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Hey! I'm @Sam_Ruston, I'm a developer and designer mainly focused on building kick-ass Android apps. I most notably produced Weather Timeline, I'm a top developer on the Play store and have won a Material Design award at Google I/O. I. See some of my design and dev work below. Shoot me an email to get in touch! I occasionally write things here.
MY WORK
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Weather Timeline
This is the home screen for a weather app I designed & developed for Android, the colours signify the weather conditions and the icons animate to delight the user. Iconic landmarks can be seen in some cards too.
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Weather Timeline
This screen shows graphs and charts for future weather conditions, the precipitation graph ripples like water and each graph is custom built for its purpose.
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Flush Toilet Finder
This is a toilet finder application with over 200,000 toilets, it has a very clean design so that users can get where they need to be fast. Pressing the blue action button, will instantly get you directions to the toilet.
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Flip Currency Converter
This is a material design currency converter for Android, it's packed with animations and a focus on clean UI with currency rates for Bitcoin, Litecoin & Dogecoin updated every 15 minutes.
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Flip Currency Converter
Tapping on the chart button will transition into the graph screen, with quick access to rates over the previous day, month or year.
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Craft Minecraft Guide
This is the home screen for a Minecraft crafting guide for Android. The tiles are presented quite large so that the user can easily navigate whilst gaming.
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Tippy
A recommended feed for a life hack & tip app. Each tip has it's own large card so they are easily readable and easily shareable.
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Weather Timeline
This is the radar screen for the weather app, with a scrollable timeline so the user can pan through radar data. The user can also play the animation easily from the menu button or change layers.
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Weather Timeline
This is the moon viewer screen in the weather app, the background is completely black, with animated parallaxing stars in the background to give the sense of space whilst providing an easy to use calendar as well as a gorgeous animated moon as the focus.
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Diolog
This is the main screen for a discussion-based app showing a list of recent polls in the area. The structure is very intuitive and an easy action button is presented to add a new item.
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My Hurricane Tracker
This is a hurricane tracker for iOS showing the active alerts screen. The theme colour changes between red, orange and green so the user can understand the possible danger to them from a quick glance at the screen.
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My Aurora Forecast
This is a screen to help the users find tours to see the Northern Lights. A dark theme was used to give focus to the beautiful imagery with accent colours taken from the Aurora Borealis.
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Flight Tracker
This is a screen for a flight tracking screen, the header changes between red and green depending on the status of the flight and large text is used so the user can view the details whilst in a hurry.
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My Hurricane Tracker
This is a screen to read warning alerts from government bodies, a progress bar is used so the user can identify the key details from the alert such as: the place, the warning type and how long until the warning expires.
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Photo Collage
This is a test screen for a simple photo collage app that allows users to print their collages. A striking pink accent colour was used to contrast with the background.
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Diolog
This is a details screen from Diolog, it gives further information about the selected post, as well as the current comments and the ability to write a new comment.
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Cookbook
A search screen for a simple recipe app, opacity has been used in coordination with picking strong colours from the image in order to make the text easily readable.
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Cookbook
A screen providing the user with options to explore different categories of food, strong use of colour and imagery.
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