I design digital products, interactions and connected things for the physical world.

  

Background

I’m an interaction & visual designer with a spark for new product & service development. I've worked across the physical/digital divide for 7 years.

Build quick, learn fast, yolo and all that stuff.

 

Capabilities

Interaction Design / UX

Visual Design & Direction

Physical IxD

Research & Strategy

Creative Workshop Facilitation


Technical Skills

Design & Production

Adobe CS, Sketch

Rapid Prototyping

Flinto, Axure, + more

Code

HTML, CSS, Arduino, Processing

 

Hand Sketching

2D / 3D / Storyboarding 

Video & Motion

After Effects / Premier Pro

3D Product Prototyping

Solidworks / Workshop skills

 


Experience

  

Made By Many

LDN 2012 - 13

User-led lean product development for sports, classical music and mobile payment.

 

UsTwo

LDN/NYC 2012

UX/UI for consumer banking mobile and tablet apps.


Native Design

LDN 2010 - 12

User-centred design, innovation and research-led strategy in the space between physical and digital. Clients include Samsung, HP, TomTom, B&O.

Participle

LDN 2010

Design research, UX and service design in the public sector.


Seren

LDN 2009 - 10

UX, visual design, product/service innovation for Orange, ITV, Barclaycard, Vodafone. Mobile, Tablet, TV.

 

Decathlon

Lille, France 2008 - 09

Product innovation for the world’s largest sports retailer/manufacturer. Developing connected sports products from concept to market. 


Education

  

Ba Hons Industrial Design 

1st Class, Loughborough University, UK 2004 - 08

A 3 year course with one year in industry. 

Major Project: Vaka Lighting

Dissertation: A Tailored Future: Mass customisation and it’s effect on product longevity. 


Awards, Talks & Teaching

  

IDSA Design Award

2012 - Transportation Concept

Interaction design lead on Texas Instruments DLP Automotive dashboard project.

Talk - IxDA Automotive Interaction Design

LDN, Sapient Nitro, Oct 30th

Case study and discussion around the future of in-car interaction.

DSK Design School

Pune, India 2010 - 11

Visiting tutor; industrial and experience design.

IxDA London Committee Member

LDN 2012 - 13

Member of London chapter organising committee.


Contact

hi@ianbach.co.uk

@ianbach

+44 (0) 7903 872729

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