Hi, I’m Jacob. I am a Digital Product Designer based in Toronto, Canada. Originally with a background in Industrial Design, I made a transition into the world of digital products. Although the end result for the 2 disciplines are different, I enjoy that the design process is very much the same; from making design decisions that are valuable to business, ensuring that design solutions are feasible, and empathizing with the end user’s pain point, the design process is parallel. From my 4 years studying design at OCAD University, to working for companies to design pixel perfect B2B SaaS product experiences and internal tools, there are 2 realizations that I had:
1. Having the mindset that the digital product is only one moment of a greater experience/ workflow for the end user
2. As much as I love the end outcome of a design, I realize that I love the process that goes into final design even more and constantly reflecting on it
As I continue my design career, I aspire to bridge the gap between physical and digital experiences to create holistic human-centred design solutions.
Outside of design, I love to be competitive by playing basketball, working out, swimming or beating my friends in ping pong, but if my creative juices are still flowing, you can see me drawing and creating animations on my iPad or tinkering with my 3D printer.
I am open to discussing new projects or job opportunities that fit with your requirements. You can fill out the contact form or message me directly with my email or with my social media accounts.