UX Design

User-experience design for websites, smartphones, tablets, connected TVs, and desktop apps including wireframes, user stories, usability testing, mockups, requirements docs, and prototypes.

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Music

Pop, rock, and soundtracks. Vocals, guitar, bass, drums, and piano. Before Imagine Avenue, Raym was lead singer and one of the primary songwriters for Charlemagne, a rock band out of Hollywood, CA.

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3D Characters

3D landscapes and character creation using Poser, Bryce and PhotoShop. Back stories and names for each personality adds a sense of emotion and purpose to each scene.

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Want your users to fall in love with your designs? Fall in love with your users. — Dana Chisnell

It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them — Steve Jobs, 1998

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What would you say you do here?

No Need to Fear Showing Your Work for the First Time

No Need to Fear Showing Your Work for the First Time

Posted by raym on Jan 7, 2016

We all have butterflies before showing our design work to our team or stakeholders for the first time. That said, I have learned the hard way that the earlier I get them involved the better. It becomes a team effort, everyone gets invested, and I avoid many potholes...

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Logo and T-Shirt Design

Logo and T-Shirt Design

Posted by Raym Barrett on Dec 31, 2015

Created a logo for our mobile team that we used for t-shirts and an educational booth within Safeway/Albertsons. Examples: Black t-shirts (pdf) White t-shirts...

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Rapid Prototyping

Rapid Prototyping

Posted by Raym Barrett on Dec 31, 2015

Having a lot of success with the Marvel rapid prototype tool for usability testing. I create screenshots, link them together and test my assumptions on Usertesting.com very quickly. These prototypes can be viewed on iOS or Android phones and tablets and they allow a...

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