Mike Hearfield


Inhaber, User Experience & Web Design Consultant, Hearfield Research Ltd

Cheltenham, United Kingdom


User Experience
User Centred Design
Information Architecture
Interaction Design
solution architecture
web design
project management
client engagement
leading workshops


Professional experience for Mike Hearfield

  • Current 19 years and 10 months, since Jan 2002

    User Experience & Web Design Consultant

    Hearfield Research Ltd

    Talented, results oriented User Experience Consultant and Web Solutions Architect with excellent client facing, analysis, design, communication and interpersonal skills. Proven record of delivering enterprise-level web applications and consultancy. Strong background in UCD principles, design and development with management experience across the product life cycle.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Nov 2009 - May 2011

    Web Solutions Architect

    Avelo (formerly 1st - The Exchange)

    Responsible for designing, planning, organising and managing web projects which exceed customer expectations and are delivered to agreed timescales, quality standards and cost. - Led client engagement activity for Alexander Forbes and ran / facilitated commercial and technical workshops for Alexander Forbes, LifeSearch, Partnership and Click as well as with internal stakeholders on various projects. - Provided User Experience design consultancy, prototyping and presenting solution overviews.

  • 3 years and 2 months, Oct 2006 - Nov 2009

    Presentation Team Manager

    1st - The Exchange (formerly Vertex Financial Services)

    Responsible for running the user interface team and for planning, organising and managing user interface design projects which exceed customer expectations. - Worked with internal and offshore developers to build a flexible and skilled team. - Took on project management responsibilities for UI design and delivery across multiple projects, successfully delivering the admin UI for the £multi-million Exweb portal and gaining Prince II qualification.

Educational background for Mike Hearfield

  • 1994 - 1997

    International Business (New Europe)

    University of Greenwich

    Integrated marketing communications


  • English



Currently seeking a challenging
senior web design role with responsibilities including management
client engagement
solution design
problem solving
planning and sales support in a dynamic
rewarding organisation that offers potential for growth.


Mountain biking
whisky (and whiskey)
most kinds of beer and good user experience design.

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