We can help with
UX & UI Design Services
We can help bridge the divide between business needs, domain logic, and user goals, and produce the artefacts that will build consensus and accelerate your product development.
User Interface Design
We approach UI design from an engineering-first point of view. Our work is functional, fit-for-purpose, and comes crafted with your accessibility, state, and API capabilities in mind.
We can help you map and shape the routes, navigation patterns, hierarchies, and taxonomies that best reflect your business logic and APIs, to deliver compelling user experience outcomes.
Get to the bottom of what you’re building and fast-track the design conversation with clickable interfaces that reflect the capabilities of your system architecture and APIs.
From foundations, to tokens, to component APIs and docs – we know how to piece the parts of your UI & UX into a documented and maintainable system that you can scale on.
Our research is not a detour from your product milestones. We take a pragmatic approach where findings are material to project outcomes – positively impacting confidence and velocity.
Designing better. Together.
Over the years, we’ve developed a collaborative approach to designing and developing software that increases the likelihood of shipping great work while maintaining the wellbeing of the people involved. It focuses on team dynamics, silo-breaking, and shared responsibility – the foundations of unified and productive teams.
Products & platforms we’ve designed
We helped grow a multi-million user platform with end-to-end design
As Vocal’s long-term technology partner, we’ve designed everything from onboarding and authoring flows to design systems, accessibility compliance, and advertisements.
A new design language and collaborative culture to power the next generation of payroll products
We partnered with Reckon on a multi-year project to create an internal design culture capable of shipping first-class products and features autonomously. We led by example, defining a new design language and guidelines from first principles, and implemented them across a range of design system powered web and native products.
"Thinkmill brought a fresh design perspective and a depth of experience that gives me the confidence to pursue a mobile product strategy – together."
Established a new design team and language to service multiple brands. Designed complex UI components for Jira and more. Led a dedicated design system team to support numerous delivery streams
Designed better onboarding, more consistent and accessible interfaces, a component architecture / design system for web and native to support multi-channel, multi-product growth
Collaborated on design and delivered Breville’s first connected mobile app. Solved tough Bluetooth user experience challenges and provided powerful search and filtering capabilities to let users find the data they needed
Led immersive design research to understand user workflows and AI work context. Designed medical annotation user flows, platform information architecture, user interfaces, and design system components
Our talks on design
How we think about the collaborative act of designing great interfaces and experiences.
Thinkmill helped our design and engineering people discover new ways of working together. We now ship faster, deliver better outcomes, and have more fun doing it.
Principal Program Manager, ELMO
Learn more about our design work
Articles and resources about the things we've learned and achieved through engineering-led design.
Accessibility at Thinkmill
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The $64,000 question to create more accessible and inclusive experiences
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Route Map - a lightweight schema for defining a UX blueprint
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What we learned applying the Thinkmill Method to a complex accounting app
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GraphQL for designers
Visualising a schema-led approach using FigJam
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