Michael Shanks

Senior UX/UI Designer @ Lottoland

Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Work Experience


Senior UX/UI Designer

Working as the Senior Designer i will be responsible for creating world class UX/UI solutions for Lottoland's Mobile/Tablet and Desktop products. I will be helping drive usability and user interface improvements for the existing product offering while maintaining a clean, simple and user friendly interface.
January 2015 - Present Gibraltar

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment

Visual & UX Designer

Worked within the Poker Team i was responsible for all iOS product offerings, creating visually engaging and innovative solutions for the partypoker brand.
July 2014 - January 2015 Gibraltar

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment

User Experience Designer

Bwin.party digital entertainment plc, is one of the world’s largest online gaming businesses. We’re the people behind some of the world’s biggest brands in online gaming including bwin, PartyPoker, PartyCasino and Foxy Bingo and we are a market leader in online sports betting, poker, casino and bingo. Our vision is to ‘let the world play for real’. That means ensuring our customers around the world are able to play the games they want, when they want at the stakes they want by offering smart, safe and fun digital entertainment.

I'm working in the Platform UX design team creating wireframes, mindmaps and concepts for the company products. Also working with other product verticals and offering advice in creating usable, friendly and innovative applications.
January 2012 - July 2014 Gibraltar

Picsel UK Ltd

User Interface & Interactive Designer

Picsel International Ltd is a dynamic platform provider with embedded products on over 500 million devices globally and which delivers the richest user experience on mobile. Key stakeholders of the mobile value chain – including Network Operators, OEMs and Content Owners, rely on Picsel’s solutions to enable the delivery of Documents, Content and User Interface solutions. Picsel’s unique technology enables delivery of the highest quality visual aesthetic and brings desktop experience to mobile.

I worked within a small team of designers creating concepts for the company Smart Office Suite. Within this team I helped bring wire frames and storyboards to life with Visual Design as well as interactive Prototypes
November 2010 - September 2011 Glasgow, United Kingdom

Sword Ciboodle

User Interface & Animations Designer

Ciboodle was founded in 1986 and acquired by KANA Software, Inc. in July, 2012.

Many of the world's best known customer-centric Fortune 500 companies and leading government entities rely on KANA and Ciboodle for advanced customer engagement across multiple channels.

As the soul UI designer i worked with the Marketing and Development Teams in designing the company flagship product.

I was the first point of contact for any visual changes to the product in house and external.
January 2007 - November 2010 Glasgow, United Kingdom


CRM, Interaction Design , Mobile Applications, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Application Design, Balsamiq, Brand Implementation, Collateral Design, Creative Branding, Graphics, GUI, Icon Design, Illustrator, IOS Design, Mobile Applications, Photoshop, Social CRM, Social Media, User Experience, User Experience Testing, User Interface Design, Visual Design, Web Application Design, Wireframes,