Jason Gilmour, Designer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Jason Gilmour

Designer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Member since August 28, 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


  • 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: CSS, HTML, React, Figma
  • 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: Adobe Photoshop, React, CSS, HTML, InVision, Principle, Figma

Other Experience

  • Consistency Is Key: How to Build a Figma Design System (Publication)
    Figma has advanced features that are tailored to meet expectations for consistency during the design process. This tutorial outlines how a Figma component library can work well within a design system.


  • 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



Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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