I'm available for contract work.

Planning a new project or interested in working with me?

Get in touch — hello@garybirnie.co.uk

United Kingdom

+(44) 7837 079 497



User Experience Designer based in Glasgow



User Experience Designer with 7 years working in the digital industry. I have worked for startups, in-house for organisations of +10,000 staff and design agencies throughout Scotland. 

I have one app in development launching spring 2016, founder of the Scottish Running Diary and speak about the future of user experience in sports, the latest being ‘100 Miles & Running: Augmented Reality in Long Distance Running.’

I am an active member of the artistic community, with my artwork and photography being exhibited throughout the UK, and featured in The Guardian.



a few people i have worked with

Radisson BLU
Atkins Global
The Crown Estate
Divercity Architects
P4P Creative
Loch Katrine Running Festival
Vox Motus
A Play, A Pie and A Pint
Cumbernauld Theatre
Theatre Modo
Bard in the Botanics
O’Leary Public Relations
Greenlight Creative.




The Glasgow School of Art
Product Design BDes (Hons) 

RMIT University, Melbourne
Industrial Design
2007 (Exchange Feb-June)    


‘Artech’ Bar Ten
‘Vault Art Show’ The Briggait
‘Ironbbratz’ Trongate 103
‘Mavis’s Shoe’ Ironbbratz
‘Art in the Park’ Southside Festival
‘P.S. I Love You’ Bradford Playhouse
‘Pantomonium’ Tron Theatre
‘YCN Exhibition’ London


'Why it's important for your sanity and career to turn your side projects into MVPs'
UX Scotland 2016

'100 Miles & Running  - Augmented Reality in Long Distance Running' 
UX Glasgow 2015

A bit more about me...

I compete in ultra marathons ranging from 40 miles to 100 miles.

Races coming up:
Glasgow-Edinburgh 55 Mile Ultra
Cateran 110 Mile Ultra