• Experience. Proximity. Quality.

Why work with Whitespace


For 20+ years, we have helped global brands, international organizations, and start-ups build user-friendly applications.


We’re based in Switzerland and speak the local languages. More importantly, we listen.


We pay great attention to detail and follow an iterative, user-centered design process. The result? Satisfied clients ... and happy users.


Julia Borkenhagen – Managing Partner

Originally from Munich, Julia has 20 years of experience in UX design and project management in both Silicon Valley and Europe. She led the UX practice at Geneva-based blue-infinity for 8 years before co-founding Whitespace.

London School of Economics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Sciences-Po Paris
Certified Usability Analyst (HFI)
English, French, German
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Jesse Anton – Managing Partner

Jesse is a native Californian with over 20 years of experience in software product management, business analysis, and marketing. Before co-founding Whitespace, he worked for Oracle and a handful of start-ups in Silicon Valley and Paris.

Georgetown University (School of Foreign Service), Open University, Sciences-Po Paris
Business Administration
English, French
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Whitespace partners with IT service providers, software companies, and marketing communications agencies. If you are interesting in partnering with us, please get in touch.

About the name



An important element of design which enables the objects in it to exist … the balance between positive [and] negative spaces is key to aesthetic composition.


A place where a company might have room to maneuver in a crowded playing field.