From thorough understanding of business and user needs, comes the clarity and fuel needed for great design.

User Experience Done Right

Critical Upfront Work

It’s essential to have clarity around what you’re building, why and for whom. Scope, define, research and ideate.

Adaptable Application of Process

One size doesn’t fit all. Knowing the right toolkit, process and information for each project makes all the difference.

Collaboration is Key

It’s amazingly powerful getting people together and working through complex design challenges.

Designing with Soul

Design products with passion. Immitation doesn’t win competitive markets, disrupting the status quo does.

Conditions for Success

Identify and deploy appropriate conditions for UX success, and cultivate organisation-wide design thinking. 

Staying Ahead

Well versed in emerging design, technology and consumer behaviour trends for enduring designs.

The Expectation for UX to Code

A recent trend is taking place where organisations and leadership increasingly expect their UX teams to learn and take on front-end coding responsibilities. The suitability and whether this approach best uses their skills and time in contributing value to organisations is questioned.

Dissecting Common Questionnaire Designs

When users accept participating in online questionnaires and surveys, they’re whisked away into an oddly sterile alternate dimension. Commonly used designs are dissected to reveal what irks users and contributes to low engagement, abandonment and false result data.

Smartphone Technology and Design Predictions

The upcoming few years will bring great improvements to smartphones, as an increasingly cluttered marketplace, seismic changes in the digital landscape and advances in key technologies force manufacturers to go beyond the incremental advances we’ve seen.

The Great Digital Convergence

Our hoarder’s mentality with messaging, social and sharing apps has hope to be cured when The Great Digital Convergence of this mobile world we live in occurs, bringing simplicity to a messy landscape.

The 4K UHD Stepping Stone to Better Screens

The current state of screen technology is examined, proving 4K UHD is merely a minor stepping stone to greater screen resolutions, and bold predictions are made about a coming world without resolution.

Successful UX Client Engagement Practices

Best practices to effectively optimise the success of your next UX client engagement by embedding, educating, engaging, structuring, measuring and creating dedicated creative space.

Recently presented at…

CoDE 2017 Summit – Personality Traits for Effective UX

CoDE 2017 Summit – Personality Traits for Effective UX

The CoDE 2017 Summit in Singapore was a great success. It united UX practitioners from many parts of Southeast Asia and beyond to learn, network and be inspired. The lineup of speakers, mix of topics and wonderful LEVEL3 Singapore event space in the modern Mapletree...

CoDE Summit 2017: Personality Traits for Effective UX (Singapore)
ProductTank: Collaboration in Product Development (Vietnam)
Bourne Digital Lunch n’ Learn: The Power of Usability Testing (Australia)
i-USER 2016 Conference: Just Right Usability Testing & Mall Builder Workshops (Malaysia)
LiveLife Talks: UX Essentials for Business (Indonesia)
Universitas Indonesia: UX Essentials for Business (Indonesia)
Startup Istanbul 2016 Webinar: UX Essentials for Startups (Turkey)
Sharing At Conclave: UX Essentials for Startups (Indonesia)
UX Indonesia: UX Process in Different Industries (Indonesia)
Creative Entrepreneurs Network: Your First Date with UX Workshop (Vietnam)
Web Wednesday Vietnam: UX Presentation and Fireside Talk (Vietnam)
UX Australia 2013 Conference: Winning Proportions and Frictionless Navigation (Australia)

What people are saying…

“…an incredibly insightful UX professional with a balanced and mature perspective….”

Linda Burke

UX Delivery Manager, ANZ Bank

“…Jon is very strategic in his approach yet very practical which is a difficult skill to master these days…”

Chris Rathborne

Head of Digital, RACV

“…Jon Deragon is one of the smartest UX specialist that I’ve come across…”

Carolyn Managh

Brand & Strategy Consultant, M&C Saatchi