Information on Richard Wendon

Experience

A brief overview of my commercial experience.

  • Product Owner
    WinTechnologies
    October 2015 - present

    Currently one of the two product owners working on the Betway brand of websites

  • Developer
    London Bridge Media
    December 2013 - present

    I joined London Bridge Media (formly Win Technologies) as a hybrid designer/developer. I now work on a number of company products as a developer but contribute heavily towards the UX and UI of the next generation of products.

  • Senior Technical Designer and Developer
    Yoyo Design
    November 2011 - November 2013

    Working as part of the development team I have been tasked with building the concepts that the creative teams have come up with, this have included HTML5 responsive websites and email templates.

  • Senior Web Designer
    Frontmedia Studio Ltd
    May 2008 - November 2011

    When I was promoted I was made responsible for the design and front-end build of major clients, including Higgins Homes and Apollo Group.

  • Web Designer
    Frontmedia Studios Ltd
    May 2007 - May 2008

    After the initial 8 months I started working with the other Creative Director, building and designing websites, buttons, banners and email templates.

  • Print Designer
    Frontmedia Studios Ltd
    September 2006 - May 2007

    When first joined Frontmedia Studio I was employed to work with the Creative Director on brochures, stationery and branding.

Interests

A summary of some of my interests.

  • Family

    I have recently become a father for the first time. It's awesome.

  • Technology

    Keeping up to date with new trends and technologies. Seeking ways in which I can make my products better and more widely seen.

Education

An overview of my education.

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
    Scrum Alliance
    -

    On becoming product owner I was officially trained by the Scrum Alliance to be a Product Owner.

  • Scrum Master Certification
    Scrum Alliance
    -

    Since working at London Bridge Media I have been working as part of a scrum team. After passing my probabation I was sent on the Scrum Master training course.

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design: Visual Communication
    Kent Institute of Art and Design
    September 2002 - June 2005

    The course emphasised practical and conceptual skills, which enabledme to integrate a command of visual language with imagination, theory and technology. The course prepared me for contemporary practice, with a multi-disciplinary approach where an open and flexible methodology is developed.

  • BA (Hons) Software Systems for the Arts and Media
    University of Hertfordshire
    September 1999 - June 2002

    This course was at the fore-front of the digital revolution that was happening at the start of the millennium. It was a broad course allowing students to explore design, development, user experience (before it was widely known as this), user interaction and cyber culture.