Ruskin Design

Ruskin Design provides visual design, information architecture and user experience design services. The combination of all three services, often limited to individual specialists, allows for a unique and holistic view of your project and helps ensure objectives are successfully translated into the final product. Ruskin Design can provide you with research, content analysis, site planning documents like site maps and wireframes as well as visual design and testing.

Projects

enbridge.com

enbridge.com

Website redesign

Role: Research, Information Architecture, Design & Art Direction

SHAW

SHAW

Touch screen prototype

Role: Information Architecture & Design

Red Slice Marketing

Red Slice Marketing

Website design and brand development

Role: Design & Brand Development

Rocky Mountain Soap

Rocky
Mountain Soap

Website design

Role: Design

Granivlle Island Brewing

Granivlle Island Brewing

Branding, Label design

Role: Art Direction & Design

Master’s Thesis

Master’s Thesis

Learning resource for Aboriginal students at the University of Alberta

Role: Research, Testing & Design

Zyn Wine

Zyn Wine

Website design

Role: Design, Testing & Quality Assurance

Alberta Centre on Aging

Alberta Centre
on Aging

Logo & Brochure Design

Role: Art Direction & Design

Enbridge CSR Report

Enbridge CSR Report

Microsite design

Role: Information Architecture & Design

Indigenous Women and Feminism

Indigenous Women and Feminism

Logo and conference materials design

Role: Art Direction & Design

Flap Jack Finder

Flap Jack Finder

iPhone application

Role: Information Architecture & Design

Design Research

Design Research

Various design research projects

Role: Research & Design

About

Owner and operator Andrea Ruskin has over ten years industry experience specializing in digital design. Ms Ruskin possesses a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art, a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Design and a Master's degree in Communication Design. She has worked as a freelancer and as an employee of large and small design agencies. Her experience as a freelancer has provided her with the skills to manage all aspects of a client project. Her experience with corporate clients has provided the opportunity for her to work on a wide variety of large-scale projects with complex goals. Download Andrea Ruskin's CV (90 kb)

 

Previous Clients

Alberta Centre on Aging, ATB Financial, Borland Software Corporation, Calgary Stampede, Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts, Enbridge Inc., Enmax Corporation, Hostelling International BC, IBM Corporation, Moneris, Nexen Inc., Oxford Properties, RBC Royal Bank, Rocky Mountain Soap Company, Savvion Inc., Scotiabank, Shaw Cable, Syncrude Canada Inc., Travel Alberta and Zyn Wine Store.

Case Studies

Case Study

Enbridge Inc. Website Re-design – Telling the Enbridge Story

Enbridge Inc. had multiple user groups with varying needs trying to access information on their site. The new site needed to address those needs. It also needed to tell the Enbridge story accurately by communicating the company’s business and values.

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Case Study

A Collaborative Approach to the Design Process

The development of an educational resource for a Master’s thesis project reinforced the importance of a user centred design approach. The solution to what appeared to be a complex problem was revealed due to a collaborative exercise.

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Services

While owner and operator Andrea Ruskin has specialization in digital media, her passion is solving design problems of all kinds, regardless of media. The services offered at Ruskin Design are therfore focused on providing solutions for design problems of all kinds and ensuring a holistic view of your design needs.

Ruskin Design will partner with you in order to ensure that your needs and your audiences’ needs are met. The foundation of the work is a user centred design approach. Dialogue and collaboration are the basis of each project. Each project is carefully researched, designed and then tested to ensure it is a success for you and your clients.

Design Services

  • Visual Design – digital and print media
  • Content Audit and Analysis
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Wireframes
  • Site Maps
  • User flows
  • Style Guide Development
  • Branding and logo development

Partners

Partnering with experienced and knowledgeable developers Ruskin Design can meet your needs from the inception to completion of your project.

Justin Luk – Justin has been working as a Web Developer in the industry since 2005. His skills are currently focused on front-end web development (HTML/CSS/JS) with a minor skill set in server-side scripting (PHP). His clients include: Evans Hunt, Critical Mass, Mosaic Studios, Pitch Digital, Karo Group, and Open House Concept. Website: justinluk.ca

Claudia Borda – Claudia is a graphic designer specializing in web design, email marketing campaigns and front-end development. Her clients include: Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts, Enbridge Inc., Nexen Inc., Syncrude Canada Inc. and Fairmont Hotels. Website: claudiaborda.com

Contact

To inquire about services, or to request a quote,
please feel free to get in touch.

 

613 532 1114
info@andrearuskin.com