Almo Mitchell

About

From the only designer, to being part of a global product team that serves millions of users.

Background

I have been educated in biology and design, graduating in Human Biology (BSc) from Sheffield Hallam University and Product Design (UX/UI) at Experience Haus.

My passion for products began when working at Apple, and grew over time from employment with Shazam and many more great product-lead companies.

I work in-house and remotely with international teams around the world, and care deeply about creating innovative products that are useful, simple and make a difference to people's lives.

As an end-to-end product designer, I like to be involved at different stages of a project, from concept right through to build.

In my spare time, I'm a DJ and have played at various venues and festivals around the world. I also love to travel and enjoy cycling, food and spending time with the people that matter most to me.

Experience

Ve Global
Product designer (UX/UI)
Feb 2018 - Today
Camino
Digital designer
Mar 2016- Feb 2018
Dice
Digital content marketer
Nov 2015 - Mar 2016
Shazam
Music content creator (Intern)
Apr 2015 - Oct 2015

Recommendations

"Working with Alex was a highlight of my 2018. He pushed me to a higher level of thinking, examining each and every angle before confidently moving forward with a decision. Pairing his natural curiosity with a structured set of research objectives allows him to fully understand a problem, uncovering every aspect of a brief.

Alex's ability to cohesively structure a project, run it transparently, visualise his thinking, and deliver the final product is a gift to any team. He works wonders when handing over designs to other teams and departments.

Most inspiring is the energy he puts forward to every new challenge-- a new software, a new project, or running a new workshop. I still haven't seen him back down from a challenge.

Mentoring Alex has been a wonderful experience, and I can't wait to see what he teaches me next."
Daniel Kemery - Senior product designer at Ve Global
"It was a pleasure for Alex to be part of DICE. His consistent high standard of work contributed largely to company wide growth. He led to the building and improvement of internal CMS and CRM tools. He is hard working, enthusiastic for anything he is tasked with, and is always hungry to learn and develop. Alex will be an asset to your team."
Hannah Parvaz - Head of Marketing at DICE

Skills

Project planning
Structured projects with timed activities to achieve desirable, viable and feasible solutions.
Research
Understanding users and their goals, then synthesising data to design with purpose.
Prototyping
Quickly sketching, validating then prototyping responsive designs in code.
Workshops
Facilitating design studios and sprints for collaborative fast ideation.
User testing
Gathering qualitative and quantitative feedback essential for iterations.
Strategy
Understanding the bigger picture of how a project benefits the wider business goals.