Valdis Barrett, Designer in Asuncion, Paraguay
Valdis Barrett

Designer in Asuncion, Paraguay

Member since October 8, 2015
Valdis is an experienced UI/UX designer who uses highly functional designs to solve large, challenging problems. With expert understanding of concepts like branding, messaging, and user experience, he is an extremely capable designer. Having traveled and lived around the world, Valdis has developed immaculate communication skills by working with teams of all sizes. Clients range from brands such as Oracle, ZTE, and CoStar to small startups.
Valdis is now available for hire


  • UI/UX Designer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Planetary, Inc.
    • Worked on developing precise product development processes.
    • Wireframed and laid out various large-scale interfaces.
    • Put together user stories to aid in the development of user flows.
    • Worked on complex, data-heavy, dashboard-based products.
    • Performed UX research in order to improve product efficiency.
    Technologies: Balsamiq, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Photoshop
  • Lead Designer

    2013 - 2014
    • Put together wireframes and developed user flows.
    • Designed enterprise-grade Intranet to help visualize KPIs.
    • Designed and developed small business websites.
    • Put together impactful branding packages.
    • Designed multi-platform applications spanning web, tablets, and mobile.
    Technologies: Balsamiq, Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop

Other Experience

  • Toptal Mentor
    Valdis is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Valdis shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • European Baccalaureate Degree in General Studies
    2012 - 2015
    Escuela Europea de Alicante - Alicante, Spain




Asuncion, Paraguay

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