Manganade Designs is owned and operated by Johnny Mango an Interactive Media Designer and Product Developer. In the industry I am known as the fabled: Unicorn Designer I like to think I’m a Master Jedi Rock Star. Either way I hope to make an impact on society by creating organic and intuitive user interface designs that function seamlessly with life.
Sole proprietor of Manganade Designs. Providing Design consulting for the Greater Boston Area.
Performed on going usability testing to proactively identify user interface related roadblocks with a focus on improving the overall experience of the product(s). Gathered client requirements through customer interviews and lead Product team through ideation sessions in an Agile UX environment. Storyboarded and diagramed potential problems with the interface, conducted information architecture workshops and user focused design sessions. Developed interactive prototypes and user flows according to the end users’ requirements.
Contracted by: RSA (DELL/EMC)
Ensured the design concepts were appropriate for the targeted audience and marketing goals set by the client while also meeting WCAG 2.0 compliance. Gathered design requirements from clients and presented concepts, wireframes, and mockups. Created UI mockups and documentation for the developers to take to production. Produced HTML, CSS templates and other code necessary for interface appearance and functionality.
Contracted by: Millipore Sigma
Created journey maps, user flows and UI mockups according to user personas. Optimized UX/UI designs through review and analysis of user needs. Provided technical assistance and guidance to designers, developers, and QA. Recommend new and emerging assistive technology solutions to increase accessibility in accordance with WCAG 2.0.
Contracted by: Boston College
Defined and prepared UI features within the product, both new and updates to the existing software. Designed and created annotated screen mockups, wire frames and interactive prototypes demonstrating the end user experience. Participated in engineering scrum meetings to promote best Agile UX practices and interacted with engineering team during the entire build process.
Contracted by: ERT
Designed, architected, developed, tested, and deployed EE (Expression Engine) based solutions. Served as a design lead for the Product Development team.
Contracted by: UMASS Boston
Maintained and updated corporate websites built with Drupal.
Lead team through new Beta Application launch.
Design Intern for a Social Media Start Up.
Studied Web Design and Interacitve Media at the New England Institute of Art.
Field Service Engineer for Medtronic Cardiovascular assigned to the North East Region.
Trained pilots and technicians on aircraft systems, and operational procedures. Performed aircraft maintenance.
Studied Avionics Technician AE Level Class at Naval Aviation School Pensacola.
Studied Fine Arts at the Montseratt College of Art.