Jahan Hussain, Designer in London, United Kingdom

Jahan Hussain


London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
June 29, 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.

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Work Experience

2019 - PRESENT

Senior Product Designer

  • 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
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
2018 - 2019

UX Lead

  • 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
2018 - 2018

Product Designer

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
2018 - 2018

UX Lead

  • 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
2018 - 2018

Full-stack Design Lead

  • 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
2017 - 2018

Brand Manager | Graphic Design Lead

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
2017 - 2018

Founder | Design Lead

  • 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
2016 - 2018

Graphic Designer | UX Designer

  • 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