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 9 years working in the digital industry. I have successfully helped startups, bluechip companies, arts organisations and design agencies create user-centred products for their clients . I am also founder of Scottish Running Diary and public speaker.

Notable talks
UX Glasgow 2017 - 'UX & VR'

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

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



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