Michael PinneyProduct Designer currently based in London

Select work

Redesigning TalkTalk TV

I was heavily involved in the redesign of the TalkTalk TV service from the proposition and strategy to the design and implementation.

  • Sketching
  • Wireframes
  • Research
  • Prototyping

blinkbox & UltraViolet

I was directly responsible for the design of blinkbox's intergration with the UltraViolet service.

  • User flows
  • Sketching
  • Research
  • Wireframes

Modular Email Templates

I redesigned all of blinkbox's email communications to use a modular system which could be adapted for service notifcations or marketing.

  • Sketching
  • Wireframes

blinkbox Downloads on Windows 8

I designed, prototyped and validated the approach for implementing downloads in blinkbox's Windows 8 application.

  • Sketching
  • Wireframes
  • Research
  • Prototyping

Open Politics

This is a personal project, trying to demystify politics for millions of uninformed UK voters.

"...wherever the people are well informed they can be trusted with their own government..." — Thomas Jefferson

  • Sketching
  • Wireframes
  • UI Design
  • Prototyping


Employment 2015 — Present User Experience Designer
TalkTalk TV
2012 — 2015 User Experience Designer
2013 Workshop Organiser
Elephant & Castle Mini Maker Faire
2012 Volunteer
Open Internet of Things Conference
2010 — 2012 Founding Member
2010 — 2011 Creative Technologist
Lowe Profero
2010 Junior Web Designer
MVG Media
2010 User Experience Designer — Internship
2009 Studio Assitant
Wood McGrath
Education 2006 — 2009 BA (Hons) Graphic Design: New Media
University for the Creative Arts
Skills Programming HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery), Exposure to PHP, Processing, Arduino
Software OmniGraffle, Sketch, Marvel, Adobe CC, WordPress, iWork, Microsoft Office