Buzz Usborne
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Buzz’s mentorship in the last few months has elevated me and my team’s efficiency and performance dramatically.

Tina, UX Manager at Fusion Sport

Buzz is one of the very few people who is actually qualified to coach.

Justin, Head of Support at Ghost

Buzz helped me to maintain vision and confidence at a difficult time, transitioning back into the realm of design.

Thomas, Designer

Since working with Buzz I’ve become a lot more transparent in my work and confident asking for feedback and sharing work to a wider audience.

Dee, Senior Designer

Without Buzz’s involvement I would’ve continued to feel alone in a tough situation. He gave me a lot of clarity.

Nick, Senior Designer

Buzz has really helped me be better in my role! I remember feeling much more confident and grounded in my project after each session.

Elise, Senior Designer

For Individuals

I’ve coached hundreds of high-performing designers and creative individuals — helping them navigate tricky spots in their career and find clarity and purpose in moments of opportunity. Calling on 16+ years experience across multiple disciplines and organization sizes & I lead with honesty and humility, and help you to uncover what success looks like on your own terms.

  1. Portfolio review and positioning yourself for a new job
  2. Getting over imposter syndrome and creative burnout
  3. Design systems (establishing and scaling)
  4. Creative progression as an IC
  5. Open to all

$150 /session
Online payment request will be sent after call (all cards accepted)
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For Employers

I regularly work with organizations who recognize the importance of coaching their design talent, but lack the in-house capabilities, time or resources to do so. Most commonly I perform regular 1-on-1 sessions with high-performing individuals to discuss ongoing challenges and long-term progression via 3 or 6 month programs. In other cases I can be booked as-and-when necessary or be available via Slack, a schedule that commonly works for smaller companies.

I also work with individuals whose performance is falling short of their potential. Most commonly I find that in having a confidential and sympathetic ear to talk to, I can help both employer and employee find mutual success. I can be helpful to teams and individuals looking to grow in these areas:

  1. Hiring & nurturing design talent
  2. Building & scaling design teams (for the first time)
  3. Scaling a businesses’ design capabilities
  4. Improving communication or collaborative practices
  5. Individual performance review

$250 /hour
Invoiced monthly
Let’s discuss over email