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UX & UI Design
Our team comprises experienced and code-literate product designers, who are highly effective in cross-functional software teams, from startups to enterprise-scale products.
We practice a flexible, business-first approach to research. This provides the benefits of objective & actionable insights without impeding design & engineering velocity.
System & API Architecture
We bring decades of expertise to the making of sophisticated back-end architecture and know how to get this crucial part of any system right.
Clickable UI, mock APIs, branch previews, progressive enhancement. We can help your team benefit from working with code as the source of truth from early in your project lifecycle.
We know how to deliver WCAG-compliant products from initial designs through to design system components, documentation, and React front-ends.
Our talks on shipping products
Presentations on to how we think about the art of making software.
A few products we’ve built
We helped Vocal scale from a hunch to a multi-million user platform
From early go-to-market delivery to a sophisticated publishing platform for web and native users — we were a partner the entire way.
"Vocal wouldn’t be what it is today without Thinkmill. The team shaped the product visually, technically, and ethically, as we grew from a hunch to a multi-million user network."
Chief Operating Officer, Vocal
We helped Reckon ship a new generation of Payroll software
With an open design mandate, and extensive insitutional experience with all aspects of Payroll, we helped Reckon create a brand new Payroll experience, unified across web and mobile.
"Thinkmill brought a fresh design perspective and a depth of experience that gives me the confidence to pursue a mobile product strategy – together."
We helped Breville build their first mobile app for next-gen sous vide commercial cooking appliances
We led the innovation and development of Breville’s first companion mobile app for their next-gen sous vide commercial cooking appliances, giving chefs a way to automate their records for food safety compliance.
We helped Brighte ship a new design system and mobile app for their vendor partners
Brighte set out to move their legacy mobile apps over to React Native. We helped them develop a Design System and ship a new Mobile App to improve their vendor partners’ user experience.
We helped Enlitic design medical annotation software in the browser, to train machine learning
We partnered with Enlitic to design and develop a Medical Annotation Platform (MAP) to serve as the core part of Enlitic’s Machine Learning (ML) platform for diagnositc assistance and pathology detection.
Frequently Asked Questions
We’ve been designing and engineering products for over 10 years and one thing can be said for certain, no one process works for all projects.
At Thinkmill, we’ve developed an adaptable way of working called the Thinkmill Method, which focuses on collaboration, shared responsibility, and open communication. We believe in establishing an environment where competent craftspeople, who care deeply about the problems they’re solving, have space to discover, discuss, and solve.
We love talking processes, so contact us if you’d like to continue the conversation.
We love collaborating with new designers and engineers, and have friendly and skilled practitioners ready to join your team. We like to make the effort to meet in-person, whether that’s a project kick-off session, or days where we work from your office. We believe strong working relationships foster a more productive and positive outcome for all.
Based on the needs of your project, we find the best blend of capabilities to be productive and deliver the goals. This may be a more research and design-focussed team, an architectural back-end-focussed team, or anything in between.
More on product development at Thinkmill
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