Experience

Freelance UX/UI Designer/Graphic Designer

June 2017 – Present

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Meet with clients for website outline in order to determine desires and requirements. Identify user pain points and needs through both user and stakeholder interviews and surveys. Present stakeholders with pros and cons of the various design approaches and technical implementations. Provide layout options via low-fidelity sketches and wireframes. Design and validate workflows and interfaces through iterations. Design websites, logos, flyers, business cards, books and magazines for both local and remote clients.

Graphic Designer/Desktop Publisher

2006 – 2014

Various publishing houses and Freelance designer, Russia
Adjusted and optimized InDesign templates in order to speed up layout process and ensure consistency throughout publication. I was also responsible for testing new hire tech skills as well as mentoring new designers.

Adobe InDesign and Illustrator Instructor

Oct, 2011–Dec, 2013

Saratov State Technical University Saratov, Russia

www.focus-design.org

Developed a concise instructional plan for the course and ensured that it met institution and department standards. Planned all lessons and assignments and collaborated with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum of a series of certification courses. Assessed program success and students’ progress by grading papers, tests, and other assigned work.

Certificates & Awards

Education

Austin Community College, Austin, TX

Sep.2016 – May 2020

Certificate in UX Design

Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia

June, 2008–Feb, 2014

Master’s Degree, Russian Language and Literature

Saratov State College of Business and Information Technology, Saratov, Russia

Sep, 2002–June, 2006

Associate Degree, Publishing (cum laude)

Skills

Design

Tools

Soft skills

Languages

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