Hey there, I'm Jonathon. A Tokyo-based New Zealander working in between design and engineering.

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  • Bachelor of Design Innovation, Media Design

    2009 — 2011

    Studied Computational and Interaction design, Critical Thinking, Design Theory and some Japanese at Victoria University of Wellington.

  • Diploma of Graphics and Multimedia

    2008 — 2009

    Foundational Design, Motion Graphics, Web Design and Fine Art at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology.

Work History

  • Product Manager / Senior Designer at Moneytree

    November 2016 — Present

    Joined a small yet dedicated group of product-minded folks to grow and improve Moneytree's web application eco-system, growing both their consumer services and financial platform Moneytree Link.

  • Designer at Origami

    July 2015 — November 2016

    Initiated, researched and pushed forward new product initiatives in-line with the company's pivot from a mobile centric retailer to a in-store payment solutions service.

  • Mobile Product Designer at Xero

    August 2014 — July 2015

    Worked with a team of 7 to design, build and ship a new mobile application from Xero focused on helping employers communicate with their employees more effectively.

  • Product Designer at Facebook

    August 2012 — July 2014

    Contributed as apart of the greater Facebook design team while owning the design of unique projects across Facebook Messenger and Photos, for Web, iOS and Android.