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Hello — I'm Mikias, a UX/UI Designer creating digital experiences that are effective, efficient, and accessible to maximize product relevance and satisfaction.

Hello — I'm Mikias, a product designer driven by user centered design and curious about advancing our world through delightful digital products.

Open to work

Open to work

— Based in Alexandria, VA

— Open to full-time roles

Recent Projects

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GEICO EDS

UX & Design system

Humanizing insurance through informational design and making the experience intuitive across multiple mediums. One of the mediums this project focuses on is designing and building an Email Design System (EDS). 

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GEICO VD

UI & Graphic Design

A series of projects involving landing pages and visual designs for branding and multiple marketing campaigns. Our goal was to keep consistent branding throughout different channels with the ultimate pillars being ...

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Housegreen

UX, UI & Ixd

Housegreen is a smart home mobile application that focuses on helping Generation Z in taking care of their house plants by introducing a new approach in maintaining a healthier indoor environment.

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Scanning a plant and detecting plant disease in a mobile application

Postcomet

UX & Web Design

We created Postcomet, a solution that integrates SMS into YouTube Live broadcasts, allowing people to engage regardless of their viewing location through technologies they already understand: YouTube and text messaging.

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College Studio

UI & Front-end

A personal project that helps college students in discovering most colleges and universities within the U.S through easily accessible web app. Utilizing ReactJS and Firebase along with College Score API provided by U.S. Department of Education.

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ConnectOS

UX, UI & Design System

A mobile operating system for those in the global south and rural communities with low literacy, low technological literacy with limited access to power, and connectivity. Users in the emerging world are more frequent ...

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ESFNA

UX & UI

Ethiopian Sport Federation in North America (ESFNA) improving website experience through a redesign. Every summer Ethiopians gather around for one full week to celebrate unity and culture while enjoying a soccer tournament along with other cultural activities...

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The churches of Lalibela

Infographic

If you ever want to visit one of the oldest churches craved out of a rock top-down, you can get ahead-start with these fascinating facts about the stunning churches.The visual potential of appearance is exploited to convey what the churches look like in real life...

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See you soon :)