Waqas Gulraiz
Product Designer & UX Engineer

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

Resume

15 years of experience in Visual UI Design, UX Design, UX research, Digital/Print Media and highly proficiencient in front-end development.

  • Experience

  • 01/2021 - 08/2021

    Senior Creative Designer

    Prima Systems - Lahore, Pakistan www.prima.systems

    Project: www.schweigerderm.com

    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

  • 07/2020 - 12/2020

    Senior UI & UX Designer/Web Developer

    Tecmyer Marketing Solutions - 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.

    Selected proper colors, images, text style, and layout based on project and deliverables and refined images, fonts, and layouts throughout creative design process

    Maintained brand consistency throughout all marketing projects

    UI/UX designing for Websites and Mobile App

  • 12/2019 - 12/2020

    Lead Front-end Developer

    isNumeric DMCC - Dubai, UAE www.isnumeric.com

    Bulk delivery of 8 urgent websites designed within couple of 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

    Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery

  • 10/2018 - 11/2019

    Lead UI/UX Designer

    Param Info Computers Ltd. - Dubai, UAE 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

  • 08/2007 - 10/2012

    Lead Web Designer

    Cinnova Technologies, LLC. - 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

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

    Increased user friendliness in digital products and fine-tune end-user compatibility throughout designs

    Performed smooth migrations under tight deadlines with quick turnaround times

    Supported all aspects of visual output for Endeavor Global Marketing, Endeavor brands, and external clients