Scott Benson, Designer in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada
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Scott Benson

Verified Expert  in Design


Moose Jaw, SK, Canada
Toptal Member Since
April 11, 2017

Scott has over a decade of experience in UX/UI design and front-end development—working on everything from large-scale government and public sector sites to applications for startups and small businesses. He's also completed his user experience (UX) certification with Nielsen Norman Group and is a Google Analytics certified professional. Scott brings a strong background in strategy, research, design, and development to every project.


Work Experience

President | UX/UI Designer

2013 - PRESENT
Benson IXD
  • Conducted business development.
  • Created the web and mobile concept and strategy, the information architecture (IA), user experience (UX), the user interface (UI), and interaction design (IxD) for various clients.
  • Implemented custom development.
  • Advised and strategized on Google Analytics strategy.
  • Provided client training and support.
  • Built up the entire design experience (strategy, information architecture (IA), user experience (UX), user interface (UI), and interaction design (IxD) for several clients: a public-facing large university website, a virtual reality simulation system for a national police museum, a show home finder tool for a high-end property developer, and for a large public library website with multiple large database integrations.
Technologies: WordPress, Axure, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop


2022 - 2022
Turtle Design Inc
  • Led growth and process consulting via collaborative work sessions.
  • Analyzed the current processes, structures, and similar.
  • Communicated and consulted with the founders of the company.
Technologies: Figma, Zoom

Product Design Manager

2021 - 2022
  • Managed designers across a multi-million dollar portfolio.
  • Managed six senior and lead designers across several projects and supported their growth and development.
  • Contributed to projects for prominent clients such as the First American and British Standards Institute.
Technologies: Figma, Microsoft, Zoom

Interactive Designer

2011 - 2013
Look Agency
  • Managed the interactive department at a busy advertising agency. Duties included client consultations, interactive strategy, UX design, UI design, front-end development, testing, client training, support, maintenance, and billing.
  • Built up the entire design experience (strategy, information architecture (IA), user experience (UX), user interface (UI), and interaction design (IxD) for several clients: a variety of government and public sector websites, including the provincial court system and a number of small business and private sector websites.
  • Implemented workflow and best practices within the interactive department.
  • Handled system and server maintenance and overall IT management.
Technologies: Shopify, Magento, Joomla, Adobe Photoshop

Lead Web Designer | Front-end Developer

2010 - 2011
iQmetrix Software Development
  • Managed the eCommerce company division—serving wireless retail clients across North America.
  • Designed and developed eCommerce websites built on a proprietary platform; served clients across North America.
  • Worked on the front-end development team for an interactive retail kiosk-based retail system.
  • Led user testing and research for the interactive retail system.
Technologies: eCommerce, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, GitHub, Adobe Photoshop

Audio Tester | Assistant Sound Designer

2005 - 2006
Electronic Arts
  • Executed audio quality assurance testing on several game titles, including NHL 06, NBA Live 06, FIFA 06, and FIFA Manager 06.
  • Implemented audio editing and sound design on the multi-platform game, NHL 06.
  • Led quality-assurance testing for the multi-platform game, FIFA Manager 06.
Technologies: Avid Pro Tools, PlayStation, Xbox, Bug Analysis & Reporting, Wwise, PC
2016 - 2016

Certification in Google AdWords

Google - Mountain View, CA, USA

2016 - 2016

Certification in Google Analytics

Google - Mountain View, CA, USA

2009 - 2010

Diploma in Web Technology

BCIT - Burnaby, Canada

2003 - 2004

Diploma in Sound for Visual Media

Vancouver Film School - Vancouver, Canada

2003 - 2004

Certified Expert in Pro Tools

Avid - Burlington, MA, USA

2000 - 2001

Diploma in Music Technology

Grant MacEwan College - Edmonton, Canada


Google Analytics



UX Certification (Interaction Design Specialty)

Nielsen Norman Group