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Mohamad Kaakati

Senior UX/UI Designer
iOS Mobile Developer

About

  • Name: Mohamad Kaakati
  • Email: m@kaakati.me
  • Los Angeles: (408)-740-6362
  • KSA: (966)-54-429-9942
  • Address: 4108 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Professional Profile

I'm a UX/UI Designer & Mobile Developer, from Los Angeles, I enjoy turning complex problems into simple, beautiful and intuitive interface designs. When I'm not coding or pushing pixels, you'll find me in the gym.

Divergent “out of the box” thinker that is inspired by innovation, passion and technology.

Mohamad Kaakati UI UX Designer in Riyadh

Skills

Acquired Skills

Skills that I've developed during completing projects, I would be superman if I have them at 100%, but one can only focus on few skills at a time, and I'm passionate about all of those skills, and looking forward to get hired to use one or more of them.

UI/UX Design

Expert, 9 years

iOS Development

Advanced, 4 years

Tools

  • Atom
  • Sketch App
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Ruby on Rails
  • AngularJS
  • xCode
  • iOS SDK
  • Cocoa Touch
  • AFNetworking
  • NSUserDefaults
  • Javascript
  • CoreData
  • Web Usability
  • Grid & Layout
  • RESTful JSON
  • jQuery
  • Agile / Scrum

Knowledge

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

― Albert Einstein
  • Google Analythics & SEO
  • Linux Install and Configure
  • Appstore Publishing
  • SEO Back-Linking
  • Organic Search Results
  • Keyword Research
  • Photo Composition
  • Good sense of Typography
  • Icons Design
  • Prototyping

Language Skills

I was born speaking a native language, later I was taught to speak other languages, but if I don't practice them I'll lose them.

English
Arabic
French / Svenska / Spanish

Experience

11 Years Experience!

Results-oriented developer with multiple years’ of experience writing highly readable, clean, maintainable source code. Developed more than multiple applications for Mobile that offer users an intuitive, friendly interface, and successfully executed more than 18 updates to existing applications for a variety of small to mid-size companies upto governmental. Results include robust downloads / visits, activations, session lengths, retention rates, revenue increases and referrals.

Miras Holding Company

iOS Developer / UX Designer

2016 - PRESENT
Responsible to lead the team to deliver a final product and to build scrum to coordinate between development and designing the UI & UX for projects after recieving business requierments I also provide functional prototypes if requiered, I'm also responsible to conduct online meetings and deliver business requierments to remote developers, I help building iOS Mobile Apps, Web Front-End using Bootstrap & AngularJS, we mostly work on in-house projects as the nature of the company is to build products, I perform A/B testing for usability and performance, and conduct frequent iterative usability testing in parallel with development, conduct UX researches and create design flows and experiences
Thiqah Business Services

iOS Developer / UX Designer

Aug 2013 - Jun 2016
Leading Visual and Interaction Design across the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and THIQAH brands by providing a clear, consistent perspective on design and digital-UX requirements to project teams and stakeholders; creating and executing beautiful designs that differentiate business in the local marketplace; developing wireframes, prototypes, user journeys, high-fidelity concepts, and digital-UX best practices; Work closely with human factors, development, and marketing teams to ensure that Visual and Interaction Design practices & standards become integral in their work-flow Foster the development of innovative and strategic design solutions based on user research; Coordinate with business development and project managers to deploy and evolve THIQAH design language and interaction models; Convert Designs into Useable Materials and maintain usability on applications.
Self Employed

IOS DEVELOPER & UI/UX DESIGNER

2006 - Present
Working as a Freelance remotely with [FirstSponsor Marketing Solutions] Responsible for directing the activities of a multiple departments within an organization. Managing other employees and ensures all business goals and objectives are reached, as a Senior Graphic & User Interface Designer I've also accomplish artwork and finish required projects; also Managing a portfolio of clients and improving their Search Engine Optimization by using techniques such as:
  • Keyword Research
  • Article Marketing
  • Site Structure & Restructure
  • Blogging and Link Building.
  • Direct the activities and productivity of a department or entire organization.
  • Provide training and guidance.
  • Delegate duties.
  • Help Hire, and train staff.
  • Create schedules.
  • Work with the Assistant Director to sustain and grow programs and service.
  • Ensure performance goals are met and set.
  • Participate in strategic planning.
  • Help create budgets and track expenditures.
  • Designing & Production

Education

Education

Knowledge has no boundaries, so absorb as much of it as you can every day of your life for the rest of your remaining days.

As a resault I became a Full-Stack Developer using Ruby on Rails, iOS Developer, Front-End Developer, UI & UX Designer.

Big Nerd Ranch
Advanced iOS Bootcamp
2015
Using Various tools for document-based and multithreaded architecture, Record video, process barcodes and synthesize speech using AVFoundation, Take advantage of unit testing, Create custom animations for transitions between view controllers, Create UIs with custom Layers and Core Graphics.
AUL Univeristy

Computer Science

2002 - 2006
Arts, Sciences and Technology University in Lebanon, Degree of Computer Sciences.

Portfolio

Projects I was honord to work on...

Under Development... Meanwhile please visit my Behance Portfolio

Contact

Let's Keep In Touch

For questions and Inquiries, feel free to send a message or contact me.

Mohamad Kaakati
4108 Crenshaw Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90008.
Phone
(408)-740-6362
Email
m@kaakati.me

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