Danny Hearn – Deeply Human Design Ltd

Deeply understand your users and how to design for them

Innovate digital products and services through user centered thinking.

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A proven track record

Experience in digital design roles
10 Yrs
Lead design role for major brands
2 +
Design thinking workshops
2 +
Charities & start-ups mentored
2 s

My services

Innovation strategy

Understanding user problems, market forces, and insights to develop principles, shared understanding, and a framework for creating a strategic roadmap.

User research & insights

Gathering user feedback through interviews, tests, and surveys to improve your product's design and experience

Experience & product design

Developing testable prototypes, concepts and working with developers to build polished designs for apps, websites, and services.

What people say about me

Co-Founder & COO

Future Foundry

Working alongside innovation strategists and insight leaders, Danny has been crucial in identifying and architecting a number of disruptive new digital and retail propositions for our most senior clients.

Entrepreneur, Investor, Founder

Beauty Pie

Danny is by far the best consultant in his category that I have ever worked with. Truly great digital experts, for me, have been hard to come by. Danny is different. 

Head of Product

John Lewis

Danny is an energetic and passionate UX leader. He has a tenacious attitude and won’t accept the status quo when there is opportunity to do things better. He is a positive agent for change, brings people with him and is a great manager widely respected by his team. 

Head of Product

How Splendid (agency)

I have worked on several projects with Danny now and would highly recommend him for large, complex, goal driven UX projects. He has a great ability to work alongside the client, develop a rapport, gather requirements, keep the design focused and deliver results.


DOT Project

I have learnt so much from working alongside Danny at DOT PROJECT as have the incredible charities we support. Danny has taken on so many new challenges with such focus, commitment, energy, but most importantly empathy. 

Director of Digital


Danny is a joy to work with - he is a highly skilled UX professional who is passionate about bringing the best of that discipline to drive consumer-centric transformation - he is tenacious, compassionate and has a relentless drive to make things happen. 

Chief Operating Officer and Board Director


Danny brought fantastic and such valuable insight to the Fitflop Digital re-platform. His approach to understanding the required customer experience and interpreting it through our digital platform has been first class.



Danny introduced innovative ways of working, demonstrated solid and imaginative design thinking and built a good rapport with our clients. 

Founder & CEO

Acorn aspirations

I never thought someone who is used to working in a corporate environment would be able to engage 40 teenage girls for 2 days in a fun and interactive way, teaching them ideation, UX, prototyping tools and programming using Scrum and Agile.  Our hackathon would not have been the success that it was without Danny.

Product Manager

John Lewis

Danny was instrumental in helping to push the product development process forward. It was impressive to see how he was able to introduce and embed a range of innovative tools and methodologies. I would highly recommend him for guidance, coaching and leadership with product design teams.

Right now..

I’m currently working with a start-up menopause app to develop their strategy, build a roadmap and create new designs. 

I’m also open for new opportunities, partnerships and associate models.  If you’d like to chat or share a challenge, lets talk