About

strawberryJAMM Designs is Jenni Merrifield.

Jenni has been specializing in interaction design and usability engineering for rich, responsive, internet, mobile and desktop applications for over 20 years. 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 on a diverse collection of projects:

  • Web Content Management—NCompass Labs (acquired by Microsoft, 2001) and DNN Corp
  • Windows Server SecurityMicrosoft
  • Online Games—CGTV Games
  • Mobile MultimediaNokia
  • Social Media—CrowdTrust Technologies
  • Corrections Inmate ManagementSyscon Justice Systems
  • Continuous Monitoring of Environmental MeasurementsVaisala.
  • API Sharing Portal Management—Layer 7 Technologies (acquired by CA Technologies, 2013))

These varied experiences have brought her a solid foundation of skills in user interaction design and usability engineering and software application processes and lifecycle.

Jenni's academic background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies from the University of British Columbia (June 1990) and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer (Electrical) Engineering from Simon Fraser University (June 1997), and a diploma, with honours, from the Programmer Analyst/Web Developer diploma program at the Burnaby, BC, Campus of CDI College (June 2009) - a program that was focused on internet-oriented software engineering in addition to web site, graphic, multimedia and UI design.

Jenni is a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual with a strong aptitude for both the technical and creative. She has a wide range of communications and business skills having worked for both large, complex, fast-paced, multi-national corporations, such as Microsoft and Vaisala, and smaller, agile, startup companies, such as NCompass Labs (acquired by Microsoft in 2001) and DNN Corp.

If you'd like more details about her experience, please view her profile at LinkedIn.

To view examples of Jenni's design work, please return to the home page.