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Hello,
I'm Tanya

UX Designer. Devotee of Color & Typography. Cat Cuddler. Curiosity Aficionado. Java Junkie.
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SKILLS

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About Me

Hello there! I'm a UX Design professional with 10+ years of leadership, expertise in data-driven insights and effective research, driving results through user-friendly interfaces and solving business problems.

 

With a passion for design, product development, and leadership, I bring a unique blend of skills to the table. When I'm not busy crafting engaging interfaces, you can find me in my downtime hosting pot-luck brunches with friends and family. And yes, we're notorious for playing Dungeons and Dragons poorly, but we make up for it with laughter and endless fun. So, if you're looking for a design guru who knows how to balance work and play, I'm your creative companion ready to embark on exciting design adventures with your team!

Seeking a Remote UX/UI Position

Proactive design professional with a strong record of delivering visually captivating and intuitive interfaces that drive business growth. Skilled in optimizing user experience and leveraging data-driven insights to inform strategic decision-making. I am actively seeking a Remote UX Design position that aligns perfectly with my skills and aspirations, while finalizing the sale negotiations for my business.

Proficient in conducting effective research, translating business needs into innovative solutions, and implementing design guidelines and strategies across multiple platforms. Complemented by a background in design and a strong foundation in leadership. Excellent communication and collaboration abilities, dedicated to delivering exceptional results and contributing to the success and expansion of an organization. Currently pursuing a BS in Software Engineering to further enhance technical skills and broaden knowledge base.

Experience 

2012-Present

FOUNDER & CEO

Canard Labs

  • Manage product development, label design, marketing, shop management, and sales. Create visually appealing brand presence with graphics and photography. Lead projects, ensure website maintenance, and collaborate with team members.
     

  • Accomplished annual sales of $150k and 4% YoY growth by creating and overseeing lucrative artisanal soap and personal care company.
     

  • Attained 1.5K+ email subscribers and 28k+ Instagram followers by developing and implementing email and social media marketing campaigns.
     

  • Increased user engagement by 25% in 5 months through re-designing product features and optimizing user flows with UX principles.
     

  • Developed complex high-fidelity and low-fidelity wireframe with user personas and our compiled data in 6 months, improving user experience and usability.

2008-2011

SALES MANAGER
Handyman Matters

  • Trained and managed a sales team, coaching them to develop effective strategies for managing value messages, pricing, and deal closures.

  • Developed persuasive sales presentations and delivered them to prospective clients, communicating the value proposition of the company's services.

  • Coordinated sales operations by scheduling and assigning employees, optimizing workflow and productivity.

2004-2007

FRONT END SUPERVISOR
Whole Foods Market

  • As Front End Supervisor at Whole Foods, led Store Support Team, ensuring smooth operations. Built high-performance team, resolved customer issues, and communicated effectively.

 

  • Fostered positive work environment, teamwork, and exceptional morale.

 

  • Selected, trained, developed, mentored, motivated, and counseled Team Members to promote a high-performance team and minimize turnover.

Education

2023-Completion July 2024

B.S. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Western Governors University

  •  This degree will include the following certifications: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner & ITIL Foundation Certification.
     

  •  Currently learning: XML, Python, Java, React, Bootstrap.

Certificates

2023

UX/ UI DESIGN PROGRAM

Skillcrush

2023

CompTIA Project+

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