Timeline of work

March 2024 - Present

Lead UX/UI Consultant - Infuse IT

Leading the UX/UI for a new software product, moving through all stages of UX/UI development

Developing and contructing sitemaps, user flows, site maps, clickable interactive prototypes to fit with the identified personas

Creation of full brand guidelines and pattern libraries

Full collaboration with developers and key stakeholders

March 2023 - October 2023

Lead UX/UI Consultant - YuMOVE

Conducting primary research to gain insights from website data and internal and external stakeholders

Developing usage scenarios and creating wireframes, storyboards, sitemaps and screen flows to continuously improve customer experience and drive CRO

Creating product prototypes and final layouts for implementation

Collaboration within the Product Squad and with key internal stakeholders (primarily Global Head of Product) to ensure client expectations are met

Oct 2022 - March 2023

Lead UX/UI Consultant - Penguin Books

"Kai worked with us as a freelance consultant and added huge value bringing significant technical skills and expertise. He was the perfect blend of ‘inside’ by slotting seamlessly into our in-house team and ‘outside’ bringing an outsider’s perspective and experience beyond our industry. He was a pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend him."

Rebecca Sinclair - Chief Brand Officer

Jan 2020 - April 2020/Jun 2021 - July 2022

Interim Lead UX/UI Consultant - Yell

“In this role I needed Kai to manage the UX team as interim lead, to be more hands off than focused on production, to mentor members of the team, to evangelise UX/UI, work with the Product Leads, other department heads and stakeholders, interview candidates and ensure we were always up to date and moving forward.“

James Loar - Head of Consumer at Yell

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July 2019 - Jan 2020

Senior UX/UI Consultant - Mindshare Worldwide

“Kai is a well rounded User Experience professional and brings his "A" game to the project(s) he's working on. Kai is a pleasure to work with - he is personable and connects with teams quickly when working through business requirements. Kai is a self starter and an autonomous worker delivering a high standard of work as well as valued thought leadership. I look forward to working with Kai in the future.”

Luke Christison - Global Chief Information & Technology Officer at Mindshare

Feb 2019 - May 2019

Senior UX/UI Consultant - Yell

“I had the pleasure of working with Kai on several projects in 2019 & 2020. His knowledge of UX, work ethic, and ability to think outside the box was an amazing talent that really benefitted not only our project deliverables, but mainly our customers too. Kai’s always thinking about the customer first, but with his ability to expertly balance that with business needs, ensures a true win:win for all stakeholders.”

Jonny Anderson - Head of Consumer at Yell

July 2018 - Nov 2018

Senior UX/UI Consultant - SEMTA

Led the UX side of the project to create a proof of concept for not-for-profit organisation SEMTA, who are responsible for engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors.

Intepreted discoveries into lo-fi prototypes from initial inception meetings for a new product that analyses an SME’s or corporation’s workforce, highlights gaps, and others solutions with apprentices nationally and globally, to increase chances of winning tenders.

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Feb 2017 - June 2018

Senior UX/UI Consultant - Travelodge

"I was fortunate to work with Kai at Travelodge. Kai’s technical skills, combined with his ability to listen and interpret information into high quality designs immediately embedded him into the team. He is customer focused and is skilled at translating problems into real world, customer friendly designs. Kai is a pleasure to work with and I would recommend you review his portfolio."

James Loar - Head of product, Digital

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Jan 2011 - Feb 2017

UX/UI/Designer & Developer – SBE Globalservice

UX planning of products; Stakeholders meetings, research, interviews, business analysis, strategy, wireframing with Axure, and high fidelity prototypes.

6 years of producing UI work for the telecommunications sector including Nokia, Orange, La Poste Mobile, Virgin, Bell, O2, T-Mobile, Everywhere Everything, Sony, Barclays, Giff Gaff, Phillips and more.

September 2015 - June 2016

Senior UX/UI Consultant - Koresupport

“We have worked with Kai Motta for over 3 years and are incredibly satisfied with his design and UX skills. We have contracted Kai on various developments including Web & App Designs and various UX/UI projects including Smart Wear devices. His work is of an exceptional standard and constantly provides more than we ever expect.”

Zack Hodge, Commercial Head – Design and Development

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