Brett Combs, Designer in Cleveland, OH, United States
Brett Combs

Designer in Cleveland, OH, United States

Member since March 27, 2018
During the last 10+ years as a design professional, Brett worked with dozens of companies from various industries, helping them build new interactive experiences and improve existing ones. In his free time, he finds himself reading philosophy, psychology, and media studies texts considering the problems at large in the present era of rapid technological change.
Brett is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Product Designer

    2021 - PRESENT
    Nimbl Digital
    • Hired into a fintech product team mid-sprint and quickly got up to speed with team tools and practices with Sketch, Craft, InVision, Freehand, and Zeroheight.
    • Produce user flows and wireframes for assigned dashboards and workspaces with the help of existing personas and product requirements.
    • Used the Sketch cloud to maintain version control across the existing symbol library in the production of pixel-perfect UI design solutions for handoff to developers and export into InVision through craft.
    • Managed responsibilities for tickets assigned in sprints through a set calendar of team meetings with requirements writers and project owners.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Miro, Slack, Webflow CMS, Web Design, UX Design, Branding, eCommerce Web Design, Figma, HTML5, CSS, OptimalWorkshop, User Research, Information Architecture (IA), Usability Testing, Interaction Design (IxD), Typography, Screen Design, Visual Design Language, Critical Analysis, Research & Critical Thinking, Visual Communication design, Prototyping, Task Analysis, User Interviews, User Interface (UI), Remote User Testing, Complex Problem Solving, User Testing, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Business Model Analysis, UI Prototyping, Usability Heuristics, Dashboard Design, SaaS, Web UI, Web UX, Websites, Product Design, Design Systems, Landing Page Design, Graphic Design, User Flows, Website Redesign, High Fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Mockups, Wireframing, Web App Design, Mobile Design, Mobile UI, UI Animation
  • Digital Designer | Developer

    2021 - 2021
    Grey Panthers
    • Transitioned a nonprofit from WordPress to Webflow CMS and trained staff for ownership of future content management and online publishing.
    • Implemented Mailchimp and PayPal solutions for nonprofit management of volunteers, memberships, and donations.
    • Designed and produced custom fully responsive, accessible, and GDPR compliant Webflow CMS.
    Technologies: Webflow, Mailchimp, Web Design, UX Design, Branding, eCommerce Web Design, Figma, HTML5, CSS, User Research, Information Architecture (IA), Interaction Design (IxD), Typography, Screen Design, Visual Design Language, Critical Analysis, Visual Communication design, Prototyping, Sketch, Slack, User Interface (UI), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Business Model Analysis, Usability Heuristics, Web UI, Web UX, Websites, Landing Page Design, Graphic Design, User Flows, Website Redesign, High Fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Mockups, Wireframing, Web App Design, Mobile Design, Mobile UI

Education

  • Master of Science Degree in Experience Design
    2018 - 2020
    Kent State University - Kent, USA
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in VIsual Communication Design
    2002 - 2004
    California College of the Arts - San Francisco, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy
    1999 - 2002
    San Francisco State University - San Francisco, USA
  • Bachelor's Degree (Coursework) in Visual Communication Design
    1991 - 1994
    Kent State University - Kent, USA

Experience

Location

Cleveland, OH, United States

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