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Hello. My name is Tom Allison and I'm a designer from London, England. I shoot here
Currently a Product Designer at Shazam.
Leading ambassador of design for Shazam.com.
Awards
Awards
Last year, I designed the Official 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup iOS/Android mobile and tablet apps.
4.6 million downloads, no. 1 app in 5 countries and no. 1 sports app in 50 countries.(Apr 2016)
UX, UI and HTML5/SASS/JS mark-up.
Awards
UX
User Experience Design
UI
User Interface Design
FE
Front End Development
PM
Product Management
CL
Client Liaison
AW
Nominated/Award Winner
AW
The Webby Awards: Mobile Sites & Apps in Music - Winner + People's Voice
Shazam, Apr 2016
About this category: Mobile sites and apps developed specifically for handheld devices that are dedicated to the distribution and/or presentation of music. These sites or apps may provide a direct listening experience, commerce, or promote musical awareness including musicians' or record labels' sites, sites that promote musical events, or those that teach music or about music.
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The Sports Technology Awards: Best Tournament App - shortlisted for ICC Cricket World Cup tournament site and apps
Pulselive, Apr 2016
From 2.7m website users, generating 13m page views in 2012, Pulselive's digital strategy, design and expertise grew the ICC's online audience to more than 47m unique users generating in nearly 360m page-views in 2015. This trend was mirrored across social, with organic growth from 1.5m facebook fans to 12m and 480k twitter followers to 3.1m over the same period. Fans now spend more time engaging with content on ICC's platforms than ever before, averaging 4 mins 20 secs per session in 2015 - double the time spent in 2014.
UX
UI
FE
PM
Shazam for Brands
Shazam, Feb - Apr 2016
Designed and assisted the build of the Shazam for Brands microsite.
Sketch, Principle, Invision, Zeplin, HTML5, SASS, Search Engine Optimisation, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, User Centered Design, Balsamiq Mockups, JIRA
UX
UI
FE
PM
Playlists on Shazam.com
Shazam, Jan - Mar 2016
Designed, associate product managed and assisted the build of the all-new Playlists on Shazam.com.
Sketch, Principle, Invision, Zeplin, HTML5, SASS, Search Engine Optimisation, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, User Centered Design, Balsamiq Mockups, JIRA
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The 8th Annual Shorty Awards: Sports - Nominated for ICC Cricket World Cup tournament site and apps
Pulselive, Feb 2016
Collectively the ICC Cricket World Cup platforms and online activations generated 57.5bn social media impressions, 304m page views, 36m unique users, 233m digital media video views, 4.6m mobile app downloads (90% of users using it for 5 mins or more everyday of the tournament), over 600tb of video content consumed through the app during the tournament and 750m search engine impressions.
AW
The BT Sports Industry Awards 2016: Digital Platform of the Year - Nominated for ICC Cricket World Cup tournament site and apps
Pulselive, Feb 2016
The CWC digital strategy allowed the ICC to leverage its commercial partnerships and create new revenue streams. Creating digital sponsorships assets that reached millions of fans ensured sponsors could activate across ICC's platforms and ensure a credible and relevant brand positioning with fans. Sponsorships such as SAP's Match Centre and LG's Greatest Moments helped make the 2015 ICC CWC the most commercially successful CWC to date.
UX
UI
FE
PM
Search on Shazam.com
Shazam, Dec - Jan 2016
Designed, associate product managed and assisted the build of the all-new Search on Shazam.com.
Sketch, Invision, Zeplin, HTML5, SASS, Search Engine Optimisation, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, User Centered Design, Balsamiq Mockups, JIRA
UX
UI
FE
PM
Homepage on Shazam.com (inc. News Feed)
Shazam, Jul - Nov 2015
Designed, associate product managed and assisted the build of the all-new Homepage on Shazam.com which consisted of the News Feed.
Sketch, Invision, HTML5, CSS3/SASS, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Search Engine Optimisation, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, User Centered Design, Balsamiq Mockups, JIRA
UX
UI
'Follow On Shazam' worldwide marketing campaign
Shazam, Apr - Jun 2015
Produced a suite of assets for Shazam's affiliated musicians to raise awareness of their presence on the Shazam platform.
Adobe Photoshop, Marketing, Social Media, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Brochure Design, JIRA
UX
UI
FE
ICC Cricket World Cup tournament site
Pulselive, Dec - Feb 2015
Designed and built icc-cricket.com/cricket-world-cup Match Centre.
HTML5, CSS3/LESS, Javascript, jQuery, Foundation, Git, Search Engine Optimisation, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, User Centered Design, Balsamiq Mockups, JIRA
UX
UI
ICC Cricket World Cup native tournament apps
Pulselive, Nov - Jan 2015
Designed entire iOS/Android mobile and tablet applications.
Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, User Centered Design, Balsamiq Mockups, JIRA
UX
UI
FE
CL
World Rugby corporate site
Pulselive, Jun - Nov 2014
Designed and built the worldrugby.org Match Centre, Fixtures/Results and Live Blog features. Tournament sites include the 2015 Rugby World Cup and HSBC Sevens World Series.
HTML5, CSS3/LESS, Javascript, jQuery, Foundation, Git, Search Engine Optimisation, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, User Centered Design, Balsamiq Mockups, JIRA
UX
UI
FE
PM
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Player Wellness app and installation
Venture, Sep - Oct 2014
Designed the Official Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Player Wellness app and on-site installation that collects and presents the daily well-being data of the first team players.
Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, Adobe Photoshop, User Centered Design, Balsamiq Mockups
UX
UI
FE
PM
Teabreak.io product
Venture, Jan - May 2014
Teabreak.io a super-friendly utility that figures out who's next to make a cuppa.
HTML5, CSS3, Node.js, angularJS, Bootstrap, Git, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, User Centered Design
UX
UI
FE
PM
Hovertip idea lab
Venture, Jun 2013 - Present
Hovertip is an idea lab that builds companies. Co-founded with Lee Giles.
HTML5, CSS3, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, User Centered Design
UX
UI
FE
CL
PM
8bit Lemon start-up*
Venture, Oct 2011 - Jun 2013
8bit Lemon was a student start-up creative agency founded by five first year Undergraduates at Bournemouth University.
HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, Search Engine Optimisation, Mobile First Design, Responsive Web Design, Adaptive Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, User Centered Design