Hi, I’m Michael Gearon employed at Companies House, part of the UK Government, as a Senior Interaction Designer in Cardiff, Wales. The main areas I specialise in are:
- User experience (UX)
- User interface design (UI)
- Converison rate optimisation (CRO)
- Website performance
- Front end development
As well as my day-to-day job I’ve spoken at events like:
- UX Wales in 2019
- Cardiff SEO in 2019
- Swansea Digital Marketing and SEO in 2019
- Bristol SEO in 2019
I’ve also done a mixture of writing both online and offline through Medium, Net Magazine and other publications.
What people say
Mike is a talented and versatile developer, with robust experience in SEO, curious and always keen to learn and discover new areas. I have been genuinely impressed by Mike’s knowledge and contribution and will happily work with him in the future.
Pascal Moyon, Vice President of Marketing at GoCompare.com
Mike was a fantastic colleague at GoCompare and I look forward to working again with him in the future. He would be a real asset to any company who take testing, optimisation and user experience seriously.
Mark Phelps, Head of Marketing Technology at GoCompare.com
|Companies House, Government||2019 – Current|
|BrandContent||2018 – 2019|
|GoCompare.com||2016 – 2018|
|Glass Mountains Digital||2014-2015|
As well as working at BrandContent I’ve worked with a mixture of businesses in South Wales. Companies such as GoCompare.com as a product designer, HEOR as a UX and UI designer and Glass Mountains Digital as a project manager. Most of my work can not be shared, however you can get a sense of what I am all about on CodePen.
Before breaking into the digital media Mike went to Coleg Gwent Crosskeys studying digital media, graphic design, photography and traditional art. Which led onto doing a BSc degree in Media Technology at the University of South Wales, Cardiff which covered the following topics:
- Sound technology
- Video production
- Graphic design
- Motion graphics
How can you get in touch with me?
If you want to get in touch then there are a few different options. There is a form on my contact page which lands straight into my inbox. If you would prefer social media then you can send me a message on Twitter or LinkedIn.