Hi,

my name is Shalyn, and you are currently 
reading the introduction to my portfolio.  

How was that, not so bad right?
 

I grew up in Toronto, Canada, where I received my h. B.A. specializing in English.  **I have a GREEN CARD; no sponsorship is needed!

Shalyn Oswald UX Designer
Shalyn Oswald UX Designer
I drew all of these by hand!
Shalyn Oswald UX Designer
Shalyn Oswald UX Designer
Shalyn Oswald UX Designer
Shalyn Oswald UX Designer

I’ve been told many times that I am very detail-oriented, and it's true.  I love watching reactions, micro-expressions, listening for specific word use, and interpreting it all. 

Shalyn Oswald UX Designer
Shalyn Oswald UX Designer

Ever since I can remember I have always loved to read and to write, and found a strong interest in copywriting.

Shalyn Oswald UX Designer

So how do these help me with designing a user's experience?  It's all about understanding, empathy, and considering the little things.

My Skills
 
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Shalyn Oswald UX Designer
Soft Skills
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Empathy
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Perceptiveness
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Problem Solving
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Critical Thinking
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Communication
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Ideating
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Self-Awareness
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Persistence
Software Skills
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Google Forms
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Omnigraffle
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Sketch
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Google Analytics
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Photoshop
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Illustrator
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Axure
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Keynote
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POP
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InVision
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Google Drive
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Trello
UX Skills
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Business Analysis
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Persona Creation
User Flows
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Prototyping
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Best Practices
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Contextual Analysis
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Design Studio
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User Testing
Yes, all of these as well!