Hi, my name is

ARRAN KING
UX/UI/Service Designer

Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life!

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About Me

Problem Solver

You know those little dogs that hang on to your trouser leg and just won't let go? That's me! I hate being beaten by a problem and will work relentlessly until I solve it.

During the first day at a previous role (Woolworths), I solved a problem they had been struggling with for months, and solved two more problems by the end of the week! All of this while working in a custom CMS that I was previously unfamiliar with.

Passionate

How much do I love what I do? On average, I spend over 8 hours a week just keeping up with all the latest trends in UI/UX design and web/app development.

Truth be told, I'm a little OCD when it comes to UX. Hardly a week goes by where I don't email some company with tips for improving the UX on their website/app.

I even find myself trying to apply UX principles in my everyday physical life - I really can't stand it when things don't function the way they should. I'm the sort of person that will ask where a friend's toolbox is so I can fix their broken door latch before I go home.

It's true, I sometimes forget to eat when working on a project, but is it really working when you love what you do?

All rounder

  • 8+ years UX/Service design experience
  • 15+ years FE Dev/UI experience
  • 7+ years Graphic Design experience
  • Bachelor of Arts (Multimedia Design & Application)
  • Graduate Diploma in Design (Digital)
  • Bachelor of Training (mostly completed)
  • Certificate III Training and Assessment

Design, of any kind, has always been a passion with me. I started doing paid graphic design work while still in school, later spending over seven years as a freelance Graphic Designer before moving to Web Design.

I've always been involved in some sort of design, even making little forays into interior, architectural and furniture design.

So, to me, UX is the ultimate job. I get to continually solve problems, and make things look good in the process!

Testimonials

Arran demonstrates a strong customer and business centric approach to Human Centered Design/User Experience discovery and recommendations. His work on this project has positively influenced project scope and customer experience benefits.
Greg Staveley
Product Owner - RAS/Backflow
Sydney Water
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Arran created a modern, high-end website for us that is very easy for us to update, and clearly explained the design process and requirements to us.
The finished website exceeded our expectations, and the ongoing support Arran has provided, including comprehensive tutorials and training, are awesome.
Jo-Anne Kek-Pamenter
Marketing Manager
Westside Hotel
I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all of your work and delivery over the past 6 months. What a journey! Thank you so much, the fact that the feedback was how easy the front and back ends are and the positive feedback we have received already from customers and staff, is testament to your efforts.
Callie Evans
Head of Customer Experience
Assure Programs
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What Do I Do?

UI/UX Design

User Research

Use contextual interviews, workshops, online and email surveys, and analytics to discover user needs and cleary define business requirements.

UI/UX Design

UX/Service Design

Use Agile, HCD and Lean UX methods to design user-centred websites and applications that address user needs and create business value.

UI/UX Design

Stakeholder engagement

Use Visio, Excel, Powerpoint and various video editing tools to create Service blueprints, Business value/User pain point matrices to present research findings to Business and help guide the development roadmap.

Digital Design

UI/Digital Design

Use Sketch, InVision, Axure to create wireframes and prototypes that clearly guide development.
Use Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign to create posters, brochures and other print collateral.

Search Engine Optimisation

Search Engine Optimisation

Use effective SEO tactics to get client websites to the top of the first page in Google.
After all, what’s the point of building a great looking website if no-one will ever get to see it?

Full Stack Designer

Everything

OK - I can’t do everything . . . yet.
But my love for problem solving and learning new things means I will learn whatever I need to in order to get the job done.

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