Tania Abaninaweb and UX designer

Goal

Work with people working for people. Create helpful products.

Background

By education I am Engineer-Manager. My studies were about how to build and sustain System of Quality Management in organisation, how to organise and improve processes inside of it.

I started to work as a programmer and web designer in 2005 while I was studying in University. Since 2009 I work on freelance base and participate on first stages of web development: conceptualising, brand and content strategy, wireframing, prototyping, graphic/web/UI design, front-end development.

Specialities

  • communication with stakeholders, coordination between them and developers;
  • information and content architecture;
  • design of user workflows and scenarios, wireframing;
  • responsive web design;
  • design in the browser;
  • user interface design (websites, data bases, web/iOS applications);
  • front-end development;
  • page templating and integrating interfaces into the applications/data bases (PHP/Wordpress, Rails, Node.js, Django, PL/SQL, Jekyll, Bootstrap);
  • coaching about HTML, CSS, preprocessors (SASS/LESS);
  • writing documentation and technical requirements.

Technologies

HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, Sass/LESS, Compass, JavaScript (jQuery), Grunt, Bootstrap, slim, SEO

Tools

Trello, Basecamp, Leankit, Paper & pencil, Post-it, Balsamiq Mockups, Adobe CS (Photoshop, Fireworks, InDesign), Git, Mercurial, SVN, Sublime Text 2, Keynote, Google Docs

Code samples

You can have a look at my public repositories on github and bitbucket.

Experience

Front-end developer

– present
AMORELIE / Sonoma Internet GmbH – https://amorelie.de
Front-end developer for eCommerce project (Magento):
  • close work with product managers and UI/UX designer on further improvements of user interface and interactions;
  • implementation of new functionalities and features;
  • coordination stakeholders and developers during development;
  • analysis of existing system and improving it: optimisation, maintenance and further development;
  • writing and maintaining of user interface styleguide;
  • coaching colleagues on HTML/CSS and best practices of web development.

Web/UX designer and front-end developer

– present
Web/UX design, interface audit, consulting, prototyping, writing expression of requirements, front-end development. Work on projects in role of web/UX desiger and/or front-end developer in different fields: education, culture, media, online shops and etc.

Programmer / Web designer

(4 years 6 months)
Biysk technological institute – http://www.bti.secna.ru
I was part of a team in charge of internal informational infrastructure:
  • web/UX and UI design and development;
  • data bases design;
  • front-end coding;
  • project management: communication and coordination of processes with departments which were final users;
  • content management;
  • coaching colleagues about web design and front-end development;
  • writing documentation.

Teacher

(8 months)
Sunday computer school at Biysk technological institute
Teacher of course «Multimedia technology» (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Premiere, 3ds Max) for children 11-13 years

Education

Biysk technological institute (branch) Altai state technical university
Diploma specialist
Special subject: Quality management
Qualification: Engineer–manager
Key words: TQM, 6 Sigma, agile, learning management, quality management system, educational management, process management, organizational culture.

Courses

Design Think, Think Design at ESDIP Berlin
Jorge Chamorro
May – July 2014
Documentary Foundation Certificate at Raindance Berlin
Eva Stotz
April 2014
Summer intensive course of illustration at British Higher School of Art and Design
Viktor Melamed, Irina Troitskaya, Ivan Velichko & Anna Zhurko
July 2011

Languages

  • English — fluent
  • Russian — mother tongue
  • German — basic