Create is a series of FREE quarterly events for digital creators, producers, managers and administrators, aiming to inspire Leicester’s digital design community.

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Thursday 23rd June 2022 - 6:30pm - 8pm

LCB Depot & Zoom

Real world insights from acclaimed speakers and local design leaders, sharing new ideas and creative advice.

We welcome 2 headline speakers -

Onkardeep Singh MBE

Senior Digital Product Designer, NatWest Group

Alpha Testing - An in-depth case study for Three UK.

Full Talk Description Coming Soon.

Onkar is a Senior Digital Product Designer (UX/UI and Visual Design) who has over a decade of experience in the industry having worked for small and multinational organisations in the UK and abroad. Most recently these have included Three, NatWest and Tesco. He is also the founder of a UX Meetup community group for beginners where he offers opportunities to work on charitable projects, hosts webinars, training events and free tickets/discounts to UX events for members. Voluntary work is also close to his heart and he was awarded an MBE in 2018 for this work over the last 15 years making him one of the youngest people of South Asian Heritage to be recognised in this way.

Alex Woolley-Allen

Head of Experience Design, Sainsbury's

UX strategies for in-house designers

Alex is Head of Experience Design – Colleague & Operations at Sainsbury’s. After starting out his career agency side Alex made the switch to go in house 6 years ago. This talk covers some reflections on approaches that seem to have worked over the years when working as part of a growing in house design team.

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Builders of delightful digital experiences to improve every user's connection with digital products through effective and user-friendly interfaces.
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Past Speakers

Johan Adda

Product Design Lead, ClearScore

Dan Goodwin

UX Director, fffunction

Linh Nguyen Slater

Lead User Experience and Human Factors Specialist, Jaguar Land Rover

Ben Holliday

Chief Design Officer, FutureGov

Paul Robert Lloyd

Independent designer and developer,

Sarah Milton

Head of Product, All 4

Ruby Steel & Will Merrill

Snr. Design Strategist & Snr. Industrial Designer, Smart Design

Emma Parnell

Service Design Lead, Addaction

Dan Jones

Creative Director of Content Discovery, BBC

Helen Joy

UX Consultant, Sparck

Jaskiran Kang

Lead UX Designer, Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)

Lily Dart

Head of Design Systems, Lloyds Banking Group

Jason Nesbitt & Sophie Hainsworth

Founders of LoyalFree App, LoyalFree App

Ben Potter

Business Development Mentor and Advisor, Ben Potter

Laura Bent

Director & Founder, Well & Truly

Chris Murphy

Designer, Writer and Founder, The School of Design

Iannish Posooa

Senior Product Designer, what3words