Timeline

2018

Microsoft

Azure DevOps

Design manager for Azure DevOps design system and feature development, introducing Figma to Microsoft.

2017

Microsoft

Skype for Xbox One

Visual, motion and interaction design for the refreshed Skype on Xbox One universal application (UWP).

2016

Microsoft

Skype for HoloLens

Design manager for the initial release of Skype on HoloLens experience, deployed by NASA to the International Space Station as part of "Project Sidekick".

2015

Microsoft

Windows 10

Design manager for Skype Video + Messaging integration into the initial launch of Windows 10, codenamed "Threshold".

Microsoft

Office 365

Design manager for the initial integration of real-time communications within the Office 365 web suite.

Microsoft

Presence

Co-designer of a unified presence model that aligned Microsoft's consumer and enterprise communications products.

2011

Skype

Skype for iPad

Design manager for the team that produced Apple's most downloaded iPad application of all time.

Skype

Emoticons

Collaboration with the exceptionally talented Jon Hicks to update and refresh the entire Skype emoticon palette for higher PPI devices.

Skype

Windows Phone 7

Design lead for envisioning Skype on Microsoft's mobile reinvention.

Skype

WebOS

Interaction designer partnering with Palm for for Skype integration into WebOS.

2010

Skype

Panasonic VIERA

Skype design partner contact for Panasonic’s R&D team in Osaka, Japan.

Skype

Skype for iPhone

Interaction designer and design manager for the original Skype for iPhone.

Skype

Samsung SMART TV

Design manager for integrated Skype experience on the 2010 Samsung range of smart TV's

Skype

LG NetCast

Design and brand manager for LG/Skype partnership.

2009

Skype

Philips VOIP 855

Lead designer for Skype integration into Philips cordless phone interface.

Skype

ASUS AiGuru SV2

Interaction designer for the entire embedded Linux OS on this consumer-focused standalone videophone.

2008

Skype

Skype for your Mobile

Interaction designer for a 'thin-client' Skype experience for Java-powered featurephones.

Skype

Intel MID

Collaboration with Intel and Ocean to develop VoIP calling for it's "Mobile Internet Device" concept.

2007

Skype

3 Skypephone

Interaction designer for the integrated Skype client experience on our branded handset, partnering with Hutchison Whampoa's handset team.

Skype

Skype for Nokia N800

Interaction designer for Nokia's original "Internet Tablet".

2003

Hutchison 3G

My 3

Full-time web developer role building out self-care tools for the UK's first 3G carrier.

2000

ARTISTdirect

Fastball

Freelance role, supporting the launch of the "The Harsh Light Of Day" album.

Ignition Management

Mercury Rev

Freelance role in London, launching mercuryrev.net after the critical success of "Deserter's Songs" in the UK.

ARTISTdirect

STEPS

Full-time role in London, supporting the launch of "STEPtacular" and a slew of chart-topping singles.

1999

ARTISTdirect

Korn

Freelance role as webmaster for Korn, adopting my personal fan-site as their official online presence.

ARTISTdirect

Kenny G

Freelance role updating and maintaining Kenny G's online presence. (I only wish I were making this up.)

ARTISTdirect

Rage Against The Machine

Full-time role in Los Angeles, designing and maintaining Rage's online presence.

ARTISTdirect

Long Beach Dub Allstars

Full-time role in Los Angeles, supporting the launch of debut album "Right Back".

ARTISTdirect

Indigo Girls

Webmaster for indigogirls.com, supporting the launch of "Come On Now Social".

ARTISTdirect

Monty Python

Webmaster for the Monty Python’s online archive of Terry Gilliam artwork and Eric Idle's live shows.

ARTISTdirect

Backstreet Boys

Freelance role designing and maintaining the Backstreet Boys website for the release of their record-breaking "Millennium" album.