Research & Development Intern at
3-month full-time internship (July 2020)
A large African tech company that makes solar energy accessible to anyone through its financing platform.
Supported the development of a smokeless, cost-effective cooking solution for rural Kenyans.
Co-ordinated crucial user research from London in Kenya & Uganda by liaising with a contact on the ground and supplying the team with interview material and observation guides. The findings of this research helped pave the way for a new direction for the company.
Worked with the graphic design team to revitalise their app UI and created a graphic style library to ensure consistency across all graphical brand elements.
Gave presentations about design thinking methods and led brainstorming sessions to help foster a culture of creativity within the R&D team.