SERGE

SERGE SEVA

UX || UI Designer

PORTFOLIO

  • All
  • web
  • print
  • photos
  • SPA Prototype
    SPA Prototype
  • ENZ Gallery
    ENZ Gallery
  • TexhEx Gallery
    TexhEx Gallery
  • Chorus Website
    Chorus Website
  • FET Tool
    FET Tool
  • UX Gallery
    UX Gallery
  • MFAT Website
    MFAT Website
  • EECA Website
    EECA Website
  • WCC Website
    WCC Website
  • Print Gallery
    Print Gallery
  • Photo Gallery
    Photo Gallery

ABOUT ME

  • Born
    20th Century
  • Languages
    English, French, Russian, Lithuanian
  • Hobbies
    Metaphysics, Cosmology, Quantum Physics
  • Website (photos)
    www.xlsmile.com

After mastering Graphic Design and working on a variety of Print and Advertising Design media, I then morphed into a UX|UI Web Designer, and later into a Frontend Developer. Diploma in Web Design and Development, gained in 2010, smoothed out the metamorphosis.

To make things worse, I was awarded a Master’s Degree in Arts in one of the European Universities, founded in 1579.

That’s it, in a nutshell. In a very small one.


GOOD AT

Markup

Writing clean, maintainable, well-structured and meaningful HTML/HTML5 markup. Making code compliant with web standards and best dev practices.

Presentation

Abstracting CSS classes and keeping code DRY as much as sensibly possible. Using Sass preprocessor along with SMACSS || ITCSS guidlines.

Functionality

Adding functionality and elegant user interaction with bits of JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS and other contemporary JS frameworks.

Responsiveness

Adapting web pages for different user agents and OSs. Meaning, making websites work and look good on desktops, tablets and smart-phones.


Testimonials

His standard of work has always been high, along with his principles of providing the best for every client.

Craig Tindall

Serge is an outgoing person with a good sense of humour. He is talented, technically mature, has a good eye for detail, and luxuriant imagination.

Agniete Kievic

With a passion for creativity, Serge is a hands on Designer with natural ability to use colours, styles, composition and whatnot to deliver best design solutions.

Arturas Slobinas

I would also like to add that Serge is extremely helpful in teamwork, and a nice fellow you can rely on.

Dima Veller

EXPERIENCE

UX Designer - Rabid Technologies

2017 – ongoing

UX || UI development in Agile workflow. Field research, user testing, user flows and interactions. Wire-framing, high fidelity prototypes and finished artwork for responsive web apps. Navigation design, Iconography, Typography, Interface design, Frontend Integration.

Area of expertise: Sketch/InVision/Craft/Flinto; Abstract/Zeplin/BitBucket/SourceTree; InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator/Bridge/Acrobat.

Frontend Developer - Deviate Ltd

2014 – 2016

Frontend development of websites and web-apps for small/big businesses (Chorus, Energywise, EECA), and government organisations (Ministry of Primary Industries, Ministry of Foreign Trades and Affairs, Ministry of Education) etc.

Area of expertise: Clean semantic HTML5; CSS3/Sass/Less and Bootstrap; JavaScript and AngularJS; Responsive design and mobile first approach; Accessibility and standards compliance; Unix Terminal/Git/Stash/Grunt/Bower; Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks; SilverStripe CMS (including CWP).

UX || UI Designer - SilverStripe

2014 Mar – 2014 Jun

UX|UI re-design of www.silverstripe.org website; Web components/modules creation for SilverStripe CMS; adding jQuery functionality to www.silverstripe.com; Small print work.

Area of expertise: UX|UI; Wire-framing; Responsiveness and mobile first approach; HTML5/CSS3/Sass; SilverStripe CMS; Bootstrap; Unix Terminal/Git/Grunt/Composer; Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign.

Web Coder and Web Admin - Wellington City Council

2010 – 2014

Full support, administration and maintenance of Wellington City Council public web-site: www.wellington.govt.nz within a team of 2 other web developers/coders.

Area of expertise: HTML/CSS/JavaScript/PHP; TortoiseSVN. Sitecore CMS; Google Analytics; Photoshop.

Graphic and Advertising Designer - Fairfax Media

2007 – 2010

Creation and print pre-production of advertisements, tabloids, feature pages, logos etc. Small web related jobs.

Area of expertise: InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator/Bridge/Acrobat; Media preparation for high quality print; Layout and pagination; Photo manipulation and retouching; Work with bitmap and vector files.


EDUCATION

Natcoll/YOOBEE

Diploma in Web Design and Development

1 year of super hot Web Design and Developemnt studies at Natcoll, Wellington, gave me both practical and theoretical skills in IT and Web. The very day I got the Diploma, I signed my job contract with Wellington City Council as a Web Coder.

Vilnius State University

Masters Degree in Arts

It took me 7 years to study Philosophy, Formal Logic, Latin and Greek, History, Arts and Fine Arts with all my passion. The Master’s Degree I gained had no practical application outside of my Alma Mater. However, my logical and systematic thinking wouldn’t be possible without those studies.


SKILLS

HTML/HTML5
85%
CSS/CSS3/Sass
80%
JS/jQuery/TypeScript/Angular
70%
Sketch/InVision/Ps/Ai/Fw/In
90%
Git/Stash/SourceTree
75%
Grunt/Gulp/WebPack
70%

RESUME

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    Wellington, New Zealand

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