ABOUT ME

ABOUT DEBORAH DENNIS

I’m a seasoned UX & UI application designer with extensive experience on mobile, web & SaaS apps. Having co-founded a software company, I have an entrepreneurial mindset and high level expertise in end to end product development. I’m passionate about delivering design thinking & user centered experiences. As a collaborative leader, I’m skilled in building client relationships, influencing, presenting & delivering creative solutions.

My hands-on design approach includes creating wireframes, user flows, and design requirements to deliver interactive and engaging end user experiences. I’m an energetic, creative and inclusive team player, with a deep sense of empathy for the user.

Special Skills:

– User Experience (UX) designer & strategist

– Software-as-Service (SaaS) Product Designer

– UX team lead, mentor

– Web, Mobile, Tablet applications, e-commerce,

– User experience architect, information architect

– Interaction & User Interface (UI & IA) design, web, mobile & tablet

– Usability Testing & Heuristics Evaluation

– Competitor UX audits and analysis

– Visual Design, Graphic Design

– User research lead, moderator, consultant

– Hands on; sketching, wireframes, rapid prototyping, graphics, brainstorming, creative, branding, marketing, writing

ABOUT BLACK RHINO DESIGN

Deborah Dennis started her web design company, Black Rhino Design, after her return from an Earthwatch expedition tracking Black Rhinos in Zimbabwe, Africa. Part of her business model is to assist Not for Profits, so her company has designed and built many non-profit websites including Hopalong.org, Restore the Delta, California Labor Foundation, Sports4Kids, Meals on Wheels LA and more.

Deborah has worked in Silicon Valley Companies for over 20 years, starting at Apple Computer. She has extensive experience in many technologies such as user interface design, user-centered design methodologies and best practices, content management solutions, WordPress, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. She has also worked extensively developing social media marketing plans for businesses, online branding and affiliate promotions, as well as email list building, SEO and using Google analytics to grow traffic and optimize lead generation pages.

She has managed in-house web design and production teams, as well as virtual designers & web developers from around the world. She has given client presentations to fortune 500 companies, and taught technical training workshops. She also co-founded an online software company so she has an entrepreneurial energy & a bootstrap mentality to take the initiative & have the confidence in her abilities to design and build the best websites.

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If you are interested in working together, send me an inquiry and I will get back to you as soon as I can!

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GOOD DESIGN IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS >>

I am a designer who listens intently to users, has empathy for their lives and problems and who works with deliberate intention to solve their issues with compassion, grace and skill. I am consumed with finding answers to the questions I ask, like an investigative journalistic or an archeologist delving into the nooks and crannies of life. I am a consummate learner who is curious about understanding why things work the way they do and how on earth we can make them better, more efficient and overall a happier and more delightful experience.

OUR MISSION:
IS TO DESIGN PRODUCTS WHICH SERVE AND DELIGHT YOUR USERS.

USER CENTRIC PRODUCT DESIGN  >>

My goal is to design & produce products that look great, and are easy & compelling to use. I design all of our web and mobile apps to load quickly, have a beautiful and functional design and are easy to navigate. Before I even build a concept of what your website will look like, I take the time to carefully listen to your needs. Based on our communications you with, I develop your product around your targeted goals. With a lot of happy clients, I look forward to providing you with the same quality service.

WORK WITH ME  >>

I will work with you to design your products with the utmost attention to your users needs. I’m a seasoned product designer with extensive experience on mobile, web & SaaS apps. I have an entrepreneurial mindset and high level expertise in end to end product development. I’m passionate about delivering design thinking & user centered experiences. As a collaborative leader, I’m skilled in building client relationships, influencing, presenting & delivering creative solutions.