Funn's Story

Experience

I am a UI/UX designer who is passionate about producing creative

designs and memorable experiences. I have spent ten years designing physical space and structures as an architect/urban designer. I recently transitioned to designing online environments that improve human lives

and online experiences.

In UI/UX, I have the ability to solve design problems with creative solutions. With a deep understanding and interest in human behavior, I transform complex data problems into elegant interactive interface designs. I also create interactive products that are intuitive and engaging and provide enjoyment and understanding to the user.

 

User Centered Focus

My professional architectural experience has helped make me understand that creativity and design need to respond to the needs of the users.

And that is true when we are designing physical space or online environments. The user is the center of my iterative design process, previously in my architectural and urban design projects, and now in my UX/UI projects.

 

Storytelling Process

Having worked on city design proposals and projects for over a decade,

I have told countless stories of problems and solutions through graphic designs. And I can aticulate UI/UX stories through easy-to-understand graphical presentations.

 

Teaching / Mentoring 

As a junior designer just out of college, I benefitted greatly from the leadership and instruction of my seniors. And I am fortunate to have worked in organizations that were successful due primarily to strong leadership. Having acted as a university instructor in architecture and a mentor for professional junior designers has helped fulfill one of my ongoing life goals of consistently giving back to the community and to the next generation, while at the same time helping to grow my organizations through education and the sharing of experience and knowledge.

 

Volunteering

I participate in sustainable volunteer programs whenever possible. In construction, I participated in Habitat for Humanity in Sri Lanka by helping to build houses for Tsunami survivors. I have also helped build rural houses in Thailand. In product design, I worked with hill tribes in northern Thailand to improve their products in order to increase their revenues. And in English education, I am currently mentoring and tutoring a female high school student in Afghanistan through SOLA, School of Leadership in Afghanistan.

 

 

  Softwares

  • Axure, Invision, Justinmind

  • Balsamiq

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • SketchUp

  • AutoCAD

  • Microsoft Office Suite

 Skill Sets

  • Interaction Design 

  • User Interface Design

  • Competitor Study

  • User Personas

  • User Research

  • Task & Interaction Flows

  • Freehand Sketches, Wireframes

  • Paper Prototyping

  • Hi-Fidelity Prototyping

  • Information Architecture

  • Heuristic Evaluation

  • Conceptual Development

  • Architecture, Interior & Urban Design

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