Casey Weeks, Designer in Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Casey Weeks

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Toptal Member Since
March 23, 2018

Casey has run his own design studio for 15+ years, specializing in UI/UX and graphic design. He has learned the hard way that the key to guaranteeing success is the speed at which you can test and adapt. A nontrivial number of people think fondly of the time they spent working with Casey, and he loved working with all of them. Casey also has 10+ years of experience designing and programming indie games. He has released more than 20 games, and some have been nominated as festival finalists.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Founder, Game Designer, and Developer

2012 - PRESENT
Aesth
  • Designed games from start to finish, including running testing and continuous improvement.
  • Programmed game systems and mechanics and debugged.
  • Contributed to marketing for released games, including social media and press releases.
  • Handled basic day-to-day business operations, including project management.
Technologies: Adobe Suite, Figma, Web Design, Product Design, Branding, Design Systems, Professional Services, Mockups, UX Wireframes, Web, UI Design, UX Design, Game Design, Unity, 3D Games, Hypercasual, Level Design, Mobile, Visual Design, Motion Design, 2D Games, 2D, UI Motion, MVP Design, Design Leadership

Interaction Designer

2006 - PRESENT
Casey Weeks Interaction Design
  • Managed client communication, meetings, and teams of subcontractors.
  • Designed software UX/UI and marketing websites for myriad clientele, including myself.
  • Conducted ethnographic interviews for qualitative feedback in order to build user-centric experience models.
  • Developed prototypes within a range of low to high fidelity to gain insight into both broad and specific usability questions and unperceived issues.
  • Managed basic day-to-day functioning of business, such as finances and budgets.
Technologies: Balsamiq, Adobe Suite, Web Design, Product Design, Branding, Design Systems, Professional Services, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Mockups, Sitemaps, UX Wireframes, Web, WordPress, UI Design, Figma, UX Design, Profile Design, Mobile, Visual Design, Motion Design, 2D, UI Motion, MVP Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Design Leadership

Interaction Design

2014 - 2018
Propelio
  • Provided the MVP UX/UI design to get Propelio's software platform up and running.
  • Provided marketing design for the Propelio website and inside the software to help Propelio establish their position in the market.
  • Provided advanced UX/UI for new additions to the software platform.
  • Worked on the atomic design for the entire software platform.
Technologies: Adobe Suite, Web Design, Product Design, Branding, Design Systems, Professional Services, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Mockups, Sitemaps, UX Wireframes, Web, UI Design, UX Design, Visual Design, 2D, UI Motion, MVP Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Design Leadership

Interaction Designer and Partner

2011 - 2016
FamlyApp
  • Designed early marketing concepts for investor presentations.
  • Created wireframes and user experience maps.
  • Designed the user interface for desktop, Android, and iPhone.
  • Designed the marketing materials.
  • Led a localization team in Brazil.
Technologies: Balsamiq, Adobe Suite, Web Design, Product Design, Branding, Design Systems, Professional Services, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Mockups, Sitemaps, UX Wireframes, Web, UI Design, UX Design, Profile Design, Mobile, Visual Design, 2D, UI Motion, MVP Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Design Leadership

Lead Design

2008 - 2010
Canonball
  • Contributed to UX/UI for several platforms including university applications, professional platforms, software platforms, and more.
  • Designed several marketing websites for medium to large businesses.
Technologies: Adobe Suite, Web Design, Product Design, Branding, Design Systems, Professional Services, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Mockups, Sitemaps, UX Wireframes, Web, WordPress, UI Design, UX Design, Profile Design, Mobile, Visual Design, Motion Design, 2D, UI Motion, MVP Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Design Leadership
2002 - 2008

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Design

University of North Texas - Denton, TX, USA

Tools

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Balsamiq, Figma, Adobe Animate, Git

Platforms

Adobe Suite, Web, Mobile, WordPress

Industry Expertise

Professional Services, Marketing, Real Estate

Languages

C#, Charity, CSS, HTML

Other

User-centered Design (UCD), User Interface (UI), Book Cover Design, Concepting, Art Direction, User Experience (UX), Graphic Design, Game Design, Responsive Design, Communication, Ethnographic Interviews, Creative Direction, Web Design, Qualitative Research, Product Design, Publication Design, Print Design, Usability Testing, Presentations, Interaction Design (IxD), Production, Unity3D, Design Systems, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Mockups, Sitemaps, UX Wireframes, UI Design, UX Design, Profile Design, Unity, Hypercasual, Level Design, Visual Design, 2D Games, 2D, UI Motion, MVP Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Design Leadership, Image Manipulation, Branding, Photography, Typography, Motion Logo Design, Qualitative Reports, Art, Motion Graphics, Startups, Entrepreneurship, Motion Design, Lean Startups, Leadership, Management, Infographics, Creative Code, 3D Games, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Philanthropy, App UI, App UX, Payment Gateways, In-app Purchases, Mobile Payments, Design Testing, Remote Usability Testing, Video Games, Apps, Parking, Electronic Payments, Web Marketing, Software QA, Software Design, Web Applications, Notion, JetBrains, Communication Design, 3D Art, Cinematography, Rapid Prototyping, User Experience Design, Game Programming, Writing & Editing, Storytelling

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