Eriol is a designer who’s worked in mainly in-house roles with periods of agency, freelance and study for 9+ years. A graduate of fine art pivoting into visual design, progressing through digital, UI and UX and everything in-between.
They have recently finished a masters degree looking at the user experience journey of people with terminal illness and the people that care for them and now works as a designer for Ushahidi, a humanitarian, non-profit technology leader developing open, crowdsourcing tools to help people raise their voice and those who serve them to listen and respond better.
Eriol is a non-binary/genderfluid, queer person who uses they/them pronouns who, in their talks, often covers LGBTQ+ representation in visual design as well as some of the trans/non-binary issues that tend to overlap. They also cover some representations of ethnicity and visible/non-visible disabilities.