Jess Wakelin
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Jess Wakelin

UX DesignerUnited Kingdom
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Jess Wakelin

UX DesignerUnited Kingdom
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J Wakelin Ltd is a bespoke consultancy and design company based in the UK. Our dedicated team has been working in the technology and design industry for over 15years. Jess Wakelin created J Wakelin Ltd in 2014 as she wanted to give more time to her clients and be an advocate for the end user. We now work with a variety of clients based in the UK, Germany, US, and South Africa. The Director, Jess Wakelin. has been working in mobile and digital technologies for many years and specializes as a Digital Learning Designer primarily in mobile learning design. Her past work can be found in high-end corporate learning apps, in medical support apps for disaster relief, and in rural classrooms in Africa. At J Wakelin Ltd, we’re known for 'cutting through the hype' to ensure that the product is delivering something that the end users want, and our clients end up with a usable, engaging, innovative product. We’re user-centered in our approach and always pushing for the best experience. We have expert User experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) designers with deep knowledge of interaction design and design processes and take the vaguest concept through user research, stakeholder interviews, and design sessions and turn it into concrete, well-thought-out user flows and prototypes. We believe communication key and by asking thoughtful, probing questions and more importantly listening, we become advocates for the users and take the users voice back to the stakeholders, designers, and developers. Here we can help guide on strategy or design of a product as well as the following: ▪ Product and Project Management ▪ Product Design ▪ UX Analysis ▪ Creating Personas ▪ UI Wireframing ▪ Running usability workshops ▪ User testing ▪ Quality Assurance
Work history
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    Digital Design ConsultantUniversity of Miami
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Contractual role. Primary role is focused on the product design & vision of Deployed Medicine. Working in collaboration with teams at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education (US), (J5) Defense Health Agency (US), The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (US), Allogy (US) & Blimp Creative (UK)
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    Digital Design Consultant / Product ownerLukos
     - Tampa, United StatesFreelance
    Contractual role. Working with the Defence Health Agency, University of Miami, Allogy & The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine. Jess Wakelin, of J Wakelin Ltd, role in the design of the Medical Content Delivery Service (MCDS) was to serve as the Platform Owner/facilitator of a multidisciplinary team consisting of developers, medical content experts and. Tasks included ▪ Assisted the Lukos in managing outputs of the team ▪ Managed the project and product design process using a management tool called Asana. Jess created high level epics, user stories and tracked the tasks for the product delivery ▪ Lead the user experience for the development and delivery of the website and mobile apps. ▪ Worked alongside the team to keep everyone aligned to make sure what is developed is technically possible, fits into the framework, and delivered ready available content to the users. ▪ Designed and created the Product Requirements Documentation. Each feature/requirement was documented, reviewed and approved in detail before release. ▪ Provided quality control for features in releases, ensuring they met the requirement.
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Skills
  • Mobile
  • Market Research
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Strategic Planning
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Creative Thinking
  • UX Design
  • UI Design
  • Mobile APP Design
  • Digital Design
  • Prototyping
Education
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    HND Graphic DesignAnglia Ruskin University
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom
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    Graphic DesignInstitution
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Awards
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    Brandon Hall - GOLD - Best Advances in Mobile Learning TechnologyInstitution
    Gold Excellence Award for our vision, design and implementation of Qualcomm's Employee AppStore.
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    CLO GOLD Winner - Technology (Learning in Practice)Institution
    The award was recognition our work with development, and implementation of Mobile Learning across Qualcomm, with particular reference to our Employee App Store, created to align the Qualcomm Learning Center with our rapidly changing business and the increasing mobile learning needs of our employees.
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