Jason Gilmour

Jason Gilmour

Designer
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Member since January 23, 2019
Jason is an experienced designer with a talent for UX, strategy, and creating innovative solutions from first principles. He has a consistent record of leading successful projects by taking products from zero to one and onwards with a high degree of ownership, pragmatism, professionalism, and pride in his work.
Jason is now available for hire
Portfolio
Digital Design
Employment
  • Owner | Digital Product Designer
    2019 - PRESENT
    Jason Gilmour Design & Consulting
    • Set up and registered a new business in Vancouver to work as a freelancer.
    • Designed a component library using Figma to increase efficiency for CMS products created by my client.
    • Helped with the creation of React components that make rapid development possible with the new design system.
    • Designed a custom CMS for the end client in the US entertainment industry in parallel with developing the design system and SDK.
    • Designed and assisted with the development of improvements to an existing product (HailTo) and rapidly got these improvements ready to ship.
    Technologies: Figma, React, HTML, CSS
  • Senior Web Designer
    2016 - 2019
    Storm Ideas
    • Led the product design of HailTo across all touchpoints including mobile apps, marketing website, and online admin interface.
    • Led the redesign of a streaming app for a US cable TV channel that was featured on the App Store homepage and made it to the top 100 entertainment apps with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars. The app is available on iOS and Android, for mobile and tablet.
    • Produced high-fidelity R&D prototypes pushing the boundaries of ad-supported video entertainment UX for a global client, with innovations in reducing interruptions while increasing positive engagement with sponsored content.
    • Redesigned the agency website in order to better show what the company can do and improve aesthetics in 2018.
    • Redesigned a Roku TV streaming app for a US cable TV channel.
    Technologies: Figma, Principle, Framer, InVision, HTML, CSS, React, Adobe Photoshop
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Visual Communication and Digital Publishing
    2012 - 2013
    Abertay University - Dundee, Scotland
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Arts and Digital Design
    2010 - 2012
    Carnegie College - Dunfermline, Scotland
Experience
  • UX Design8 years
  • Web Design8 years
  • UI Design8 years
  • Prototyping5 years
  • Product Design5 years
  • Sketch4 years
  • Figma3 years
  • Framer2 years
Tools
  • Figma
  • Framer
  • Sketch

Location

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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