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Iiro Jäppinen

I’m a UX & UI designer, and a front-end developer with a passion for precise pixels and accessible interfaces. I aim to create real solutions to actual problems with a design that stands on its own but doesn’t need introduction.

Iiro Jäppinen

Basic Info

4 Years of professional design experience with another 4 years of freelancer design experience. Two years of front-end development experience. Studied Mathematics and Genetics at the University of Helsinki.

Language Skills

English
Excellent (spoken & written)
Finnish
Native

Education

  • Bachelor of Science (Did not graduate)

    University of Helsinki,

    Thesis subject: Studying Evolution in the Snowdrift Game With Adaptive Dynamics

    197 credits in Biomathematics; minor in Genetics

  • Matriculation

    Helsinki Upper Secondary School of Visual Arts,

Career History

  • Designer, Fraktio

    Helsinki,

    Design, Front-End Development, Project Management and Customer Relations for various clients both on-site and remote.

  • UX & UI Designer, Verkkokauppa.com

    Helsinki,

    In-house design and project management for a large corporation. Main responsibilities included application interface, process and workflow design for both internal and public use.

  • UX & UI Designer, Humble Bundle

    San Francisco,

    Remote freelance website and brand design. Later, on-site lead of design on H1B visa.

Skills

DesignSelf-assesmentLast usedExperience (years)
User ExperienceExpertConstantly8
User InterfaceExpertConstantly8
Logo and IdentitySeniorConstantly8
PrototypingSeniorConstantly5
A/B TestingProfessional20163
LanguagesSelf-assesmentLast usedExperience (years)
ECMAScriptProfessionalConstantly3
TypeScriptProfessionalConstantly1
FrameworksSelf-assesmentLast usedExperience (years)
ReactSeniorConstantly3
CSS-in-JS (styling)SeniorConstantly2
Redux & redux-sagaProfessionalConstantly1
DeploymentSelf-assesmentLast usedExperience (years)
DockerProfessionalConstantly2
AWSProfessionalConstantly2
HerokuProfessionalConstantly1
Google CloudProfessionalConstantly1

Self-assesment explanation

Beginner
:
has only received a brief introduction to the subject, made some simple projects, and has some references/demos to show. Has the ability to learn more when needed.

Junior
:
can work with the assistance of a professional, or perform simple tasks independently.

Professional
:
can work independently in any normal project.

Senior
:
can work independently with new and challenging tasks. Has concept or architecture designing/planning experience, and is able to teach and guide others.

Expert
:
same as above, but has also gained recognition in many organisations, and has been in a lead position in a multi-person team of seniors.

Certificates

  • Certified Scrum Product OwnerⓇ

    Valid

  • Certified ScrumMasterⓇ

    Valid

Selected Projects

  • Pihlajalinna Digital Services

    Pihlajalinna is a large private and occupational health care provider. I configured Analytics, designed web pages and internal tools, and developed them in an agile team consisting of Pihlajalinna employees and other consultants.

    Keywords
    Sketch, Abstract, React, Typescript, Redux, Heroku, Docker
    Date
    Team size
    6–8
  • Brainstorming Tool and Software for Fountain Park

    Fountain Park creates tools for organizations to better define and reach their goals. I designed and developed a new version of the brainstorming tool and its accompanying admin panel and editor.

    Keywords
    Sketch, React, Redux, Heroku
    Date
    Team size
    2
  • Verkkokauppa.com Investors Portal

    Verkkokauppa.com is the largest online retailer in Finland. I designed the award-winning Investors Portal with the goal of offering easily accessible information and news about the corporation.

    Keywords
    Sketch, React
    Date
    Team size
    3