The Key app

The Key app

2017-2018The Key

My research enabled us to pivot the concept for our mobile app to focus on our users’ core needs, leading to a successful launch with higher-than-expected adoption and user engagement.

Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB)

Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB)

2016-2017Nomensa

I designed a new topic-based content model to group the content on RSSB's website around key topics of interest. This digital experience strategy led to a 264% increase in page views and a 97% increase in downloads.

Nano

Nano

2015-2016Springer Nature

A first-of-its-kind product for nanotechnology researchers, Nano was launched under the flagship of Nature, the world's leading academic journal. My user research revealed a significant product/market gap, leading the business to delay launch by half a year.

SciVal

SciVal

2012-2014Elsevier

SciVal enables universities to measure their research performance and make informed strategic decisions. My UX team developed SciVal from the ground up. Our focus on user needs and ease of use was a primary reason for SciVal's commercial success.

Spotlight

Spotlight

2010-2012Elsevier

An innovative tool that analyzes a university's publication output to reveal where its interdisciplinary research strengths are. Based on the outcomes of my user research, we identified key user needs which the product could address and implemented a radical redesign.

Marine Species Identification Portal

Marine Species Identification Portal

2008ETI BioInformatics

This EU-funded project offers information on some 10,000 species of sea plants and animals. As lead designer and developer, I designed and built the Web-based front end and used PHP/ MySQL to build the back end.

Catalogue of Life

Catalogue of Life

2005-2008ETI BioInformatics

An EU-funded program to create a complete index of the world's known species. I designed and developed the Web-based interface and also built the back-end using PHP and MySQL. I also created an API using PHP, MySQL and XML.