← rcottrell.com | CV updated: December 2012
Digital product and interaction designer with academic background in communication design and HCI, and professional design experience at Google, Accenture and Fjord. Excited about innovative design, tech and business.
April 2012 to present
Defining interaction design for multiplatform digital products and services. Creating wireframes and prototypes, helping to shape overall service design across devices, collaborating in creative teams and with clients.
Standard Bank — Interaction design and prototyping for a South African bank. Created a detailed high-fidelity iPhone prototype in Keynote.
The Sunday Times — Interaction Design for News International, working on their classified advertising site for premium vehicles: driving.co.uk
April 2011 to March 2012
Designing the user experience for Universal Credit, working with the Department for Work and Pensions and the Government Digital Service. Worked with clients in Warrington to define requirements for a highly complex claim process, and created designs in Axure. Initial visual designer on the project, collaborating with Government Digital Service to streamline designs with GOV.UK.
June 2010 to October 2010
Intern in the User Experience team in London. Explored and prototyped improvements to Android OS, designing UI mocks in Fireworks and interactive prototypes in Flash. Created new designs for home screen apps, notifications, maps, and camera amongst others, and demonstrated the designs to the mobile UX team in London and California.
September 2009 to March 2011
September 2004 to July 2007