Ben Kopf, Designer in Canton, GA, United States
Ben Kopf

Designer in Canton, GA, United States

Member since March 15, 2018
Ben has 25 years of experience helping people interact with software in user experience (UXD), interaction (IxD), user research (UXR), and user interface (UID) design. He is personable, team-oriented, a process improver, passionate design tool explorer, and design system fanatic. He is a champion for the people confused by the web and the software they have to use every day. Ben is a forward thinker, thinking about what can be, not what is.
Ben is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Senior Information Architect

    2018 - PRESENT
    UPS Supply Chain Solutions
    • Designed and updated legacy apps and updated the UPS.com consumer-facing website.
    • Enhanced processes and making workflow improvements.
    • Engaged in New Management Orientation as a supervisor.
    • Created and edited complex wireframe Axure documents for consumption by stakeholders.
    • Held design reviews with any and all participants from various disciplines that need to be involved.
    Technologies: Axure, MS Office, Jama, Sharepoint, Jira, TFS, Whimsical
  • Senior User Experience Designer

    2016 - 2018
    ADP
    • Served as sole UXD during startup of new payroll innovation group responsible for all design deliverables.
    • Created interactive Axure prototypes for several features.
    • Proposed and created Design System group for the division, leading meetings and creating first pattern library offerings.
    • Taught innovation group about design systems and tools to create them.
    • Helped redefine UX workflow process to integrated DS and further collaboration between UX and development.
    Technologies: Adobe CC, Sketch, Axure, Figma, Proto.io, MS Office, Slack, Google apps

Other Experience

  • Figma vs. Sketch vs. Axure – A Task-based Review (Publication)
    There are many UX design tools on the market, but their capabilities vary. This review examines the effectiveness of Sketch, Axure, and Figma with a task-based comparison.
  • The Power of Figma as a Design Tool (Publication)
    How does Figma improve the design process and outperform Sketch and other design tools when it comes to designer collaboration? Learn the big differences that every designer should know.

Education

  • Graduate in Basic, Cobol, JCL
    1983 - 1984
    Computer Learning Center - Somerville, MA, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Communications - Advertising
    1975 - 1981
    Allegheny College - Meadville, PA, USA

Experience

Location

Canton, GA, United States

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