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Lorin Halpert

You should contact me via email, twitter, or linkedin.

Twitter “@KjSawka Thanks for responding! I still remember the basement clip... "My name is Kevin Sawka, and I play jungle an… https://t.co/7kDppaRNRf”@Lorin posted at 4:50PM 28/05/2020



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UX Philosophy

Streamlined, data driven, intuitive.

The greatest user experience is invisible, it's innate. An intuitive experience is best when driven by research data; personal intuition may not reflect that of the project's primary personas. Iterate, iterate, iterate.

2014 Valve Software, Dota 2

Collecting, digitizing and creating over 165 game-ready assets of player, production and workshop contributor autographs during The International tournament. 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

Animated Emoticons - Dota 2 Workshop, Valve Software

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

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 in USPS "forever" stamp designs (Miles Davis, Janis Joplin).

Work samples © David Gahr Estate, Getty Images

Miles Davis - processed negative and contact print

Bruce Springsteen Dolly Parton

Sonny Terry

John Lennon - contact print

2014 Design Highlights

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 Forum targeted ad campaign

Inspiration

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