Jason Gonzalez, Designer in New York, NY, United States
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Jason Gonzalez

Verified Expert  in Design

UX/UI Designer

Location
New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
June 29, 2016

Jason is a seasoned UX designer renowned for guiding global teams in developing accessible digital products in industries including healthcare, entertainment, fintech, telecom, and SaaS. With over a decade of expertise, he excels in creating designs that simplify complex challenges. His approach integrates in-depth research, strategic product planning, detailed prototyping, and intuitive UI creation, all focused on delivering user-centric, collaborative solutions.

Portfolio

Work Experience

User Experience Lead

2017 - PRESENT
Mitel
  • Led the UX design for all SaaS products across the organization.
  • Worked directly with stakeholders, PLM, engineers, and designers across multiple teams worldwide. Strategized, conceptualized, and developed new solutions using design-centric thinking.
  • Transformed ideas into compelling products with great user experiences.
  • Prototyped future products and conceptualized ideas for new feature updates.
Technologies: Zeplin, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, InVision, Web App Design, SaaS, SaaS Design, Figma, Adobe UX, UX Wireflows, UX Wireframes, Interface Design, UX Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Product Design, Information Architecture (IA), Abstracts, Adobe Suite, Web, iOS, Android, Data Visualization, Web Design, VoIP, Instant Messaging, Conferencing, Interactive UI, UX Flows, UX Prototyping, Visual Design, InVision App, UX Research, Web App UI, Design Systems, Component Libraries, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Wireframing, Web App UX, Dashboards, User Research, B2B, User Journeys, Admin Panels, Layout Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), OpenAI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Information Technology, User Testing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Mobile First, UI Branding, Heuristic Analysis, Mockups, User Flows, Style Guides, User Journey Maps, User Interviews, Journey Mapping, Website Redesign

Senior UX Designer

2016 - 2018
ShoreTel
  • Collaborated inter-departmentally to maintain and expand ShoreTel’s B2B SaaS product catalog.
  • Utilized InVision, Sketch, and XD to design wireframes, prototypes, and usability tests.
  • Partnered with engineers, PMs, and other designers to communicate directly with the executive team.
  • Delivered design assets using Zeplin within development cycle timelines, often exceeding goals.
Technologies: Zeplin, Sketch, InVision, Adobe UX, UX Wireframes, UX Flows, UX Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Product Design, Information Architecture (IA), Figma, Abstracts, Web, iOS, Android, Data Visualization, Web Design, VoIP, Instant Messaging, Conferencing, Interactive UI, SaaS Design, UX Wireflows, UX Prototyping, Visual Design, InVision App, UX Research, B2B, User Journeys, Admin Panels, Mobile First, UI Branding, Service Design, Heuristic Analysis, Mockups, User Flows, User Journey Maps, User Interviews, Journey Mapping

Product Designer

2013 - 2014
Mpirik
  • Collaborated with the CEO, PM, and engineers to develop a systematic roadmap across all the products.
  • Conducted user research by working closely with health care staff and executives.
  • Conducted research and testing to pivot new products and create a branding strategy for marketing.
  • Wire-framed and prototyped applications for mobile, desktop, and web utilizing Sketch and Adobe Suite.
  • Created a HIPAA-compliant solution by strategizing the product and using a user-centered design.
  • Worked with marketing on a strategy to define the company vision and visual language of each product.
Technologies: WordPress, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Communities, UX Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Product Design, Information Architecture (IA), Adobe Suite, Web, iOS, Android, Data Visualization, Web Design, Instant Messaging, Interactive UI, SaaS Design, UX Wireflows, UX Wireframes, UX Flows, UX Prototyping, Visual Design, InVision App, UX Research, B2B, User Journeys, Admin Panels, Gamification, Electronic Health Records (EHR), Real Estate, Mobile First, Service Design, Mockups, User Flows, Journey Mapping

Product Designer/Founder

2011 - 2014
thecoolgeek
  • Worked with clients, engineers, and small businesses to meet their goals in design and development.
  • Designed interactive mockups to conceptualize new product ideas for iOS, Android, and web.
  • Created brand identities and marketing campaigns for multiple clients.
Technologies: Sketch, WordPress, Adobe Suite, InVision, UI Design, Prototyping, Product Design, Web, iOS, Web Design, Abstract Art, Business Design, Interactive UI, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), UX Prototyping, Visual Design, UX Research, Web UX Design, Admin Panels, Finance, Real Estate, Service Design, Mockups

Senior Graphic Designer

2013 - 2013
Upshot
  • Designed and conceptualize marketing materials and UI elements.
  • Worked with the marketing team and the creative directors to organize new advertising campaigns.
  • Conceptualized marketing materials such as logos, Ad campaigns, and collateral materials.
Technologies: Adobe Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Business Design, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Visual Design

UX Designer

2012 - 2012
Columbia University
  • Conducted research for usability testing programs on mobile platforms such as iOS, Android, and tablets.
  • Researched and completed a competitive analysis for the Columbia Health website.
  • Designed concepts, wireframes, and low-fidelity prototypes.
  • Contributed to the new Columbia Health rebranding initiative.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Prototyping, Product Design, Adobe Suite, Web Design, Interactive UI, Visual Design

Graphic Design and Technology Teacher

2005 - 2011
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Taught graphic design to kids and teenagers from the age of five to 18 years old.
  • Developed basic computer skills lessons for adults and organized digital media and any media equipment. (video, web, pictures, and graphic design for program logos).
  • Created tech programs to teach kids skills using new media.
Technologies: Adobe Suite, Fruity Loops Studio, Windows, MacOS, WordPress

Tools

InVision App, Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Fruity Loops Studio, Jira, Slack

Platforms

Windows, Adobe Suite, Web, Android, iOS, WordPress, MacOS, Salesforce

Industry Expertise

Information Technology, Real Estate

Other

Data Visualization, Web Design, Apps, Information Architecture (IA), Prototyping, Product Design, Interface Design, UX Design, UI Design, Visual Design, Web App Design, SaaS, SaaS Design, Web App UI, Design Systems, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Wireframing, Web App UX, Dashboard Design, DataViz, User Research, B2B, User Journeys, Admin Panels, Layout Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Gamification, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Mobile First, UI Branding, Mockups, User Flows, User Journey Maps, User Interviews, Journey Mapping, Website Redesign, Abstracts, Data, Communities, Component Libraries, Dashboards, Finance, Electronic Health Records (EHR), User Testing, Service Design, Heuristic Analysis, Style Guides, Abstract Art, Communication, VoIP, Instant Messaging, Conferencing, Business Design, IVR, Interactive UI, VoIP Administration, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Ticketing, Payment Gateways, Fintech, Adobe UX, UX Wireflows, UX Wireframes, UX Flows, UX Prototyping, App UI, UX Strategy, Web UX Design, UX Research, Interaction Design (IxD), App UX, Mobile UI, Mobile UX Design, Telephony, Telephone Handling, Contact, OpenAI, Artificial Intelligence (AI), ChatGPT, Chatbots, Loom

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