Jonathan LK Porter


Creative director and user-experience designer with over 12 years experience working with some of the world's leading brands. Practised in managing multidisciplinary teams, strategic direction and development of an award-winning ‘Customer Experience Design Team’. Author of user-centred design methodology with practical experience of the full web development process including user profiling, information architecture, usability, design, accessibility, content management and front-end development (XHTML/CSS/Flash). Client facing creative with an in-depth understanding of the branding, design and technology challenges facing enterprise-level clients today, and more importantly the exciting opportunities new media is creating for both organisations large and small.


Mercedes-Benz Case Study - UX Design, UI

The Brief Mercedes-Benz Insurance products are traditionally sold via motor dealerships to the end customer. Our brief was to design a multi-platform, e-commerce solution to enable Mercedes-Benz to sell direct to the consumer in a non-advised online scenario. The Challenge Dealers are regulated by strict Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) guidelines when selling to customers on-site to ensure that they are treated fairly. Our challenge was to navigate these sometimes complex regulations whilst ensuring a pleasurable, easy-to-use e-commerce experience. The application also had to support multiple front-ends for the various brands within the Daimler Group. Our Approach Our User Centred Design methodologies had to integrate well into an existing Agile Software Development environment with live users. A mobile first approach was taken to meet the constraints and demands of today’s landscape and work outwards in terms of screen real estate, content and functionality. Adopting a mobile first philosophy forces us to focus and prioritize more effectively and helped the client appreciate content priority and visual hierarchy during the process. The Solution Mapping the User Experience To add a further level of complexity, our solution had to integrate with an existing business to business platform, engineered to support an ‘advised sale’. We needed to fully understand this user experience and compliance requirement in order to align, divert and compensate where necessary for a ‘non-advised’ online scenario... Read more at

skills used: Illustrator, Usability, AJAX, Bootstrap, CSS, jQuery, Photoshop, Web Design, Branding

New Brand Media

Lead Designer on McDonalds account since their first UK web presence in 1999. Responsible for art direction of ongoing campaigns and micro sites.

skills used: Marketing, Usability, XML, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, Html, Info Architecture, Branding

Work Flexibility

Location flexibility

Within Cambridge.
Within South East.
Would temporarily relocate.
Would permanently relocate.
Can telecommute.

Length of contract