UX/UI Designer Front End Dev
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I am seeking to
Join a talented team of positive and forward-minded individuals looking to turn ideas from sketches into well-thought-out products that people love.
My abilities include
Design thinking, sketching, wireframing, animation prototyping, and a strong focus on mobile user interface and user experience design.
My design work has me using
Sketch, Principle, InVision, Quartz Composer, Pixate, Creative Suite, etc.
My coding abilities include
Basic front-end web development.
I graduated from
Syracuse University in 2010 where I completed a bachelor degree in industrial and interaction design.
are available upon request.
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The Cream Creative
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Design concept for a Google product
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