Resumé

Freelance Work Experience

  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, UX Designer (September 2020 -)
  • Stoz, UX Designer, Front-End Developer (July 2020 -)
    React
    • Design interactions for the cyclist workflow.
    • Brainstorm, design and map out the gamification process.
    • Develop the pages of the cyclist-facing web app.
  • Done., UX & UI Designer, Front-End Developer (July 2019 -)
    Web
    • Project: Axel Chrono App
      UX & UI Design
    • Project: Teamtonic
      UX & UI Design, Front-End Development
      • Streamline features based on the client’s needs and requirements, and design the UI based on the client’s brand.
      • Align the design process within an agile development environment.
      • Develop the UI interactions using Angular, HTML and CSS.
    • Project: Solotech
      UI Design
  • Opal-RT Technologies inc., UX Design Coach, UI Design (May 2018 -)
    • Train the UX design team lead on UX concepts and processes.
    • Help implement processes, work flows and communication techniques within the company involving different key players.
    • Brainstorm sketches on features of their application.
    • Review feature designs developed by the team and UI designs implemented.
  • Muzik, UX & UI Designer (June 2020 – July 2020)
    • Create user testing prototypes to gather user feedback
    • Draft UI designs to explore branding directions
  • Rheolution, UX & UI Designer (May 2020 – July 2020)
    • Design interactions for a kiosk-like screen and the accompanying tablet app.
  • Thinkwell Group, Senior UX Designer – Digital Experience (March 2020 – June 2020)
  • Done. Labs, UX & UI Designer (December 2019 – March 2020)
    Web
    AI
    • Strategize the deployment of features to enable machine learning and AI integration.
    • Design interactions to enhance the experience of otherwise boring tasks.
    • Participate in the branding process of the product.
  • Locketgo inc., UX & UI Designer (December 2019 – March 2020)
    Web, responsive
    • Simplify interactions and user stories to make the interactions as quick and pleasant as possible.
    • Flesh out required features to ensure a thorough user experience on and off the application.
    • Design the UI based on the client’s brand.
    • Manage feature development and priorities and maintain backlogs accordingly.
  • Netlift, UX Design – Taxi Driver flow (2017)
    Mobile (Android, iOS)
    • Consolidation of pre-acquired business requirements and user critical tasks.
    • Design the taxi driver’s flow from a moment they receive a ride offer to the moment they drop off the rider.
  • Studyo, UX Design – Onboarding flow (2017)
    Mobile, Tablet, Desktop (Android, iOS, Web)
    • In-office consulting for brainstorming/design thinking, and consolidation of findings into wireframes.
    • Design the new user’s onboarding flow depending on the different joining contexts while minimizing the amounts of different screens required.

Work Experience

  • UX Designer, Cirak Studios (October 2017- )
    • 2020: Avenu, UX design
    • 2019: Lendpro, UX design & UI design
    • 2019: 7-Eleven, UX design & prototyping
    • 2019: Chris Cirak, UX design
    • 2019: Marcia Lee Gillis, WordPress website development (pending launch)
    • 2018-2019: Herbalife, UX design & UI design
    • 2018: One Dome, WordPress website development
    • 2018: One Dome, competitive analysis
    • 2018: Cirak Studios, company rebranding
    • 2018: Eminence, UX design
    • 2018: Collected App, prototype user testing
    • 2018: Joox Music App, UX design
    • 2017: Joox Music Artist & Festival Dashboards, UX design
  • Quality Lead, Front-End Development, nventive (2017)
    C#, XAML
    • Ensure quality of code, and encourage usage of proper patterns to maximize code reuse and optimize development.
    • Create documents and review processes in regards to development standards and guidelines for mobile front-end development.
    • Ensure quality of UI integration.
    • Review UX design.
    • Create multiplatform controls based on gestures and material design guidelines.
  • Front-End Developer, nventive (2014-2017)
    C#, XAML
    • Integrate UI according to visuals and wireframes.
    • Ensure performance of app on Windows Universal App, Android and iOS platforms.
    • Review UX design and challenge designers when necessary.
  • Oracle APEX Developer, Insum Solutions (2013-2014)
    PL/SQL, Javascript, HTML, CSS
    • Develop features, including SQL functions and complex queries, using Oracle Application Express and PL/PDF.
    • Design database architectures according to business requirements.
    • Integrate web responsive UI.
    • Raise awareness of the need of UX design in the development cycle to ensure the usability of web applications developed.

Side Projects

  • Osez me grignoter, App Developer (August 2018-December 2019)
    React Native
    • Develop an app to contain the recipes of the book #SmartBites in collaboration with the book’s author.

Continuing Education

  • React – The Complete Guide, Udemy (In progress)
  • Designing Strategy, IDEO U (April 2020)
  • Mentorship, Cirak Studios (June 2017 – September 2017)
    • Sketch ideas for different features.
    • Actively participate in meetings to discuss the application’s goals, restrictions and client requests.
    • Brainstorm ideas to reach the stakeholder’s objectives and translate ideas into concrete wireframes.
  • User Experience III, UCLA Extension (2017)
  • Design Thinking I, UCLA Extension (2016)
  • Web Design I, UCLA Extension (2015)
  • User Experience II, UCLA Extension (2014)
  • User Experience I, UCLA Extension (2014)

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering, École de technologie supérieure (Information Technology) (2013)

Additional Experience

  • Competition Director, Quebec Engineering Competition (Re-engineering) (2013 – 2014)
  • President, Association étudiante de l’ÉTS (2012 – 2013) (Student union)

Other Stuff

Trainings

  • ISSA Professional Nutrition Coach Certification (June 2020)
  • ISSA Personal Trainer Certification (February 2020)
  • TruFusion Barefoot Bootcamp Teacher Training (March 2019)
  • LunaYoga Teacher Training (250 hours) (May 2018 – February 2019)

Events

  • TLMUX Mapping Service Ecosystems (February 2020)
  • Talsom’s Design Thinking Jam for Tel-Jeunes (September 2019)
  • Talsom’s Design Thinking Jam for L’itinitéraire (September 2018)