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


Figma, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Photoshop, Principle, InVision, Google Analytics, Photoshop CC, Axure RP Pro, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, GitHub, Wwise, Avid Pro Tools, Adobe InDesign, Zoom


HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Industry Expertise

Automotive, Health, Insurance Technology (Insurtech), Insurance, Government, Restaurants & Dining, Media, Food & Beverage, Music, Healthcare & Insurance, Events


WordPress, iOS, Joomla, Axure, Magento, Shopify, PC, Xbox, PlayStation, Microsoft


Web Applications, Product Design, Digital Product Design, iOS UX Design, iOS App Design, iOS Design Trends, Website Redesign, eCommerce, eCommerce UX, eCommerce UI, eCommerce Web Design, eCommerce Platforms, Communication, Communication Design, Digital Communication, Motion Design, Mobile Prototypes, Interactive Prototypes, Animated Prototypes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, Skeleton Prototypes, Design, MVP Design, Interaction Design (IxD), User Research, Digital Strategy, Web Architecture, UX Prototyping, Web App Design, Wireframing, User Flows, Visual Design, WordPress Design, Front-end, Web UX Design, Web App UX, Web App UI, Web UI Design, Web Design Strategy, Information Architecture (IA), Strategy, UX Design, UI Design, App UX, App UI, Web UX, Web UI, IA Strategy, UX Strategy, Responsive UI, eCommerce Design, Mobile Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, User Experience (UX), Museums & Exhibits, Web Development, PSD to HTML, Sass, User Testing, Software, Bug Analysis & Reporting, UI Style Guides, Persona Design, Libraries, Online Searching, Responsive UX Design, Bootstrap UI, Mobile Web, Software Development, Residential Real Estate, SaaS, SaaS Design, Tourism, Software Design, Videos, Dashboard Design, Dashboards, Booking, User Interface (UI), Apps, Rebranding, Responsive Web Apps, Photography Direction, Photography Styling, Style Guides, Responsive Design, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), Sales, Flowcharts, UX Flows, Checkout, UI Branding, Cars, Google AdWords

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