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Hi, I'm Ferdia.

I’m a Senior Product Designer with 7+ year’s experience.
I have founded two startups.
I currently work at a Design & Development consultancy; thoughtbot.

My work

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Fast food mobile app

I worked on a restaurant app for one of the world’s biggest fast food chains. This project involved mobile apps for customers and drivers plus internal operational restaurant dashboards and a tablet POS app.

Product Strategy
UX Design
Product Design

Investment web app

A web application for a London based investment firm. This was a mature application that involved designing some new features and implementing a design system.

UI Design
UX Design
User Testing
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Early startup mobile app

An intense, 4 week project for an early stage US startup building a consumer mental health mobile app. This project involved a lot of market validation work and product strategy along with regular design work.

Product Strategy
Startup
Market Research

Green Tech Design Audit

A two week engagement as a solo designer to conduct a Design Audit for a Belgian Green Tech company called BeeOdiversity.

Branding
Product Strategy
Market Research
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My startups

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100 Tree Furniture

A furniture company I founded solo that plants 100 trees with every sale. From design to manufacturing to e-commerce, these products have now been sold in 8 countries on 3 continents.

e-commerce
Branding
Product Design
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Placemate

An award winning recruitment software startup I co-founded in 2017. From concept to raising funds in Silicon Valley and building a team, it was a wild ride!

Startup
Product Strategy
Fund Raising
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