Tidjane Tall

Tidjane Tall

Montreal, Canada
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Tidjane Tall

Tidjane Tall

Designer
Montreal, Canada
Member since March 1, 2016
Tidjane led and supported UI/UX & Product Design vision on small to large projects for companies like Adobe, Google, Yellow Pages, and more. With over 8 years of experience in mobile/web craft, he aims to connect users needs and business goals to deliver creative and strategic design solutions. He combines user-focused design, creative direction, and storytelling to create engaging brands, products and digital experiences.
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Employment
  • Lead UX/UI Designer
    AppDirect
    2016 - 2017
    • I created a brand identity, a new website and proposed an app redesign for a SaaS & App marketplace.
    • I also leveraged my HTML and CSS skills to help integrate some of the designs updates into their web platform.
    Technologies: Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, CSS
  • Lead Designer
    BetaSmartz (via Toptal)
    2016 - 2016
    • Working closely with the founder, dev lead and front-end team, I designed a gamified platform for financial and retirement planning (investment profile builder, forecast and overview dashboards).
    • Initially hired as a visual designer, I pushed the boundaries of the assignment by showing tangible ways to improve the experience from both UX and UI perspectives, including some product design best practices for higher conversion.
    Technologies: Illustrator, InVision, Photoshop
Other Experience
  • A Step-by-step Guide to Designing Custom Illustrations Without Any Drawing Skills (Publication)
    Many designers shy away from making their own custom illustrations for the fear that they don't have conventional drawing skills. What if we could show you how to make your own great custom illustrations, no sketching skills required? In this article, Toptal Design Blog Editor Tidjane Tall guides us through three step-by-step illustrations each with different styles.
  • The Super Simple Guide to Iconography (Publication)
    We often hear that an image is worth a thousand words. Well, this applies very much to icons, which replace long sentences and words to optimize visual space, usability, and aesthetic. In this article, Toptal Designer Tidjane Tall shows us how to create 10 custom icons in less than 10 seconds each (we promise). Knowing how to design your own icons can go a long way, so learn how to craft a set of simple and effective icons to upgrade your skillset.
Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Web Design & Development
    FullSail University - Winter Park, Florida, USA
    2010 - 2013
  • Certificate in Film Writing & Directing
    School of Cinema and Television - Quebec, Canada
    2010 - 2011
  • Diploma in Web & Graphic Design
    CDI College - Montreal, Canada
    2009 - 2011
Experience
  • Web Apps6 years
  • UX Design6 years
  • iOS6 years
  • UI Design6 years
  • Mobile App Design5 years
  • HTML/CSS5 years
  • Product Design3 years
  • Android3 years
Montreal, Canada
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