Jake Burdess

Jake Burdess

Auckland, New Zealand
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Jake Burdess

Jake Burdess

UI / UX Designer
Auckland, New Zealand
Member since November 2, 2015
Jake has a broad experience across many design disciplines, from branding to UX-driven business analysis and mobile app UI. His deepest experience is in the sphere of digital product design and UI design for web apps and software. He prides himself on a solid, end-to-end understanding of the product development process that results in highly detailed, beautiful interfaces that engage and delight the user. He works best with flexible, warm people.
Jake is now available for hire
Employment
  • UI Designer
    In Care of Dad (via Toptal)
    2016 - 2016
    • Created the conceptual designs for the forthcoming ICOD website redesign.
    • Developed new interactions to support the client's design requirements.
    • Recommended a series of assets to accompany the brand—icons, typography, colors, and more.
    • Collaborated with the client remotely via Skype and email to understand their goals.
    • Developed a series of UI designs to cater to smaller screens—tablet and mobile.
    Technologies: Sketch, Marvel
  • Digital Director
    Voice Brand Agency
    2014 - 2015
    • Led the design, development, and maintenance of the New Zealand website for the largest manufacturer of glass containers in the world.
    • Designed a web app for business leaders to guide them through the process of achievement thinking, now used by many of the largest organizations in Asia Pacific.
    • Implanted an Agile website design and development practice in line with the methodologies of some of the leading companies in the region.
    • Built a team of designers and developers capable of working alongside the existing brand team, and integrated fully into the company offering.
    • Created a stable and consistent monthly revenue stream for the business through digital services and retainers, set to grow exponentially.
    Technologies: Abobe CS, Sketch, InVision, OmniGraffle, WordPress, Panic Coda, GitHub
Education
  • BTEC diploma in Music Industry Studies
    Square Centre - Nottingham, UK
    1996 - 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Arts
    Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham, UK
    1993 - 1996
Experience
  • B2B18 years
  • Adobe CC15 years
  • User-centered Product Design10 years
  • User Experience (UX)6 years
  • Axure 85 years
  • OmniGraffle5 years
  • User Stories5 years
  • Sketch2 years
Tools
  • Axure 8
  • Sketch
  • OmniGraffle
  • Adobe CC
Auckland, New Zealand
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