Mike Dekker, Designer in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Mike Dekker

Designer in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Member since May 31, 2017
Mike is a seasoned UX/UI designer and consultant with more than a decade of experience. He helps businesses, organizations, and agencies around the world to design and improve digital products and experiences that don't only look great but meet business requirements and most importantly meet and exceed user needs. He also loves inspiring teams and students with empowering and inspiring talks and training workshops.
Mike is now available for hire

Employment

  • UX/UI Design and Front-end Mentor

    2014 - PRESENT
    Bloc | Online Coding Bootcamp for Developers and Web Designers
    • Mentored up to 22 UX/UI design students 1-on-1 from 11 different countries remotely during an immersive 36-week online boot camp. Founded in 2011 in San Francisco, Bloc was one of the world’s first bootcamps and the first to be 100% online. Since then we’ve helped thousands of students achieve their goals.
    • Maintained a track record of mentoring students who have landed jobs at companies like, Google, Facebook, and new exciting startups.
    Technologies: Sublime Text, Atom, Adobe Illustrator, Flinto, Principle, InVision, Axure, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
  • UX/UI and Product Designer | Consultant

    2013 - PRESENT
    Mike Dekker | UX/UI and Product Designer
    • Worked for a variety of clients including Adobe, MTV, Nike, Nickelodeon, and the Red Cross.
    • Worked on user research, user flows and sitemaps, wireframes, prototyping, user interface design, and user testing.
    • Gave no-fuss advice and independent, detailed feedback at any stage of a product or service.
    • Offered practical, actionable advice for beginners and seasoned designers alike.
    Technologies: Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Sublime Text, Atom, Adobe Illustrator, Flinto, Principle, InVision, Axure, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Multimedia Design/Graphic Design
    2004 - 2007
    Willem de Kooning Academy - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts
    2003 - 2004
    Sint Joost Academie Breda - Breda, Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Multimedia Design
    1999 - 2003
    Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam - Rotterdam, Netherlands

Experience

Location

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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