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Fortinet is the fourth largest vendor in the IT security appliance industry

Fortinet delivers high-performance network security solutions that protect your network, users, and data from evolving threats. Cybercrime has grown to a $500 billion dollar industry.

330,000+ enterprise users and 3,400,000+ network security appliances shipped

Providing cyber security systems and interfaces on mobile and desktop used for mainly IT experts working in governments, schools, enterprises, and small businesses.

Customers include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Intel, Oracle, NASDAQ OMX, Dell SecureWorks, Yahoo! Japan, Telefonica, and Panasonic.

User interface design

I worked as a Graphic Designer III at Fortinet in the Research and Development department, crafting user interface elements for Fortinet software products on iOS, macOS, Android, and Windows. I delivered polish mockups and graphical assets to facilitate UI implementation for our Software Engineers, led by various Project Managers.


  • Company:
    Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT)
    Fortinet on Wikipedia

  • Products: FortiOS and FortiManager

  • Role: Graphic Designer III

  • Research and Development Collaboration:
    Robert May, VP of Product Management
    Kunal Marwah, Director of Product Management
    Ling Lu, Product Manager
    Peter Brown, Product Manager

  • Engineering Collaboration:
    Jordan Thompson, Director of Web Dev.
    Linda Liao, Director of Sofware Dev.
    Jonggap Kim, iOS and Android Developer
    Jon Seanor, Senior Manager of Windows Dev.
    QA Team

  • My Deliverables: User interface design, visual data, iconography, type, layout, and design guidelines

  • Software Tools: Adobe Ps/Ai and Sketch

  • Date: September 2012 - November 2015


Worked on 9 UI projects running on Windows, Android, macOS, and iOS.

Product Description Download
1) FortiOS Network security operating system. Windows and macOS
2) FortiManager Centralized security management system. Windows and macOS
3) FortiAnalyzer Centralized network security logging and reporting. Windows and macOS
4) FortiClient Enterprise Management Server A security management solution that enables scalable and centralized management of multiple endpoint computers. Windows and macOS
5) FortiClient Next Generation Endpoint Protection Application running on Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and Chromebook. Get it on Google Play Download on the App Store
6) FortiClient VPN App allows you to create a secure VPN connection using IPSec or SSL VPN "Tunnel Mode" connections between your Android device and FortiGate. Android
7) FortiExplorer Setup wizard. Windows, macOS, and iOS
8) FortiToken One-time password application software token. iOS and Android
9) FortiAP Wireless access points. iOS

Above picture: FortiManager dashboard legacy GUI screen.

FortiManager

Centralized Security Management System

Internet of things (IoT) and cloud force networks are evolving while many solutions with varying management tools strain security teams. FortiManager provides visibility across the entire Fortinet Security Fabric and manages Fortinet’s security and networking devices.

The Fortinet Security Fabric is a framework connecting your security devices together for effective, efficient, and comprehensive security.

Below picture: FortiManager dashboard new GUI design.

FortiLink topology

Centralized FortiAP management

As WiFi business continue to gain momentum, we're adding this module to help user centrally manage all of the AP's in an enterprise deployment. Users can drill-down to the individual APs and clients.

Above picture: FortiOS (create new interface) legacy GUI screen.

FortiOS

Network Security Operating System

The FortiOS enables the Security Fabric, letting you control the security and networking capabilities in all your Fortinet Security Fabric elements with one OS.

The FortiOS GUI redesign improves the visibility into your network traffic. I produced visual mockups to view traffic by source, destination, application, threat, interface, device, policy, and country.

Below picture: FortiOS (create new interface) new GUI design.

Improve VPN wizard

Mockups are created to show setup IPSEC VPN on which options users can choose from.

Supported VPN types

  • 1. Site-to-site, both have static IP.
  • 2. Site-to-site, one side behind NAT (Server side and Client side).
  • 3. Site-to-site with Cisco (FortiGate has public IP).
  • 4. Site-to-site with Cisco (FortiGate behind NAT).
  • 5. Dialup client VPN (FortiClient, iOS Native, and Android Native).
  • 6. Custom.

Colour

Primary

FortiOS
#008B0F
FortiManager
#0059FF

System

#000000 #CCCCCC #F6F6F6 #FFFFFF
#FF2C46 #FF7300 #FFCB00 #50E3C2

Typography