John
Aspinall

- UI Designer -

Hello and welcome to my portfolio and blog. I'm experienced in working within agile teams for large organisations. I generally work for clients around Lancashire and Greater Manchester.

I also have strong front end design and development skills with a selection of my work and processes can be viewable in my portfolio and blog posts.

Portfolio

Mobile phone featuring JDW mobile web project

Re-engineered the user experience of the product search, navigation and refinement functions across all of JDWilliams mobile specific websites.

Mobile web UX
Kiddicare redesign concept

Produced a series of UX deliverables for a project to responsively redesign the Kiddicare website.

Responsive UX
Morrisons redesign concept

Designed a series of concepts to be used for the new proposed design of Morrisons.com

Design
Screenshot of New York website

A list of older websites I designed and developed whilst working for Kleeneze and a few other bits I did on the side around 2007 to 2012.

Web Design
Seasiders Podcast homepage screenshot

Devised, produced and presented a regular Blackpool FC podcast show and also built an accompanying responsive website from scratch.

Responsive
Kleeneze homepage screenshot

Planned, designed and developed a responsive website for Kleeneze, when responsive design was in its infancy.

Responsive

A responsive clothing size guide created for a mobile specific ecommerece website client. Full write up of my design and build process.

Mobile UI
JD Williams responsive header

Coded a fully functioning responsive prototype of the header for the new JDWilliams responsive website.

Responsive UI

Built and designed fluid HTML login forms to be used in a webview on the Kiddicare mobile application.

Mobile web
Screenshot of responsive buttons demo

Built SASS variable controlled and inline SVG button prototype to be used in new UI style guide for JDWilliams.

SASS & SVG
Screenshot of Blackpool Supporters Trust website

Designed, built and hosted a new content managed membership website for the Blackpool Supporters' Trust.

Membership website

Skills

Here's a pictorial summary of the "web and UX stuff which I can do", along with a more specific description of my UI/UX technical skill set below the pics.

Tech

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SASS
  • Javascript
  • Jquery
  • GIT
  • Grunt
  • Bootstrap
  • Linux

Tools

  • Fireworks
  • Illustrator
  • Invision
  • Balsamiq
  • Axure
  • Wordpress
  • Jira
  • Codekit

UX

  • Wireframing
  • User testing
  • User journeys
  • UI design
  • Prototypes
  • Sketching

Who I've worked with

A selection of the major clients I have worked for over the years.

Logos of clients I've work with.

Full details of my work history can be found on my Linkedin profile.

Contact

Feel free to email me if you are interested in working together on your project.

I trade through my own limited company "User Experience Consulting" details of which can be found below.

My company

User experience consulting limited
St Annes Street
Lytham St Annes
Lancashire
FY6 1DG

Company details

VAT registeration number: 185978437
Company number: 8979949

Credits

This site was lovingly hand crafted in HTML, CSS and JS by my own fair hands. The responsive image slider, Slippry.

The CMS functionality was provided by the wonderful Jekyll and is hosted and source controlled by the good people at Github.

Need web hosting?

I host all my Wordpress sites on Bluehost and I can highly recommend them for hosting your own website.