We take a design-led approach to product development because we understand each problem is unique. Our extensive experience, design and research toolkit, processes and skills we will ensure that we produce exceptional results every time.
Using a Human-centred design approach to solve problems ensures we not only deliver a great solution, but the right solution each time.
Sheda is a multidisciplinary product development team of highly skilled creatives, who seek excellence in everything they create.
As Sheda's Founder, Mike ensures that we are applying the best technology for our customer's needs on both a business and technical level. A guest lecturer and tutor at the University of Melbourne and RMIT University, his interests include applying machine learning, A.I and big data technologies to problems in health, agriculture and finance in the developing world.
Timon has expertise in application development on all major platforms, along with API development and technology consulting, helping our partners get the most out of tech. As a trained musician and audio engineer, he adds creativity into everything he builds and deploys.
Matt is our Design Lead overseeing the entire process of UX, visual, interaction design and branding. Trained in graphic design, Matt has over 9 years experience designing clean UI, mobile and web applications for various platforms.
Coming to Sheda as an experienced software engineer developing for iOS and Android, Max expands our mobile development arm and also helps out with web application development for Sheda's internal application development.
Currently studying a Masters in Design anthropology, Stacey brings a strong research foundation to the Sheda team. She believes that our approach to design has the power to positively impact the world.
"It was great to work with the team. They were 100% committed to our project and very focused on delivering a good outcome at the end. The team understood our values and strategic positioning from the beginning, which made everything easier and enjoyable. It would be great to work together again in the future."
"The team are professional, a pleasure to deal with and have outstanding knowledge. The speed of issue resolution and enhancements to our e-Commerce platform has allowed increase in sales, customer satisfaction and retention.”
"Working as a Venture Tech partner has contributed to a big part of the growth and profitability of iBackpacker. They brought strategy, user experience design and engineering skills to the continuing growth of the business."
"Working with this team is a dream. I like that they put the customer first, working quickly to validate assumptions and incorporate feedback into building an enterprise grade solution. They're a top group of designers and technology experts!"
"When we initially met the team we were really impressed with their knowledge of our industry. They understood what we were trying to achieve in a limited timeframe. The team met every timeline, and made it an incredibly smooth process. We will be getting them onboard again for any upcoming projects."
"The team not only delivered to a very tight deadline they did it with style. They were able to quickly accomodate us establishing design solutions that were creative, challenged our thinking and helped to deliver a great product that RMIT and Alessi were excited to present."
"It's always a pleasure to work with a team that can blend functionality, creativity, design and technology to produce magnificent work in such a short amount of time, hard to find skills, the team are truely in class of their own."
"This whole process has been such a learning experience. Thank you for your ongoing patience with the scope of work that was constantly changing, confusing and had so many layers of complexity. I love the final result and am very excited for the staff to experience it!"
"Our communication has been brilliant and this made all the difference for me. I think so many businesses have forgotten how important this is to the client and you guys have mastered it! All truly appreciated and a great reflection upon yourself, your service mantra and your business culture."