I am a user experience researcher and strategic designer. I specialise in complex design and technology programmes involving emerging technologies, with extensive experience in healthcare, consumer electronics, web/mobile.
Senior designer with London strategic design firm, Monokoto. Working with clients at a board and leadership level to define, design, prototype and implement new devices and services. My focus is on clients in healthcare, medical devices, transportation, and consumer electronics.
Developed and delivered workshops in electronics, mechatronics and digital prototyping. Supported postgraduate students and consulted on various projects.
4 years working at one of the world's leading cancer research and treatment organisations. Supported the hospital's artificial intelligence collaboration with IBM Watson. Prototyped machine learning, natural language processing and search tools. Co-founded a multidisciplinary design, data science and engineering team; a first within the organisation. Developed clinician-facing products to help make the vast quantities of data within the organisation more accessible and useful.
Worked as a researcher and experience strategist with Frog on a part-time basis while attending NYU. Projects included research and re-invention of two forms of out-of-home entertainment and a new online presence for a large media company.
Led UX research, project discovery, requirements gathering, and design strategy for Front, an award-winning web design agency. Advocated for users and their needs during projects. Ensured that projects were set up to deliver against clients' business objectives.
Web developer at Fever Interactive, Dublin. Technology analyst with global management consulting firm Accenture. President of Dublin City University Students' Union.
The Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) is a two-year art, design and technology programme that encourages students to push the boundaries of interactivity across physical and digital media. I worked on more than 20 projects while at ITP, ranging from data visualisation to novel electronic devices. My graduate thesis was a user experience research project into the needs of cancer patients, followed by a round of rapid software prototyping.
A wide-ranging, four-year honours degree exploring new forms of media. Topics covered included communications theory, digital imaging, sound engineering, software engineering, animation, web development, 3D modelling, and human computer interaction. For my undergraduate thesis I developed a new type of aerial drone which could relay high quality video footage and sensor data to a ground station.
A virtual clinical trial comparing pemetrexed and gemcitabine, both given with cisplatin, in patients with lung adenocarcinomas.
Data visualisation work featured in the Gestalten book Visual Storytelling.