Hello I’m Jolane,
A Digital Designer with three years experience, interested in working in collaborative teams of genuine people on interdisciplinary, innovative projects. I'm passionate about realising a more equitable, sustainable and meaningful world for people and the planet.
Jun. 2023 - present: Digital Designer at Kode21 Climate Innovation 
Led and delivered the design of a digital platform and a complex report, highlighting climate solutions throughout the fashion industry supply chain, as part of an interdisciplinary team com prising strategists, designers, and consultants. Collaborated with strategists to transform research and workshop outputs into intuitive communications and experiences.
Nov. 2022 - Feb. 2023: Lead UX/UI Designer at Cognitive Sports Therapy
Developed an intuitive and accessible user experience, along with a compelling visual design for CST’s mental health app. This project, aimed at facilitating behaviour change for a healthier work- life balance, involved extensive research in behavioural psychology and seamless interdisciplinary collaboration with health experts and developers.
May 2021 - Okt. 2021: Guest Lecturer at Ulster University & Augsburg University of Applied Sciences 
Prepared and facilitated design workshops in educational environments to inspire and instruct students in design thinking and storytelling.

Okt. - Dec. 2018: Design Intern at Oliver Foss, Hamburg
Gained first experiences working as part of a cross-functional team in an agency environment​​​​​​​.
2022: Google UX Design Certificate
2019 - 2021: MFA Photography, Ulster University Belfast
2015 - 2019: BA Hons Communication Design, Augsburg University of Applied Sciences
Digital Design, Visual Design, User Experience Design, UX Design, UI Design, UX Research, Service De- sign, Ideation, Wireframing, Prototyping, Usability Testing, User Journeys, Personas, Information Architecture, Design Systems, Behavioural Design, Product Development, Consulting, Sustainability Transformation, Climate Solutions, Human-centred Systems Thinking, Design Thinking, Systems Mapping, Stakeholder Mapping, Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Cross-functional Team Management, Skilled Communicator, Team Player, Oral & Written Presentation Skills, Empathy, Sense of Humour
Figma, Adobe XD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Midjourney, Miro, Dall-E 2, Design & Systems Thinking
Core Values
Curiosity & Empathy, Driving Positive Impact, Kind to People & the Planet, Team-player
Nature, Running, Female Climbing Coach, Behavioural Psychology
2022: Showcased "In Our Own Image" at D-Light Studios, Dublin 
2022: Shortlisted for Belfast Photo Festival
2021: Silver Winner of AOP Emerging Talent Award  
2021: Showcased "A Lightness of Touch" at Belfast Exposed
2021: Published in Source Graduates

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