Hello , I’m Austin Heath and I'm a UX Designer with a passion for usability. I believe that a user-centered design approach is essential to creating products and services that provide a seamless and enjoyable experience for users.
10+ Years of Experience in UX/UI Design: My Journey So Far
Throughout my career, I've worked on a wide range of projects, from mobile apps to enterprise software. I've collaborated with cross-functional teams to conduct user research, define user personas, and create wireframes and prototypes. I believe that every design decision should be based on research and data, and I'm constantly learning and experimenting with new techniques and tools to improve my skills.
My design philosophy is to create designs that are not only visually appealing but also functional and user-friendly. I strive to create designs that are accessible to everyone, regardless of their abilities or background.
- Website : AHeathdesign@gmail.com
- Phone : 385-707-5497
- City : Salt Lake City
- Age : 33
- Degree : Masters in Information Systems
- Freelance : Available
I have multiple certificates in UX Design from the Interaction Design Foundation
UX design education is crucial for expanding my knowledge on creating designs that prioritize user needs, enhance usability, and ultimately deliver a positive user experience. Continuous education is one of my top priorities, recognizing that application design is an ever-evolving field that demands staying up-to-date with the latest advancements and trends.
- Gamification UX
- Information Visualization
- Data Driven Design
- UX Management: Strategy and Tactics
- User Research
I have built more than a dozen websites, from wordpress to Shopify. I have dabbled in some code, which has made me a better designer.
I have designed multiple logos for various companies. By comprehending the significance of branding and color schemes, I believe I can assist in steering your company towards success.
I'm passionate about creating user-centered designs that solve complex problems and make people's lives easier.
Using research to help create effective designs that cater to the needs and expectations of users.
Creating ads and marketing content that users can relate to.
2016 - 2018
Independence University - Master of Science Degree
Concentrating on information systems has equipped me with a better understanding of the intersection between technology and business.
2009 - 2014
Arts Institute of Salt Lake City - Bachelor's Degree
Studying web design & Multimedia Design has equipped me with the necessary skills and knowledge to create visually appealing, functional, and user-friendly websites that meet the needs of clients and users alike.
2017 - 2019
Steven Henager College - Associates Degree
Graphic Design has been a skill that has cascaded into helping me a better designer all around.
2014 - 2016
UX Designer - Sizzling Platter
As the Lead UX Designer, I led a project to rewrite all internal software for over 300 restaurants. The software enabled employees to track their time, create schedules, and predict food preparation needs, with the ultimate goal of simplifying the user experience.
2016 - 2020
STG serving Graduation Alliance UX/UI Designer
I played a key role in designing an educational software used nationwide, which aims to assist students in comprehending career prospects, attaining high school diplomas, and applying to colleges. The software incorporates gamification to encourage and advance students' goals.
2021 - Current
UX/ UI Designer/ Researcher
I am currently employed at STG, where I serve as a UX designer/ researcher for a Global retail health products company. I have been entrusted with the responsibility of implementing gamification tactics such as leaderboards, badges, and improved design techniques to aid social marketers in boosting sales. Through user interviews, I am enhancing software design to better align with users' needs.