Design with purpose

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I'm Dan, an Aussie designer born in New Zealand, raised in Dubai and based in London.

Working at the intersection of UX, UI, content design and front-end web since 2012, I've had the privilege of influencing products, services and organisations that impact millions for the better.

I'm currently a Product Design Lead at Tesco.

Some of those organisations include

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT)
Department of Defence
Voodoo Creative
Department of Human Services
Australian Federal Police
Accenture / Fjord
Department of Health
Mail Boxes Etc
National Disability Insurance Agency
Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Today, I work across the core disciplines of Experience Design

User research

Interaction design

UI | Visual design

Content design

Agile methodologies

Leading workshops

Front-end web

Digital illustration

Case studies

Research driven design, method driven investigations

↓ CASE STUDY 1/7 ↓


Flexible education, anywhere.

TopTutor is where people can learn from the best tutors in their area for a personalised and collaborative experience that embraces the flexibility of remote learning, either entirely or to complement in-person sessions as well.

Focus: User Research, Interaction Design, Interface Design

Client: Private individual (Freelance)

↓ CASE STUDY 2/7 ↓

Defence Leadership Digital Workspace

A better way to make critical decisions.

The Defence Leadership Workspace will empower senior members with easier access and better management of information using a modern, intelligent platform that integrates with other Defence systems to support well-informed decision making.

Focus: User Research, Interaction Design

Client: Australian Dept of Defence

↓ CASE STUDY 3/7 ↓

Biosecurity Design Spike

Lowering biosecurity risks to Australia.

Facilitating a design spike with a team consisting of biosecurity subject matter experts. Our intention was to understand and reimagine a system for collaborative, inter-branch decision-making on biosecurity policies.

Focus: Design Thinking, Process Analysis, Interaction Design

Client: Australian Dept of Agriculture, Water and Environment

↓ CASE STUDY 4/7 ↓

Conformance Test Suite

Open banking for all Australians.

A web app for banking and telecommunications entities to confirm the technical conformance of their software products within the Australian consumer market. Giving people choice and control over their data.

Focus: Accessibility, Interaction Design, Interface Design

Client: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

↓ CASE STUDY 5/7 ↓

Posting Connect

Relocate with ease.

Posting Connect is an online platform to assist the Australian Defence community with domestic postings. Designed to guide members and their nominated representatives through the numerous and varied tasks relating to posting.

Focus: Interaction Design, Content Design

Client: Australian Dept of Defence

↓ CASE STUDY 6/7 ↓

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Investing in people with disability early to improve their outcomes later in life.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is for Australians that are both with or acquire a permanent or significant disability. It funds reasonable and necessary supports and services that relates to a person’s disability to help them achieve their goals.

Focus: User Research, Interaction Design

Client: National Disability Insurance Agency

↓ CASE STUDY 7/7 ↓

Test for COVID-19 at home

Be proactive and stay safe.

A standalone website to explain how to order COVID-19 rapid lateral flow tests from the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS).

This web page will be for an independent website that wishes to let people know how they can regularly test themselves in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Focus: Design Thinking, Interaction Design, Interface Design

Client: N/A (Speculative)

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Canberra, Australia
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