Hey there, I'm Jonathan, a freelance digital consultant, specialising in UX/UI Design.

I help companies design and develop beautifully simple user interfaces. I work with a huge variety of clients including companies like, Smith & Nephew, KLM, Durex and the National Aids trust.

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Website Usability Checklist

Jonathan Clift | 13 February 2015 | Comments: 0

Recently I’ve come to the conclusion that I simply don’t spend enough time on website usability. Whilst I know a lot about the subject and understand it’s importance, I often fail to implement some of the most basic of usability best practices. To try and beat this, I’ve created a visual aid called, ‘Cliftwalker’s Website Usability Checklist’.

Free flat UI PSD kit

Jonathan Clift | 11 February 2015 | Comments: 0

There are lots of great UI kits out there so I thought I’d put together my own as a little experiment. This UI kit was created with Photoshop using some very basic techniques and the pen tool to create some of the icons. I created the background by importing one of the Subtle Pattern backgrounds and creating a pattern out of it in Photoshop.

Designing the obvious - book review

Jonathan Clift | 27 January 2015 | Comments: 0

This book was written some time ago. Published back in 2007, a time when “web 2.0” was all the rage and seemed to be the answer to creating new, exciting and engaging web applications. Unlike the web 2.0 fad, the core principles from this book are still very relevant today. From understanding users to refining everything you do, Robert Hoekmans’ Designing the obvious, provides a great framework for approaching the design and continual process of improving web user interfaces.

Fighting spam with creative captcha forms

Jonathan Clift | 20 September 2014 | Comments: 0

Everyone hates those silly captcha forms. The ones you can barely read, have to refresh 100 times in order to get one you think you can read, only to fail yet again. There intentions are good but often fail miserably, interrupting your flow, frustrating you and often causing you to just give up and try another service. More recently, I’ve started to notice that a number of sites have started to innovate this required functionality and turn it into something far more usable and interesting…

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