W.G. Pringle IV

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W.G. Pringle IV

UI / UX / Visual Designer

Innovation-driven UI/UX expert dedicated to enhancing the user experience through inspired design/development.

Focused on advancing user-centered design principles and web-design best practices, while keeping abreast of up-to-moment visual trends and emerging digital technologies.

Current Role (2016 - Present)

FireEye - Staff UI/UX Designer

FireEye provides security solutions to detect, defend and protect against a range of online threats.

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Tools

Tools I love and rely on.

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Figma
  • Invision
  • Invision Studio
  • Balsamiq Mockups
  • Sublime Text

Technologies

Keeping up on the latest technologies and applying them to design better experiences.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • LESS
  • Bootstrap
  • Git

Meetups

I belong to and regularly attend meetups to learn from other UI/UX professionals.

Process

Practicing a design process can make good products great.

  • Research
  • Wireframe
  • Mockup
  • Prototype
  • Develop

There are many tools out there for wireframing such as OmniGraffle, JustInMind or even Adobe Illustrator but the one I have been using for a while is 'Balsamiq'. It's easy to use and has a fairly rich feature set.

Creating Mockups in Adobe Photoshop allow for experimenting with multiple visual treatments.

Documenting detailed definitions of colors, fonts, borders and spacing eliminate guesswork.

Icons refined in Illustrator and exported individually as SVG files for a custom font icon.

Portfolio

A sampling of what I have worked on over the years.