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I'm Joe Donato and I create user interfaces, mobile apps, and websites.

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"WE ARE WHAT WE REPEATEDLY DO. EXCELLENCE, THEREFORE, IS NOT AN ACT, BUT A HABIT." - ARISTOTLE

About Me

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Joe Donato is a multidisciplinary designer with a focus on mobile application design, the web, and UX design. Hailing from the rainy city of Seattle he  has developed a number of mobile applications and websites for millions of users. 

Seriously engaged in graphic design since 2000, he has won numerous awards for his work at Nike, NintendoAllRecipes.com  and Nordstrom in web and mobile app design. Joe designed and developed a number one app in the android marketplace T-mobile’s My Account app and also worked on the custom UI for the MyTouch family of mobile phones.  His projects for AllRecipes including  Allrecipes Dinner Spinner, Your Kitchen Inspiration an iPad app, and Allrecipes TV  google tv app have surpassed over 16 million downloads. His graphic design work has received recognition from Macomedia site of the day, Forrst, and Smashing Magazine.   Lately, he has designed a family of apps for EveryMove on iOS, Android, and the web.   Joe currently works as a Senior UX Designer for Front Desk.
 
Joe attended Pacific Northwest College of Art and majored in graphic design with a focus on multimedia. He was awarded Outstanding Student in Multimedia in 2000. In his spare time, Joe enjoys singing top 40 songs at divey karaoke bars, playing volleyball for a local sports team, watching HBO’s Silicon Valley, and building armies in Clash of the Clans  Boom Beach.

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Creative Skills

UI/UX  Design, Mobile Application Design (Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows), Web Design, Html/CSS, Animation, Typography, Adobe CC, WordPress, Wire Framing, Branding and Identity, Communication Skills, Graphic Production, Project Management, Presentation Skills ,and Client Management.

Technical Skills

Adobe CC, Html/CSS, WordPress, Animation, User Experience Design, Responsive Design, Rapid prototyping and testing expertise with Marvel, InVision, Balsamic, and Sketch

Business Skills

  • • Comfortable leading design initiatives from concept to competition and communicating design thinking to all levels of management and stakeholders
  • • Amazing visual designer with a proven track record
  • • Prefers to use customer-driven metrics and agile methodologies to drive design decisions
  • • Personality: Creative, disciplined, self-motivating, inspiring
  • • Passion: Working collaboratively with others and being an advocate for the user
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“Design is a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.” - Erik Adigard

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Graphic Design

 
 

Web Design

 
 

Mobile Design

 
 

“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.” — Albert Einstein

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Got a project? Question? Idea?I am always open to new projects, collaborations, and discussions. If you’d like to get a hold of me, use the form below. Thanks in advance!

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JoeyDonato@gmail.com

Seattle, Washington