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I'm Ed Manson, a designer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

I am passionate about crafting experiences for digital products that are designed and optimised to help benefit both clients and end users. In the past I’ve worked for agencies, start-ups and large corporates and currently I am part of the design team at Whitespace.

If you would just like to say hello, or like to work on a project together please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Experience
Experience

Whitespace — UX Designer — May 2018 to Present
At Whitespace, I am one of the primary UX designers working on a variety of client and internal products. I am involved at all stages of the product lifecycle, from initial discovery workshops through to IA & UI design to product testing and iteration. I work closely with all key stakeholders to ensure products that meet both business and end-user needs and requirements.

Big Motive — Interaction Designer — Nov 2016 to May 2019
During my time at Big Motive, I focused on understanding end-user requirements whilst keeping clients involved at all key product design and development stages to ensure final products that were both successful and user intuitive.

Bag of Bees — Interaction Designer & FE Web Developer — June 2014 to Nov 2016
At Bag of Bees, I was the primary front-end developer responsible for website development. I also assisted with UX and UI design for all web projects.

Green 17 Creative — Interaction Designer & FE Web Developer — May 2013 to May 2014
Whilst at Green 17 Creative, I was a key team member contributing to both design and development of responsive websites and mobile applications.

We Are Duo — FE Web Developer — Jan 2013 to May 2013
I worked closely with the team members at We Are Duo to produce responsive, bespoke websites which were developed using HTML, CSS, jQuery/JavaScript and PHP.

Archer Advertising — Junior Web Designer — Sep 2011 to May 2012
As an intern at Archer, I worked closely with the lead web developer to help design and create websites that used WordPress as their main content management system.

Education
Education

Interactive Multimedia Design — University of Ulster
Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours)

Skillset
Skillset

User Research
IA Design
UI Design
Product QA
HTML/CSS
CMS & Shopify Integration

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