalisation.
Outside of work, I enjoy learning about new design tools and methods. I regularly experiment with new technologies on CodePen. Recently I have been experimenting with Next.js – which I used to produce this site.
When studying in Australia, I ran as a navigator in Inward Bound; a 70km adventure race. I have also cycled from Edinburgh to London, raising over £1000 for First Aid Africa. I am also passionate about surfing.