I’m Fred Ricks. An interaction designer and homebrewer living in Chicago. I love all facets of the digital design process, from discovering the problem or defining the task at hand, to developing working prototypes and then refining the idea into a designed product, to working with developers to make something real. No matter the screen or application, I always consider the user first in every step of that process.
Outside of work, I'm an aspiring brewery owner, craft beer drinker, and music lover. I probably won't beat you in Madden, but I can recommend a great bar in the city to catch a real game. I'm also trying to get back into playing soccer year-round, but I'll need to run a few more miles to keep up.
If you would like to talk to me more about anything whatsoever, or have a great freelance or full time gig, don't be afraid to drop me a line!