Leigh Walker

Experienced Interaction Designer with diverse skills across creative and technical fields.

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Hello, I’m Leigh, an Interaction Designer with a passion for creating intuitive and engaging digital experiences. My design philosophy centres around user-centred design, where user needs and goals are at the forefront of the design process.

Other interests include:

Skills and Experience

2023

Interaction Designer

Ministry of Justice

Developed design concepts for a new criminal justice dashboard using exsisting and bespoke gov.uk components and patterns.

  • Wireframe / Prototype
  • Pattern Library
  • Accessibility
  • Design Standards
  • User Centred Design
2022

Senior Frontend Developer

Nottingham Trent University

Responsible for the development, optimisation and user journey improvement on the University’s core websites. Used Agile methodology to implement and enhance new and existing technologies, including the rollout of a staff wide, custom built intranet.

  • Version Control
  • Coding Standards
  • Accessibility
  • Usability
2019

Web Designer / Frontend Developer

University of Nottingham

Led on the re-development of the University's web presence for its Research proposition. Achieved significant improvements to KPIs through modernisation of designs, information architecture and site templates, whilst keeping accessibility (WCAG), usability and brand alignment at the forefront of all decision making.

  • User Research
  • UX/UI
  • Content Audit
  • Stakeholder Management
2018

Digital Marketing Manager

Experian

Successfully implemented and delivered the B2B Digital Marketing Strategy for Experian Marketing Services through management of online campaigns and website optimisation. Worked collaboratively in the UK, US and EMEA, with a core focus on lead generation and brand building activity.

  • Content Strategy
  • Lead Generation / Scoring Model
  • SEM
  • Supplier Management / Budgeting
2017

Frontend Developer

Nottingham Trent University

A technical role held within the Digital Marketing team, responsible for development and optimisation of the Universities content management system. Key player in roll out of new Microsoft Dynamics CRM and suite of responsive email collateral.

  • Agile
  • Usability Testing
  • Information Architecture
  • Customer Journey Mapping
2016

Digital Designer

Nottinghamshire County Council

Played a key role within the Communication and Marketing team, delivering award winning digital creative for the online services improvement program; Digital First.

  • Copywriting
  • Graphic Design
  • Responsive Design
  • Usability Testing
Best UX website (UXUK '15 Awards)
2014

Senior Web Optimisation Executive

Experian

A dynamic member of the Global e-commerce team, responsible for the design, creation and optimisation of key performing consumer sites within the UK/US.

Used an iterative testing approach to dramatically increase conversion rates and drive up revenue. Kept a focus on brand alignment, accessibility and usability during all stages of development. Worked collaboratively across various teams to enhance the in-house SEO program.

  • A/B Testing
  • Web Performance & Optimisation
  • Dynamic SEO Dashboards
  • PPC
Learner of the Year Award 2012
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2011

New Media/Marketing Coordinator

EMB LTD

Responsible for the design, coding and delivery of company e-Newsletters. Monitored and acted upon analytics to greatly improve marketing penetration targets, increasing the subscription base by over 100% in two years.

2008

Learning Technology Trainer

Nottingham Trent University

Facilitated the enhancement of learning and teaching to academic staff members through suitable support for the University’s new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Helped deliver extensive training sessions, ensuring appropriate skill development in e-learning software tools and course effectiveness.

2007

Media Tutor

Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies

Developed, tutored and managed the First Diploma in Media course, from project briefs through to practical tasks for further education learners. The course focused on Audio Engineering, the Radio Industry, Video Production and Animation Techniques.

Education

2006

Audio Visual Production

Nottingham Trent University

Grade: 1st Class BSc [Hons]

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