Chris Rayson

Senior Visual Designer

Broadstairs, United Kingdom
I am a Senior Visual Designer with 8 years experience, specialising in UI design for multi-channel digital products, communications and campaigns.

With an extensive background working with leading agencies and global brands I have created cross-platform digital experiences from conception to delivery and do so by applying a methodical and considered approach. I enjoy close collaboration with UX and development teams and by crafting clean, simplistic visuals I have delivered thoughtful and engaging design solutions for a variety of brands including EE, Global Radio, GSK, Lacoste, The National Lottery, P&G, SEAT and Vodafone.

Skills include: Abstract, After Effects, Figma, Flinto, Illustrator, InDesign, InVision, Photoshop, Principle, Sketch, UXPin, Zeplin.

Work Experience

HealthHero

Senior Visual Designer

(Formerly Doctorlink)

As part of a growing agile digital team, my main responsibility is to provide creative direction for our product's visual design across desktop, mobile and app platforms. Working closely with our engineers and giving feedback to the UX and Product team, my focus is to champion and continually develop Doctorlink's design system to be more inclusive, coherent and accessible in order for patients to manage their healthcare and wellbeing online.
November 2020 - Present London, United Kingdom

Doctorlink

Senior Visual Designer

(Acquired by HealthHero December 2020)

As part of a growing agile digital team, my main responsibility is to provide creative direction for our product's visual design across desktop, mobile and app platforms. Working closely with our engineers and giving feedback to the UX and Product team, my focus is to champion and continually develop Doctorlink's design system to be more inclusive, coherent and accessible in order for patients to manage their healthcare and wellbeing online.
November 2018 - December 2020 London, United Kingdom

Global

Senior Product Designer

Working in a fast-paced agile environment to help the digital team provide concepts, prototypes and final UI design for Global’s online content and music apps across their core brands; Capital, Capital Xtra, Classic FM, Gold, Heart, LBC, Radio X and Smooth.
April 2018 - October 2018 United Kingdom

Sonin

Head of Design

Hands-on managerial role, leading the UI and creative direction for a team of 12 talented developers to create bespoke consumer and enterprise apps for web, iOS and Android platforms.

Main achievements included full conception and execution of the company rebrand and helping Sonin win two Golds at Digital Entrepreneur and Surrey Digital Awards.
August 2015 - April 2018 United Kingdom

Saatchi & Saatchi

Mid Weight Digital Designer

Working within a team of visual and UX designers to create and amend digital content through sites, marketing, apps, social and brand guidelines across various FMCG and automotive brands.
June 2015 - August 2015 United Kingdom

Kindred

Mid Weight Digital Designer

Supporting UI designer creating effective and engaging digital marketing media across responsive desktop, mobile, tablet and social media. Clients include Camelot (The National Lottery), English Heritage, GREAT (.gov), Halfords, Ikea Foundation, Love Beets, Reflex Gaming, Social Superstore.
July 2014 - June 2015 United Kingdom

Possible

Digital Designer

Creating and amending cross channel digital marketing and websites for clients including Aegon, GSK, HSBC, Lacoste, National Rail, SEAT, United Biscuits and Vodafone.
April 2013 - July 2014 London, United Kingdom

Cherry Thinking

Junior Designer

Full-service creative agency specialising in Rx, OTC and consumer healthcare. Designing for print and digital including marketing materials, advertising and logo design, as well as involvement in pitch work, client meetings and presentations.
October 2012 - March 2013 United Kingdom

Stone Creative Design

Junior Designer

Working with the Creative Director to produce online and print advertising across banners, brochures, press ads and retouching visuals for clients within the financial, automotive, dining and media industries.
February 2012 - October 2012 United Kingdom

Posterscope

Client Manager

Reporting directly to the business director; handling the planning, implementation and evaluation of Out-Of-Home activity for a group of agency clients within a specific business bracket.
July 2011 - September 2011 London, United Kingdom

Kinetic

London Trading Manager

Managerial control in the day to day coordination of a team, catering for a portfolio of clients and the implementation of their outdoor advertising needs. I joined Kinetic at entry level as an assistant and gained two promotions to Trading Manager during my career.
June 2006 - May 2011 London, United Kingdom

CBS Outdoor

Customer Service Coordinator

An operations focussed role supporting the national sales team by administration and data entry of campaigns. This role led me to be head hunted by Kinetic Worldwide.
March 2005 - June 2006 London, United Kingdom

Skills

Abstract, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Figma, Flinto, InVision, Sketch, Zeplin,