My name is Andrew Hercules and I am a multidisciplinary product and service designer with extensive industry experience across a range of sectors. And yes, in case you are wondering, my last name really is Hercules!
Currently, I am the Product Design & Strategy Lead for Open Targets, an innovative, multi-year industry-academia partnership that builds digital tools and services that help research scientists identify and prioritise potential drug targets. As a key member of the Open Targets Platform product team, I lead all user research activities and generate research insights and artefacts, design solutions that respect technical and data constraints, and facilitate usability testing sessions. I also build Python scripts to analyse pipeline inputs and to generate additional user insights from web analytics. Additionally, I deliver interactive workshops and conference talks on various product and service design topics.