Kristjan Jansen CV


Phone+372 5016439
AddressKõver 1-1, Kuressaare 93813, Estonia


2020-2022UX and tech lead at eˉ
2020Senior UX and frontend developer in Garden
2018-2022CTO and lead developer in frontend framework Fachwerk
2018UX engineer in Bolt data science team
2018,2021UX engineer in Sixfold frontend team
2016-2017Experimental UI designer in Proekspert research and development team
2014-2015UX lead in Jumia Porto Tech Center, Portugal
2005-2008Senior interaction designer and release design lead in Skype
1998-2018Founder and CTO in travel site

I have also worked on improving the user experience on many other projects, including universities (Tartu University), startups (Daily Perfect, Station, VTV), telecommunications (EMT), ecommerce sites (Hewlett-Packard, Hansapost, Klick), nonprofit organizations (Keskkonnateated, The Happyness Bank, Municipality Tools, Praxis, Open Data Estonia) and open source projects (Drupal).


2014Tartu University, bachelor degree in Business Administration, Estonia
2010Exchange student in Social Sciences, São Paulo University, Brazil
1995Tartu Art University, graphic design, Estonia

Educator experience

2017-2021Designing Tools for Remote Work, Designing for Artificial Intelligence and Design for Large Screens workshops in Estonian Academy of Arts
2016Semester course UX and UI design for Computer Science students in Tartu University, Estonia
2011-2012Workshops on paper prototyping, visual storytelling and form design in DDVE, Tartu University, Estonia
2012-2022UX and technology educator in Kuressaare Vocational School.

Conference presentations

2017“The Modern Frontend”, Drupalcamp Baltics , Lithuania
2016Design in everyday life, TEDxYouth , Estonia
2010"Small broken things”, E!Design conference, Estonia
2008“User and experience”, E!Usability conference, Estonia

Art projects

2009-2011Interaction design for experimental media project MIMProject
2008Personal music project Mosaiik


I speak Estonian, English, Russian, Spanish, and Portuguese