From a brief "How is our website doing?" review to a full suite of services, Alex delivers proven, high-quality user experience work.

Skill sets

  • Usability reviews
  • Wireframing and prototyping (Axure, OmniGraffle, Visio, …)
  • Usability testing
  • Card sorting
  • Contextual enquiry
  • Competitor analysis
  • Interviewing
  • Use Case diagrams
  • Web writing (Copy editing and optimisation)
  • Training (Course creation and delivery)
  • Web development (PHP, HTML/CSS, …)
  • Web strategy

Background

Alex has two Masters degrees in computing and the psychology of user experience.

Over five years at UK digital agency Nomensa he was the lead user experience consultant on several projects for high-profile FTSE 100 and government clients. Complementing this, he also created and delivered training courses on web writing and accessibility.

Previously he was an award-winning pre-sales engineer for Sun Microsystems, and a game developer for one of the Mac's most prestigious publishers.

Choosing Alex

Alex is a clear, concise and conscious communicator, at ease conversing with directors and technical teams alike. He loves providing the 'step change' for a website, cutting through old thinking and finding the big leap forwards. He also excels at taking diverse scraps of information and presenting a coherent, easy-to-understand whole, whether it be finding agreement between different people and teams, or organizing information on a website.

Contact

contact@alexmetcalf.com is checked daily.