HEY THERE, I'M KARIM

Self taught designer.
Descendant of the pharaohs
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2005: Started off with PowerPoint templating.
2008: Moved to branding and advertising.
2010: Started fiddling around the web.
2011: Focusing on digital experiences and computer interaction.
2013: Founded SkillAcademy in Cairo.
2014: Enhancing the online travel experience for millions of people on all Booking.com's platforms: mobile, tablet and desktop.


ETHOS

No idea is true just because someone says so, including me.
Think for yourself.
Question yourself.
Don’t believe anything just because you want to.
Believing something doesn’t make it so.
Test ideas by the evidence gained from observation and experiment.
If a favorite idea fails a well-designed test, it’s wrong! Get over it.
Follow the evidence, wherever it leads.
If you have no evidence, reserve judgment.
Remember, you could be wrong.


DESIGN

User Research, Consumer Psychology,
Prototyping, Information Architecture,
Responsive Design, Branding, Knolling,
Design Patterns


PROGRAMMING

HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery
PHP, Templating Languages


TOOLS

Sketch, Photoshop, Principle,
A/B Testing, EEG Research,
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