Tyler Pratt, Designer in The Blue Mountains, ON, Canada
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Tyler Pratt

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
The Blue Mountains, ON, Canada
Toptal Member Since
March 18, 2019

Tyler is an international award-winning designer specializing in UX/UI and brand identity design. He has experience working with major Fortune 500 companies all the way down to small locally owned businesses. No matter the project, he approaches design problems creatively to come up with unique solutions to each client's needs.

Portfolio

Work Experience

UX/UI Course Mentor

2019 - PRESENT
Springboard
  • Mentored students in a course on UX/UI.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision, Sketch

Lead UX/UI Designer

2018 - 2020
Adbank Network
  • Led the UX/UI design of Adbank's platform.
  • Led supplemental talent leveraged to support the UI.
  • Supported the technical lead in bringing design-led development into the Adbank development workflow.
  • Was in charge of creative direction, marketing materials, and website designs.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch

UX/UI Design

2017 - 2018
Call Catch Pro
  • Designed a responsive web app that allows users to blast out incoming phone leads, record calls, and track marketing efforts.
  • Created a unique brand identity and marketing materials.
  • Designed multiple versions of the company website that helped illustrate the company's values to the end users.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch

UX/UI Designer

2017 - 2018
Quikdo
  • Designed a responsive web app that monitored establishment throughput by harnessing data from IoT devices and hardware.
  • Ran design thinking workshops with the team to distill the end user's needs from their concept.
  • Hand-sketched and then wireframed an initial MVP.
  • Designed a prototype and worked with the development team during implementation.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch

UX/UI Designer

2017 - 2018
Chronically Simple
  • Led design thinking workshops with the core Chronically Simple team to distill the end user needs from their concept.
  • Designed the UX of both the native iOS and Android apps and the web app, including an InVision prototype used to help secure the necessary seed investment to get the product to market.
  • Supported the development team in the implementation of the design and modified specifications as required.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision, Sketch

Lead UX/UI Designer and Creative Director

2017 - 2018
Osk Systems International
  • Helped bring a brand new and innovative cloud-based telecom software solution to market. I used my experience with design thinking methodologies to educate the entire team on the benefits of design-led development and successfully integrated design and design thinking into an Agile workflow.
  • Created a variety of design thinking assets, wireframes, visual mockups, and clickthrough prototypes. I also delivered the designs with specifications for implementation across all responsive screen sizes.
  • Built the brand's creative direction. I designed the brand identity for prophecyIQ as well as developed the brand guide, color schemes, imagery, and marketing materials.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch

UX/Visual Designer

2014 - 2018
IBM Design
  • Designed UX and visual assets for IoT products.
  • Designed the onboarding experience for IoT developer experience project on IBM bluemix.
  • Conducted design thinking workshops with clients and stakeholders to distill end user value and deliver truly unique and innovative experiences.
Technologies: Balsamiq, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch
2008 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design

Carleton University - Ottawa

FEBRUARY 2015 - PRESENT

Design Indaba Global Graduate

Design Indaba

Tools

Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Balsamiq

Platforms

Android

Industry Expertise

Advertising, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Restaurants & Dining

Other

Sketching, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Websites, Responsive Design, Dashboard Design, Enterprise SaaS, Design Systems, Wireframing, Mobile Design, iOS App Design, Web Design, Design Leadership, UX Design, Branding, UI Design, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Enterprise Software, Call Centers, Reporting System Design, Angular, Ionic, Responsive UI, Brand Design, Internet of Things (IoT), Enterprise Design, Design Thinking

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