About Me

About Me

I'm Melita Balaski, a User Interface and User Experience Designer from Vancouver, Canada.

WHO I AM

I'm Melita Balaski, a User Experience and User Interface Designer based in Vancouver, Canada. I offer several years of experience in design, web development and processes, consultation and art direction.

My approach is to understand the big picture through a discovery process, find creative solutions, engage the audience and pay attention to the details that make each project unique.

EDUCATION

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology: Senior Management Certificate in New Media Design and Web Development
  • Langara College: Design diploma
  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design: Continued education
  • Various professional training, online learning and conferences

 

2014 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Masterlizer: Creative Direction and Co-Presentation at the Pioneers Unplugged Festival in Brno, Czech Republic leads to big Start-Up Pitch Competition win!
  • Remixinhambane: Co-presentation and release of web platform and album at the Pecha Kucha Remix Night in Vienna, Austria

WHAT I DO

User Interface and User Experience Design

User Experience + Interface Design

Effective websites start with research and planning the users journey and interaction. Outlining the site with wireframes, style tiles and design mockups, you are part of the process through every step.

Web Development

Web Development

Usable and accessible websites for both business and user needs in mind through the use of content management systems (Wordpress, Joomla) or hand-coded, customized websites using HTML/CSS.

Branding

Branding

Strong branding encompasses consistant design outlined in your guidelines and is enforced throughout every aspect of your business, from website and print, to marketing and logo usage.

Graphics and Illustration

Graphics + Illustration

From eye-catching infographics and customized illustrations to graphic design needs including brochures, marketing materials, signage, presentations and business stationery.

Art Direction

Art Direction

I create a unified vision through concepting, planning and direction of your visual communications to appeal to your target audience.

Consulting and Project Management

Consulting + Project Management

I can work with you prior to starting your project to help define your vision and goals.

Upon project start, a detailed schedule is created to keep the project on track and within budget.

MY INTERESTS

Melita has always brought a very high level of professionalism, intelligence and passion to her work. Her creativity was equally matched with her business instincts.

Mary Ann McKenzie | Brand Manager at Best Buy Canada

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