Mauroof Ahmed

User Experience Designer

San Francisco, CA, USA
I am a Designer, an Animator and User Experience enthusiast.

I was born and raised in the Island nation of Maldives. My educational path lead me to live in India for 2 years and now in the United States.

As a designer, I love and strive to create work that is user focused, beautiful, delightful, and something that will spark inspiration and curiosity of anyone who experience's it.
Currently working on the next version of LinkedIn Connected.

Specialties: Design, Animation, Film, User Experience Design, Motion graphic design, Compositing

Work Experience

Linkedin

User Experience Designer

I work on the Mobile team at LinkedIn. Helped out on bringing some animated flare to the new iPad app which was released last year. Currently i am working on one of the most amazing challenge i have had so far: Redesigning LinkedIn's Contacts app from the ground.
June 2013 - Present Mountain View, California, United States

Zebra Cross Pvt. Ltd

Motion Designer

June 2010 - August 2012 Male, Maldives

Education

Ringling College Of Art+Design

BFA Motion Design

August 2008 - Sarasota, Florida, United States

Mahindra United World College Of India

International Baccalaureate Diploma

August 2006 - May 2008 Pune, India

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Maldives

National Top Ten First Place

200501

Ali Fulhu Thuttu Foundation

Ali Fulhu Thuttu Award to study at UWC

200505

Davis United World Scholars

Davis United World Scholarship to study at Ringling College of Art+Design

200805

Skills

Animation, IA, Interface Design, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Illustrator, Motion Graphics , Photoshop, Premiere Pro, UI Design , UX Design, Video Editing,