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Christopher
Potter

Creative // Design // UX 

About me


Through the many inspiring people I've worked with and the diverse projects I've contributed too, I have come to understand that businesses need to gain a deep knowledge of the users and their problems in order to lead, manage and innovate. My role is to help businesses on that journey using design thinking skills and UX methodologies to produce solution focused and action orientated strategies.

Skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of design thinking and UX methodologies that are solution focused and action oriented to achieve business objectives that meet the users’ needs.
  • Ability to collaborate with key stakeholders and multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced evolving environment, holding workshops and facilitating design sprints.
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile methodologies, Scrum Master role to maintain successful production schedules that meet deadlines on time and on budget.
  • Exceptional creativity and outstanding problem solving abilities based on proven track record across a varied range of industries and projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of:

Applications:
Sketch, Adobe Xd, Axure, JIRA, Confluance, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sublime Text, Brackets, Codekit, Premier, Resolve.

Scripting:
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SASS & LESS, Liquid, PHP, MySQL

Frameworks:
Foundation, Bootstrap, SMACCS, jQuery.

Core UX Toolkit

Requirements

User Research

Metrics & Analytics
Usability testing
Stakeholder & End User interviews
Heuristic Reviews
Competitive reviews
Requirements Workshop

Design

Functional & Visual

Wireframes
Graphical design Comps
Detailed Spec
Prototyping
Usability Testing
IA & Site map
Process & task Diagrams

Build

Development

Proof of concept development
Implementation oversight
Style Guide
Content Inventory

Post-release

Monitoring

Metrics & Analytics
Usability Testing

Testimonials

"I've worked with Chris for many years across several companies and many projects. He is an excellent creative thinker, able to analyse & resolve complex design problems with elegance. He is passionate about excellence, detests mediocrity and is a huge asset to any team trying to make their own ding in the Universe. I hope to work with him again."

— Simon Monk
WNG.

"Chris is quite simply one of the most versatile people I have ever worked with. The uncommon balance of technical knowledge, hands on ability and creative flair that Chris has makes him a great digital expert. Couple this with his personality and leadership skills and you have a mix that is way more than the sum of the parts. He is a pleasure to be around in and out of work."

— Dan Mellor
MOREVER.

"Chris is a joy to work with and I've found him to be original, driven, and with a clear sense of direction. Some designers let their vision override practical considerations, but Chris always approaches problems from a user-centric perspective, which results in a far better "feel" for his projects at the time they go live."

— Jon Poulton
BJSS.
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