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Hi, I’m Ricardo Harvey

A Cape Town based UX DESIGNER with 6 years experience

Brands I’ve worked with

  • 1News24Logo

  • 2NetNuusLogo

  • 3Careers24Logo

  • 4BeautifulNewsLogo

  • 5Netwerk24Logo

  • 6News24EdgeLogo

  • 7GridwatchLogo

  • 8Elections2016Logo

  • 9W24Logo

  • GlacierLogo

  • TheSpaceStationLogo

  • health24

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    Skills

    PROJECT PLANNING

    Defining business goals, user needs, solution strategies and success metrics

    DATA ANALYSIS

    Analysing data sources to formulate solution strategies and substantiate user behaviour

    USER RESEARCH

    Using quantitative and qualitative techniques to define user needs and behaviours

    CREATING PERSONAS

    Defining personas, use cases, experiences and goals

    SERVICE DESIGN

    Assessing all user touch points with a product offering and designing solutions which improve those experiences

    CREATING USER JOURNEYS

    Mapping user process flows as well as mapping experiences throughout the journey

    UI DESIGN AND WIREFRAMING

    Use of data driven design to achieve project objects and visualize solutions

    CREATING INTERACTIVE PROTOTYPES

    Develope interactive prototypes to simulate interaction and process flow for testing and demonstrating solutions

    USABILITY TESTING

    Testing prototypes or products and present findings and solutions to stakeholders

    A/B TESTING

    Hypothesize solutions and conduct experiments to aid product decision making

    MY UX TOOLS

    1balsamiqLogo
    2InvisionLogo
    3PhotoshopLogo
    4OptimizelyLogo
    5hotjarLogo
    6SmaplyLogo
    7GoogleAnalyticsLogo
    8GoogleOptimizeLogo

    Experience and Education

    • SENIOR UX/UI DESIGNER AT 24.COM

      JAN 2013 - PRESENT

      Responsible for leading and implementing the UCD (User-Centred Design) process across multiple divisions to improve products and aid product development

    • UX/UI DESIGNER AT GLACIER

      JAN 2011 - DEC 2012

      Responsible for designing and building prototypes that simulate user interface and interaction flow to guide product development for a windows based line-of-business application

    • WEB AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER AT RAYHAS INVESTMENTS

      APR 2007 - DEC 2010

      Responsible for creating print and web media for stones franchises across South Africa as well as creating corporate identities and websites for other local and international business ventures.

    • CREATIVE ASSISTANT AT PLATYPUS PRODUCTIONS

      NOV 2005 - MAR 2007

      Assisted film directors by conceptualising briefs, location scouting, directing castings, video editing and directing

    • NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN MULTIMEDIA

      CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY: 2003 - 2005

      Completed my National Diploma in Multimedia which covered graphic design, web development, animation, photography, videography and basic java coding

    Hobbies and Interests

    • Gaming
    • Schnauzer Lover
    • Photography
    • Super Dad
    • School of ROCK!
    • The meaning of 42
    • Brewing Beer
    • Carnivorous Foodie
    • Binging
    • Geekery
    • Pain and Gain
    • MMA
    • Gaming

    • Schnauzer Lover

      Meet my furry child Sherlock.
    • Photography

    • Super Dad

    • School of ROCK!

    • The meaning of 42

    • Brewing Beer

    • Carnivorous Foodie

    • Binging

      If you can tell me what show this is then we’re going to get along smashingly
    • Geekery

    • Pain and Gain

    • MMA

      Greatest sport of all time. nuff said
    • Gaming
    • Schnauzer Lover
    • Photography
    • Super Dad
    • School of ROCK!
    • The meaning of 42
    • Brewing Beer
    • Carnivorous Foodie
    • Binging
    • Geekery
    • Pain and Gain
    • MMA
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