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Aleks is as experienced as he is talented.
He's an asset to any team”
Global Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

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I am a Senior User Experience Consultant with a proven track record of leading user experience innovation programs for some of the world's largest corporations in the pharmaceutical, banking, manufacturing and luxury retail sectors. 

I am an empathetic communicator and adept at interacting with all levels of an organisation including C-suite. With experience leading, inspiring and motivating multi-disciplinary teams and directing all phases of user experience innovation in challenging E2E, B2C and B2B environments I can add value to existing or new user experience initiatives.


RECENT CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Strategic UX Consultant at Novartis in Basel, Switzerland, helping to shape the User Experience methodology and design process within the global enterprise landscape and creating an end-to-end UX service catalogue based on a Design Thinking approach. 

UX Consultant at BASF in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Facilitating a two day UX workshop with staff and business owners in which key principles of Lean UX in Enterprise were presented and delivered via interactive workshops. 

Digital Creative Director at JWT/Mirum/HW responsible for creating global User Experience guidelines for HSBC Global Uniform Standards project and the delivery of native Windows tablet app for HSBC Relationship Managers.

Consulted Nationwide Building Society on future trends in banking.

Consulted as UX Lead for AVIS Group on design/development of AVIS and Budget Group transactional iOS/Android mobile apps.

Senior Digital Art Director at Saatchi & Saatchi responsible for augmenting offline based creative into the digital space. Defined digital strategy for the Head & Shoulders shampoo brand.

Digital Creative Director at Cheil Worldwide engaged in introducing user centred design principles and digital campaign work for the global website, Samsung.com and in particular the launch of the Galaxy smartphone range and tablet.

Head of Digital at Golley Slater & Partners leading the creative direction in the new media department of this national advertising agency for clients including Mitsubishi, Toyota, Honda and many others. 


HIGHER EDUCATION

Masters Degree in Design Studies from Central St Martins School of Art (UAL). Dissertation: The Ghost in the Machine, a study of human creativity.

Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design from Central St Martins School of Art (UAL). Dissertation: Mass Observation in the 1940's.