Andy began his career at Message, a small design studio in Brighton. Here Andy honed his skills as a visual designer and front-end developer. It was during this time that Andy was a major contributor to the pioneering Web Standards movement, culminating in his best selling book, CSS Mastery.
At Clearleft, Andy’s experience and understanding of what makes a successful digital project finds him providing advice and strategic consultancy to clients, as well as planning and troubleshooting projects with the Clearleft team.
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Andy Clarke is one of the best known UK web designers because of his design work and contributions to the web design industry. He’s given more than sixty presentations at conferences all over the world. As well as numerous articles in web design publications, he’s written three books on website design and development including Transcending CSS and Hardboiled Web Design. Every few weeks, thousands of web professionals listen to him and his guests on the Unfinished Business podcast.
Brendan Dawes is a designer and artist exploring the interaction of objects, people, technology and art using an eclectic mix of digital and analog materials, for himself and for clients around the globe. Not concerned with current trends or fashions, Brendan’s work is instead born from universal themes such as beauty, simplicity and curiosity.
Carolina is a senior Digital/Graphic/UI/Visual/front-end/Web designer with more than 10 years in these fields. As you can tell, she is going through a Professional Labeling Crisis.
She has experience working for many organizations such as Brickwall, Good Agency and BBC.
She studied graphic design at her home town Santiago de Chile (only 18 years ago) and in 2010 she completed an MA in Web Design & Content Planning at the University of Greenwich (highly recommended).
Nowadays she does contract work as a digital and web designer at different agencies after she discovered that permanent employment is not for her.
A best-selling author, speaker and designer based in Belfast, Christopher Murphy has founded a number of successful digital startups. A passionate educator and mentor to many young entrepreneurs, Christopher leads interaction design provision at The Belfast School of Art, where he has championed a successful startup culture for many years.
Enthusiastically exploring the intersection of design and business, he is currently hard at work re-imagining the future of design education through a new startup, which he will be unveiling shortly.
Dan is a designer, surfer and occasional doodler from the UK. Currently working as Creative Director of No Divide, an agency he co-founded in 2014. Dan is also winner of net magazine’s 2013 Young Designer of the Year and the co-creator of oozled.com
James has been with Clearleft since 2006, his speciality being digital product design, heavily flavoured by UX and Lean thinking.
At Clearleft, James’s work includes a fundamental change in direction andresponsive redesign for Channel 4 News. New product development, from early vision through strategy to implementation, of Channel 4’s Scrapbook service. New product development, UX and interaction design for Family Nest; and interaction design and prototyping for the What Car? Car Chooser. For Family Investments, James led a cross-disciplinary team through conception, design and front end build; and for NBC Universal he created a framework and architecture for four international channel rebrands (Syfy, Diva, Universal Channel, 13th Street).
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Kathleen is an alumnus of the MA Web Design and Content Planning programme at the University of Greenwich. She studied part-time while working as regional manager with responsibility for web at Shakespeare Schools Festival, a UK charity. Kathleen graduated in October 2013 and now works as digital producer at Kingdom, a design and marketing agency based in London.
Laura Kalbag is a designer easily excited by web design and development. Among her list of ever-changing pet subjects are responsive design, accessibility, web fonts and design theory, but she’s really fascinated by anything in the areas of web, mobile and design.
Laura has been a freelancer for the whole of her professional life. She revels in working with small and meaningful clients, creating websites, apps, icons, illustrations and the odd logo.
Mike is a designer / developer / artist working in data visualisation, information design, web applications and generative design, using a range of technology including Processing, Arduino, HTML, JS, CSS, D3JS & WebGL. He runs a small studio in the South East of England with Polly Vinyard working on projects with clients & agencies including: Kings College London, Chelsea Football Club, Oxfam, Disney, Abbott Laboratories, Lilly, The Away Foundation & 51Degrees. Their work ranges from analytical information design & data visualisations through to data illustration and generative design.
Mike is never happier than when finding a new data source to seed a new design, animation or abstract illustration.
Nicklas de León Persson
Nicklas grew up in the north of Sweden. For the last decade he’s been teaching web design at the Art College in Belfast. As part of the @standardistas he’s published some books and spoken at conferences worldwide. Last year he moved to London to start up the @rumblelabs field office.
I’m a British graphic designer specialising in interaction design and front-end web development. Currently at the Guardian, I was previously a senior designer at Clearleft, a user experience agency based in Brighton. I also led the design of the webfont service Fontdeck and co-founded Multipack, a community for web designers and developers in Birmingham.
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Pui-Ling Lau is a UX developer working in a digital agency called Reading Room in the heart of Soho. During the day she gets stuck in with prototyping and the responsive web. She occasionally blogs and loves creating and building the most.
Designer of Objects and interactions. Currently design intern at @Clearleft