Curriculum vitaea of

Ty Fairclough

User Experience Consultant

Work experience

UX Consultant

Equal Experts

June 2018 – December 2019

Working with a network of consultants specialising in agile delivery. The assignment was to enable Shawbrook Bank to operate a User Experience function in the business. Using agile techniques to demonstrate modern product development methodologies.


UX Consultant

Shawbrook Bank

June 2018 – Present

Embedded in delivery teams we built working software using Agile and XP methodologies while mentoring staff and helping put in place a long term way of working that would continue to show value long after we left.

  • UX recruitment strategy
  • Leading the development of a Design System
  • Demonstrating a research methodology to the business
  • Hands on generation of typical UX artefacts

UX Consultant

Pop menu

July 2016 – December 2018
My role is to advise and consult a start-up team based in the United States. I employ behavioural economics and cognitive theory to create design patterns the organisation can use to maximise their KPIs.

UX Consultant

DfE: Skills Funding Agency

July 2016 – June 2018
Building financial back-office features to support billions in apprenticeship funding from Government via an Apprenticeship Levy for employers with a payroll of over £3,000,000

UX Mentor

CareerFoundry

Jan 2016 – Jan 2017

Helping fledgling designers to master the world of User Experience Design.

  • Review coursework and provide feedback
  • Provide additional insight into tasks
  • Transpose theoretical learning into practical advice for each student in their work environment.
  • Monthly conference calls with students
  • Inspire, motivate and challenge students

UX Consultant

BIS: Skills Funding Agency

November 2015 – July 2016
Working on new Government Digital Service (GDS) product. My role was to provide design solutions that could balance policy requirements with user needs.

UX Consultant

Digi2al

November 2015 – June 2018
As part of a network of UX, Content and Product Owner consultants we worked on various public sector engagements.

Principal UX Designer

FOODit

April 2015 – October 2015
Managing the UX portfolio of four individual products for a small start-up in TechHub, London. I managed the UX talent pipeline as well as conducting day to day experiments and studies.

Lead UX Designer, EMEA

CareerBuilder

December 2013 – April 2015

Acting as an integral part of a global product team, my role was to interact closely with product owners and their teams to evangelise user experience, dual track agile and discovery as prescribed by the industry thought leaders.

  • Leadership workshop
  • Product Owner coaching
  • High risk and big bet LEAN MVP projects

Senior UX Designer

CareerBuilder

August 2012 – December 2013

Evolving and creating functional front end user experiences in the consumer and SaaS market.

  • Quantitative research – GA, OpinionLab, Internal metrics, A/B (Multivariant) testing
  • Qualitative research – guerilla testing, user research, expert review, OpinionLabs, internal feedback
  • Mockups – Balsamiq, Moqups, Inkling sketching
  • Prototypes – HTML, CSS, JavaScript, UXpin
  • Walkthroughs – Moqups, InVisionApp

UX Designer

Kaplan

June 2012 – August 2012
Deliver high fidelity, responsive blog prototypes for various university sites in various languages (RTL and Chinese).

UX Designer

Domestic & General

February 2012 – May 2012

Build out front end workflow for a European multi-brand domestic insurance platform.


UX Designer

Trinity Mirror Digital Recruitment

April 2010 – February 2012
Plan, deliver and test a greenfield front-end job board platform. Design lead for in-house production team.

Web Designer

iProperty Media

August 2007 – June 2009

Redesign and extend functionality of various online properties. Produce editorial layouts for a monthly glossy publication.

  • Create a SQL/PHP script to store and recall historical winners lists
  • Design, Develop and iterate on registration forms
  • Put in place a CMS to replace static page designs
  • Design a executive car aggregator site
  • Maintain a luxury property portal
  • Install and design a youtube clone for luxury property

Education & training

Workshops

Scrum Alliance Product Ownership

Jeff Patton & Jeff Gothelf

2018

London, UK

Hooked - Build habit forming products

Nir Eyal

2015

London, UK

Product discovery

Co-founders

2014

Lean UX

Jeff Gothelf

2015

Paris, France

UIE - Creating a UX strategy playbook

Jared Spool

2019

London, UK

Conferences

2018
Mind the product
2014
Mind the product
2014
Big Data Analytics Conference
2013
Mind the product

Academic

GCSEs

Saint John Payne RC

April 1997 – May 2001

  • Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)
  • Maths
  • Graphic Design
  • ICT
  • French
  • English Language
  • English Literature

A2/AS Levels

Great Baddow High

July 2002 – 2003

  • Product Design
  • Business Studies
  • ICT

Awards

2018
Public Service Digital Innovation of the Year
Digileaders
2010
Best Dentistry Website
Dentistry Magazine
2010
Best Dentist professional website

Dentistry Magazine


References

Reference contact details are available upon request.

2018
Disclosure and Barring Service

000896332792

Professional reference

Brendan Sweeney | CEO @ PopMenu

Character reference

Mr Fateh Ahmed | Plastics surgeon @ Mid Essex NHS Trust


Even more

To truly get a sense of the value I can bring your organisation I recommend you breeze through my body of work including case studies, book synopsis and articles I've curated on design.

TYIT Ltd provides a full stack UX consultancy that designs accessible digital services. We've helped complex organisations like BEIS and DfE achieve digital transformation by running Lean and Agile discovery processes.

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