We help organisations to improve interactions with their customers

What we do

Design

We create fit-for-purpose product and service designs. By utilising the knowledge of your stakeholders and with an understanding of your users, we work collaboratively to design solutions that help you realise your business goals.

– Concept ideation and validation
– Service design
– Design workshops
– Wireframes
– User flows
– Prototyping
– Information architecture
– Design sprints
– Visual design

Research

We employ a range of user research techniques to understand user needs and their experience with your product or service. Our senior teams members have a proven record of delivering ROI from research.

– Usability testing (lab based and online)
– Eye-tracking studies
– Card sorting
– IA validation (tree testing)
– Surveys
– Metrics & web analytics
– Expert reviews
– Ethnographic studies
– Experience & customer journey maps
– Personas
– Contextual enquiry
– Diary studies
– Accessibility conformance

Consulting

We work with firms to realise their business objectives in the digital space. We have helped organisations find answers to a range of challenging questions; from determining what products to build, through to improving workflows for internal teams.

– Digital strategy supporting business & product
– Optimising UX practice within organisations
– Mentoring & training
– Expert workshop facilitation
– Stakeholder engagement

Nomat understood our needs from the start, and quickly delivered usable insights that now drive our product

 

Kari Hunter
Acting CEO, BIG4 Holiday Parks

Nomat are great at quickly identifying your business requirements and designing appropriate testing scenarios to provide you with valuable consumer insights … to improve online customer engagement, conversions and site performance.

 

Tamara Bowles
Web Services Manager, Senior Advisor at Chisholm TAFE

Nomat added value throughout the product development lifecycle, and the insights generated from the research were instrumental in getting stakeholders on-board.

Mathew Devey
UX & Customer Insights Manager at SEEK Learning

 

About us

Nomat helps organisations to design products and solve business problems through research insights and user centred design.

We use a range of techniques to collect information that informs design; ultimately we place people at the heart of the design process which delivers the most effective products and the right solutions for your customers.

At Nomat, we follow a collaborative and inclusive process to ensure there are no surprises and we leverage team member’s collective knowledge of the problem space.

We are a lean team, we don’t place account managers between clients and consultants, we assemble the right people, at the right time, to ensure that we can move quickly and deliver value.

The team

Chris

Chris

Managing Director

Chris is a leader in the Human Centred Design field with a 16 year track record of improving customer interactions with some of Australia’s largest organisations. He is a strategic thinker who brings a calm and considered approach to tackling complex problems. An accomplished workshop facilitator, Chris excels at engaging with senior stakeholders and guiding projects to success. Chris has expertise in user research, service design and embedding Human Centred Design within organisations.

Marli

Marli

Director

Marli is an experienced manager who oversees the day to day operations at Nomat including resource and project management. Marli is skilled in interviewing and has over 10 years experience working in the Victorian Government. Marli is adept at navigating complex stakeholder relationships and brings a pragmatic lens to
every project.

Selena

Selena

Designer & Researcher

Selena has 10 years experience with both visual and user experience design. A curious and passionate problem solver, Selena brings holistic thinking to her research and design projects. She considers both the big picture and the details, imagining future states and potential risk simultaneously. Selena
enjoys a collaborative approach to working and cultivates positive connections with clients and stakeholders.

Cam

Cam

Designer & Researcher

Cam brings over 10 years of digital industry experience. With expertise covering visual and user experience design, development and research, he has a strong understanding of these different aspects within a project. This breadth of knowledge allows him to understand and empathise with a broad variety of project stakeholders.

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