MY NAME IS RUAIRI AND I DESIGN THE USER EXPERIENCE

MY NAME IS RUAIRI AND I DESIGN THE USER EXPERIENCE

UX Designer, Software Development Engineer in Test, Agile SCRUM evangelist and Fitness Coach

I am passionate about the user and the client. From helping them get fit and healthy, to creating a great user experience in every aspect of life. I have helped people with their fitness.


I believe in the process of design, whether that is the process of designing and developing a piece of software or taking on a fitness challenge. The process of creation and design will lead to a great finished product and a great user experience.

True UX and design can be seen in every aspect of life.

CASE STUDIES

Fly UX

Improved user experience will always keep them coming back.

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EduMo

It’s time to bring education into the digital age and trust the student.

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WatchList

Sometimes its hard to find the show you want to remove when you finish watching it.

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Fit-Nes

An app to help those that don’t want to or cant find the motivation to exercise

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MY DESIGNS

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Who am I

With 10 years as a Software Test Engineer in both Manual and Automation my main focus has always been “Is this good for the user” and not just does it work. I have always had a passion in life for helping others, from working behind the counter in a local DIY store advising people the best approach to painting a wall to ensuring that a button not only does what its meant to, but also that it looks and feels right. Prior to that I served my time as a carpenter and shop fitter where I would need to design a solution to make things work when building a stud-wall or making a gate from scratch to ensure not only does it stand up, but also does it do its job right and even how does it look.

 

In design, my approach isn’t just does this solve a problem or does it fit with its surroundings but also does it communicate to the user its intent and does it feel right. A user should never need to think about what they are doing when something is designed right, the action that needs to be performed by the user should be instinctual.

 

Because I believe this, and because of the way I look at the world around me, I believe that if something isn’t simple then its not done right. Things should never be complicated.

 

Simplicity in design is instinct by nature, but simplicity for the sake of it is lost meaning.

 

I am a designer, I am a user, I am a coach, I am a human.

Epathy

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Define

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Ideate

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Prototype

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Test

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Iterate

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Deliver

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Figma

 

Wireframes, UI design

Miro

 

User flows, mind maps, wire frames

UXPressa

 

customer journey maps, personas

Mockflow

 

componant, wireframe

Trello

 

planning, ideation, interations, work planning, sizing (agile practices)

Google Docs

 

document keeping, presentations, questionnaire, word processing (word equivalent), storage

Education

UX Design Institute

 

Interaction Design Foundation

 

Employment

HMH

Accela

IBM

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