Darcy Mangan


EY - Digital Engineering (formerly EY Digital & Emerging Technology)
Lead UX Designer & Manager

Led design initiatives and utilised emerging technologies to deliver cutting-edge digital experiences.
Digital Engineering focuses on delivering next-generation experiences through digital products and platforms with the newest leading-edge technology. Digital Engineering explores and experiments with the latest emerging technology trends, including digital, cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain and more, to develop future-ready solutions.

EY - wavespace centre of excellence
Experience Manager

Facilitated the integration of business, design, and technology to drive innovation and transformation.
EY wavespace enables companies to accelerate transformation, drive innovation and create measurable outcomes. In short, EY wavespace empowers you to reach better answers, faster. 

Adelphi Digital Consulting Group
Lead User Experience Designer

Orchestrated transformative design, guiding clients through disruption.
Adelphi Digital Consulting Group, an award-winning digital consultancy provides acceleration, expertise and capacity to help clients respond to digital disruption in their respective industries.

Australian Commercial Publishing

Managed cross-platform projects for national magazines, including web, UX, and print design assets, as well as EDM distribution, print and digital layouts, cover design, and complete magazine redesigns as part of a design team.
Australian Commercial Publishing was a large scale magazine publisher, producing various national and international publications.

Designer - various 


Made For__ Awards - Innovation: Strategic Sustainability (2024)
The Made For__ Award for Innovation in Strategic Sustainability honour projects demonstrating exemplary commitment to sustainability, renewable materials, and eco-friendly outcomes, championing innovative solutions that pave the way for a more environmentally-conscious future.

Sydney Design Awards - Gold (2018)
The Sydney Design Awards celebrate and showcase outstanding design excellence across various disciplines, recognizing the creativity, innovation, and impact of projects shaping the visual landscape of the city and beyond.

The former Qantas SOYA award celebrated emerging Australian designers, highlighting their innovative contributions to the world of design and fostering their growth within the creative industry.

Memefest (2012)
Memefest is a global platform and festival that explores the power of design to provoke critical dialogue and social change, engaging participants in collaborative projects, workshops, and discussions that challenge conventional design practices and address social issues.

Griffith Award for Academic Excellence (2012)
This award recognizes consistent academic achievement for students that have a GPA which places them in the top 5% of students.

Griffith Award for Academic Excellence (2011) 
This award recognizes consistent academic achievement for students that have a GPA which places them in the top 5% of students.


AGSVA Baseline Security Clearance (2022)

Figma — UI/UX Design Essential Training (2020)

EY Innovation - Design thinking (Gold)
Recipients maintain an in-depth knowledge of advanced concepts and tools and provide experienced advice regarding their application in this area. They are seen as a subject matter resource and thought leader within and across service lines as well as externally across the industry. (2019)

Bachelor of Design (Distinction)
Griffith University / Design and Visual Communication (2009-2012)

This program prepares graduates for diverse professional practice as designers through practical and theoretical learning. First year focuses on the development of manual and technological skills, design thinking, problem-defining and solving. Students gain an understanding of the changing role of design and how they can become leaders in the industry. In the following years students work on industry-related and research projects and specialise in selected studio areas. The Bachelor of Design is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia.

QCE (2008)

 Press / Speaking 

UX Australia 2023
The Art of Effective Workshops
Discover invaluable insights into planning, creating, and delivering engaging workshops that foster meaningful conversations.

UX Australia 2020
What Designers Must Learn From Journalists
Discover where UX and journalism are crossing over, why it is relevant and what each discipline can learn from each other.

General Assembly
Design in Motion
Design thinking is a human-centred approach to problem solving that involves firstly defining the right problem to solve then testing different ideas until an effective solution is found. It can be used to solve a myriad of problems and we're helping solve a common one that we've all faced - converting leads into customers.

Design Thinking: How to put it to work in 2020

Why Design Thinking is effective in navigating the tech world

Indebted to Intervene, Critical lessons in Debt, Communication, Art and Theoretical Practice
This collection brings together a range of contributions from many disciplines and around the world to consider debt through various lenses, including design, art, technology, political economy, social justice, surveillance, protest, education, urban and virtual spaces, and more.

University of Chicago Press

Asia Art Archive

Desktop Magazine

The Loop

Moustache magazine


The Launch QCA