Contact

Professional Status

Freelancer
Open to opportunities

About Me

Hi there! I am Alexander Tazh.
I am a UI/UX designer and a project manager.

What I can do for you:
• Design your product (website, app, game)
• Completely create & publish your product (I manage projects and collaborate with developers)
• Audit your product & suggest improvements

I love creating great products.
I have been designing websites, mobile apps, and games since 2009.

As a UI/UX designer, I can:
• Define a product in detail
• Sketch out interfaces
• Create paper-based and digital wireframes
• Create interactive & animated prototypes (Proto.io is great for that)
• Design high-fidelity layouts
• Animate interfaces, create animations
• Guide & help the developers with the correct UI/UX implementation
• Create & maintain UI documentation
• Maintain & improve the UI/UX of an existing product
• Redesign an existing product in order to improve it
• Audit a product and suggest how to improve it

Additionally, I am experienced and can help with:
• Graphic design
• HTML/CSS, creating static websites (responsive)
• Creating WordPress websites (responsive)
• Social media (design, content)
• Motion design, animation
• Video production
• Copywriting
• Project management
• Product management
• Art direction, creative direction
• QA

Portfolio:
https://www.behance.net/alexandertazh

Hit me up!
Telegram: @alexandertazh

Some projects:
https://codecanyon.net/user/dayesdesign/portfolio
https://crem.herokuapp.com
http://fancytimer.ru
http://tusa.io
http://hooky.co
http://wow-demo.com
https://wow-estore.com
http://hivemii.com
https://dayes.su
http://dayesdesign.com
http://mildomizh.ru

Video production:
https://goo.gl/3qg1fy
https://goo.gl/zqo7IB

My courses:
https://www.udemy.com/ios-guidelines

Experience

UI/UX Designer, Partner, Entrepreneur

DayesDesign
December 2015 to July 2017
  • UI/UX of Wordpress plugins
  • Designing web pages
  • Designing marketing content
  • Designing logos
  • Marketing campaigns planning & execution
  • Creating documentation
  • Customer support
  • Quality assurance
  • Collaborating with programmer
  • Hiring & training
  • https://codecanyon.net/user/dayesdesign/portfolio

UI/UX Designer

Gameloft Helsinki
August 2015 to December 2015
  • Designing UI for games. It's awesome!
  • Studying and producing UX and UI for games on smartphone/tablet.
  • Contributing to conceptualize and producing appealing interface
  • Offering solutions that are intuitive (ergonomics), functional (architecture) and aesthetically pleasing (visual design)
  • Creating pictograms, icons, buttons and their effects
  • Follow / enhance the art-direction of the game
  • Participation in game design
  • Close collaboration with developers
  • http://www.gameloft.com/en/

Designer & Founder

HiveMii
August 2013 to August 2015
  • Product design
  • UI/UX design
  • Graphic design
  • Website creation
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Social media
  • http://hivemii.com

Freelance Designer

AlexanderTazh.com
Since October 2010
  • Client management, project management, design & development.
  • Mostly design and development for web and mobile. Some print.
  • http://alexandertazh.com

Client-side developer

Actis® Wunderman
August 2009 to 2010
  • Web pages markup
  • Newsletters markup
  • Content management
  • HTML/CSS/jQuery markup (web, mobile web, newsletters)

Content Designer

SABMiller
November 2008 to 2009
  • Intranet site administration
  • Content design
  • Content management
  • HTML/CSS markup

Mobile Website Manager

DMC
March 2008 to 2008
  • Mobile site administration, content management, promotions, customer support
  • Proposing website improvement ideas
  • Collaboration with designers and developers
  • Searching and contacting content right owners
  • Systematic research of mobile industry, startups and trends, preparing reports

Copywriter & Content Designer

AKS-Software LLC
June 2006 to 2007

Education

Bachelor of Arts & Design

Kymenlaakson University of Applied Sciences
September 2011 to 2015

Design

Service design course

Savonia University of Applied Sciences
2011 to 2012

Web design course

Umeå University
September 2010 to 2011

Web design course

Bachelor of Sociology

State University — Higher School of Economics
September 2005 to 2009

Sociology, marketing, economics

Skills

  • Defining a product in detail
  • Interface sketching
  • Paper and digital wireframes
  • Interactive & animated prototypes
  • High-fidelity layouts
  • Interface animation
  • Guiding & helping developers with interface implementation
  • UI documentation
  • Maintaining & improving the UX/UI of an existing product
  • Redesign
  • UX/UI audits
  • Graphic Design
  • 3D Design
  • HTML/CSS
  • Creating static websites (responsive ones, too)
  • Creating WordPress websites (responsive ones, too)
  • Social media (design, content)
  • Motion design, animation
  • Video production
  • Copywriting
  • Project management
  • Art direction, creative direction
  • QA
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Edge Animate
  • Balsamiq
  • MS Office
  • Cinema 4D
  • Google Docs
  • 3ds Max
  • Unity
  • SourceTree
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • Camtasya
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • AngularJS
  • MySQL
  • Jade
  • Stylus (stylesheet language)
  • AJAX/AHAH
  • PHP
  • Nodejs
  • Expressjs
  • Web sockets
  • Git
  • npm package manager
  • REST
  • LESS
  • Sass
  • BItbucket
  • Wordpress
  • Woocommerce
  • Joomla
  • modX
  • Typo3
  • 1C Bitrix
  • SAP Netweaver
  • Opencart
  • Atlassian Jira
  • 3ds Max Essential Training
  • Cinema 4D Essential Training
  • Digital Matte Painting Essentials 1-5
  • Quick Start to Modeling in 3ds Max vol. 1 - 5
  • Mograph Techniques: Shape Animation in After Effects
  • Mograph Techniques: Modeling and Animating with C4D Cloners
  • Mograph Techniques: Animating with C4D Effectors
  • Creating a Show Open in After Effects and CINEMA 4D
  • Creating Flying Logos with After Effects and CINEMA 4D Lite
  • Creating UI Elements for Games in Unity
  • Modern UI Development in Unity 4.6 (part 1 of 2)
  • Flash Professional: Creating a Simple Game for Android Devices
  • Flash Professional: Creating a Simple Game for iOS Devices
  • Universal Principles of Design by William Lidwell
  • Interaction Design Fundamentals by David Hogue
  • Foundations of Graphic Design History
  • Before & After: Logo Design Tips and Tricks with John McWade
  • The Science of Logo Design with William Lidwell: ARMM model
  • LogoLounge: Visual Effects in Logo Design with Bill Gardner
  • LogoLounge: Shapes and Symbols in Logo Design with Bill Gardner
  • LogoLounge: Handmade Aesthetic in Logo Design with Bill Gardner
  • The Five-Step Creative Process with Stefan Mumaw
  • Ideas that Resonate with Stefan Mumaw
  • 20 mins about functional UI animation with Dmitriy Karpov
  • Foundations of Branding for Designers with Sean Adams
  • Communicating with Confidence by Jeff Ansell
  • Persuasive UX – Influencing Behavior Patterns by Chris Nodder
  • Persuasive UX - Harnessing Illogical Reactions by Chris Nodder
  • Persuasive UX - The Power Of Self-Image by Chris Nodder
  • Before & After: Graphic Design Best Practices
  • Data Visualization Fundamentals with Bill Shander
  • The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web by J. J. Garret
  • Web design by Dmitriy Kirsanov
  • Don't Make Me Think! A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug
  • Contemporary web design by Yuliya Syrykh
  • Kovodstvo by Artemiy Lebedev
  • The 8 Steps Blueprint to your own Viral Online Business by Constantin Sorin
  • Online Marketing Fundamentals with Brad Batesole
  • App Marketing: How to Generate Pre-Launch Buzz by Steve Young
  • Growth Hacking Fundamentals with Brad Batesole
  • Viral Marketing: Crafting Shareable Content by Jonah Berger
  • Marketing iOS Apps Using App Store Optimization (ASO)
  • Genius Marketing: 60 day Marketing Coaching

Interests

  • Design
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Technology / nature balance
  • People
  • Communication
  • NLP
  • Global basic income
  • World peace
  • Startups
  • Sports
  • Pets
  • Games