Harry Cresswell

Harry Cresswell

UX & UI Design,
Front-end Development.

Profile

Hi, I’m Harry Cresswell. A freelance UX & UI designer from London. I help individuals and organisations solve problems using design and code.

Expertise

  • User Interface Design – Sketching, Wireframing, Rapid Prototyping, Building UI design systems.
  • User Experience Design – Information Architecture, User Research, User Flows, Site Mapping, Persona Creation.
  • Visual Identity Design, Icon Design.
  • Front-end prototyping and building front-end component libraries.
  • Writing scaleable CSS architecture – SUITCSS, SMACSS, OOCSS, ITCSS.
  • Web Typography – working with modular scales, responsive and fluid type systems and variable fonts.

Experience

UX & UI Design. Front-end development

Angel Investment Network, London

Oct 2014 - Present

Research, ideation, sketching and wireframing. Hi-fidelity prototyping and building front-end design systems: ainlabs.netlify.com. Brand Identity Design.

Web Design & Development

Harvey Nichols, London

Oct 2011 - April 2015

Editorial design and layout for print and web. Photographic retouching and image manipulation. Photography.

Web & Editoral Design

Avenue 32, London

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013

Editorial design for print and web. Photographic retouching and image manipulation.

Web Design & Front-end Development

SampsonMay Design Ltd, London

Feb 2011 - April 2011

Website design and development. HTML and CSS prototyping.

Personal Projects

In Detail

Co-founder / UX & UI Designer

Feb 2011 - Present

A jewellery publication and concierge service with a unique and accessible perspective on the jewellery industry. Events in partnership with Soho House.

Type Services

Typography Design

Feb 2017 - Present

A type design practice and exploration of letterforms.

typeservices.co

Education

University of the Arts London

Diplomas in Graphic Design

Jan 2008 - Mar 2008

Design for Visual Communication, Desktop Publishing, Design & Layout Skills, Pixel and Vector Based Image Manipulation.

University of Leeds

BA(Hons) Fine Art & History of Art

Sept 2004 - Sept 2007

Study of the New York School & Sculpture and the Object. Painting and screen printing. Dissertation exploring the impact of mechanical reproduction and digital technology on the artwork.

Technical Skills

Software

  • Figma
  • Framer
  • Sketch
  • Abstract
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator

Languages

  • HTML5
  • CSS3 & SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • Ajax
  • React
  • GraphQL
  • Node

Tools

  • Git
  • Gulp
  • Webpack
  • Netlify
  • Hugo
  • Gatsby
  • Pen & Paper

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