Mike Robinson Jr

UX | UI | Graphic Designer

I'm Mike, a UX Designer.  I've always been interested in the design of things we use.  Now I focus that interest on creating digital experiences that both look and feel good for the user.

I have freelanced a range of products and services over the past year.  Feel free to see what I've done!

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August 2021 - present – UX/UI and Web Designer

Salakastar

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Salakastar is a Detroit based multi-disciplined artist.

Working with back-end developers and the client, I've taken a creative position to help define a unique layout that best expresses Salakastar's brand including custom UI and attention to E commerce.  

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Drawdownbayarea

April 2021 - present – UX/UI and Web Designer

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MacOnly

Sept 2020 - Dec 2020 – UX/ Web Designer

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Drawdownbayarea is climate solutions focused NGO

Working closely with the client and a marketing specialist, I've provided web design based on UX methodology, including competetive analysis, content strategy, copywriting, wireframes, and custom UI; all in an effort to redesign the current website with respect for a regional climate campaign.

MacOnly is owned and operated small business providing Apple product sales and repair

Without deviating too much from the client's previous website, I worked closely with him to reuse selected elements while adding new ones for a modern take.  This website was redesigned with a focus on content strategy, copywriting and increased site visits.

Melissa Whippo, LCSW

April 2020 - July 2020 – Web & Graphic Designer

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Melissa Whippo is a licensed and practicing psychotherapist 

Without deviating too much from the client's previous website, I worked closely with him to reuse selected elements while adding new ones for a modern take.  This website was redesigned with a focus on content strategy, copywriting and increased site visits.

Image by Kelly Sikkema

Additional selected work

These projects vary in scope and scale but have applied research, UX methodology, and design principles.  

Fly UX: case study

March - August 2020 – UX Designer

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Fly UX is a mobile app case study for booking flights

The objective was to find exisiting pain points in the flight booking process and mitigate them through informed design decisions.

Craigslist: sprint

February 2021 – UX/UI Designer

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Please note: I was not paid by craigslist to do this nor am I using this project for personal financial gain.

Craigslist is a digital space for misc. community post mostly geared towards buying and selling goods and services.

The objective was to ideate a new homepage with respect to the existing homepage and website history.

7th Inning Fetch: sprint

February 2021 – UX/UI Designer

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7th Inning Fetch is a mobile app for easy food and drink ordering in a Major-League baseball park.

The objective was to create an entirely new offering to the baseball park fan experience accompanied by a mobile app.