“There is no becoming, no revolution, no struggle, no path; already you’re the monarch of your own skin–your inviolable freedom waits to be completed only by the love of other monarchs: a politics of dream, urgent as the blueness of sky.” – Hakim Bey

Gabriel Duarte

Job summary/responsibilities

I work as a user experience designer here in Studyportals, where I focus my energies in understanding the user and what they expect from us, and then designing and delivering good interfaces so that they can easily choose what they want as their next studies!

General Introduction

I was born in Brazil and lived there most of my life until coming here to start my dutch life on Studyportals!

In my career I have previously worked as a game designer for a handful of game titles (none of them were popular, but some of them were quite good!), and I became a UX designer about 5 years ago. I worked on multiple projects for mobile platforms and for the web, my greatest interests are in interaction, animation and accessibility!

Key Challenge

I believe the biggest challenge is to balance the multiple needs from multiple users (and the company!) into a single, engaging experience. Everybody loses if we unbalance this towards a single pillar. It’s a very interesting challenge, mind you!

Personal Goal

Live a responsible life. Impact people positively. Stay reasonably healthy. Keep on smiling. Try not to die in the process.