About Eriol Fox
Eriol is a Design Lead who has worked in-house roles for 9+ years. Primarily focusing on robust UX research through prototyping and design for dev delivery Eriol can perform a multitude of design functions like Interaction design, UI design, Product design and digital design. Eriol loves to make an illustration, practice writing Front-End code and is a Humanitarian/tech for good advocate and video game enthusiast.
Now working at Ushahidi, a humanitarian, non-profit technology leader, developing open-source, digital tools to help people with better democratic process, human rights issues, natural and human-made disasters.
Eriol has an undergraduate degree in Fine Art specialising in New Media and Time-based artwork, which then pivoted into a design career. Eriols fine art practices still prove useful in creative design projects .
Eriol is passionate about D&I and actively works to make tech and design more inclusive through their talk Diversity in Design
Eriol is a non-binary, queer person who uses they/them pronouns and an LGBTQIA+ advocate.
They are deeply passionate about intersectional inclusion and promoting healthy attitudes towards mental health in the tech sector.