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Farah Tamachi - Toronto-based, typographically-obsessed, RGD-certified senior UX/UI designer at AppCentrica Inc.
Farah Tamachi, Design, Designer, Graphic designer, UX/UI, User experience, User interface, User experience design, User interface design, Typography, Mobile, Mobile App, Web design, Web app, Print design, Website, Branding, Corporate identity design, Logo design, Application design, Toronto, Canada, Toronto-based designer, RGD, Award-winning
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About

User experience expert, graphic artist & typographic enthusiast

What Farah Does

Farah is known for solving, tough, complex problems through design

Currently, Farah works as a senior UX/UI Designer at AppCentrica, where she designs and delivers custom enterprise-class web and mobile technologies for companies looking to empower, automate and engage their employees. Farah is an expert in usability/user experience design and has become the lead UX/UI designer at AppCentrica. As a passionate web accessibility advocate, Farah aims to create accessible and meaningful interaction-based experiences that best suit users’ and business needs.

Farah has over 13 years worth of experience in graphic design. The diverse body of work Farah has created over the years has given her the technical and creative skills to deliver professional design services across both print and digital platforms.

RGD with a BDes

Farah is a certified member of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD). Farah graduated from the York University / Sheridan College Design program in 2011, where she received a Bachelor of Design, with honours.

Commissioned by Pinterest

Farah’s 3D cardboard typographic installation was noticed by some designers at Pinterest who commissioned Farah to recreate her installation for the Pinterest head offices. The piece is currently on display at the San Francisco office.

Skills & Qualifications

Product design proficiencies

User Research0

Interaction Design0

Information Design0

Wireframing0

Accessibility Analysis0

Visual Design0

Style Guide / UI Pattern Library0

Usability Testing0

Software & langugages
85
Photoshop
60
HTML5
96
Illustrator
68
CSS3
70
Balsamiq
78
InDesign
80
Axure
80
Acrobat

Notable Mentions

Other information of interest
Other Skill Areas

Business Analysis

Project Management

Typography

Branding / Corporate Identity

Editorial Design

Web Design

Art Direction

Social Media

Public Relations

Event Planning

Certifications & Training

RGD (Registered Graphic Designer)

Design Accessibility (Web, Print & Environmental)

Coding For Designers

Emergency First Aid (CPR/AED Level C)

Awards, Publications & Honours

Commission: Pinterest (USA)

Feature: Art House Magazine (Canada)

Feature: TYPE SPACES (Singapore)

Creative Archive: Galleri Urbane (Dallas, Texas)

Feature: VALUES! (Hamburg, Germany)

Creative Archive: Saatchi & Saatchi (Shanghai, China)

Feature: Applied Arts Magazine (Canada)

Showcase: Emerging Artists (Toronto, Canada)

Award: RGD Student Typography Award (Canada)

Honourable Mention: RGD Student Editorial Award (Canada)

Showcase: YSDN & Co. (Toronto, Canada)

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