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About Me

My aim is to make information simple and easy to understand, irrespective of the complexity or medium. Seeking a platform for creativity and strategic designing that can initiate reformative and innovative ideas.

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Jewelson Fernandes

Education

Masters in Fine Arts, Graphic Design

Boston University, 2015 – 2017

Interaction Design, Web Design, User Experience Design, Typography...

Bachelors in Engineering, Computer Science

University of Mumbai, 2009 – 2013

Human Computer Interaction, Mobile Computing, Front End Design

Skill Sets

User Experience Design

Workflows (storyboards), User Scenarios, Use Cases, Wireframes (Balsamiq), Hi Fidelity & Low Fidelity Mockups (Axure, Sketch, Adobe XD), Interactive Prototypes (Pixate, InVision)

User Interface Design

Design Patterns, UI Specs, Information Architecture (Card Sorting), Responsive Design, Product UI Strategy

Visual Design

Data Visualization, Graphical Assets (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Detailed Styling, Icon Design, Logo Design, Branding

Usability

Usability Studies, User Research, Contextual Inquiry, A/B Testing

Frontend Design

HMTL5, CSS3, JavaScript basics, Bootstrap, Foundation

Work Experience

Web Designer, Boston University Metropolitan IT College

December 2016 – Present (6 months)

  • Working on the revamp for the entire MET IT website from ground level
  • Creating low/high fidelity wireframes and developing HTML CSS based pages for the same

UX/UI Visual Designer, Akamai Technologies

May 2016 – December 2016 (8 months)

  • Built wireframes, low-fidelity & high-fidelity prototypes to depict the experience of end users and enable us to validate it with internal and external stakeholders
  • Worked with the UX, Visual designers & product managers to understand end users’ needs and their workflows, generate initial UI concepts, and craft them into high-fidelity design
  • Provided detailed visual design specifications to engineers through the development phase, to make sure that the design specifications are met

Visual Designer, Freelance Design

September 2014 – August 2015 (12 months)

  • Yoku: Conducted user research, created site maps, built prototypes for the Yoku iOS and Android application. Also worked on the web design for the Yoku landing page and used HTML, CSS, Foundation to build the same
  • Get Set Gig: Worked on the UI design process (user research, card sorting, browser testing and typography) and also designed the branding material.
  • Ingenious Live: Collaborated with the development team to create a Visual experience for online education.

Graphic Designer, Visual BI Solutions

September 2014 – February 2015 (3 months)

  • Sped up the official website’s web design process with modular and modern graphic content which gave the marketing team a huge lead on time
  • Worked with the marketing team to design custom responsive icons for mobile and web applications.
  • Ensured all source artwork were converted to print-ready status and provided on-site spot fixes for printed output during the pre-press process

Assc. Product Executive, Inscripts India PVT LTD

May 2013 – September 2014 (1 year 3 months)

  • Designed & developed responsive and interactive websites for the company web products giving it a visual representation of a high end product in the market. (CometChat, ZenOpinion, Apptuse...)
  • Worked with a close-knit team of developers to re-factor the mobile application design of over 5 in house products to improve performance and overall user experience

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Jewelson Fernandes