My Design Process

Let's clarify what needs to happen, scope the landscape to know our context, then set out to produce not just quality outputs but a meaningful outcome. 

My process is dynamic and iterative, adapting to stakeholder priorities or insights uncovered by research.

METHODS

  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Rapid Iteration
  • Usability Testing
  • Participatory Design
  • Wireframing
  • User Research
  • User Flow
  • Usability Heuristics
  • Data Synthesis
  • Competitive Analysis

TOOLS 

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sketch 3
  • Invision
  • Paper Prototyping Mobile Apps
  • Omnigraffle
  • Balsamiq Mockups
  • Axure

 

Brief History

June 2015 - current
Experiential Design Certificate at Bay Area Video Coalition

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
User Experience Design Immersive at General Assembly

July 2015 - Sep 2015
2 Summer Internships in Graphic/Web Design

2014 - 2015
10 Mental Health Animations (www.youtube.com/charabui)

2013 - 2014
1 Year in Americorps

2012
B.S. in Environmental Studies

Fun Facts

I play an acoustic guitar, finger picking style. I usually jam with original songs.

I enjoy standing up while working on the computer and sometimes some dancing while I'm at it.

I palate tropical fruits like no one's business.