I follow the human-centered design theory inspired by the IDEO organization.

Hello, my name is Alex

I am a UI / UX Designer based in Johannesburg

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I follow the human-centered design theory inspired by the IDEO organization.

Alex B. van Wyk

Web designer & Web Developer From SA

I believe that the heart of every project I undertake is the people I am designing for. As a creative creature I am profecient & confident in my experience using the full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.

I use Adobe XD and MarvelApp for prototyping websites and mobile apps before developement. I design and develop services for customers of all sizes, specializing in creating stylish, modern websites, UI/UX services and ecommerece websites.

My passion is to design digital user experiences through human centered design and meaningful interactions.

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Client collaboration is important to me. It is the partnership we forge that results in exceptional work. I work with a variety of clients across a wide range of sectors and disciplines.

Digital Designer

June 2018 - Present

Flint Studio

My current duties at Flint Studio are Designing user interfaces including websites, web systems and mobile app interface elements, Designining of responsive layouts, Designing email templates, in line with best practices.

Developing and collaborating on wireframes.

Working closely with the copywriting team on any creative assets needed including key visuals, banners, blog posts, ebooks, social media posts, emails etc. Designing vector illustrations for characters, icons, animations, infographics etc.

Ensuring that design is in line with user experience, usability and best practice. From time-to-time there are more requirements for general graphic design, and having to forge and execute exciting digital ideas. Whilst supporting other designers and members of the team.

  • Digital Design
  • UI / UX Design
  • Social Media Marketing

Graphic Designer

Sep 2017 - Dec 2017

Hello Group

During my experience at Hello Group I was required to be A creative who is capable of analytical thinking customer-focussed, community-centric, inquisitive, creatively passionate, and to be constantly pushing the boundaries to come up with new ideas and approaches to problem-solving.

Graphic/UX Designer

Oct 2016 - Aug 2017

InsideData

My tasks at InsideData were defining interaction models, user task flows, and UI specifications. Communicate scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to stakeholders.

I worked with our creative director and visual designers to incorporate the visual identity of our platform into our clients features. I developed and maintained the companiies design wireframes, mockups, and specifications as needed.

Design Associate

Mar 2016 - Aug 2016

Techstars

My time during the Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars required me to be more than just your average designer. I had a direct impact on future industry leaders while enhancing my own portfolio. I helped companies with their branding, marketing, user experience, online presense & digital marketing. - think logo's, pitch decks, events, websites, apps, etc.

Web & Graphic Designer

Jul 2015 - Feb 2016

Avaro Design (pty) ltd

I was responsible for overall brand development, web site traffic growth, website UI and advertising revenue. Developed brand strategy and statistics systems. Search Engine Optimization and Implementation. Keyword Research. Web & Graphic Design. Content writing & Blog writing.

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What I offer

With a deep understanding of brands, new media channels and emerging tech, I help brands and innovators harness web technologies to open up new sources of value.

  • HTML5
  • Bootstrap 4
  • Ionic 4
R225± Per Hour

Web Developement

My sites are attractive, intuitive, and conversion focused—but they’re also extremely well engineered. I meticulously develop adaptable, responsive websites that are simple to update and customized for each client’s specific needs.

  • Brand Design
  • Corporate Indentity
  • Design Systems
R325± Per Hour

Graphic design

First impressions matter and you only have one chance to get it right. Whether it’s a website or the logo in an email signature, potential customers will judge a business in just a few seconds based on its visual appeal alone.

  • Full App Scope
  • Ionic 4 Code Base
  • Angular/Laravel Backend
R395± Per Hour

App Devlopement

Great apps are built around one simple concept - user experience. Developing the right approach to your app is crucial to the success of the app. I make sure that the approach is beautiful, fun and engaging.

  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • MVP Developement
Project Based

User Interface & User Experience Design

Designing around the user experiences User Experience is perhaps the biggest part to the design and development of a website. Entering a website is like starting a journey - if the journey is hard to follow and difficult to complete, it’s unenjoyable and a user is much less likely to complete it.

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Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication

Sophistication has come to mean a few things, but its original definition was "to denature, or simplify". Today it is common as a measure of refinement—displaying good taste, wisdom and subtlety. I follow this thought process when developing products for my clients. Oh I run a small Design Agency as well called - A Creative Innovation

Adobe Creative Cloud
89%
User Interface Design
92%
User Experience Design
86%
HTML5 & Bootstrap 4
95%
Mobile Application Design
78%
Front-End Application Developement
73%
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