Career Stories

A career is not a straight line and skills can be gained in unexpected places.
Take inspiration from these stories of how people got where they are and where they may go next.

Valentina Antunovic

Founder of UX Tree Mentorship Programme Design Manager at Vhi

What is your current role and what does it involve? 
As the Design Manager at Vhi, I steer my team and keep our projects on track while ensuring our design system works effectively across the board and our interfaces meet the highest standards. I’m a passionate advocate for UX design, working hard to spotlight its value within our…

Dominic Southgate

Founder and Managing Director of a Design Consultancy Boxclever

What is your current role? 
Founder of a Design Consultancy specialising in professional and industrial products. Boxclever was founded in 2002 and has grown to a mix of industrial designers and mechanical engineers. My actual design work is now only around 20%, primarily my role is in client management, project…

Brian Herron

Co-owner at a UX and Product Design studio Each & Other

What is your current role? 
I’m a Principal and co-owner at a UX and Product Design studio. I help clients a) understand their users b.) shape products and services to meet customer needs and c) work with my team to deliver world-class digital experiences. We tackle tough problems in complicated, global fields…