An Experienced Professional
Jenni Merrifield has been specializing in interaction design and usability engineering for rich, responsive, internet, mobile and desktop applications for almost two decades. An advocate for the user and the diligent integration of user centered design methodology in software development, she has years of experience working in a wide range of industries and companies. Additional details of her experience and areas of expertise can be found on the About page.
Project Work Examples
Interaction and Front End Design for Vaisala's next generation Continuous Monitoring System for environmental and industrial measurement devices.
UI Concept Design for Vaisala's next generation Continuous Monitoring System for environmental and industrial measurement devices.
UI Concept Design for CA Technologies' "next generation" Cloud Hosted API Security Portal Service.
Persona Design for CA's "next generation" cloud hosted version of Layer-7 Technologies' API Portal software.
UI Concept Design for "Arbutus" - Syscon Justice System's Next Generation Offender Management System.
Interaction Design for a new registration process to be used within CGTV Games's online casino software.
UI Concept and Interaction Design for a new version of CGTV Games' "Lobby Client" software for online casino games.
UI Concept Storyboard for user avatar selection within CGTV Games online poker software.
The word on the street
Brian Matthews • Software Architect • Vaisala Canada
Jenni provided the UX designs and documentation for the new look UI [of viewLinc 5, Vaisala's continuous monitoring system product]. The job came with high pressure to get the product out on time, and to get a user-friendly appearance to a technical product. She was very focused, very competent and imaginative.
Daniel Rodrigues • Software Developer • Vaisala Canada
During the last year [Jenni] has completely revamped our product with a fresh UI Design which is modern, consistent and has many improvements in regards to usability.
Matt Lambert • Sr. UX Developer • Layer 7 / CA Technologies)
Jenni is a User Experience expert and would be an asset for any company who is building a new product or revamping an old one.
Brian Day • Director of Product Strategy • Syscon Justice Systems
Jenni is a very strong advocate of user-centered design and usability testing, with extensive experience in delivering on large-scale projects.
Melissa Murray • UX Design Manager • Syscon Justice Systems
Jenni exemplified a solid commitment to the [Syscon Justice System] UXD team and project with a clear desire and willingness to deliver a highly usable product, often working late to meet tight deadlines. Jenni's engineering background was key in the assessment of the Architectural framework and determining possible solutions for identified UX issues resulting from framework constraints.
Shaun Walker • Co-Founder & CTO • DNN Corporation
[Jenni] is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about user experience design and has a depth of experience working with professional product and engineering teams. ... Jenni was a vocal and influential contributor to all design discussions and was eager to share her expertise with others. [She] would be an asset to any large-scale organization which is developing user-centric software products.
Mike Parkinson • Director of Product Development • CGTV Games
Jenni worked as [CGTV Games'] User Experience Specialist for a wide range of products. She helped establish the design/development process that we're currently using and had a hand in a number of new platforms.... Her experience and insight was invaluable to the improvement of our systems and as a result our products.
John Keinanen • Software Design Engineer • Microsoft Corporation
Jennifer was the author of the clearest, most thorough [User Interface] specification I have ever worked with. She is definitely a passionate and dedicated worker.