The UX expertise you need,
when you need it

Antenna Consulting is a specialist consultancy that offers organizations experienced user experience (UX) strategists, designers, and researchers on a project basis. With consultants located in Vancouver, BC, and across Canada, we provide the UX skills and people you need to successfully deliver your projects.


Case studies

Placing Users at the Centre:

Clio Website Redesign

Antenna develops research-based UX strategy and design for leading law practice management software website

Design for the Future

A New Energy Modelling App for BC

Antenna defines requirements and designs user-centred prototype for building professionals

UX for Product Design:

Revamping Vancity’s VISA & Member Profile Systems

With Antenna team, BC credit union optimizes product design, seeds culture of UX research

Some of our clients

what our clients are saying

"Anthony and the Antenna team bring extensive experience from working with other organizations… their perspective has been valuable in supporting our work and building our internal UX practice."

Jen Reilly

Director of Revenue Operations

"With Antenna, you get to work with senior and highly experienced UX practitioners who hit the ground running and deliver results."

Elizabeth Snowdon

Manager, User Experience
LandSure Systems Ltd.

"Antenna places the appropriate designers within our team for both short- and long-term engagements quickly. They understand our culture and the UX skills our projects require."

Jason Ropchan

Manager, Products & Services (Home Solutions)
TELUS Digital

"If you’re looking to increase value by creating a better experience for all, the Antenna consulting team is your answer."

Michael Lenizky

Website Migration Manager
UBC Sauder School of Business

"Anthony really listens and asks the right questions to ensure you get the best possible match for your UX needs AND company culture."

Jessica Wohlgemuth

Head of UX
Maths — No Problem!

our team

Anthony Hempell

President and Managing Director

Anthony is one of Vancouver's most experienced and respected leaders in UX and interaction design, with more than 20 years of experience of problem solving, design, and leadership. Prior to founding Antenna Consulting in 2015, he worked with a diverse array of clients, including TELUS, Starbucks, and Best Buy, while at Blast Radius, UX Guys, and other leading Vancouver agencies.

An active member of the Vancouver UX community, Anthony has been an instructor in the IDEA School of Design at Capilano University, and mentors UX design students in the Microsoft Garage internship program. He is also a board member and organizer of the Vancouver UX Awards, and regularly supports and presents at local UX events.

Translates conversations
into meaningful and
actionable insights

Explorer, Enabler,

Abeiene Nejar

UX Researcher

Sources the root of the challenge to mend and enhance user experiences

Empathizer, Organizer,

Audrey McAngus

Senior UX Consultant

Understands user motivations and behaviours to inform and  good UX

Mom, News Junkie,

Berenice DeGusti

Senior UX Consultant

Translates user research into
strategic design solutions

Triathlete, Introvert, Oenophile

Claire Moller

Senior UX Consultant

Uncovers unmet user needs and designs useful, engaging
digital products and services

Cyclist, Cat-lover,

Kirsten Hall

Senior UX Consultant

Helps organizations plan,
create, and manage
content with purpose

Dog-lady, Baker,

Tara Shioya

Senior Content Strategist

Researches people to simplify products and services, and designs too

Amateur Photographer, Music Nerd, Londoner

Gus Waller

Senior UX Consultant

Designs scalable solutions with passion, compassion, and empathy

Cat-lady, Artist, Acrobat

Renée Mak

UX Consultant

Researches and designs strategic, human-centered experiences for products and services

Continuous learner,
Outdoor-lover, Photographer

Niamh Redmond

Senior UX Consultant

Leads teams through user discovery and design to deliver truly great projects

Musichead, Cyclist, 

Shawn Rafuse

Senior UX Consultant

Creates engaging digital experiences through
strategically-crafted UX

Freediver, Dad,

Thomas Gehring

Senior UX Consultant

Solves complex problems
through simple design

Petrolhead, Coffeeholic,

Derek Lau

UX Consultant

Crafts impactful designs and
experiences that inspire

Latteholic, Creator, Hiker

Sonia Johal

UX Consultant

The skills and talent you need

Whether you need to add people to your internal UX team or bring in external expertise in UX research, strategy, or design, Antenna Consulting can help. We provide the skills and talent you need to successfully deliver your project.

Contact us

If you need expert UX help with a project, or have questions about Antenna, we’d love to talk to you.

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