Senior UI & UX Designer
The stuff I'm allowed to show (can't show everything right?)
Who's that fella there?
Dec 2016, Columbia Rd, London - photo by Anne Bernecker
My name is Paul Huxen but you can call me Hux. I'm a UX & UI designer living in London, with more than 9 years of experience.
Design has always been my passion and delivering intuitive, innovative applications is what gets me out of bed in the morning. Well that and my 6:00am runs.
I spend my days creating a UI kit for apps and responsive websites, designing user flows in Axure, making icons in Illustrator CC & Glyphs or just coding some quick prototypes. Also I hand coded this very website you eyes are drinking in right now with Coda and LESS.
When I'm not coming up with a witty way of saying I basically spend my days telling developers what hex code and fonts to use, I run my own font foundry, Kraken.
If you’d like to chat or simply interested in finding out more, email me at email@example.com or get on the blower and call me on 07905 897 024.
The who, what & when
July 2015 – Present
I was tasked with creating a new digital identity for the brand to be used across websites, apps & other digital touch points. Took the lead on a redesign of the new portr.com website as well folding feedback from senior stakeholders, marketing and sales teams into updates.
Began user testing to explore ideas within the Portr booking system which needed to be expanded to accommodate a new product in partnership with British Airways. Further built on the new digital identity to create a set of guidelines for all employees with information about typography, colour, iconography, tone, style & illustrations.
Seven Seconds / BBH
July 2015 – July 2016
Working with a variety of clients from various backgrounds (such as Boots & British Airways), I made a wide selection of websites & apps which do anything from tracking and collecting parcels, finding the perfect makeup or locate a plane.
Basically I designed a lot of cool stuff.
February 2012 – July 2015
Working as part of the Digital Platforms Team, I was tasked with creating visually stimulating and engaging web interfaces. Notable contributions to the company include design lead on a new checkout process, design lead and UX support on Burberry World (an internal social network), design support to other projects including burberry.com, a stock lookup app, an MPOS app and updates to the visual language and identity used throughout all platforms.
May 2009 – February 2012
Over the years my role in the company developed and evolved which enabled me to work on a wide variety of projects. These have included: A redesign of the company and product identities, website development and maintenance, web application interfaces and creation of print advertising such as tube adverts, flyers, tees and trade show stands.
Let The Kids Dance
August 2008 – September 2009
Working in collaboration with a new clothing company, designing artwork for a new collections of t-shirts and hooded tops for women which were released in July 2009. Areas of focus involved developing typography, illustrations and hand drawn elements.
Pleasant words from work colleagues
If you're still not convinced I'm the fella for you then why not let my old boss sway you with some kind words:
“Paul has a pretty good beard, Paul wears some pretty stylish clothes, Paul's a bit of a creative genius online. Working with this man was a constant source of inspiration for me over the years. If your employment path crosses Paul's, don't pass up the opportunity to work with him.” Craig Collie
Head of design, Mr Site
“Paul is a talented and passionate designer who really cares about his craft. He's always looking for ways to incorporate new techniques and technologies into his workflow, and as such helps to keep other members of the team on their creative toes. His design work is always aesthetically pleasing, but crucially, he works hard to address user feedback and is a great problem solver too.” Sam Gilbey
Freelance Art Director, Seven Seconds
Skills and experience
Lvl 12 Sketch user
As well as utilising Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign I'm also a strong user of Sketch extended with Craft Manager
- Photoshop CC
- Illustrator CC
- InDesign CC
- Axure RP
- Marvel / Invision
- Adobe Scene 7
- User Experience design
- Interface design
- Brand guideline creation
- User testing
- Art Direction
The bit where I wrap this up
If you’d like to chat or simply interested in finding out more, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or get on the blower and call me on