ABOUT ANGEL • Expertise - User Experience | Visual Design | Website Development & Management • Resume - http://www.angelnelson.biz/Angel-Nelson-Resume-forweb.pdf • Portfolio - www.coroflot.com/angelnelson • STATUS: Seeking a remote opportunity. PRIMARY SKILLS | LANGUAGES | PROGRAMS • Advanced ---- HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Web Design, Graphic Design, and Website Management (acting as a Webmaster). • Proficient ---- JQuery, SharePoint, User Experience (UX), Information Architecture (IA), Writing and Editing, SEO, Social Media, and Marketing/Advertising/Promoting. • Familiarity ---- Bootstrap, Responsive Design, Google Analytics, Moodle, and Camtasia.

Work Samples

  • ICHAD 2012 Promotional Materials

  • Chesapeake Bay Flavor Advertising Rates Card

  • State of Maryland DHR Website

Work History

  • UX Designer

    (Contractual Role)
    I collaborate with multiple UX teams within a larger UX Design Department as a Visual Designer and Information Architect. My primary tasks include developing interactions and designing visual comps for State Farm internal mobile applications and traditional desktop websites. My weekly activities include storyboarding, wireframing, designing, and usability testing.

    Tools: Adobe Creative Cloud, Axure

  • Digital Media Advisor

    (Contractual Role)
    I design, manage, and work to improve the effectiveness of the websites of Optima Health. This includes solving UX problems and assisting with digital marketing efforts.

    Tools: SharePoint, Adobe Creative Cloud, HTML, CSS, and jQuery.
    Website: www.optimahealth.com and its sub-sites and portals.

  • Webmaster Trainee

    I joined the Communications Office of the State of Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) as they were converting their public internet and private intranet websites to WordPress. I transitioned into a role where I developed and managed the online presences of all of the human service agencies in the State of Maryland.

    Public Websites: dhr.maryland.gov, news.dhr.maryland.gov, training.dhr.maryland.gov, mdconnectmylife.org and DHR intranet sites.

    Primary Tasks:
    (1) Creating, editing, and/or maintaining website text, graphics, stylesheets, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, videos and intended user experiences of all DHR webpages and websites.
    (2) Recommending & implementing technical tools, software, and upgrades to DHR Communications staff.
    (3) Collaborating with vendors, contractors, and DHR offices on technical and communications projects.
    (4) Creating forms and other information-gathering tools to support the offices of DHR in their projects.

  • Circulation Promotional Designer

    I have designed, edited, and printed promotional materials for The Capital Newspaper & the Maryland Gazette. Promotional materials include newspaper advertisements, inserts, direct mailers (letters and postcards), fliers, rack cards, posters, signs and web advertisements.

    Tools: Adobe Creative Suite


  • Philadelphia University

    • Master's of Science Interactive Design and Media
    • 2010 - 2012
  • Morgan State University

    • Bachelor's of Arts Graphic Design
    • 2003 - 2007