John Challis, Designer in Singapore, Singapore
John Challis

Designer in Singapore, Singapore

Member since November 28, 2016
John is an experienced product designer with skills in creating end-to-end user-centric experiences from concepts and research to wireframes and hi-fidelity deliverables. He's worked with companies at all different scales from startups to large corporations like IBM on both B2B enterprise SaaS and consumer-focused products. He has experience collaborating with remote development and product management teams.
John is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Product Designer

    2017 - PRESENT
    Toptal
    • Designed a communication platform for a funded startup, connecting ER nurses with remote doctors. Designs included native iOS and Android mobile apps, and tablets apps as well as a web platform. Created a brand color scheme and a custom icon set for the apps.
    • Designed a property management iOS app for a startup which allowed residents, property managers, and maintenance employees to communicate in a seamless experience.
    • Designed an internal reporting tool for a client in the consumer tech market. The tool aggregates data from a variety of vendor and third-party sites and shows insights to business leaders in a series of dashboards. It also assists leaders in managing inventory, fulfillment, customer service, and a variety of business functions.
    • Worked on updating a GPS platform for a consumer tech company and redesigned several new features to make it more user-friendly and intuitive.
    • Designed a contract management platform for a startup in the enterprise SaaS space. Created user flows, information architecture, wireframes, high-fidelity designs, branding and the style guide.
    • Designed a production management platform for a technical parts manufacturer. The platform is web-based with an iOS app component.
    Technologies: Illustration, InVision, Sketch
  • UI/UX Product Designer

    2015 - 2017
    IBM
    • Worked in an Agile environment to implement innovative solutions for users following IBM design thinking methodology.
    • Led and participated in the digital product design process from research and ideation to wireframing and user testing, creating hi-fidelity designs and implementations with development.
    • Facilitated design thinking workshops and held feedback meetings with key clients.
    • Designed a service design and software design experience to help improve IBM's business process outsourcing business.
    • Worked on combining two cloud platforms (Bluemix and Softlayer) with thousands of users each into a unified experience.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, InVision, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite

Other Experience

  • How to Give Professional Design Feedback (Publication)
    When delivered well, constructive design feedback improves the design process and boosts team culture. Four professional designers discuss how to handle design feedback and collaborate productively.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
    2010 - 2015
    Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah

Experience

Location

Singapore, Singapore

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