UX/UI Design

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Manchester City

Worked with the brilliant Andy Myers on some underwraps projects. Hopefully be able to showcase those soon.

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I headed up the UX team to redesign the customer journey for this brilliantly forward thinking company.

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Playtime Island

I lead the design of this brand new app and platform for CBeebies games.

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iPlayer IPTV

I was the senior designer on this TV app, built on the design work I'd created for Red Button.

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iPlayer Kids

I was asked to lead the design for this huge new product for the BBC.

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Games GEL

I lead a team responsible for the UX of the games that appear on CBBC and CBeebies.

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Children's Design Principles

We created a set of 9 design principles to make amazing experiences for kids.

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Storytime Downloads

Over 11 million stories have been downloaded for this BAFTA nominated app.

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Connected Red Button

The first project I lead at the BBC.

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Topsy and Tim Game

This game has been the most successful game to date in Playtime in terms of retention and views.

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BBC Companion

An R&D piece that investigated the concept of a dual screen experience.


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Brilliantly fun character design for a huge online Maths resource.

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Celebrity chef

A series of illustrations depicting scenes from a make belief Michelin star restaurant.

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Game Of Thrones

This set of illustrations is my homage to the utterly brilliant characters in the show.

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Brush With Jackson

A great little iPhone and iPad app that encourages children to brush their teeth.

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Design a football kit

A 3D French fashion designer with attitude, inspired by FIFA Street.

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Squirrel Edge

Concept art for a HTML5 game.

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Dance Jam

3D Vinyl toy effect characters for a dance game.

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A 2D animated sitcom with a large array of characters. Loved creating this style.

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Tiger and Bear

A sideline project where I create personalised art for nurseries.

About Me

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My name is Robin Gibson

I'm a Senior UX designer (contract) currently at Manchester City, previously a senior UX designer at the BBC for 5 years.

I've been designing and illustrating for over ten years, with extensive experience of designing for mobile apps, responsive web and Smart TVs. This portfolio is a snap shot of my career so far.


07909 570901
Greater Manchester, UK