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Jonah McLachlan - Curriculum Vitae

UX designer since 2015 with experience in:

UX/UI - Designer - Cobain Group

March 2020 - Present

UX Design for the various projects and companies within Cobain Group. Creating assets, designs for websites and working with contractors. Projects included sport streaming applications, real estate web design and creating marketing material for products.


UX Researcher - Bazaarvoice

December 2019 - March

Working directly with global clients to improve their experience of the platform we provide. Typical week includes usability testing, journey mapping, stakeholder interviews, thematic analysis and presenting findings to product team. Other notable actives include:

UX Designer - Fathom

January 2018 - November 2019

A key delivery team member and lead for multiple projects. Responsibilities include:

Daily Tools: Sketch, Mural, InVision, Optimal Workshop, Hotjar, Google Analytics.

Research: Usability testing, card sorts, tree tests, user interviews, contextual studies, heauristic evaluations, analytics, accessibility audits, surveys.

Trainer - UX Design Institute

November 2018 - Present

UX Designer - Eyekiller

December 2016 - January 2018

Part of the design team, my responsibilities included:

Daily Tools: Sketch, InVision, Hotjar, Adobe Suite, Google Analytics

UX Developer - Basestation Ltd

June 2016 - December 2016

I managed multiple projects and demonstrated effective communication and workflow coordination. Responsibilities included:

Web Developer - Fraser/Coyle

July 2015 - June 2016

Key development responsibilities included LESS compiling, design implementation, custom Bootstrap libraries, MODX CMS configuration and development and key customer management. This startup gave me excellent exposure to being a key member of a product team.

Web Analyst - University of Edinburgh

2015 - 2016

Placement year which introduced me to multiple experiences including server maintenance, service management, ITIL Training, Drupal web development, UX Design and stakeholder engagement.

Key highlights included:

Education

Interaction Design Foundation Courses

2018 - Present

Completing a range of modules, from pyschology of interaction design to UI design patters for successful software.

Professional Diploma in User Experience Design

2019 - Present

User Experience Design Institute, Dublin

BSc. Web Design & Development (UX) Hons.

2014 - 2017

Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh

Awarded 2.1

Other interests

Providing 1:1 mentoring and professional development sessions with Junior UX practitioners. Spoken at a handful of conferences, creating UX courses and was a guest on a design podcast.

I organise the Belfast Digital Meetup with over 500 members. Involved in sourcing speakers, helping at the events and updating the social media.

Reading books on philosophy, Christianity, minimalism, finance and self-improvement. Appreciate podcasts, quality coffee, music and the outdoors.

 

Skillset and Specialism


 

Get in touch

[email protected] | 07398 104 915 | Northern Ireland