Waqas Gulraiz
Sr. UI/UX Designer & Developer

Design Skills

  • Photoshop CC

  • Adobe Xd

  • Figma

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Fireworks

  • Snagit

Front-end Skills

  • HTML5

  • CSS3

  • Bootstrap 3/4

  • jQuery

  • Javascript

  • PHP/MYSQL

CMS Integration Skills

  • WordPress

  • wooCommerce

  • osCommerce

  • Thinkific

  • Joomla

  • Virtuemart

  • Magento

Project Management

  • Slack

  • Trello

  • Basecamp

  • 5pm

  • Snagit

Testing Tools

  • Browser Stack

  • W3C Validator

  • Browser Development Toolbar

  • Google Analytics

Version Control Systems

  • Github

  • BitBucket

About

Passionate and successful creative leader in UI/UX Design with high proficiencies in Problem Solving, Visual UI Design, UX Design Methods, UX research, user-centered design principles and methodologies, product development, agile scrum and front-end development.

  • Working History

  • Senior Design Consultant

    01/2021 - Present (Prima Systems - Lahore, Pakistan)
    www.primasystems.net

    Conceptualization and visualization - Created various layouts for Websites, Brochures, Posters, Flyers, Banners, Mailers, E-Cards, Post Cards, Social Cards, Rack Cards, Photos Retouching, Motion Slides, Power-point presentations etc.

    Coordinated with Marketing Department to layout and design all new marketing collateral, while strictly adhering to established brand standards and templates

    Performed regular research to stay abreast of product trends and implement concepts to increase the competitive advantage of products

    Superimposing, retouching, silhouetting and stripping the images for further catalog placement

    Re-styling copy placement, applying corrections and revising overall design layout according to the most recent executive revisions

  • Senior UI & UX Designer/Developer

    07/2020 - 12/2020 (Tecmyer - Melbourne, Australia)
    www.tecmyer.com.au

    Executed branded collateral – from digital mockups/comps and brand identities to printed materials and presentation design – for both new business opportunities as well as current clients’ needs

    Designed original pieces, including illustrations, Infographics, digital & social ads, animations, etc

    Maintained brand consistency throughout all marketing projects

    UI/UX designing for Websites and Mobile App

    Performed under tight deadlines with quick turnaround times

  • Front-end Developer - isNumeric DMCC

    12/2019 - 06/2020 (DMCC, JLT, Dubai)
    www.isnumeric.com

    Bulk delivery of 8 urgent websites designed within 2 months

    Working in multidisciplinary team with other professionals such as back-end developers and web designers

    Pre-processor SASS was used for proper CSS maintenance

    Direct correspondence with clients and ensured high quality standards and brand consistency

    Designed graphical material when required

  • UI/UX Designer - Param Info Computers Ltd.

    10/2018 - 11/2019 (Business Bay, Dubai)
    www.paraminfo.com

    New web mobile UI interfaces designing, improvements to existing company website and introducing WordPress framework first time in the company

    Development of user interfaces for key components of the application

    Responsible for creating front end using HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap 3&4, JavaScript and jQuery

    Extensively used media queries and bootstrap for responsive web design (RWD)

    Optimizing the code by working closely with information architects and developers that lead to top notch user experience

    Collaboration with managers, developers and marketing staff for presenting proposals using Power-Point tool

    Corresponding globally using Microsoft Teams/Skype/email/phone in an iterative/agile manner to dramatically improve UI/UX in a short time

    Executing all the marketing material including visual designs, info graphics, social media ad campaigns, online greetings, product logos and web graphics effectively

    Responsible for technical direction, performance optimization, implementation of best practices and optimal design patterns, and solutions for critical problems of UI/UX issues

  • Lead Web Designer - Cinnova Technologies

    08/2007 - 10/2012 (Lahore, Pakistan)
    www.cinnova.com

    Led the full range of projects development (from static to dynamic and bespoke to eCommerce websites) and explored myself among numerous technologies such as WordPress, osCommerce, Magento, Joomla and Dot Net Nuke

    UI/UX mockups and rapid prototyping for initial conceptualization

    Introduced responsive HTML5/CSS3 technology first time in the company

    WordPress security checklist to bypass the websites from malware threats & virus attacks

    Coordination with SEO team; On-page optimization, basic search engine indexing, website performance reports & analysis, W3C validation & errors fixing

  • Freelance Contracts

  • Al Tamimi Investments LLC.

    JLT, Dubai
    www.tamimiinvestments.com

    Project: Nees Glass & Aluminium Contracting

    Worked remotely and on site, collaborating with team members via Skype/Emails

    Clearly presented Photoshop based layouts to demonstrate best visual design

    Integrated WordPress theme to implement the approved designs

    The backend is based on Drag & Drop functionality using Visual Composer

  • BlockHealth Inc.

    UpWork.com Contract

    Code Samples:Landing page  Login/Signup  Dashboard

    UI Integrated with Bootstrap 3 and made the front-end responsive

    Tested across all devices and browsers using www.browserstack.com

    Bugs identified, fixed and reported via Google drive documentation

    Used GIT version control system for latest code reviews

  • The Why Builder.

    UpWork.com Contract

    Project: www.mdpen.co

    Customized the WordPress wooCommerce themes to fulfill client’s requirements

    Clearly presented Photoshop based layouts to demonstrate best visual design

    Designed textual and graphical content including product illustrations for the websites

    Integrated and configured secure payment gateways plugins

    Increased page load time 8.3s to 4.2s according to gtmatrix.com

    Configured All-in-one plugin to integrate Google analytics

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Contact Informations

  • Address: Lahore, Pakistan
  • Designation: Sr. UI/UX Designer & Developer
  • E-mail: waqasgulraiz@gmail.com

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