About

Iโ€™m Ben Stevens, a digital product designer & developer based in the United Kingdom.

I’ve been helping companies create great user experiences since 2001 when I began my first job as a web and motion graphics designer in Central London. I now work for a variety of clients on a contract/freelance basis, offering design and development services for mobile apps, websites, games, and software titles.

Primary areas of expertise:

  • UI design
  • UX design
  • Front-end web development
  • Game development

My tools:

  • Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Omnigraffle, Invision/Marvel, Slack;
  • Atom, Xcode, bower, npm, Grunt, Gulp, Cordova, Electron, git.
  • Unity3D

Timeline of life events, illustrated by emoji:

  • c.1989 – Parents buy my first computer, Amstrad CPC 6128, aged 8. Learned to write games with BASIC ๐Ÿ•น
  • 1996 – Made my first website on my auntโ€™s PC because they had THE INTERNET (on dial-up obviously!) ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿค“
  • 1999 – Moved to London to study BA (hons) Graphic Information Design degree at the University of Westminster ๐Ÿ™
  • 2001 – First design job creating motion graphics for digital signage and in-store kiosks ๐Ÿ’ผ
  • 2003 – Graduated University of Westminster with first class honours ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿฅ‡
  • 2008 – After five years working for creative & tech startups in London, I went freelance full-time. Worked as a Flash developer for ustwo and rehabstudio ๐Ÿ’ฅ
  • 2010 – My son Alex was born (things got serious) ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ถ
  • 2015 – My daughter Isla was born (things got even more serious!) ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿ‘ถ
  • 2017 – Still loving life and work ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’ฏ

Please browse my work to get a better idea of how I can help you or you company on your next digital project.

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