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Amir Khan

  • UX Designer at Extron Electronics
  • Anaheim, California, United States
  • Design

Previous positions

  • UX Designer at Thermofisher Scientific
  • UX Designer at Access California Services

Education

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, Bachelor of Science – BS, Biology, General

Public Profile

Background

Summary

UX Designer with 5+ years of freelance experience. I am passionate about crafting the easiest product experiences through understanding and empathizing with the user.

Experience

  • UX Designer

    Extron Electronics

    September 2018 – Present(1 year 1 month)Anaheim, CA

    • Conducted usability tests and user interviews for persona validation, feature testing, and workflow improvements • Improved enterprise application workflows by finding pain points and opportunities in user journeys • Develop and maintain design wireframes or mock-ups of the product • Proposed, critiqued, and verified universal design system components to ensure consistency across omnichannel experiences • Organized and curated design patterns to be used as a starting point for product experiences

  • UX Designer

    Thermofisher Scientific

    January 2018 – August 2018(7 months)Carlsbad, CA

    – Determined user pain points by consolidating data from Adobe Analytics, HotJar recordings, and user voice studies into user flow – Ensured user satisfaction and ease of use of the product by thoroughly testing and iterating high fidelity prototypes in live user studies – Modified designs based on feedback to target quicker interactions, positive emotional feedback, and clarity of the UI and product – Meticulously worked on pixel-perfect designs while collaborating with UX team, before handing off compositions to product owners and developers

  • UX Designer

    Access California Services

    December 2013 – December 2017(4 years)

    – Increased contact page impressions 20% by analyzing trends in user behavioral data in Google Analytics – Lead architect in redesigning AccessCal website to focus on ease of use, resource-based services, and community programs – Defined hierarchy of page elements in wireframes using Illustrator, and used finalized hi-fidelity mock-ups in Photoshop for stakeholders – Implemented user-centered design by using personas to determine user needs, and surveyed potential users to understand site goals – Communicated with multiple departments to measure goals and to test new website with users and gather valuable feedback on functionality – Conducted A/B user testing for Facebook ads; created new iterations or evolved current designs based on audience insights

  • UX Designer

    Underground Visionaries

    January 2014 – May 2015(1 year 4 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    – Developed brand strategy and unified design between website, mobile, print, clothing, and novelty merchandise – Curated user shopping experience from catalog browsing to checkout using wireframes, mapping, and sketching to assess user flow – Communicated with stakeholders to determine important features – Performed competitive analysis to stake out client landscape and familiarize user experiences across different platforms

  • Freelance Graphic and Web Designer

    Freelance

    January 2009 – December 2013(4 years 11 months)Remote

    – Conceptualized and created the Annual Report for state-wide chapters; includes information design, copy, and artwork – Created pixel perfect digital and print designs that communicated appropriate business branding strategies that appealed to target audience – Incorporated iterative design process from concept to launch using a variety of tools such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, WordPress, HTML 5, and CSS 3

Education

  • California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    Bachelor of Science – BS, Biology, General

    2008 – 2014

Skills & Expertise

  • Remote User Testing
  • A/B Testing
  • Graphic Design
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Bootstrap
  • OmniGraffle
  • Data Analysis
  • Information Architecture
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Sketch
  • Sketch App
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Mockups
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • User Research
  • Mind Mapping
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • User Experience Design
  • Heuristic Analysis
  • User Experience Testing
  • User-centered Design
  • InDesign
  • Interaction Design
  • Paper Prototyping
  • Usability Testing
  • High Fidelity Prototyping
  • HTML5
  • Low Fidelity Prototyping
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • WordPress
  • Adobe XD
  • Experience Design
  • User Flows
  • HTML
  • Wireframing
  • Figma
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • User Interface Prototyping
  • Wire Flows
  • Joomla
  • User Experience
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • User testing
  • Information Design
  • Site Maps