Introduction

John Cross standing on trail in bamboo forest with outstretched arms.

I am a Design Director. I design what people see on a website or web application and how they interact with it. But that’s only 1 part of what I do. As a classically trained graphic designer that evolved through the ranks of development, production and marketing departments, I currently reside at the crossroads of […]

Billing Module

It all started with a simple skype message… “We will need to create an XD* for how we want the invoice management screen to look as well as the invoice print options and email. We will need one for quote as well which is the same look and feel just the type would be quote […]

Dashboard Design

detail of a wired up XD artboard

Dashboards give the user a sneak peek into how things are going. Great dashboards provide the most critical information at a glance but offer lots of options intended to enhance the user experience and anticipate what function they want to perform. Working at a company that has built its own platform, there are lots of […]

Hover & Animation Effects in XD

illustration of a man standing in front of a lifesized mobile phone interacting with it.

Learn the basics of adding micro-interactions to your UXUI tool kit and download a free UI kit. I really enjoy using Adobe products. They have been pushing innovation for digital product creators for over 30 years and I’ve been watching and using their different offerings over the decades. Enter last year’s golden child Adobe XD, […]