Kyle Ancheta

Kyle Ancheta

Product Designer in Canada

About

just another person doin' their best, which sometimes isn't good enough but hey, you learn. i drink, design, travel, and sleep.

Work Experience

2019 — 2022
Product Designer at Kickbooster
Winnipeg, MB & Vancouver, BC

Responsible for all things design at Kickbooster, from product to marketing to design systems. Collaborate with product management and development to discover, develop and deliver solutions for Kickbooster products.

  • Lead and maintained design for Kickbooster’s Pledge Manager, a +2 year long project balancing best UX practices, technical limitations and business needs. Created wireframes/mockups/prototypes to aid development; conducted usability tests to inform design decisions; and iterated on designs based on feedback from multiple stakeholders.

  • Established Kickbooster’s design system, Uppercut. Created a UI library and UX pattern definitions for the Kickbooster ecosystem; collaborated with developers on its implementation and use; and fully documented the system in Figma.

  • Created documentation for design at Kickbooster; outlined the design processes and functions of the design team (of one); and established an organized and easy-to-read Figma file structure.

  • Designed the new marketing website: set up a design system for marketing website; established a new look and feel for Kickbooster’s brand; and designed new graphic assets for the web.

2017 — 2018
UI/UX Designer at HotSpot Inc.
Fredericton, NB

Designed new features for main SAAS app; and design marketing materials for print, web and social media.

  • Design new interfaces and features for existing SAAS app.

  • Create informational and promotional graphics for web and print.

Education

2018 — 2019
Interaction Design Certificate at Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Vancouver, BC

A six-month intensive program covering various topics across digital media, UI/UX design, and web/app development. Program consisted of many hands-on projects, instructed with industry standards in mind.

2012 — 2017
Bachelor of Computer Science at University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB

Core courses established a foundation in programming, and understanding of computing. Electives in human-computer interaction, social sciences, and various subjects of media arts.

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