+++ User Experience Crash Seminar (in German) +++ 28.06.2024 +++ On-Site in Cologne +++ 2 Places available +++ More info +++
+++ User Experience Crash Seminar (in German) +++ 28.06.2024 +++ On-Site in Cologne +++ 2 Places available +++ More info +++

Context-driven Experience Design Studio.

We’re a context-driven experience design studio that works with innovative companies. Whether a service, product or a brand, we’re pleased to turn your vision into an impactful experience.


  • Context

    We contextualise the ask, (re)define the problem and collaboratively assess the scope and needs.

  • Process

    Fluid by nature, we curate a process that fits precisely the context of both, your company and project.

  • Design

    Applying the tailored process phase by phase, thoroughly from research and strategy to concept and design.

Our take on
creating value

  • Experience Design
  • Brand Experience
  • Strategy and Consulting
  • Creative Leadership Coaching
  • Workshops
Experience Design

We strategise, concept, design, and launch digitally-enabled brands and products. We think process; from research and analysis to the thorough creative process - making sure your brand grows through our collaboration.

In short

  • Creative Direction
  • UX-UI
  • Digital Experience Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Usability Testing
Brand Experience

We stand at the intersection of business and design, working towards impact and purpose. We define brand values, then we pair visual with experience principles, and we create a brand experience that lives throughout the entire ecosystem.

In short

  • Branding Strategy
  • Corporate Design
  • Visual Branding
  • Brand Experience Design
  • Design Ecosystem
Strategy and Consulting

Combining the hands-on mindset with the big picture is key for designing digital experiences. We collaboratively define common objetives and work towards the success sweet spot between user needs and business goals.

In short

  • Creative Direction
  • UX-UI
  • Digital Experience Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Usability Testing
Creative Leadership Coaching

Whether the complexity lies in the project, the team structure or the process, coaching sessions or leading on the entire project will make the process smoother for you and the entire team.

In short

  • Project Lead
  • Team Coaching
  • UX Supervision
  • Creative Direction
  • Process Design

This is how we start every project, however if you’re redefining your brand, kicking-off a new product, or just need an in-between design thinking session, we design goal-oriented workshops to push your project forward.

In short

  • Project Kick-off Workshop
  • Branding Workshop
  • User Experience Workshops
  • Brand Strategy Workshop
  • Contextual Workshops

Collaboration that involve projects, clients, and teams.

Few of the clients we’ve morphed our services into their contexts

  • Telekom
  • Hirschen Group
  • TH Köln
  • Vita34
  • Rewe Digital
  • Palmer Hargreaves
  • Soundwide
  • Ommax
  • Charité
  • Eticur
  • Goethe Institute
  • ADC
  • DearEmployee
  • CP Bap
  • Zoé

What we've been
working on recently

Creating a cohesive healthcare brand experience that speak to a younger generation.

Strategy, Branding, User Experience Design & User Interface Design, UX Writing, Usability Testing.

Designing a platform for holistic and customized employee health promotion.

UX strategy, Product Design, User Experience, User Interface and Usability Testing.

A curated experience; brand consistency through a multi-device approach.

Galerie Gisela Capitain
Brand Experience, UX, Information Architecture, Visual Principles, UI

Designing a learning hub and a community platform for music lovers across the globe.

Strategy, Creative Direction, Ideation, UX, Information Architecture, UI

SJE_ was founded by Jimmy Elias in 2019, a Cologne-based multidisciplinary Creative Director working at the intersection of Experience Design, Strategy and Art Direction.

Whether creating a digital experience, a strategy or a brand, Jimmy finds pleasure bridging function with aesthetics – transforming clients’ requests into human-centric experiences. In the past 15 years, Jimmy emphasised crafting experiences in the digital sphere, during which he served as UX Lead for experience design on award-winning projects.

In parallel, Jimmy is a guest lecturer for UX Design at the RFH, UX Trainer at ADC and a judge at the FWA.

Drop us a line,
and we take it from there.
Experience Design Process (6 Diamonds)