I have professional experience in work as a designer, team leader, and creative director. In my career the most time I have worked as a UI/UX/IxD Designer. Additionally, there were some projects where I had to use my motion design and front-end development skills like HTML5 / CSS 3 or JS.
I have 12 years of international experience in my work.
I have created many projects for clients around the world. While ago I moved from Europe and now I am living in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I am eligible to work for all companies in EU (Polish Citizenship – European Union) and in Canada (Permanent Resident).
- User Interface Design
- User Experience Design
- Interaction Design
- Motion Design
- Creative Management
- Music and Video Production
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Windows / Mac OSx / Debian
- Tortoise SVN / GIT
- Final Cut
- UX Pin, Mockflow, Balsamiq, Figma, Sketch
- InVision, Jira, Slack, Asana
- Apache, Nginx, Mysql, AWS
- Designing for PS and Xbox
- Web/iOS/Android Applications
- Project and team management
- Prototyping, wireframing
- Quantitative and qualitative research
- Shooting and editing footage
- Front-end Development
- Workshops with clients
In my projects, I’m keeping an eye on good and correct typography, colours, animations and first of all on primary, very important things like usability and user experience. I always want to go through the whole design process. Prototype, work on interaction design, prepare workflows, wireframes, mockups, then create final UI design. Everything to achieve required by project’s scope goals in following of my design aesthetic, guidelines and accessibility rules.
I’m collecting and deciphering feedback using online tools like InVision, Jira, Slack, Microsoft Teams, Asana etc. or simple face to face meetings. Over the years, I am using AGILE principles and practices from Scrum beyond software development to achieve the best results connected with my professional work.
I’m always working closely with the front-end and back-end development team to ensure high-quality implementation of my design and to deliver correct final assets or full projects ready to release.
Hobby, Passion, ambitions
Everything what I’m doing in my career is related to my hobby and passion. I’ve always wanted to be a designer and I’m glad and I can do this full-time, daily basis… Gather knowledge, play around multiple projects and the same time have a lot of fun. It’s worth mentioning that additionally, to the UI/UX/IxD design work, as a Musician I’m very involved with the music industry creating and producing music. Personally playing on guitar and piano, I’ve decided to focus also on motion design to visualize some of my creations.
As a motion designer, I have been for a long time bound up with the reggae music environment. I have created plenty of demoreels for music groups and worked with reggae radio station shooting interviews, concert backstages, and teasers of multiple auditions. Because of that, I was able to cooperate with Polish stars like Marika, East West Rockers, and Kamil Bednarek. Meanwhile, I was studying Journalism and Communication and it allowed me to learn more and work on some great documentary movies in cooperations with editors, operators, screenwriters, and journalists from TVP.
In my projects, I’m putting users at the center of product design and development. I’m talking directly to the users and stakeholders at key points in the workflow to make sure the product will deliver upon their requirements.
I’m identifying project’s goal through UX strategy. I’m defining every crucial aspect of the user experience before initiating the UI design phase. This means fewer misunderstandings, and less CRs and resource wastage during the whole process.
I employ qualitative and quantitated research methodologies when required to understand the user’s needs, behaviours, experience and motivations to inform the process of solving for user’s problems and potential impact of design on an audience.
My approach is hands-on, user-centric to innovation and draws from my toolkit and skillset to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success leading to differentiation and competitive advantage.
Based on my experience in the gaming industry I’m trying to also insert gameplay elements in non-gaming settings so as to enhance user engagement with a product or service. By weaving suitably fun features such as leaderboards or achievements, I can tap users’ intrinsic motivations so they become more engaged and the same time enjoy using it.
I’m comparing a UI to its functional specifications to ensure that the app does what it is supposed to do and it’s following all required by a project goal. For specific projects, I’m validating the whole workflow of the system to be sure that all UX/UI/IxD use cases were followed in the correct way and implemented by developers properly.
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