Ana Jesus, Designer in Sydney NSW, Australia
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Ana Jesus

Verified Expert  in Design


Sydney NSW, Australia
Toptal Member Since
January 16, 2020

Ana is an experienced independent digital designer, committed to playing a part in improving the way people interact with the world. With over ten years of experience, she specializes in high-quality detailed products that intersect between UX, UI and visual design. Her varied experience includes clients ranging from large scale brands, governments, and financial institutions to startups and small businesses.


Work Experience

Digital Designer, UI/UX

2017 - PRESENT
  • Worked independently with various international end clients and Australian agencies.
  • Developed creative concepts for digital marketing campaigns for banking institutions, an airline company, technology startups, and local shops.
  • Designed UX and UI for eCommerce websites.
  • Headed creative direction for various websites and landing pages for banking institutions, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, and startups.
  • Designed UX and UI for native iOS and Android apps for the lifestyle and fitness industry and ventilation engineering industry.
  • Participated and led user testing sessions and workshops with key project stakeholders and targeted users.
  • Worked closely with clients from beginning to delivery of projects.
Technologies: Zeplin, InVision, Figma, Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch

Design Director

2016 - 2017
Frank Digital
  • Led the design team and design direction of projects.
  • Overviewed projects from design creation through to development and launch, for quality assurance.
  • Created key design concepts with comprehensive style guides for eCommerce shops, hospitality websites, local brands, and startups.
  • Designed large scale UI for responsive websites for the banking and hospitality industry.
  • Designed a web app for a livestreaming platform.
  • Designed various websites for startups and local businesses.
  • Worked closely with the UX and development team.
Technologies: Zeplin, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Senior Visual/Interaction Designer

2015 - 2016
  • Worked on large scale digital projects with a heavy focus on user experience and technology.
  • Collaborated closely with the UX team to translate the client and user needs into effective design solutions.
  • Designed large scale web platform for an online marketplace for the grain trading industry.
  • Designed a native iOS app for the government health department aimed at first-time parents.
  • Designed a modular web system to create multiple websites to be used as a template for various shopping centers.
Technologies: Zeplin, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Digital Designer Art Director

2015 - 2015
  • Worked for various agencies in Australia.
  • Designed websites and landing pages for a financial institution and the real estate industry.
  • Art directed and designed digital advertising campaigns, newsletters, and media banners for a financial institution and the food industry.
Technologies: Zeplin, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Digital Communication Designer/Art Director

2012 - 2015
  • Art directed and designed websites for local brands, restaurants, NGOs, government institutions, and the entertainment industry.
  • Designed the UX and UI for a financial iPad app.
  • Worked on branding, editorial, and graphic pieces for NGOs, government institutions, magazines, and books.
Technologies: Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Digital Art Director

2011 - 2012
  • Designed digital advertising campaigns for landing pages, mini websites, Facebook apps, and banners for a leading retail store.
  • Designed various internal pages and landing pages of a major supermarket chain.
  • Worked on projects for large scale companies and national brands.
  • Created key concepts for pitching projects.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Junior Communication Designer

2009 - 2010
  • Worked on branding and graphic design pieces such as logos, stationery, signage, posters, magazines, and packaging for local brands.
  • Designed an internal magazine with news for client distribution.
  • Designed internal pages for company website.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2011 - 2011

Specialization Course in Web Design and Development

Lisbon School of Design - Lisbon, Portugal

2005 - 2009

Academic Degree in Communication Design

Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University - Lisbon, Portugal


Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Figma


MacOS, Adobe Suite

Industry Expertise

Food, Exercise & Fitness, Restaurants & Dining, Hospitality, Banking & Finance, Media


User Interface (UI), Web Design, UI Design, Wireframing, Mobile App Design, Visual Design, Digital Design, Conceptual Design, User Experience (UX), Interactive Prototypes, Mobile Apps, App UI, Mobile UI Design, Lifestyle, Mums, Diet, Responsive Design, Digital Creative Direction, Booking, Blogs, Minimal UI, Style Guides, Tools, Usability, eCommerce Web Design, Online Store Design, Creative Direction, eCommerce, Dashboards, Logo Design

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