Crafting digital experiences
that deliver results

I'm Nick Pino, a designer and creative thinker that uses lean UX methodology, and strategy to help businesses grow and bring value to their customers.

Clients I've Worked With

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My Expertise

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    Illustration

    Classically trained, I've developed a unique style of illustration through years of practice and putting my skills into action.

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    Branding

    Experience creating visual identities with impact for a wide range of clients from different backgrounds and business sectors.

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    Product Design

    Experience in key areas including: journey mapping, UX research, usability testing, prototyping, and information architecture.

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    Frontend Development

    I bridge the gap between design and technology, building web applications with visual impact, functionality and usability.

Tools I Use

My skill set covers a few different areas of design & development. These are the tools I currently use.

Design + Layout

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Sketch

Motion Graphics

  • Photoshop
  • CSS Animations
  • After Effects
  • Premiere Pro

Prototyping

  • Adobe XD
  • Sketch
  • Figma
  • InVision

Web Development

  • HTML 5
  • CSS + SCSS
  • Bootstrap 4 / Material Design
  • Javascript

About Me

Photo of Nick Pino at the Salina Turda mine in Romania
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    Education

    I've immersed myself in the world of design for over a decade—constantly learning new techniques and dedicating myself to academia. In 2018 I graduated with a BA in Digital Media from UCF to stay current with technology and refresh my knowledge of the web. Currently, my focus is product design—building thoughtful, purpose-driven digital products that solve problems and deliver enjoyment.

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    Thought Process

    I'm a process-driven designer that uses proven principles and lean UX methodology, but I'm also not afraid to break the rules to innovate. I'm passionate about my work and excited about bringing new ideas to life. My focus for every project is integrating business strategy, validated research, and the power of visual design to create unique experiences.

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    Background

    I've had the incredible opportunity to live in two countries besides the United States and travel throughout Europe. These experiences have left an indelible mark on my life. Each time I'm introduced to new cultures I feel a deep sense of respect and gratitude—motivating me to pursue my craft and explore the world even further.