Mark Hurrell.

I specialise in:

Design Direction and Prototyping for AI1, Information Systems2, Realtime & Multiplayer3 and Green Technology4

1 AI

  • Google NDA AI project.
  • Meta (for Instagram) NDA generative AI project.
  • Adept General intelligence startup. $1B valuation with investment from General Catalyst and Spark Capital.
  • Replicate ML hosting and versioning. $350M valuation with investment from Sequoia, NVentures, Heavybit and Y Combinator.
  • GOV.UK Voice Accurate, fresh public service content and data via API for Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant.

2 Information Systems

  • BBC News 50% increase in pageviews per session for the second-largest news website in the world.
  • GOV.UK A new single digital platform for the entire UK government. $80M annual savings, won Design of the Year and D&AD Black Pencil. “Simple, beautiful and just right” Tim O’Reilly.
  • Command Line Interface Guidelines Open source project encouraging better designed command line tools. Regularly hits the top of Hacker News.
  • Arxiv Vanity Open source project rendering HTML views of Arxiv papers (functionality now integrated into

3 Realtime & Multiplayer

  • PartyKit Open source deployment platform for AI agents, multiplayer and local-first apps, games and websites. $2.5M pre-seed from Sequioa, acquired by Cloudflare.
  • Sparkle Multidimensional events platform hosted 2021 Burning Man.
  • Pollen Events and festival platform. Peaked at $800M valuation with investment from Northzone, Frontline and Molten Ventures.
  • BBC News Multiplatform breaking news streaming for the second-largest news website in the world.

4 Green Technology

  • Isometric Carbon removal standard and registry. $25M investment from Lowercarbon Capital, Plural and Niklas Zennström.

Product design, creative direction and graphic design