Head of Design in The Netherlands
My name is Danny Ruchtie. I'm the Head of Design at Slite. I'm passionate about making technology more accessible and enjoyable through design. I'm helping build tools for (remote, hybrid, and distributed) teams.
With support for 3D Touch / Force Touch API Demo
force, radiusX, radiusY, touchType, altitudeAngle, azimuthAngle
And now stable diffusion
ellipses is a simple note-taking app designed from the ground up and leveraging AI as a crucial building block
At work, we started doing monthly “What if days.”
Little experiments that don’t have to go anywhere. I began to do these experiments for myself as well. This time the question was: “What if an interface changed depending on your proximity to it.”
A prototype to control 3d objects with special gestures
Having serious fun building the Google Assistant on my mac (click on link for audio)
Prototyping 3D Interfaces
20˚ For Nest a web app to control the nest thermostat
Making Nest work with Siri
Densen is lightweight .h265 video converter
CodeSandbox Projects: a cloud development platform with the familiar speed and experience of CodeSandbox, but deeply integrated with your favorite tooling, and working on projects of any size. We’ve been using it at CodeSandbox ourselves to build CodeSandbox, and have been loving it!
The Rebranding of CodeSandbox
A redesign of the brand that better fits the companies vision and ambition (With Zeh Fernandes & Marco Vincit)
I helped design several Blockchain initiatives.
I worked with IBM, Daimler, and Computer Rock on the smart ready to platform and mobile apps. Ready to plays a crucial role in Smart's future vision.
As UX designer, I helped the mobile team increase the impact on the business revenue. Growing the mobile revenue from less than 10% of the global revenue to 79%.
Led the design of Albelli's mobile app. With the Albelli photo book app for your smartphone, you can quickly and intuitively create your photo book.
Designed and Developed the web application LifeLines, a data visualization for the LifeLines study. A study into heritability and the environmental affect the health of a human being. username: Lifelines psw: Maaktonderzoekmogelijk.
Edited and co-Produced the award-winning Tango Démasqué commercial commissioned by the Philips business-unit up-market flat TV a commercial to demonstrate the range of possibilities of the Philips Aurea Ambilight series.
Slite offers a new way for remote teams to do their best work. Our mission is to help people thrive in a remote world by empowering teams with a toolkit dedicated to making their work as efficient and joyful as office work could ever be.
Leading a talented team of Designers, Product Managers, and developers to shape the next generation of web development tools.
Making web development more accessible through design
As Growth Platform Leader, I managed IBM iX CIC Growth Platform, leading the Customer engagement, Mobile, Salesforce, and Business strategy practices.
As Studio lead, I manged the ambitions of IBM and iX design Studios Benelux. I was overseeing a team—Building best-in-class digital experience for some of the world's biggest brands.
In 2008, commissioned by the Philips business-unit up-market flat TV, WEBER Creatives produced the film Tango Démasqué. The assignment was to create a short film to demonstrate the range of possibilities of the Philips Aurea Ambilight series, for an audience of Philips retailers and prospects. The film Tango Démasqué was internationally awarded at the New York Festivals.
In recent years, there has been a significant focus on accessibility in the design community, which is a massive step in the right direction. A lot of attention is going to optimising for the visually impaired and colourblindness, which is an excellent development. The more inclusive we can make the digital world, the better!