With over seven years at Microsoft, my UI/UX design journey has been marked by a mix of design innovation and technical development. I led a team of designers working on Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac and worked closely with designers and engineers of Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.
My development skills extend beyond design; I am proficient in implementing cross-platform UIs and understand well engineers’ unique needs. I have always focused on creating user-friendly, pixel-perfect, yet highly accessible interfaces. Bridging the gap between design and engineering is my secret weapon, ensuring that both disciplines work together.
- The release of Visual Studio 2019 for Mac includes numerous developments in the color representation of icons and warning and error status messages.
Designing UIs for Developer ToolsTogether with my fellow designers from Microsoft DevDiv – the Developer Division – we joined Kendra Havens from the .NET team for a nice one-hour talk on how we design developer tools at Microsoft.
Transforming Design Collaboration: How I introduceed Figma to MicrosoftAs a senior designer at Xamarin (later acquired by Microsoft), I played a crucial role in adopting and developing Figma within Microsoft.
macOS Big Sur Icon TemplateThe annual Apple developer conference WWDC has just started – one of the highlights is the redesign of the macOS user interface, which besides other things, introduces a brand new style of application icons.