Jonathan Hilton Evans

UX Design & Research

jonathan@jonathan-evans.com
SKILLS

Analytics
Experience Maps
Field Research
Heuristic Reviews
Ideation
Information Architecture
Personas
Prototyping
Stakeholder Interviews
Strategy
Surveys
Team Building
User Research
User-Centered Design
UX & Interaction Design
Wireframes
Workshops
Writing

TOOLS

Audacity
AudioNote
Axure
Figma
G Suite
Illustrator
InVision
Keynote
Office365
Omnigraffle
Photoshop
PowerPoint
Premiere
Sketch
Slack
Zoom

TALKS

Seattle Interactive Conference, 2018
“The UX of Showering with Alexa”

Ignite Seattle, 2011
“Infants: The terrifying danger of a UX edge case”

PUBLICATIONS

UX Matters, 2016

Discovering Efficiencies in the Processing of Government Forms

UX Matters, 2015

How to Balance Design Guidelines for Children
SILLINESS

Blink Mascot, 2012-2019

My passion is to create exceptional human experiences for the users of technology.
EXPERIENCE

Principal Interaction Designer, 2012 - 2019 
Blink UX

Led design and research of exceptional user experiences in highly complex domains. Industries included healthcare, gaming, energy and finance.

  • Provided thought-leadership on interaction design and research initiatives, specializing in workshops, research studies involving children, complex systems and user-centered design projects.
  • Directed in client projects to surpass expectations while meeting engagements’ financial requirements.
  • Collaborated with clients from large enterprise organizations to startups including Amazon, FredHutch, GE, Google, LaurelRoad Moen, NASA and Pokemon to create engaging user experiences.
  • Supervised and managed team in evaluation and implementation of internal design operations systems.
  • Restructured internal design teams to create cohesion and collaboration among multiple location workspaces.

Senior Information Architect, 2008 - 2011
Classmates.com

Guided and supervised user experience group, creating standards and consistency for major social media site.

  • Produced comprehensive documentation to communicate desired goals across the corporation.
  • Participated in agile software development environment in the creation of functional prototypes and implementation of products to achieve an efficient development cycle.

Format Quality Assurance, 2002 - 2004
Sony Computer Entertainment

  • Ensured hardware and driver updates for the Playstation 2 game.
  • Advanced employee effectiveness through DVD creation training.

Freelancer, 2000 - present
jonathan-evans.com

  • Implemented start-up companies' web presence, establishing position in the marketplace, and securing financing.
  • Re-launched Congressional website to federal accessibility standards.
  • Coordinated different marketing and technical groups with clients including Autodesk, establishing effective communication.

Senior Consultant, 1999 - 2000
Booz • Allen & Hamilton

  • Specialized in web design, production, and multimedia projects.
  • Established new London office for web division, creating substantial new revenue by garnering major new projects.

Web Designer and Producer, 1997 - 1999
CBS Worldwide Inc.

  • Responsible for design and maintenance of CBS.com Entertainment homepage, and Primetime pages.
  • Launched multiple affiliate-based websites for CBS.com's Communications, News, and Marketing departments, bringing together established local markets with national resources.
EDUCATION

M.S. Systems & Information Engineering,  January 2008
University of Virginia

  • Thesis Project: “Design Interventions to Support Error Correction in a Reading Aloud System”

B.A. Psychology, May 1996
Swarthmore College