Jake Scales
UX & Web Developer

I’m a UX & Web Developer working and living in Sheffield. I’ve worked for 5+ years within multiple agencies, under multiple disciplines.

I predominantly make responsive static websites, most commonly known as JAMstack. But I still develop Wordpress and Shopify from time to time.

ima

Title: Front End Developer

Duration: 'Mar 2021 - Aug 2021',

Desc: 'IMA has been a great opportunity for me as I can now start to take all my experience and concentrate on making great sites for big brands along with pushing the boundries of my own ability along side a great team.',

Clients: [ AdidasRubiconKellys of CornwallInkey ListMaoamJBL ]

The Black Eye Project

Title: UX & Web Developer

Duration: 'Aug 2019 - Mar 2021',

Desc: 'After working within Jaywing for a few years, I wanted to expand my skills set and push myself at the same time. So I joined Black Eye as their sole developer focusing on my frontend skills for more creative clients.',

Clients: [ AldiMUDDFragataJohn Wilson BladesSheffieldBID ]

Jaywing

Title: Front End Developer

Duration: 'Aug 2016 - Jul 2019',

Desc: 'Started as a Full Stack developer but soon aligned to just frontend, focusing on delivering the best user experience and hone my skills to more Javascript languages.',

Clients: [ HermesKPMGHitachiCastrolKeepmoat ]

Rare Creative

Title: Full Stack Web Developer

Duration: 'Jun 2015 - Jul 2016',

Desc: 'Coming in as a junior straight out of university, I touched all projects from simple Wordpress sites to developing complex CRM systems for a wide range of clients, dabbling in both frontend and backend.',

Clients: [ Ideal BoilersBlinds Direct OnlineRightPayMove More Sheffield ]

UX Research

Find out what users want and need from your app. What’s already working well and what can be improved upon

Wireframe / Prototype

Create a “blueprint” that will show you what will be needed to give the user the best experience

Web development

I make it all come together, I work with the best designers to create an accessible but sleek app. Fast and enjoyable experiences that will keep them coming back for more

Project Presents

Turning merchandise into luxury. Project Presents is changing the perseption of band merchandise with their first line Black Light Project.

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Project Presents

Indie Catalogue

Making shopping for independents online easier. A side project that me and my partner Emily Redfearn created during the second lock-down 2020.

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Indie Catalogue

Stylus Sketches

Personal project dedicated to drawing 100 of my favourite albums (in no particular order).

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Stylus Sketches

Cavendish Cancer Care

Local Sheffield charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with cancer in South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

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Cavendish Cancer Care

Hungry Buddha

Small independent restaurant in Sheffield moor market.

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Hungry Buddha

Nicola T Productions

Professional entertainment company that provides a wide range of in house shows and already established acts.

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Nicola T Productions