UX MENTORING AND COACHING
A lone UX researcher/designer will usually suffer from lack of exposure to experienced UX colleagues. They have nobody to learn from or discuss their work with. The team is also not used to having a UX person in the team and doesn't know how to work with one effectively. As the lone voice for UX, they can find it hard to persuade the team that things sometimes need to be done in a different way to get the best results.
I work with lone UXers as a part-time colleague. Someone who can help them fill some gaps and work alongside them. They join my small Slack Team of designers and researchers and have access to a support network to ask questions and advice.
This works well for lone UX researchers who are relatively new to UX research, but also for design teams who want to move to a more evidence-based way of working.
I carry out user research for product teams from small start-ups to international companies. I tend to recommend the leanest approach which will get you the insights you need.
I have taken a deliberate decision to focus on the practice of UX, rather than take on leadership positions. This means that rather than just talking about it, I have spent the last 15+ years carrying out user research and helping teams understand how to apply the resulting findings.
I've spent years helping people make better design decisions through the learnings from user research and A/B testing.
This puts me in the ideal position to give you advice on your designs. I can help by pointing out unexplored opportunities and highlighting potential issues with your current ideas. This will be practical advice, aimed at achieving better results.