Jacob Thomas, Designer in Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Jacob Thomas

Designer in Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Member since June 6, 2018
Jacob has over a decade of experience designing websites, apps, and other digital properties. Recently, he's led the design strategy for a neural automation AI platform, commisioned by a global IT firm. He's worked on mission-critical projects with other leading companies like Microsoft, Pizza Hut, KFC, KPMG, and McKinsey. He is also a computer engineer and likes to code data-laden interactive prototypes for more effective user testing.
Jacob is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Lead Designer | User Experience

    2010 - 2018
    ScreenRoot Technologies
    • Designed over 100+ web, mobile, and enterprise applications.
    • Collaborated with key leadership teams of top companies across 12+ industries.
    • Acted as the lead design architect for a flagship AI platform, commissioned by one of the largest IT firms in India.
    • Revamped internet banking platforms for the top three leading banks of India.
    • Managed the critical design stages for redesigning Pizza Hut & KFC India’s online ordering properties.
    • Procured devices like eye-tracking sensors to inculcate quantitative testing processes which we were able to rationalize in order to improve our design approaches.
    • Optimized project processes to scale according to requirements. Using lean design philosophies, we were able to deliver 100+ screens in about a week for a project.
    • Built teams of user experience designers and front-end developers.
    • Created design processes, prepared training regimes, and introduced frameworks for the user experience design function.
    Technologies: Figma, UI Design, Design Strategy, Prototyping, Strategy, Design Thinking
  • Designer | Developer

    2008 - 2010
    Opdyne Designs
    • Designed and developed over 20 websites some of which got featured in the best web-design showcase of Smashingmagazine.com and other CSS galleries.
    • Was involved in the testing and implementation phase of Liquid Fusion, a cross-platform scripting engine, primarily used for web mining.
    • Created UI kits and web themes in WordPress and Drupal, some of which have been listed in marketplaces like SitePoint and ThemeForest.
    • Designed and developed a web application for an intercollegiate festival which had event scheduling and registration features.
    • Created a customizable CMS, named Vestec CMS, in PHP.
    Technologies: UI Design, WordPress, C++, PHP, CSS, HTML

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2010
    Kerala University - Trivandrum, India

Certifications

  • Design Thinking & Innovation
    DECEMBER 2019 - PRESENT
    Stanford University
  • Control of Mobile Robots
    MARCH 2014 - PRESENT
    Georgia Institute of Technology via Coursera
  • Human-Computer Interaction
    JUNE 2013 - PRESENT
    Stanford University via Coursera

Experience

Tools

Location

Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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