Jonny S.

Executive with 16+ years in Design & Entertainment, specializing in Freelance Design Management

United Kingdom

Before fully focusing on building design teams for Agencies, Startups, Scale-ups, SMEs and Consultancies, Jonny was a designer focusing on MVPs for early stage startups and future-focused businesses, ...see more

  • Design
  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Marketing
  • Product Management
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Founder + CEO

Future Founders, Worldwide
3 years
Current position
Feb 2020 - Present
Global network of rising entrepreneurs and tech talent Let's inspire the future generation of value creators We exist to connect the world’s most ambitious rising entrepreneurs and tech...see more

Lead Designer / Lead UX Designer (MVPs/eCommerce/Mobile & Web Apps)

2 years
Feb 2019 - Aug 2021
Toptal is an exclusive network of the top freelance software developers, designers, and finance experts in the world. Top companies rely on Toptal freelancers for their most important p...see more

CEO | Founder

5 years
Current position
Apr 2018 - Present
Super-charge your product and design talent stream. We help you build embedded and flexible teams. Faster. And better. Through the power of community. Ask me about how we help scaling t...see more

Lead Product Designer | Candidate Vetter

MVP Factory
1 month
Mar 2018 - Apr 2018
MVP Factory combines the best developers and designers with proprietary tools and artificial intelligence – making software development easy and transparent.

Product Design Director

4 years
Jul 2017 - Feb 2021
Creative Director for redesign of Ørgreen.

Design Director (Interaction Design)

Torben, Lucie und die gelbe Gefahr (TLGG)
7 months
Jun 2017 - Jan 2018
Working at a TLGG splinter agency focused on a B2B VR experience for a large technology company. I lead the UX / design for a number of sites and experiences.

Experience Design Director (Brand & eCommerce)

2 months
Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
Creative Director for redesign of horizn-studios.

Design Lead + Product Manager

2 years
Apr 2017 - Dec 2018
Medical app prototype + MVP. Kamet was founded by AXA early 2016 Initial investment for a 5 years plan: €100m 3 offices: Paris, London and Tel Aviv 140+ people in our ecosystem

Design Mentor
4 years
Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
We are on a mission to democratize mentorship for all. ADPList is a global community of mentors and learners, where people can find, book and meet mentors around the world.

Co founder | Chief Product Officer

5 months
Feb 2017 - Jul 2017
AdAlong is a video creation solution that aims to help brands produce premium video content in a changing digital landscape. As Co-founder, I was responsible for building the SAAS start...see more

Senior Art Director + Product Lead

4 years
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
From 2014–2018 I was Senior Art Director at innovation and ideas company, AKQA. Based in the Berlin office, I also worked in the Paris, London and Amsterdam offices, applying design th...see more

Lead Product Designer + Creative Director

Jonny Stuart Ltd.
1 year
Oct 2013 - Jan 2015
Selected client list: Audi, Adidas, AKQA, Daimler, Fjord, Google, Hermés Paris, HPE, JWT, McLaren, Montblanc, IWC Schaffhausen, NB:Studio, Nike, Nike NTC, Nike RTC, SAP, Swatch, Volkswa...see more

Interaction Designer (UX,UI)

1 year
Jun 2011 - Aug 2012
Clients included: Marks & Spencer, HSBC, Unilever, Share Happy, McLaren.

Interactive Art Director & Designer

JonnyStuart Ltd.
6 years
Aug 2009 - Jul 2015
Agencies include: AKQA, R/GA, JWT, Razorfish, SapientNitro, Made by Many, StudioRehab. I freelanced for range of digital product design studios and digital agencies. As well as working...see more

Senior Digital Designer

2 years
Jan 2009 - Jun 2011
Clients included: Dunhill, Tate Modern, BAFTA, BBC, Channel 4, Alfreds (Dunhill Members Club), Wellcome Trust, Banana Republic, Gap.

Graphic Designer

NB: Studio
1 year
Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
Clients included: Aspall, Land Securities, Mothercare, SOHO House.


Them Design Ltd
6 months
Nov 2006 - May 2007
We are a branding agency, specialising in workplace design. We believe that everyone deserves to work in an inspirational environment. We know that by understanding your brand and cultu...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Design
  • Entertainment & Leisure

Role experience

  • Marketing
  • Product Management
  • C-Level & Leadership


  • MVPs
  • Product-Market Fit
  • Product Design