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Jotham Oakley

Jotham
Oakley

Head of Product

Graduating from Ravensbourne University with a degree in Graphic Design, Jotham worked in a range of design roles before joining the Brightec team five years ago. He is committed to making people’s lives better through his work, believing design should not only look good but also delight users and enhance their interactions with technology. Jotham is on the judging panel for the prestigious UK App Awards.

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Blog Posts

Jotham working at his laptop Organise
Why should you turn your notifications off?

When lockdown started, I used to think that the main risk to the productivity of my working day would be interruptions from my kids...

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increasing conversion rates Design
Taking a checkout conversion rate from 45% to 65%

Updates that make a huge increase to checkout conversion rates.

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Brightec Design Design
Introducing our new logo
We’ve updated our wordmark, redesigned our icon and redefined our brand colours.
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Design at Brightec Design
User feedback on a live mobile app

Why do I need to gather feedback through my live mobile app?

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UX design blog post 1 Design
Bad design is devaluing the UX industry
How to end the cycle of bad design decisions impacting UX
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Brightec mobile app design explains why design is worth it 1 Design
Why is design worth it?
We’ve recently had a few conversations here at Brightec about ‘why’ we do what we do. It's an important question that we often come back to time and time again, and the answer affects every area of our business.
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Alistair iOS
May 2017 - Which devices and versions of iOS are most popular?
Each month we take a brief look at the devices and versions of iOS and Android which are currently in use.
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Asset Prep Design
Assets: the preflight checks
The dull but powerful preflight checks for design assets.
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iOS Ideas iOS
April 2017 - Which devices and versions of iOS are most popular?
Every month we take a brief look at the devices and versions of iOS which are currently in use.
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Sketch Plugins Design
Three of the best sketch plugins
The top three plugins to improve your design workflow in Sketch.
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ios device usage march 2017 iOS
Mar17 - Which devices & versions of iOS are most popular?
A quick glance at which versions of iOS and which device sizes were most popular in March 2017
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ios device usage march 2017 iOS
Feb 17 - Which devices & versions of iOS are most popular?
We took a look at which versions of iOS and which device sizes were most popular in February 2017
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UXUI Design Design
Is it a crime to browse design inspiration websites?
It’s certainly not a criminal offence (that we know of) but will it help or hinder to peruse design inspiration websites? Jotham investigates.
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Iconography Design
Focus on Iconography
Why is iconography important for eye-catching and effective in-app UX?
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Design culture Design
How to create a Design Culture
How we created and continue to nurture a Design Culture at Brightec.
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Spotify v Apple Music  1 Design
Spotify v Apple Music
We take a closer look at some of the interesting design issues that Spotify and Apple Music have been competing over.
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Colour ideas main Design
Focus on Colour
What are the key elements of a good user interface design? Well, definitely colour.
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TV App design basics 1 TV Apps
TV App Design Basics
There are a few things to be aware of when you're designing TV apps
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Three UX/UI Beginner Tips
Here are three things I wish I’d known when I first started out in UX/UI design
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Default blog image of logo on blue Reviews
UX London
We sent our UX Chief Jotham along to the second day of this year’s UX London.
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What we learnt at the UX Brighton event
Last week we sent our roving reporter Jotham (he’s neither a reporter nor a rover, he’s our UX designer but let’s not quibble) to attend his first ever UX Brighton event.
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