Hi, I’m Michael Hobson.


Hi, I’m Michael Hobson.


I’m a designer based in London with over 20 years of experience delivering UX/UI design for software products. I also create websites and branding and am the lead visual design instructor teaching essential design principles at General Assembly.

I’m passionate about making better experiences for people through design.

Clients include

“Michael helped us design the UI / UX of a new complex service that we’ve built in-house from scratch. Michael is a lovely person to work with, very responsive and flexible. He proved to be a great thought partner, helping us develop a high-end solution. Recommended!”

Ben Gutkovich

Head of Business Development, easyCar

“We worked with Michael on First Create The Media’s rebranding and website project. We were impressed by his friendly, professional, knowledgeable approach and the way he worked with us to figure out and shape our brand identity. We’re thrilled with the finished branding and website, which have brought a lot of positive comments and attention. Thank you!”

Kat Arney

Founder & Creative Director, First Create The Media

“Michael is an excellent instructor, he brings a wealth of industry experience that illustrates not only design fundamentals but the realities of working with clients and the challenges different stakeholders might bring to the table.”

Laura Hasting

Education Programme Producer, General Assembly

“I’ve known Michael for many years and he’s a very friendly, supportive and active part of the London tech scene. We worked with him on the redesign of our Mind Candy website and were very pleased with the results. I have no hesitation in recommending him.”

Michael Acton Smith

Founder, Mind Candy & Calm