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Lorin Halpert

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Articles & Achivements

UX Philosophy

Streamlined, data driven, intuitive.

Diagram showing several iterations of a project with user blocks, eventually leading to a clear solution

The greatest user experience is the one you don't notice, it's innate. An intuitive experience is best when driven by research data; personal intuition may not reflect that of the project's majority persona. Iterate, iterate, iterate.

2014 Work Highlights

In-game branding for Chinese eSports teams Invictus Gaming and NewBee

Animated Emoticons - Dota 2 Workshop, Valve Software

Shirt design, WeLoveFine

E81 hybrid Nokia / HP WebOS device mockup 2011

Non-obstructing walkway solution using reclaimed utility poles, OCAD 2010

Brand refresh + turntable slipmat, Ravetrax

2007 #1 , #2 , #3 , #4 Animated banners, WTFServe Successful ad campaign targeted at the SomethingAwful forum

2010 Estate of David Gahr, Getty Images

Technical planning, purchasing, oversight and documentation of digitization efforts; leading to a smooth and successful acquisition by Getty Images.

Personally processed and restored high value negatives, color slides, and contact prints featuring: Andy Warhol, Allen Ginsberg, Arethra Franklin, Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Dolly Parton, Elton John & Bernie Taupin, Eric Clapton, Georgia O'Keefe, Herbie Hancock, Janis Joplin, John Lennon, Miles Davis, Phil Collins, Rolling Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, Ted Nugent, and many others.

Imagery later used by USPS stamp designs (Miles Davis, Janis Joplin).

Work samples © David Gahr Estate, Getty Images

Miles Davis - negative (pre-background removal) and contact print

Bruce Springsteen Dolly Parton

Sonny Terry

John Lennon - contact print

2014 Autograph Processing

The International 2014 event, Valve Software. Collecting, digitizating and creating game-ready assets of over 165 autographs from players, production and workshop contributors during the event. Collaborated with multiple on-site translators and staff.

Released as in-game update as well as redeemable cards given out by professional players to personalize virtual cosmetic items.

Card with digital unlock code in hand

Inspiration

I admire Simon Luthi, Paul Irish, Jeff Atwood, Ricardo Cabello, Sam Javanrouh, Tommy Emmanual and a few others...