Neil Byers

I lead the design, development and management of all things digital.

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Project management.
Product development.
Digital by default.

Currently

Digital Project Manager at Skills Development Scotland

Previously

Product Manager at Skyscanner

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

I have vast experience in all stages of digital product development. From the creation of innovative product ideas, leading design, development and testing, through to managing and measuring the finished product.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

I have over 15 years experience in leading digital projects, with 7 years leading Agile (SCRUM) website development. I have a proven track record successfully delivering multiĀ­-million pound digital products.

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Skyscanner Flights Map

Improving flight booking conversions through the creation of a new cheap flights map for Skyscanner.

A 73% increase in conversions

ScottishPower Online Quote Tool

Using A/B testing to improve user experience and increase conversions.

Increasing conversions by 150%

ScottishPower App & Connect

Creating an energy app with integrated remote heating control.
View the Connect case study

What I offer.
My skills.

As a leader of digital products, it’s important for me to have a wide knowledge and experience of the digital space. So while my expertise lies in digital project management and product development, my skills are far ranging.

Creating digital products, managing projects and leading development teams are my bread and butter. However over the years I’ve picked up experience and knowledge in multiple digital areas including User Experience; Strategy; Development; Information Architecture; Content Strategy; Marketing; Analytics.

Please check out my LinkedIn profile for a full understanding of my skills and experience.

  • Digital Project Management 100%
  • Digital Product Development 100%
  • Digital Strategy 90%
  • User Experience 80%
  • Web Design & Development 70%

Testimonials

I really enjoyed working alongside Neil as one of my clients. He has a real enthusiasm and drive and could be always be trusted to brief projects with detail, intelligence and clear direction. He has a great collaborative approach to work and, as a result, our teams loved working with him. Neil is a talented product manager and manages to cut through the nonsense to keep things on track!

Kirsty Johnston

Digital Account Director, LEWIS Creative Consultants

Neil is an excellent Content and UX professional with a real enthusiasm for what he does. Working with Neil at ScotishPower he was integral to several of the major developments made over the last few years and ensured the customer experience was paramount across every digital touch point.

Christopher Brennan

Senior Search and Social Strategy Manager - Digital Marketing, ScottishPower

Neil is a skilled technical project manager and team leader, experienced in delivering both small and large-scale web build projects. He also demonstrates a real understanding of the needs and demands of other areas of the business, making him a valuable member of the overall management team.

David Craik

Managing Director, Bright Signals

I worked with Neil as part of the management team at s1 and was very impressed by his knowledge of digital trends and strong project management skills. His ability to work across technical, sales & marketing teams made him an extremely effective contributor to a successful business unit.

Stephen Currie

Commercial Leader

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