UX & DESIGN
Arondale is an award-winning emerging technology consultant, specializing in ideas, design thinking, and the application of UX used with AI, ML, NLP, AR, VR, MR, Conversational UI, Drones, Robotics, and Financial Tech. Arondale was awarded $20,000, winning 1st Place Overall out of 1600+ contestants, has received (8) Tata Innovista 2018 Nominations in Implemented Innovations, Piloted Technologies, and Design Honors. 2x Design Honor finalist out of 7800 teams, as well as (7) Turner awards for UX architecture & design.
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Arondale UX Architecture & Design
UX Team Building
Arondale co-manages a team of 50 UX designers, IAs (Information Architects), researchers, UI developers, data modelers and data scientists (ML, AI). Withers began his career in human computer interaction and visual communications and quickly became an expert in User Experience Design. Arondale regularly studies, evaluates, reviews, and posts articles on the subject of user experience. Withers is presently building a pre-sales design thinking UX team located at 1 Financial Center, Manhattan, NY.
Arondale is a UX & emerging tech solution expert, pre-sales closer, architect, & designer authoring the art of possible. 95%+ of all new engagements involve leveraging one more more emerging technologies, including but not limited to artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), drones, lidar, beacon tech, conversational UI, chatbots, natural language processing (NLP) and blockchain.
Information Architecture & Design
Arondale has formal education in HCI, information technology, color theory, visual communications, economics & finance. Work ranges from highly annotated high/low fidelity comps, wireframe decks, click-thru prototypes, as well as pitching and closing new business, RFPs, SOWs, resourcing, hiring, management and team building.
Financial Tech (FinTech)
Financial technologies are rapidly embracing the latest and greatest of emerging tech. Most notably, AI, machine learning, and neural networks. However, AR/VR/MR have been more active this year than in 2017. Tune into Arondale’s LinkedIn page to learn.
Occasionally Withers reviews products, from gadgets to cars… just for the fun of it and to often times give my perspective from a user experience standpoint. Arondale recently authored white papers on the application of beacon technologies.
Arondale has created a number of drone solutions for the Oil & Gas industry, as well as agriculture. Moreover, Withers is a drone enthusiast, owning multiple drones. Drone laws are changing fast in the United States and around the world. Though the FAA regulates drone usage, drone laws can vary from state to state. For the state of Georgia, you may view the drone laws here.