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Andrew Graunke

Andrew Graunke

Designer
Pismo Beach, CA, United States
Member since October 3, 2015
Andrew is endlessly driven by product/market fit. He has honed his intuition and expertise in this concept through experience working with both Fortune 500 companies and angel-backed startups. Andrew also has an affinity for design, having graduated from a top-ranking Architecture school. A philosopher at heart, he believes in people, products, prototypes, and ideas.
Andrew is now available for hire
Employment
  • Principal and Owner
    2015 - PRESENT
    No Capital, LLC
    • Managed a small team of experts as Founding Principal and owner.
    • Developed software for startups.
    • Maintained a relationship with a variety of clients including Cisco, Brandplug, Beacon Research, and HomeSlice.
    • Gave consultation on several products including Stockwip, Tidewatch, and Maybe.
    Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe CC
  • Lead UX Designer
    2015 - 2015
    HomeSlice
    • Led innovation, focused development, and designed necessary updates to the app.
    • Set KPIs, improved onboarding processes, and met KPIs.
    • Helped to implement several features including bill splitting with Venmo, shared supply lists, and task management with recurring tasks.
    Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe CC, PowerPoint
Other Experience
  • How CrunchBase Should Be Designed (Publication)
    Despite the widespread use of the start-up tracker CrunchBase, Toptal Freelance Designer Andrew Graunke believes that its site could use a redesign. Can the redesign transcend an aesthetic makeover, and improve user and business goals as well? In this article, Andrew walks us through his thorough redesign and reorganization of the CrunchBase website. His process includes wireframes, design reviews, and a usability test.
  • Andrew is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Andrew shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
Education
  • Summer Accelerator Participant degree in Business
    2015 - 2015
    Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - San Luis Obispo, California
  • Bachelor of Architecture degree in Architecture
    2003 - 2010
    California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo, California
Experience
  • Adobe CC16 years
  • Wireframing10 years
  • Asana4 years
  • Sketch2 years
  • InVision2 years
  • HTML1 year
  • JavaScript1 year
  • CSS1 year
Tools
  • Sketch
  • Asana
  • Adobe CC
  • InVision
Pismo Beach, CA, United States
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