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UX Focused Digital Marketing for Government and Academia

European Commission
Stanford University
FashionBrain
NHS
Northumbria University

Sheffield University

Testimonials

“Sonic UX was a vital part of our project. We needed help with our app for our research project and Marc crafted a compelling copy paired with very well-structured wireframes and designs. Very cooperative, delivered a great work at a fair price.”

Daniela Retelny, Stanford University 

“The team did a brilliant job building our app and marketing our research project online. They worked meticulously to deliver the designs we need on time and within budget. Would happily work with Sonic UX again!”

Dilek Onkal, Northumbria University

“Sonic UX provided us with high-quality UX design and development work for the FashionBrain.eu showcases project. They were very professional and nice to work with throughout the project and our partners at European Commission were happy too. Would recommend or hire again!”

Dr. Alessandro Checco, Sheffield University


Our services

UX research

What makes the users of your services want to click? We gather information about them, their needs and pain points. We then using quantitative and qualitative methods such as questionnaires, interviews, personas and usability testing, to create profiles you can act on. 

UX/UI design

How do you encourage usage of your online service? We create wireframes and interactive prototypes, integrating branding, design, usability, and function, making your apps accessible and engaging to your audience. 

UX writing

What do you want your users to do? We use information about your users to craft engaging, concise words that guide them through your application and gets them to take action. From your website or app, to emails and social media.

Design systems

How do you improve the efficiency of the design process? Design systems help you do more with less. Defining styles, components and patterns help teams in public sector departments create user-centred digital services to achieve your goals.

Want to know how we can get your digital project done? Talk to us here…


Previous work


European Commission: Fashion Showcases website

Portfolio website designed for the Fashion Brain.eu project and funded by the European Commission. The site developed in HTML/CSS and Javascript uses image galleries to showcase different types of machine learning techniques utilised by fashion popular e-commerce websites.


NHS Abbeydale Pharmacy: Social Media Campaign

Advised on social media strategy for platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. This lead to increased exposure to potential visitors. Additionally, optimised paid social content such as Facebook adverts to generate link clicks and potential sales. Provided consultancy on overall online and offline marketing efforts leading to strengthened ties with customers.


Northumbria University: Rainy Day (iOS app)

An app that helps consumers learn how to save money, featuring blogs and quizzes. This was part of a research project looking into consumer perception of emergency funds. The project was funded by Think Forward Initiative and Northumbria University.


The University of Sheffield: UX research on handwashing imagery

In collaboration with the University of Sheffield and Glasgow we used Facereader software to detect the range and intensity of emotions invoked from handwashing related text and imagery. With the data we created personas which could be used for designing posters for public health. The research took place in a usability lab provided by the University of Sheffield.


Stanford University: Trauma (iOS app)

As part of a research project by Stanford University looking into collaborative crowdwork, we designed a mobile and web app to help EMTs (Emergency medical technicians) to transmit patient information en-route to hospital. The research led to an award-winning paper with 817 downloads and 37 citations.


Codercats – User research and prototype

Conducted user research and created hi-fidelity mockups for a text analysis app aimed to help researchers analyse qualitative data using advanced text analysis. Interactive prototypes were built in Figma with the landing page designed using HTML/CSS + JS.


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