Interests

I spend most of my time supporting local businesses, and then as a result, exercising twice as much to maintain my food (beer) belly. I’m a big sports fan, especially football – I’m an Arsenal supporter from back in the good old (Thierry Henry) days. I like travelling as often as I can – my favourite city is Munich, Germany.

About me

Bradley Thornton

Ey up! I’m Brad, a Product Designer currently working at Sky. I’m based in Leeds, West Yorkshire (if you hadn’t already guessed from the Yorkshire hello). Thanks for taking the time to visit my website.

More about me below 👇

I’m passionate about solving problems through design, and seeing how those solutions influence the world we live in. My prime focus is on interactive experiences, design systems and accessibility.

Jan 2020 - Present

Product Designer at Sky

Leeds

Sky is Europe’s leading direct-to-consumer media and entertainment company. In the UK it is the largest pay-TV broadcaster with 12.5 million customers.

Jan 2019 - Jan 2020

Senior UI Designer at
Home Agency

Leeds

Home Agency is a strategic marketing agency with offices in Leeds, London, Gibraltar & Sydney. They were previously awarded with Campaign’s No.1 Regional Agency and listed in the top 30 UK agencies.

Jul 2017 - Jan 2019

Product Designer at DAZN

Leeds

Formerly known as Perform Group, DAZN Group is the digital leader in global sports media and one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world.

May 2015 - Jul 2017

Designer at MAM Software

Sheffield

MAM Software is a provider of IT solutions to the automotive aftermarket and merchant sector, working with global companies such as Goodyear.

Jun 2014 - May 2015

Graphic Designer at Optilead

Doncaster

Optilead provide dynamic and engaging solutions for companies looking to recover abandoned online transactions and increase their revenue.

Jul 2013 - Jun 2014

Graphic Designer at
Barnsley College

Barnsley

Working within the marketing team. Barnsley College is an Ofsted Outstanding college offering full and part-time vocational courses, A Levels, T Levels, apprenticeships and HE.

Sky is Europe’s leading direct-to-consumer media and entertainment company. My role at Sky as a Product designer is to work within the Service Design Team to deliver best in class experiences for customers who seek help or who are wishing to manage their account on Sky.com.

I use my skills and expertise to lead by example by setting a benchmark for what good looks like through clarity. I support the team in shaping the day-to-day delivery and forward-looking UI direction, ensuring it’s in line with wider business strategy.

Home Agency is a strategic marketing agency with offices in Leeds, London, Gibraltar & Sydney. They were previously awarded with Campaign’s No.1 Regional Agency and listed in the top 30 UK agencies.

My main duty as Senior UI Designer was to build and maintain a design system for one of Mars Inc’s biggest brands; Royal Canin. I was responsible for adding and updating components that pass all accessibility standards and perform great user experiences.

I worked closely with in-house developers to find solutions to problems and hand-off high fidelity designs clearly and precisely. I also worked closely with the analytics team to highlight key areas where improvements were needed. Using my expertise I mentored other designers who wanted to learn more about UX/UI processes.

DAZN Group is the digital leader in global sports media and one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world. Working within the media division exposed me to many different aspects of the business, of which my key focuses were native apps and responsive websites.

We were always adding engaging new features and improving user journeys to keep up with current trends and increase user retention. One of my key responsibilities was to ensure the suite of apps were all using best practice user experiences and pushing boundaries to keep the large user base happy and engaged.

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