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Hayley Roberts
Lead Digital Designer
Clicky Media
WHAT DO YOU DO?

My role of Lead Digital Designer at Clicky is very varied, I work alongside multiple teams and on a variety of different projects from UX design to branding and digital marketing. My passion really lies with UX and UI design. Creating and maintaining engaging websites with great user experiences.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • UX and UI (User experience and user interface design, mainly for websites)
  • Branding (Creating names, logos and brands for companies)
  • Digital Markerting (social media ad design, Google display ads, email templates)
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Some of the branding projects I've worked on have been so interesting and exciting. I love being able to help build a brand for a client, it's so satisfying when you see it rolled out across everything and come to life.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I did a 2 year Foundation Degree at Sheffield College in Graphic Design and I also did quite a bit of work experience so that I could build up my portfolio as this is really want employers want to see.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

My first job was in print. It was around that time digital and tech was becoming huge, although I enjoyed my job in print there was so much more opportunity in digital and I was excited to get involved with it.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

It sounds like a cliché but the future really is digital and there are so many different opportunities in digital and tech. You don't always need to come from an educated or technical background and many skills can be learnt on the job.


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