Joonas Sandell profile
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I'm a creative developer and designer with a keen eye for good design and attention to detail

With more than a decade of design engineering experience, I have the skills to build hiqh-quality web experiences and assist clients in addressing practical business challenges.

Joonas Sandell

I’m Joonas — UI/UX designer, front-end developer and sometimes even a music producer. I have a strong and great visual taste, broad understanding of front-end web technologies and a genuine passion for all aspects of product and visual design, including web services, touch platforms and branding.

I get excited about finding unique and elegant solutions for complex user issues. I love designing by code in the browser but I work a lot with Figma and other design tools as well. Usually I prefer writing applications with TypeScript, React, Sass and other modern tools.

With a background that spans both UI design and coding, I thrive at the intersection of aesthetics and functionality, blending the best of both worlds to deliver great user experiences.

Skills (Competencies, languages, tech etc.)

Art direction — Visual design — Web design & development — Product design — App design & development — Responsive design — Web animations

HTML — CSS — Sass — Next.js — TypeScript — JavaScript — React — Node.js — Zustand — Framer Motion — Redux

TYPO3 — PHP — WordPress — Bundlers — Databases — GraphQL — Firebase — AWS — Apache — Bash

Design systems — Figma — Sketch — Photoshop — Illustrator — Rive — Indesign — Storybook

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My clients

Anton&Anton, Biocode, Bonnier Books (Academic bookstore), Caverion, City of Tampere, Coxa, Dahl, Ekovilla, Enervent, Fair trade, Finefoods, Finnpark, Hailia, Hankkija, Hansa, Himos Festivals, HK Scan, Holiday Club, Hotelzon, Huhtahyvät, HW-Company, Jatke, Jollas, Katepal, Kesla, Luke, Mediasignal, NCC, Omoroi, Oras, Paunu, SEY, SOS-Lapsikylä, TAKK, Ursa, Valio, Vapriikki, Vöner, YIT, VR Group

I'm enthusiastic about creating things

I enjoy dedicating some of my free time to various projects, crafting sketches, tweaking code, enhancing my personal website with new features, and producing music. See featured milestones below.

Highlighted milestones in descending chronological order
EventCategoryDate
Shipped updated CV 2024
Feature release ✳︎ Jun 07, 2024
Feature release
Jun 07, 2024
Reached 700k listens on Voyage on Spotify
Achievement ✳︎ Apr 01, 2024
Achievement
Apr 01, 2024
Launched Biocode website 2.0
Project launch ✳︎ Mar 07, 2023
Project launch
Mar 07, 2023
Launched Biocode for producers
Project launch ✳︎ Aug 01, 2022
Project launch
Aug 01, 2022
Joined Biocode as Lead product designer and Front-end developer
Career update ✳︎ Nov 16, 2020
Career update
Nov 16, 2020
Reached #1 spot on Beatport Progressive House Chart and Top 20 main chart
Achievement ✳︎ Oct 27, 2020
Achievement
Oct 27, 2020
Featured in ASOT by Armin Van Buuren
Featured ✳︎ Jul 25, 2020
Featured
Jul 25, 2020
Launched Oras website
Project launch ✳︎ Jul 06, 2016
Project launch
Jul 06, 2016
Launched Academic Bookstore website
Project launch ✳︎ Mar 07, 2016
Project launch
Mar 07, 2016
Launched City of Tampere website
Project launch ✳︎ May 14, 2013
Project launch
May 14, 2013