Brandon Rukin, Designer in Cleveland, OH, United States
Brandon Rukin

Designer in Cleveland, OH, United States

Member since February 23, 2016
Brandon is a product designer with more than five years of experience designing enterprise web applications for top Fortune 500 companies and fast-paced startups. He is an expert at analyzing user interfaces, identifying areas of improvement, and developing solutions to enhance application usability, user flows, information architecture, and visual design. He is highly self-motivated and has a passion for making things easy to use.
Brandon is now available for hire

Employment

  • Freelance UI/UX Designer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Self-employed
    • Worked on a variety of projects designing large-scale enterprise web applications.
    • Led the design process, identified problems and opportunities to improve the product, and provided insights and rationales on proposed solutions.
    • Utilized Sketch and InVision as design tools to create wireframes, mockups, and comprehensive user flows to communicate requirements and build new product features.
    • Created style guides and defined design systems to build a coherent look and feel across entire applications.
    • Worked closely with engineering teams to generate solutions that maximize usability while minimizing technical complexity.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, HTML, CSS, Slack, Jira
  • Requirements Analyst

    2014 - 2016
    Nationwide Insurance
    • Worked as a requirements analyst and UI designer for a corporate enterprise sales application.
    • Engaged in discovery and elicitation of business needs and system requirements.
    • Enhanced UI visual design with redesigned interface elements, typography, icons, and color.
    • Organized the front-­end code base, markup readability, and implemented UI development standards.
    • Documented the design changes and built an application UI component library.
    Technologies: Axure, HTML, CSS, jQuery, PDF Decks, Pitches

Education

  • Master's degree in Information Systems Technology
    2012 - 2014
    The George Washington University - Washington, D.C., USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
    2008 - 2012
    The George Washington University - Washington, D.C., USA

Certifications

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
    JUNE 2015 - JUNE 2019
    Scrum Alliance

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Location

Cleveland, OH, United States

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