Digital agency Technophobia, part of The Capita Group, has appointed Candy Diemer as user experience (UX) team lead.

Candy is a user experience specialist, who will lead a team of eight user experience design professionals working with clients to build their digital strategy and drive value out of their online interactions.

Candy joins Technophobia from, where she was lead UX designer for two years. In this post, she created a mobile development team and launched the first property portal mobile app to feature successful business products for the public.

‘We are very excited to have bought someone like Candy on board. She will play an integral part in leading our ever expanding UX team into, what we feel, are going to be some of Technophobia's most significant years,’ said Emma Marshall, managing director, Technophobia.

Ed Goring, Technophobia’s director of business development, added, ‘As we seek to widen our footprint in all areas of user experience and customer centric service design, Candy represents the calibre of leader that we seek to bring into Technophobia.’

Prior to her time at Candy lead the creative team at leading intimate apparel retailer, Her appointment will be fundamental in the development of Technophobia’s user experience strategy and her experience and expertise will add significant value to client projects.

About Technophobia
Technophobia, part of The Capita Group, design and consult at the cutting edge of digital; creating high performance user-focused applications and dynamic sites that solve real world problems and deliver quantifiable value.

We employ over 80 highly qualified staff, skilled in the design and build of websites and multi platform applications, including software and systems architects, strategic consultants, user experience consultants, developers, project managers and creative designers.

Clients include: Technology Strategy Board, Toshiba, The Co-operative Bank, Welcome to Yorkshire, PizzaExpress, Green Flag, Gondola Group, South Yorkshire Police and Planning Portal.

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The Capita Group Plc is the UK’s leading provider of BPO and integrated professional support service solutions. With 45,000 people at more than 350 sites, including 64 business centres across the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands and India, the Group uses its expertise, infrastructure and scale benefits to transform its clients’ services, driving down costs and adding value. Capita is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (CPI.L), and is a constituent of the FTSE100 with revenues for 2010 of £2,744 million. Further information on The Capita Group Plc can be found at:

Published on: 1:16PM on 7th December 2011