CORE SKILLS

Visual Design, UX / UI Design, Branding + Identity, Art Direction, Product Design, Product Management, Entrepreneurship

TECHNICAL CHOPS

Sketch, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Marvel, InvisionApp, Balsamiq, Zeplin

CAN HELP WITH

Technical questions, Critiques of student work, Freelancing Tips, Industry + Career Guidance, Concept fundamentals

Ben Sykes

UX Designer and Founder, Syked!

Ben is a developer/designer hybrid with a focus on interaction (IxD), user experience (UX) and behavior design. In the mid 1990’s, Ben started a web design consultancy and worked on a variety of projects with Warner Brothers Music, Artisan Entertainment, and Digital Evolution just to name a few. More recently, Ben has worked with Microsoft, Cisco, and Google where he was a lead designer on the AdWords team and was instrumental in the creation of multiple features such as the DisplayTargeting Tab, Alerts, and Google Help. Ben currently serves as a User Experience Design Advisor to multiple start-ups and has been designing & facilitating the curriculum for the Apprentice Program and Job Search Standup for General Assembly’s UX Design Immersive students as well as teaching Interaction Design at San Francisco State University.

Website: uxdesigner.io

MEET BEN

WORK SAMPLES

SCHEDULE TIME WITH BEN

Ready to schedule a session? Great! Just pick a session length and choose a time that works for you. Within 24 hours, your mentor will confirm whether they’re the right person to answer your questions, and we’ll introduce you over email with instructions on how to connect. Note: we’ll never charge your credit card until your mentor confirms that they’re the perfect mentor for you. Can’t find a time that works? Request one here.


Interested in a long-term mentorship with Ben?

Get a great discount by booking a mentorship package that you can use to schedule up to three hours of sessions anytime over the next three months.

Ben Sykes

UX Designer and Founder, Syked!

Website: uxdesigner.io

Ben is a developer/designer hybrid with a focus on interaction (IxD), user experience (UX) and behavior design. In the mid 1990’s, Ben started a web design consultancy and worked on a variety of projects with Warner Brothers Music, Artisan Entertainment, and Digital Evolution just to name a few. More recently, Ben has worked with Microsoft, Cisco, and Google where he was a lead designer on the AdWords team and was instrumental in the creation of multiple features such as the DisplayTargeting Tab, Alerts, and Google Help. Ben currently serves as a User Experience Design Advisor to multiple start-ups and has been designing & facilitating the curriculum for the Apprentice Program and Job Search Standup for General Assembly’s UX Design Immersive students as well as teaching Interaction Design at San Francisco State University.

CORE SKILLS
Visual Design, UX / UI Design, Branding + Identity, Art Direction, Product Design, Product Management, Entrepreneurship

TECHNICAL CHOPS
Sketch, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Marvel, InvisionApp, Balsamiq, Zeplin

CAN HELP WITH
Technical questions, Critiques of student work, Freelancing Tips, Industry + Career Guidance, Concept fundamentals

MEET BEN

WORK SAMPLES

SCHEDULE TIME WITH BEN

Ready to schedule a session? Great! Just pick a session length and choose a time that works for you. Within 24 hours, your mentor will confirm whether they’re the right person to answer your questions, and we’ll introduce you over email with instructions on how to connect. Note: we’ll never charge your credit card until your mentor confirms that they’re the perfect mentor for you. Can’t find a time that works? Request one here.


Interested in a long-term mentorship with Ben?

Get a great discount by booking a mentorship package that you can use to schedule up to three hours of sessions anytime over the next three months.

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