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Lorin Halpert

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Currently volunteering time… as condo board president and providing quality assurance for projects of personal interest. Currently Chromium, Star Citizen, and Antlion Audio. Previously Dota 2, BlackBerry 10 OS, MediaMonkey and Winamp🦙

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Smalltown Boy by Bronski Beat off the The Age of Consent album.
247,780 songs logged since April 2004

Articles & Achivements

UX Philosophy

Streamlined, data driven, intuitive.

The greatest user experience is invisible and 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


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