Oliver Bothwell — The Guardian
Oliver Bothwell

The Guardian
Senior UI Designer, 2021–2022

Working directly with the Executive Creative Director, UX Designers and the Engineering teams to modernise the Guardian's News app. My role included:

  • Conceptualising and developing UI designs
  • Collaborating with UX Designers and Design Research teams
  • Liaising with the Engineering teams to implement, iterate and test designs
  • Working across teams to prioritise deliverables to ensure smooth and efficient rollout of the modernisation over many months

Tablet templates – an example of translating the UI modernisation across tablet screens to ensure alignment across all devices no matter which template, combination of variables, or device

In-app podcast player concepts

Podcast player designs

Exploration of podcast styling, carousels and how this translates across all module sizes

Podcast player designs

Marketing assets for App and Play Stores

Podcast player designs

Navigation update to increase touch areas and improve legibility and hierarchy in dark mode

Podcast player designs

Exploration of loading animations

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