I am a Designer

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about me

My name is Zaur Aliyev and I’m a designer


Being a designer doesn’t just mean that I make things look pretty. Design is solving problems through iteration and developing a coherent solution focusing on the user’s experience and usability. If you think that you can design in isolation, and come up with compelling UX design simply by thinking and talking it through, you probably aren’t a great designer, or at least not as good as you think. You have to talk to your user before you design and you have to test your design through the process. Do your testing while the project is in the wireframe stage otherwise it will cost you lots of time and money and its probably not going to be as successful.

 

Don’t forget: Good designers can rely on experience to a certain degree to arrive at the right design, but beware of designers that think they are always right – it’s a sure sign that they aren’t getting enough client and user feedback, and that their design solutions aren’t as good as they think. You might have years of experience but you have to talk to your users before you start on a new project, remember every project is different so you can not apply your research from one project to another.

 

I am always researching better and more efficient ways of completing a task, and I love learning about a new technology. As someone wiser than me once said, “Design is not just the way it looks but the way it works” this quote is why I love designing clean, simple, user centered, minimalist, flat, responsive websites, apps and user interfaces.

Website/App Design

As a user experience designer, i design clean, simple, and minimalist looking designs that work.

Web development

Using cutting-edge technologies, i build responsive, mobile friendly, functional, and engaging websites.

Love

I am passionate about the things i build. Design is like a Jenga game, you take away the elements until it falls apart, then put that last piece back.

Experience

With over 15 years of experience, i’ve designed websites and apps, across platforms and devices—and around the world.

resume

Are you still curious and want to know even more about me? Well, then click below to see PDF version of my resume.

get in touch

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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