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SAQIB MUGHAL

UX DESIGNER, ART DIRECTOR, ILLUSTRATOR AND PAINTER

Skills Software
User-centered Design (Web, Mobile and Desktop)
UX Analysis
Information Architecture
Interaction Design
Prototyping
User Flows
User Interviews
Persona creation
Wireframing
Art Direction
Branding
Graphical Interface Design (GUI)
Visual Design (Print and web)
Illustration (hand drawing and digital)
2d Animation (Flash)
Responsive Design
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Flash
Adobe Edge
Mockingbird
Omnigraffile
Office

Saqib Mughal strives to take his client’s to the next level by utilizing his talents and expertise to create an effective user experience through software applications.  He has provided UX, art direction and illustration services for more than 15 years.

Mughal finds solutions to sophisticated problems with effective UX design. He also conjures up creative ideas for visual designs creating flawless crafts to see them through. His blended background of technology and art facilitates the activation of user-emotion and functional insight to achieve a superior user experience.

CLIENTS
Bluegreen vacations
Miami Children Hospital
Mednax National Medical Group
Kerzner International
Florida Virtual School
Department of Education Florida
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
Seminole Gaming
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Florida division of emergency management
Qatalum
AAJ Technologies

EDUCATION

Bachelors of Visual Design

CERTIFICATION

Microsoft Certified Specialist: Windows UX Design

ART EXHIBITIONS

Besides his profession as a UX designer and Art Director, Saqib is also a renowned painter
Art critics have been writing articles about his paintings in different publications.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE (UX)

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Bluegreen Vacations

Project: Property Management web application

  • Illustrated to stakeholders major UI issues of existing application to win project
  • Analyzed existing application’s UX for improvements
  • Interview with focus group to get paint points of interface
  • Conducted a survey for focus group to get their feedback about proposed UI improvements
  • Created final document of research including UX improvements, user points and survey result
  • Formed users personas
  • Created user flows
  • Created information architecture and interaction design
  • Sessions with users, business analyst and application development team
  • Created wireframes
  • Created GUI options
  • Created GUI of whole application
  • Worked collaboratively alongside developers in an agile environment to ensure a great user experience

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Mednax Notational Health Systems

Project: Responsive web billing application for physicians with major focus on Mobile phones

  • Participated in business analysis sessions with stakeholders, users and business analyst
  • Helped facilitate sessions with business analyst to finalize user flows
  • Created users personas
  • Created user flows
  • Created simple information architecture of complex workflows for small screens of Mobile
  • Conducted sessions with application development teams
  • Created wireframes
  • Created GUI options
  • Created GUI of whole application
  • Worked collaboratively alongside developers in an agile environment
  • Review during and after front-end development of the application html/CSS

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Miami Children Hospital

Project: SharePoint employee portal 2013

  • Created information architecture
  • Facilitated brainstorming sessions with stakeholders for portal approach
  • Created wireframes
  • Created GUI options
  • Created GUI for sites
  • Conducted sessions with front-end development and SharePoint development team
  • Review during and after front-end development html/CSS

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Florida Virtual School

Project: Students K-12 Admission and Registration web application

  • Won the competition by providing best user-centered design of a test application arranged by Florida Virtual School. Competition was arranged to select best vendor to develop their software application
  • Facilitated focus group interviews
  • Conducted sessions with business analyst and stakeholders
  • Investigated online about k-12 students and how teenagers use computers
  • Completed wireframing for different approaches and user journeys for students, parents and teachers
  • Identified user needs and business requirements
  • Communicated design deliverables, such as specifications, templates, storyboards, wireframes, and mock-ups
  • Created different interface options for focus group students to select best approach
  • Created complete GUI for application aligned with company branding
  • Review during and after front-end development

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Jackson Memorial Hospital

Project: SharePoint employee portal 2013

  • Created information architecture
  • Facilitated brainstorming sessions with stakeholders for portal approach
  • Created wireframes
  • Created GUI options
  • Created GUI for sites
  • Update UI per changing needs and requirements
  • Maintained company’s marketing and style guide
  • Conducted sessions with front-end development and SharePoint development team
  • Review during and after front-end development html/CSS

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Qatalum (Qatar)

Project: Qatalum Marketing website responsive

  • Established new look and feel improving overall usability and updating site with a multi-device responsive design.
  • Created information architecture
  • Facilitated brainstorming sessions with stakeholders for portal approach
  • Created wireframes
  • Created GUI options
  • Created GUI for sites
  • Conducted sessions with front-end development and SharePoint development team
  • Review during and after front-end development html/CSS

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Qatalum (Qatar)

Project: Qatalum employee portal responsive

  • Created information architecture
  • Brainstorming sessions with stakeholders for portal approach
  • Created Wireframes
  • Created GUI options
  • Created GUI for sites
  • Engaged Sessions with front-end development and SharePoint development team
  • Review during and after front-end development html/CSS

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Kerzner International

Project: Interface design of rooms and activities reservation web application for Atlantis, Cove and One & only resorts and                            Atlantis the Palm Jeremiah Dubai

  • Presented a presentation to stakeholders highlighting major UI issues of existing application
  • Analyzed existing application’s UX for improvements
  • Served as bridge between IT and Marketing because of knowledge of both to fulfil their UI requirements
  • Developed Wireframes
  • Created GUI options of same application according to different websites branding because same reservation system was part for many different resorts websites

Project: Website re-design of existing flash websites of Atlantis, Cove Atlantis and One&only resorts website into non-flash website

  • Wireframe for new website based on existing information architecture
  • Participated in research team (Stakeholders, IT and Marketing to find improvements Flash website
  • Improved Interaction design of innovative interactions of flash website but less user centered
  • Created website layouts for all 3 websites in collaboration with IT and marketing departments
  • Collaborated with front-end developers
  • Designed and developed media animations in Flash
  • Implementing branding Style guides to assure a consistent look and feel

Project: UX design of internal application for employees including Call Center Application, Content Management System               and Time tracking system.

  • Assisted in creation interactive prototypes and UI specifications, including screen layouts, color palettes, typography, and user-interface elements.
  • Developed UI design of complex multi grid call center application to make reservations
  • Created icons
  • Created Interaction flows, navigation, wireframes, and screen layouts
  • Developed mockups and prototypes to explain design
  • Created style guides and templates

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

Project: User Interface design for SharePoint Portal

  • Developed Interaction flows, navigation, wireframes, and screen layouts
  • Created Information Architecture to design different web parts
  • Developed prototypes
  • Formed style guides and template
  • Worked with front-end developers and SharePoint team to implement UI design

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Department of Education Florida

Project: Rehabilitation Electronic Billing web Application

  • Worked with Business Analyst to identify business needs and structure requirements
  • Created Information and Interaction design to develop user friendly interface
  • Designed 508 compliant and accessible user interface
  • Created wireframes for user flows, interaction and information
  • Created GUI options
  • Created GUI with emphasis on elements that could help users to achieve their goals quickly
  • Created interface that also fulfilled accessibility requirements
  • Worked collaboratively alongside developers in an Agile environment to ensure a great user experience

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM)

Project: Portal of Emergency Management for Public

  • Worked with Business Analyst to identify business needs and structure requirements
  • Created Information and Interaction design to develop user friendly interface
  • Created wireframes
  • Created GUI options
  • Created GUI with emphasis on elements that could help users to achieve their goals quickly
  • Created interface that also fulfilled accessibility requirements
  • Worked collaboratively alongside developers in an agile environment to ensure a great user experience

UX Architect from AAJ Technologies to Florida Fish and Wild Life

Project: Desktop application to issue permits

  • Collaborated with technology and business teams to identify and refine requirements
  • Interviewed users to assess needs
  • Created wireframes, mockups, and interaction specifications
  • Ensured usability during technical implementation
  • Collaborated with stakeholders to define requirements
  • Designed user experience of manual process to desktop application for same work resources

UX Practice Lead AAJ Technologies

Project: Ipad application for Health case managers to provide services to patients to improve their care

  • Adept at all phases of project lifecycle, including requirements gathering and user analysis to information architecture (IA), testing, graphic user interface (GUI) design, and implementation.
  • Worked with Business Analyst to identify business needs and structure requirements
  • Interviewed case managers to know “how they work in the field”
  • Created Personas of roles involved in process to provide personalized services to patients in manual process
  • Redesigned paper based case managers forms for automation and user-centered for touch screen interface
  • Created wireframes for information architecture, interaction design and user flows
  • Created GUI
  • Facilitated Focus group sessions to ensure automation of previous manual process is easy to adoptable for same users
  • Collaborated alongside developers in an agile environment

Project: Mobile native applications for Physician and Restaurant finder for all 3 app stores (Apple, Android and Windows)

  • Worked with stakeholders to identify business needs for the applications
  • Created user flows and features for the application
  • Created wireframes to demonstrated information flow and interaction
  • Created interface based on each app store UI recommendations with consistency in user flows and branding
  • Worked collaboratively alongside developers in an Agile environment

 

WORK EXPERIENCE (Art Director)

Art Director AAJ Technologies

  • Established in-house media agency creating and designing all the marketing materials, print and digital ad campaigns etc.
  • Art directed, designed and managed multiple marketing projects simultaneously
  • Lead the design effort for all projects from initial concept to final delivery
  • Managed all phases of print production process, including design, layout, electronic pre-press and press checks
  • Created graphic design of brochures, newsletters, posters, magazine ads and other promotional materials
  • Involved in brainstorming with writers and marketing specialists to provide creative direction in marketing campaigns
  • Created hand-made and digital illustrations for marketing campaigns (post cards, electronic flyers and Magazine ads)
  • Translated corporate, product, and channel promotional objectives into creative and compelling graphics
  • Managed junior designers and vendors
  • Provided graphical user interface for dashboards, widgets, and presentations
  • Designed Flash walk-throughs for software promotions

Freelance Art Director Apparel Connection

  • Created vibrant and targeted campaigns to increase brand awareness, grow customer base and drive sales in increasingly competitive marketplace
  • Lead design and art direction of ad campaigns, in-store signage and displays, print and interactive digital catalogs
  • Collaborated with apparel products designers and market analyst to design a campaign and image that is aligned with their approach

Freelance Art Director Cottonandelse

  • Successfully re-branded with consistent design across all mediums
  • Designed brochures, posters, advertisements, packaging, catalogs, panel displays, direct mail collateral, and promotional pieces for print, web, and outdoor media
  • Created hand-made and digital illustrations for Marketing campaigns

Freelance Art Director the3dmodel

  • Established marketing strategy, design direction and branding
  • Produced print collateral, direct mail, print and online advertising