Jonathan Barker

User Experience and Digital Product Designer

Boston, MA, USA
User experience and digital product designer with extensive experience on both internal and client facing teams.

Work Experience

Fresh Tilled Soil

Design Director

Fresh Tilled Soil is a user experience and design firm.
August 2016 - Present

Fresh Tilled Soil

Lead UX/UI Designer

August 2012 - August 2016 Massachusetts, United States

VisibleGains

UX/UI Designer

VisibleGains builds web based SAAS products to help businesses interact and engage with their clients.

Collaborated with product owner and developers as part of a lean engineering team focused on rapid iterations and product releases. Created detailed product wireframes and clickable prototypes to define, outline and user test the layout and user interaction model. Crafted design comps and graphical assets from wireframes and prototypes. Collaborated with marketing to establish and iterate the website, email campaigns and messaging.

VisibleGains was a TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012 Startup Battlefield Finalist for the product Postwire.

VisibleGains was a finalist for the 2011 MITX Innovation Awards for Best Usability & Best Engagement Driver.

VisibleGains was awarded 2010 MITX Technology Award for Best Usability.
October 2009 - July 2012 Massachusetts, United States

PermissionTV

Interactive Designer

Lead designer of professional services team. Worked directly with clients and project managers to outline, wireframe and design web video portals and players. Collaborated with developers to refine experience through QA and client delivery, all meeting strict deadlines. Collaborated with marketing to craft various marketing campaign material including web and email campaigns.
March 2006 - October 2009 Massachusetts, United States

Freelance

Freelance Designer

Designed websites and email campaigns for small and medium sized businesses.
January 2001 - December 2010 Natick, Massachusetts, United States

Education

University Of Massachusetts

BFA, Graphic Design

Graduated Cum Laude
September 2001 - December 2005 Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

Awards

Techcrunch

VisibleGains was a TechCrunch Disrupt NYC Startup Battlefield Finalist for the product Postwire

2012

MITX

VisibleGains was a MITX Innovation Awards Finalist for Best User Experience & Engagement Driver

2011

MITX

VisibleGains was awarded MITX Technology Award for Best Usability

2010

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Art Direction, Brand Development, Creative Direction, Graphic Design, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Layout, Marketing Strategy, Product Strategy, Typography, Usability Testing, User Experience, User Interface Design, Web Design,