Sam Judge · Curriculum vitae

Freelance product designer and user researcher

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I work at the intersection of research and design to help companies create meaningul digital products for their audiences. I am capable of working across the lifecycle of product development, from discovery to production design.

I’ve designed digital products and services for over 10 years. In that time I’ve been fortunate to work with some well-known companies including: Royal Academy of Arts, Comic Relief, V&A, Ascential, World Economic Forum, and The Economist.


Freelance Product Designer

Jul 2018 – Present

I work with organisations to design new digital products and improve existing digital experiences. Often I integrate with internal product teams working alongside product management and engineering functions, whilst leading designers to deliver on our vision.

Clients include: Royal Academy of Arts, Comic Relief, Streetbees, Simba Sleep, Winkreative, Plum Guide, The Economist, Manifesto.

Senior Product Designer

Made by Many Jul 2015 – Jun 2018

As a Senior Product Designer I led clients through the process of bringing new digital products to market. This included discovery, user research, prototyping, and production design.

Cannes Lions A tool to help creatives in the advertising industry do better work.

World Economic Forum I designed their website, blog, CMS and most notably their online events experience for watching Davos.

V&A Creating an inspired online shop for the world’s leading museum of art and design and helping visitors find what’s on at the museum.

SAM Labs Improving the UX for their education app on touch devices.

Bloop Creating an app to help people with diabetes manage their condition better by aiding close human connections.

UX/UI Designer, Partner

Studiomade Mar 2010 – Sep 2015

As a Partner at Studiomade (then called Design to Communicate) I played an integral role in the creative output of all projects. My primary focus was the creation of user-centred digital and physical brand communications. In addition to this, my role as Partner included art direction, acting project manager, new business, client relationship management, and the development of internal process.