James Babarinde, Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada
James Babarinde

Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since November 23, 2020
James is an enterprise designer specialized in creating accessible design systems that scale across web and mobile platforms. He has intimate knowledge of mobile patterns, semantics, and accessible behaviors. James is proficient in design software, notably Figma and Adobe Design Suite, with a complementary front-end understanding.
James is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Mobile Frameworks Designer

    2021 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
    • Built mobile component and pattern libraries for designers to leverage when building features.
    • Designed processes and workflows to enable engineers and designers to collaborate.
    • Logged and communicated accessibility documentation for iOS and Android.
    • Acted as a D&I (diversity and inclusion) speaker at a company-wide event to share how Agile processes impact products and advancements in technology.
    Technologies: Figma, Mobile UI Design, Tablet Design, Semantic UI, Typography, UX Design, Design Systems, Interactive Design, System Design, Mobile App UI, Accessible Design, Mobile App Design, Mobile UI, iOS, Enterprise SaaS, SaaS, Social, User Interface (UI), Visual Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Tablet UI, Web UX, Scheduling, UX Tools, User Interface Engineering (UIE), UX Engineering, UX Branding, Mobile, Mobile Apps, iOS UX Design, DEI (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion), Social Networks, User Research, User Journeys, User Interviews, Cross-platform, Education, UI Design, High-fidelity Prototypes, High-fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Prototypes, UX Wireframes, A/B Testing, Design Leadership
  • Lead Product Designer

    2020 - 2022
    SparklesNFT
    • Designed a mint website for the 10K NFT project, which sold out in the first few hours.
    • Launched a marketplace web app that became the largest NFT marketplace on the Flare network.
    • Acquired partnerships through product presentations.
    • Built an atomic design system for web and mobile to govern product design.
    • Designed end-to-end user journeys for NFT trading experiences across the marketplace, including purchasing, listing, selling, and data analytics.
    Technologies: Blockchain, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT), Marketplaces, Finance, DApps, UX Design, Design Systems, Figma, Interactive Design, System Design, Web UI, Accessible Design, Mobile App Design, Mobile UI, Responsive Design, User Interface (UI), Visual Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Tablet UI, Marketing Design, Web UX, Scheduling, UX Tools, User Interface Engineering (UIE), UX Engineering, UX Branding, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Marketplace Design, Web UX Design, User Research, Cross-platform, UI Design, High-fidelity Prototypes, High-fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Prototypes, UX Wireframes, A/B Testing, Design Leadership

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design and Illustration
    2012 - 2016
    Sheridan College - Toronto, Ontario
  • Associate Degree in Visual and Creative Design
    2010 - 2012
    Sheridan College - Toronto, Ontario

Certifications

  • Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2017 Semifinalist
    JULY 2017 - PRESENT
    AdobeEDU

Experience

Location

Toronto, ON, Canada

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