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Meet Aklilu


I'm a User Experience Designer, I enjoy studying 

experiences that drives design trends. 

I'm a strong communicator, problem solver and creative thinker. I'm Passionate about creating a functional user experience design, that aligns with business goals. I love art, creative thinking, culture and social issues. 

My background is in art. My experience as a fine artist has helped me to be detail oriented and appreciate the process of creating content that affects peoples daily lives. My passion for UX design stems from a love of art, people and experiences.  I graduated with Masters of Arts in Media, Culture, and Society from University

of Lancaster and Bachelor of Arts in Painting from School of Fine Arts and Design, Addis Ababa University. 

Before practicing as a UX designer I worked as a graphic designer.

I believe teamwork is the best way to achieve a better solution.

Reach out to me and let's work together.

What I'm Great At: 

Creating lo-fi to hi-fi prototypes


User stories

User flows

Empathy maps

Conducting usability tests 

Qualitative research

Quantitative research 

Leading workshops

Concept development


Sketch, Figma, InVision, ​Zeppelin, ​Adobe Creative Suite, ​HTML/CSS/JS, SQL. Familiar with Java, C/C++, knowledge of U.S. Section 508 compliance.


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