I strive to create interactions that place an emphasis on the needs of the user in an engaging and creative manner, while working within budget and time requirements.
I have 12 years of experience in the Digital Design industry, specializing in User Interface design, Mobile Interface design, wire framing and rapid prototyping. Ability to strategically product plan and execute across multi-functional teams in deadline-driven environments.
My specialties include:
Mobile Interface Design, Dashboard Interfaces, Creative Strategy and implementation, HTML5, JQuery, Front End Website Design, Rich Internet Applications, UI/UX, Interface Design, Hi Fidelity and Rapid Prototyping, Wireframes, Software Interfaces, Storyboarding, User Stories, Needs Finding, Functional Specification analysis, CSS, CSS3, Branding and Identity, Interactive Presentations
User Interface Designer
- Mar 2013 - Present (9 months)
Complex & transactional based application interface design
Business process and workflow modeling
Visual design or a strong aesthetic sensibility
Applicable design and development tools (or equivalents) – Visio, Dreamweaver, Fireworks/Photoshop.
- Avva Solutions
- Feb 2004 - Present (9 years 10 months)
- Prepare, estimate costs and coordinate creative needs analysis for various clients
- Produced Hi-Fidelity wireframes for websites, interactive kiosk designs and applications based on creative analysis, business needs and functional specifications
- Mobile interface design for iOS & Android native applications
- HTML/CSS coding for client websites
- Direct and manage the pre-production process of various design artifacts for output into multiple channels including print and web
- Provide strategic creative direction to sub contracted designers for a various projects
- Creative design of reports, brochures, application interfaces, interactive forms, exhibit displays, maps, presentations, and slide shows.
- Design dynamic presentations for clients
Media Production Artist II (UI/UX Designer)
- Southern Wine & Spirits
- Sep 2009 - Mar 2013 (3 years 6 months)
- Functional specifications creation and analysis
- Rapid and Hi-Fidelity (HTML and JS) prototyping
- Heuristic evaluation of legacy applications
- User Interface design (graphics)
- UX analysis and interaction design
- Interactive design for eLearning modules and applications
- SharePoint interface customization and content support (intranet)
- Internet brand promotions (design, implementation and tracking)
- Website and eCommerce navigational and content design
- Social media design (Facebook, Twitter)
- Cross platform mobile application design (HTML5/JQuery)
- Content coordination and media aggregation with state sites
- Intranet content design and management
- Internal application branding
- Misc graphic design services
- Slipstream Video
- Apr 2008 - Feb 2009 (10 months)
- Created and prepared landing page designs for SSV Affiliates
- Performed A/B evaluations and CPR based on iterative designs
- Created and branded various lead generation programs. Create and prepare landing page designs for SSV Affiliates
- Created and prepared E-mail marketing designs
- Designed and edited marketing materials, as required
- Maintained corporate website design
- Researched and designed virtual sets for use with video productions
- Provided creative leadership to effectively conceptualize, translate, and implement marketing objectives into web-enabled designs of the highest standards.
- Created multiple solutions to solve creative problems that met both marketing and communication objectives.
- Successfully communicated and presented design recommendations, including conceptual ideas, design rationale, and design prototypes to Marketing leadership for review and approval.
- Effectively interfaced with both marketing and operational team members as a subject matter expert on design.
- Researched competitive marketing campaigns as part of the design process.
- Designed marketing materials for multiple web based products.
- Created interactive promotional materials including static graphics as well as Flash-based artwork.
- Scyros, Inc
- Jun 2000 - Jul 2002 (2 years 1 month)
- Devised and implemented production strategies for all incoming projects.
- Responsible for reviewing and finalizing all graphic related projects for the company or clientele.
- Coordinated with in-house Graphic Designers as well as Freelance Graphic Designer to meet project requirements.
- Directly involved in the design and development of all interactive presentations and websites for clients.
- Designed and implemented E-mail marketing blasts
- Design and edit marketing materials, as required
- Maintained corporate website design
- Research and design virtual sets for use with online video productions
- Created Wire frames and base HTML coding for sites and landing pages
South West Senior High
- 1991 - 1994