James Gillen, Designer in Bristol, United Kingdom
James Gillen

Designer in Bristol, United Kingdom

Member since January 6, 2020
James has been in the industry since 2012, working with clients from around the globe creating bespoke websites, brands, and apps. Experienced with both large international clients and startups alike, he takes the time to truly get to know his clients, allowing him to create brands and websites that tell their story in an authentic, compelling way. This gives businesses a unique experience and provides them with an edge over the competition.
James is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Lead Designer

    2017 - PRESENT
    Gen Up Digital
    • Oversaw the branding, UX, and UI design for multiple clients, including Lucy Mountain - a fitness Instagram influencer.
    • Designed a recipe website and platform that allows users to choose their preferred diet, calorie intake, and other essentials then shows them a meal plan for the following week.
    • Designed multiple online course websites.
    • Designed various membership websites that allow like-minded users to connect.
    • Led the branding, UX and UI design of projects.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Suite
  • Senior UX/UI Designer

    2016 - PRESENT
    • Worked with startups as well as established brands such as The Wave.
    • Created app designs for various companies including Col8, a new way to view action sports footage.
    • Developed wireframes and user flows.
    • Desiged concepts for both brands and websites.
    • Took concepts through to completion creating multiple templates.
    • Designed brands, brand guides, and explanations of brand use.
    • Built the front-end of websites.
    • Worked with clients from across the world, including the United States and Europe.
    Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Suite


  • First Class Bachelor's degree (Honors) in Graphic Design
    2011 - 2014
    University of the West of England - Bristol, England
  • Foundation degree of Arts (FdA) in Digital Design and Interactive Media
    2008 - 2010
    Bath Spa University - Bath, England



Bristol, United Kingdom

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