Nisa Andrews, Designer in Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Nisa Andrews

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
March 14, 2017

Nisa is a product designer and strategist with UX design and front-end chops and a background in international marketing. Her wide range of skills come together through her love of solving problems. She is primarily interested in problem areas around mental health, earth sustainability, and nutrition.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Founder

2021 - PRESENT
Design Sensei
  • Helped companies iterate their product with confidence by providing design feedback.
  • Built a brand with a logo, color scheme, and premium experience.
  • Interviewed and hired 45 design advisors to give design feedback.
Technologies: Figma, Wireframing

UX/UI Designer

2015 - PRESENT
Nisa Andrews
  • Led the entire UX design process from research, and visual design for nonprofits and startups of all stages.
  • Defined experiences through detailed wireframes, user flows, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups.
  • Created experience direction and interaction designs for web applications.
  • Crafted experience designs for blockchain technology platforms.
Technologies: Principle, Figma, Sketch, UX Design, Wireframing

Product Designer II

2017 - 2019
Uber
  • Designed an onboarding experience for drivers on an international scale.
  • Defined and prioritized problems and built and executed a roadmap for design workstreams while partnering with Product, Engineering, and Product Marketing.
  • Owned end-to-end design process of ideation, prototyping, guerilla user testing, and integrating feedback into final designs.
  • Helped start the Uber @ Mindfulness group for daily in-office meditations.
Technologies: Principle, Figma, Sketch, Product Design, User Journeys, App Design, UX Design, Web UX Design, Web UI Design, Wireframing, Responsive Web Apps

UX Designer

2015 - 2017
SapientRazorfish
  • Conducted usability audits and gave UX/UI design recommendations that helped win a $1.6 million project.
  • Mentored UX interns for 2 summers, including during their final project to redesign a nonprofits website— designs which the stakeholder immensely approved of.
  • Led the creation of UX design systems for the entire UX team that saved time and improved work flows across multiple responsive design projects.
  • Developed experience strategy and interaction designs for Park MGM’s new website.
  • Created an experience strategy and wireframed the entire website for Arrow’s new marketing website in 2 weeks.
  • Worked for clients including Honda, Acura, T-Mobile, and HPE.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, UX Design, Wireframing
2016 - 2016

Certificate of Completion in Front-end Web Development P/T Course

General Assembly - Los Angeles, CA, USA

2013 - 2013

Certification in Technology Entrepreneurship

Stanford | Online - Online

2009 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree in International Marketing

Baruch College - New York City, NY, USA

Tools

InVision, Figma, Sketch, Principle

Platforms

iOS, Shopify

Industry Expertise

Health, Fitness

Languages

HTML, CSS

Other

Wireframing, User Flows, Information Architecture (IA), Heuristic Evaluation, User Experience (UX), Web Design, UI Design, Product Design, Mobile Design, User Journeys, App Design, UX Design, Web UX Design, Web UI Design, Responsive Web Apps, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Dashboard Design, Decentralized Applications, User Interface (UI), Mobile App Design, Visual Design, DApps, eCommerce, Innovation Promotion, Product Descriptions, Creative Strategy, Experience Strategy, Content Management Systems (CMS), Mobile Applications, Data, Chat Support, Cellular, Nutrition & Supplements, Wellness, Camping, System Design, Product Strategy, Interaction Design (IxD), Blockchain, Onboarding, User Research, User Testing

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