Freelance UX Designer based near Preston
I’m Martin, a freelancer UX Designer based in Greater Manchester and Lancashire. I specialise in design that’s strategically lead through an empathic understand of your users. Design should teach, guide and most importantly, design should sell.
I’ve spent the last 10 years perfecting my skills working for Manchester based Digital Marketing and Product & Service design agencies. I focus on UX deliverables and outputs research and strategy, information architecture, wireframing, user-interface design and prototyping.
Why invest in UX?
UX makes or
In an ever-increasing competitive market, major brands are looking for the edge over their competitors. Investment in UX practices gives them the opportunity to thrive, implementing planning and a strategic approach to designing user-interfaces. Poor UX results in dissatisfied customers and eventual loss of revenue.
Keep ahead of the pack
Every leading online brand is implementing UX into their culture. Good, quality, efficient design takes time, and leading brands are using it to go above and beyond their competitors, getting insights and acting on them to generate increased business.
Keep your customers happy and paying
Good UX is about keep your customers happy. It’s one thing to get people using your website, but good UX ensures they keep using it. Regular positive interaction makes for higher brand engagement and repeated, consistent business.
I take on your design challenges
- Are you rebranding or relaunching? Embark on a redesign the right way
- Align your products and services to look and work the same
- Solve usability issues that might be crippling your conversion rates
- Improve your customer journey and generate more enquiries and revenue
- Make small careful iterations that can have large impact
- Introduce and merge complex website functionality
EPIK assist Gather Digital in creating fully responsive UX for Apopo’s life saving HeroRats. A multifaceted project including UX Research and Strategy, Information Architecture and Wireframing.
For an organisation like Great Places the efficiency of internal software is critical. Their CRM Axis needed a complete overhaul and fully revised User Experience to makes things run more smoothly.
Am I good for your business?
- Nearly 10 years UX industry experience working within Digital Marketing and product, software and mobile app design
- A reliable freelancer, good communicator and ability to meet deadlines
- Apply proven UX methods to establish problems, fix them and increase website revenue
- Save time and money working with a UX expert
What is EPIK?
EPIK is my personal brand as a freelance designer. I’m not an agency, but I always strive to provide an effective service as a one-man UX team.
What is your day rate?
With tight budgets it’s important to be affordable for both product owners and agencies. I give everyone the same rate, working to rolling day rates or a fixed project cost.
Where are you based?
I’m based in Manchester and provide UX Services in the North West including Liverpool, Stockport, Bury, Rochdale, Bolton, Burnley, Preston, Blackburn and London (remotely) and surrounding areas.
Do you work onsite?
Are you a UI Designer or developer?
I do provide UI/visual design services although I approach things holistically, offering a wider range of UX services that dig deeper than the aesthetic. I also have basic HTML/CSS understanding.
“Martin’s insight of user experience and his knowledge of the execution channels to get to the end product means he always has an incredible grasp on a project at every stage. He is as comfortable working with groups of multi skilled people as he is presenting to clients/stakeholders.”
Paul Irwin – Design Director, Certain
“Having worked with Martin across a number of projects he always brings flair and skill to the requirements. Great as part of a team he easily understands the brief and provides easy to understand solutions to any challenge.”
Melanie Kirk – Owner, Pulsar Healthcare
“I have had the pleasure of working with Martin on a number of projects for clients, his insight into UX/UI is beyond brilliant, I would highly recommend Martin to anyone looking to improve online performance, on top of that he’s an all round nice guy and a pleasure to work with.”
Christian McGinty – Owner, Run2