Jonathan Barker

Boston, MA, USA
User experience/user interface designer. Extensive experience strategizing and designing products that successfully meet business goals while maintaining a satisfying and engaging user experience.

Work Experience

Fresh Tilled Soil

Lead UX/UI Designer

Fresh Tilled Soil is a user experience design firm.
August 2012 - Massachusetts, United States


UX/UI Designer

VisibleGains builds web based saas products to help businesses interact 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


Interactive Designer

Lead creative designer as part of the professional services team. Worked directly with clients and project managers to outline, wireframe and design flash based web video portals and players. Created flash based assets from final design. Collaborated with developers to refine experience through QA and client delivery, all meeting strict deadlines. Collaborated with marketing to design various marketing campaign material including website and email campaigns.
March 2006 - October 2009 Waltham, Massachusetts, United States


Freelance Designer

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


University Of Massachusetts

BFA, Graphic Design

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



VisibleGains was awarded MITX Technology Award for Best Usability



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