White-label UX research, strategy and design for design & build projects.
Based in Manchester, EPIK is a UX consultancy solely focused on helping clients to develop better holistic customer experiences in the digital world for web, mobile and desktop apps.Get in touch
UX practices that work
Customer-centric insight and research
Our strategy is people-driven. We give extensive attention to the customer, at every stage of the design process to really understand who they are and what their needs and objectives are.Read more
Approach and planning
First we frame the customer and project objectives through persona/scenario development and use this to write a design brief. Then, we create the framework and direction for user experience and interface design. Then we execute it.Read more
Testing and optimisation
Customer and business needs are always changing. We create experiences that meet these needs through ongoing testing, refinement and iteration.Read more
We quickly create testable software prototypes that can be used to test the concept, model or process. By doing so, we reduce development concepts and get investment early in the design process. This insight informs the project, before committing to large development costs.Read more
User interface design
We create experiences that are easy, enjoyable and completely tailored around the user’s needs. Through idea generation, rapid prototyping and testing sessions, we develop the best interactions between users and products.Read more
Design for business applications
We design for eRP products, SaaS, desktop and mobile applications. First validating the application’s performance through customer insight and research, and then using transformational design to create efficient products that work, and look the part.Read more
Underpinned by process
We adopt an agile approach because we understand that not all project requirements can be fully collected at the beginning. Business and customer needs change, so swift collaboration between designers and stakeholders is a necessity. We share our work frequently and talk often.
User centered design
At every stage of the design process we give absolute attention to the needs of the customer. The success of the project depends on it. We use specialist techniques to fully understand the audience, ensuring a product is designed to support its intended users.
We don't focus on the deliverables. We focus on outcomes. Instead of investing precious time and money into heavy and unnecessary documentation, we ensure all time is invested in the product itself. We are fast and nimble and we don't like waste.