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About Me

Who Am I?

Hi I'm Thom Jacobsen  A senior UX/UI designer with a solid foundation in business-oriented design. I aim to align exceptional design aesthetics with strategic business goals. I specialize in creating user-centered digital experiences that not only engage users but also drive tangible results for businesses.

I have a wide-ranging expertise that covers crafting visually atractive interfaces and optimizing user flows for increased conversions. My collaborative mindset drives me to closely collaborate with cross-functional teams, aligning design with business goals. My dedication centers on effectively integrating design principles and business strategies to produce impactful, user-centric solutions.

User Research:

Conduct in-depth user research to understand user needs, behaviors, and pain points.

Design Strategy

Develop a comprehensive design strategy that aligns with business goals and user needs.

Information Architecture

Create intuitive information architecture and user flows for digital products.

Design Systems

Establish and maintain design systems to ensure consistency across products.

User Interface (UI) Design

Craft visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces.

Mentoring

Provide guidance and mentorship to junior designers and team members.

Stakeholder Communication

Communicate design decisions and rationales effectively to stakeholders.

Stay Current

Keep up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in UX design.

Great design is about making things simple and clear, with a touch of magic.

What I do?

Here are some of my expertises

Responsive and Mobile Design

Ensuring that designs are optimized for various screen sizes and devices.

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Collaborating effectively with developers, product managers, and other stakeholders.

User Interface Guidelines

Maintaining and creating design guidelines to ensure consistency across a product.

Communication and Presentation

Articulating design decisions and presenting concepts to stakeholders.

Problem-Solving

Identifying design challenges and finding creative solutions to address them.

Team Morale

My good sense of humor has the ability to boost team morale and foster a positive work environment.

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Clients
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My Specialty

My Skills

As a Senior UX/UI Designer, I represent the epitome of expertise in shaping digital experiences. I stand at the forefront of user-centric design, carefully crafting every interaction and interface to ensure excellence. With a profound understanding of user psychology and a commitment to precise design, I create seamless digital journeys that deeply connect with users.

Figma

90%

Sketch

90%

Adobe Creative Cloud applications

80%

Collaboration Tools

80%

Code Editors

75%

Project Management Tools

75%
Education

Education

Experience

Work Experience

Senior UX/UI Designer at IG&H 2021-present

As a Senior UX/UI Designer, I provide the development of user-centric digital experiences. My role involves research, wireframing, and the creation of pixel-perfect interfaces. I am responsible for ensuring design consistency, fostering team collaboration, and translating concepts into intuitive, visually appealing products. I have accomplished this for a range of esteemed companies, including APG, Hema, Caru containers, and Plangroup.

UX/UI designer at IG&H 2020 - 2021

As a UX/UI Designer, my job is all about making digital products both functional and visually appealing. I want to bring these products to life and make them easy to use and nice to look at.

My journey involves with a deep dive into the world of end-users. Through research, I gain insights into their requirements, behaviors, and preferences. Armed with this knowledge, I undertake the task of fashioning interfaces that not only resonate with users but also facilitate their feelings and navigation through the digital landscape.

Digital Experience Designer at IG&H 2013-2020

As a Digital Experience Designer at IG&H, I worked on numerous concurrent projects, primarily dedicated to shaping and enhancing a wide array of online and offline marketing campaigns. My responsibilities included ensuring consistency in corporate identity, designing printed materials, creating websites and presentations, and establishing a unified digital presence.Additionally, I took on the responsibilities of managing social media communications, digital newsletters, and ensuring website maintenance.

IG&H Consulting specializes in turning strategy into tangible outcomes, making strategies come to life. The company has been working at this for over 35 years, partnering with prominent companies across sectors such as Financial Services, Health, Consumer & Retail, and Logistics & Trade, both on national and international scales.

Creative Designer at OBHF 2012-2013

At OBHF I was responsible for all marketing communications within OBHF. My role as a Creative Designer entailed conceptualizing, designing, and creating visuals, along with producing mock-ups, all executed with meticulous attention to detail. I closely collaborated with both front-end and back-end developers to ensure the success of each campaign.

Web developer / Designer at Qest Interactive 2012-2013

During my time at Qest Interactive in Amsterdam I mainly worked on designing and developing websites and associated applications. In addition to this I worked to maintain and upgrade existing platforms.

Trainee - Project Manager at Creative industry school 2010-2011

My final internship was at the Creative Industry School (CIS) in Amsterdam Noord. I focused my internship on project management. In that role I was responsible for… [preparing, setting up and supervising projects. These are comprehensive, complex projects that involve substantial budgets. In addition to internal projects, projects can be executed for an external customer client]

My Work

Recent Work

Here are some of the clients I've collaborated with in recent years. Due to the confidentiality of certain projects, particularly those under IG&H, I am unable to share the full cases online. However, I am ready to present my work comprehensively during a personal conversation and provide more insight into my contributions to each project, including specific details and outcomes.

APG

In collaboration with APG, our team of consultants, designers, and developers launched the foundation for the new ABP Pensions app.

Caru Containers

We made a cutting-edge depot management platform that sets new industry standards, streamlining workflows for depot managers and head office employees.

ANWB

A completely new concept and solution in which customers can create their own roundtrips with the guidance and inspiration of ANWB.

Hema

We collaborated with Hema to create an internal dashboard, with a focus on providing accurate insights related to their stores and branches.