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Lydia Crutchley

Head of Design

Lydia is the Head of Design at DevOpsGroup. Lydia has a passion for craft gin and great coffee, as well as simple effective design.

20+Pairs of Vans shoes owned

85Different gins tasted (and counting!)

14thPermanent member of the DOG team

About Lydia

At DevOpsGroup Lydia oversees all things visual; everything from the website to the artwork on the office walls. She delights in finding new ways to push the DevOpsGroup brand whilst ensuring that it’s consistent across all media.

Lydia spends a large amount of her time improving the experience of the DOG website for all users. She really enjoys understanding the psychology behind design, and how to apply this to create a better user experience.

Before joining DevOpsGroup in 2016, Lydia worked as a freelance designer and an in-house designer within marketing teams. Since joining, Lydia has enjoyed working on a wide variety of projects. Her first project was revising the company brand, developing our unique image style and DOG characters. One of the most exciting projects she worked on was the Cardiff office move, unleashing her passion for interior design!

Lydia is passionate about helping people to develop. She enjoys mentoring the design team and is really proud of their achievements. She loves working with them to think of new and interesting ways to delight everyone.

When not in work Lydia is often found scrolling through Instagram and Pinterest looking for 1960s scandi interiors inspiration, with Downton Abbey, Star Trek, or Grand Designs on in the background. Lydia is often looking for new gins to try, and enjoys learning about craft gin; hopefully one day she will own her own distillery! Lydia has a young Sprocker (half Springer half Cocker) spaniel, Ludo, whom she loves spending time training.

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What one book should everyone read?

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

What is your favourite food?

Salted caramel. Or anything heavily involving salted caramel.

What is the best thing about working at DevOpsGroup?

The brilliant team we have. Whatever you need there is always someone to help, have a laugh with, or have a coffee with.

If you could have a super power, what would it be?

Flight. No more traffic jams!

Read Lydia's favourite blogs

International Women's Day 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we asked our team to tell us which women have inspired them throughout their career out and why.

Remote Working at DevOpsGroup

Having the flexibility to offer remote working means that we are not limited to a specific geographic area.

My first three months at DOG

Izzy, one of our Senior Client Success Managers looks back at their first three months at DevOpsGroup, since joining the team in June 2018.