Jahan Hussain, Designer in London, United Kingdom
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Jahan Hussain

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
July 3, 2018

Jahan is a designer from London, England, who creates value for multi-nationals, startups, and the in-betweens by utilizing his problem-solving ability and a user-centric design process. He has years of experience, including founding a boutique design consultancy and working with brands such as M&S, Nestle, King's College London, and Biogen. Jahan strategizes, designs, builds, and cultivates impactful, end-to-end solutions across the digital world.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Senior Product Designer

2019 - PRESENT
Acuris
  • Worked for one of the largest private financial information companies in the world, with clients including Goldman Sachs, Ernst & Young and JP Morgan.
  • Served as the sole product designer working on the iOS and Android native mobile and tablet apps.
  • Contributed end-to-end from idea iteration to product launch, working closely with a true cross-functional team.
  • Started and led a workgroup to build an internal design system.
Technologies: Principle, Sketch, Figma

Founder

2014 - PRESENT
JTAH Design
  • Coordinated with teams and managed a wide variety of cross-media projects involving branding, illustrations, UI/UX design, 3D modeling, animation, and publication design.
  • Collaborated with clients all around the world such as Etisalat, Tesco, Lloyds TSB, and Nestle.
  • Worked effectively to meet client deadlines.
  • Managed all stages of the product development cycle.
  • Worked with clients to strategize and find out how they could drive sales.
Technologies: Adobe CC, InVision, Sketch

UX Lead

2018 - 2019
Humanlytics
  • Designed and created the overview feature for the SaaS platform.
  • Built, led, and managed a user experience design team of two people.
  • Used information architecture to map out the required components of a solution.
  • Ran user testing sessions to observe and identify behavioral patterns.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch

Product Designer

2018 - 2018
Carter Edwards & Co
  • Worked with the team at Carter Edwards to build an extensive atomic design system from the ground-up for an enterprise client with 100’s of web properties.
  • Conducted a content audit and cataloged every unique web item in order to streamline the number of elements used.
  • Drove the work forward despite being in a timezone 12 hours ahead.
Technologies: Abstracts, Sketch

UX Lead

2018 - 2018
Streametric
  • Conducted user research in order to design, build and iterate on the MVP for Streametric’s digital product.
  • Established creative guidelines and optimized design-to-production work-flow.
  • Prioritized features to cut and retain, in order to showcase the most important aspects for a true MVP.
Technologies: User Research, Principle, InVision, Sketch

Full-stack Design Lead

2018 - 2018
Spurtty
  • Designed a landing page with the intention of creating trust and fostering a strong business-customer relationship.
  • Created a responsive landing page, with a clear vision for the implementation of further development.
  • Developed the page with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and jQuery.
Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, Bootstrap, HTML, Adobe CC, InVision, Sketch

Brand Manager | Graphic Design Lead

2017 - 2018
Made in Brunel
  • Attracted over 10,000+ unique visitors to events due to a new brand created.
  • Hosted 12 events throughout the year.
  • Worked on the design, development, and printing of 5000 copies of a 300-page publication.
  • Grew social media impressions by 500% over a period of six days.
  • Ensured quick and effective time management and team communication in an agile working environment.
  • Developed way-finding and venue branding for a 4-story exhibition in the center of London.
Technologies: Principle, Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC

Founder | Design Lead

2017 - 2018
Soop
  • Led design decisions and built Soop’s iOS app UI using prototyping tools, wireframing, user flows, concept sketches, and visual design principles.
  • Conducted in depth on-site user research.
  • Planned a research strategy to research user needs, habits, and potential solutions.
  • Ran collaborative UX mapping workshops.
  • Oversaw financial growth of over 5000% through pitching designs.
  • Pinpointed the necessary brand traits to appeal to the demographic of families.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe CC

Graphic Designer | UX Designer

2016 - 2018
Teradata
  • Collaborated with marketing managers and engineers.
  • Led the UI and launched two websites with thousands of unique visitors.
  • Served as an integral part of key deals with blue-chip clients by creating unique visual styles to present with.
  • Drastically reduced cost by training and mentoring three colleagues in the CMS and HTML shortcuts.
  • Managed and updated 13 international websites, editing HTML to adapt to new content.
  • Designed the UI for a companion app.
  • Involved in key deals with blue-chip clients by creating unique visual styles for presentations and pitch decks.
Technologies: Principle, Sketch, HTML5, Adobe CC
2014 - 2018

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design & Technology

Brunel University London - London, United Kingdom

Tools

Principle, Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, After Effects CC, Zeplin, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Adobe CC

Platforms

iOS 11, Android, iOS

Industry Expertise

Food, Technology, Marketing

Languages

HTML5, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Other

UX Strategy, Product Design, Product Management, UI Animation, Design Systems, Internet of Things (IoT), App Design, SaaS Design, User Journeys, User Experience (UX), Information Architecture (IA), Mobile App Design, UX Design, UX Research, UI Design, Graphic Design, Branding, Web Design, Smart Homes, Digital Marketing, Bootstrap, jQuery, User Research, Abstracts, Apps, Service Design, Experience Maps, User Journey Maps, Wireframing, Mobile Apps, Native Mobile Apps, Startups, Gamification, Mobile Game UX, Responsive UI, SaaS, Data Visualization, B2B, Web UI, Web App UI, Brand Design, Logo Design, Logo Animation, eCommerce, Responsive Design, Usability, A/B Testing, Story Mapping, Storyboarding, eCommerce Web Design

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