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Product Designer with nearly 20 yrs experience.

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Summary

I am a Product Designer & Front End Web Designer with nearly 20 years of experience helping over a dozen organizations obtain a competitive advantage by delivering great user experiences across desktop, mobile, tablet and other channels. My expertise lies in defining and executing a design strategy that is built on a deep understanding of user and business needs and the context that surrounds digital experiences. I work in highly collaborative environments with cross-disciplinary teams to deliver informed and iterative design solutions.

Experience

DiSTI | UI/UX Designer
March 2018 to March 2019
  • General UI/UX improvements to all DiSTI products thorugh deep dives to provide UI/UX suggestions. This process involves includes learning all aspects of product, create journey maps and personas, collaborated with engineers and key stakeholder and finally give presentation of findings to stalkholders and development team.

  • Along with redesign current applications was tasked with developing front end designs. With GL Studio, I was responsible for taking XD design to reskinned Qt application. This included writing over 1000 new lines of QSS.

  • Other flag ship product at DiSTI is their virtual enivornment training solution, was responsilbe a UI redesign and collaborated with an engineer to deploy the new design in Unity.

  • Also started a new process of UI designers building front end UI controls while freeing up developers to create the backend logic.

University of Central Florida, FIEA | Multimedia Designer
2008 to 2018
  • Refine the FIEA brand by leverging exisitng UCF brand guidelines and incorporating knowledge of our user base (the students).

  • Design and execution of responsive WordPress websites, along with development of interactive application (Job Board). Bolstered brand awareness through visual advertising, marketing, social media, Google Analytics, and search engine optimization.

  • Create numerous video assets. Ranging from virtual tours to student interview videos. This included everything from preproduction to final delivery of video assets.

  • Develop and design interactive kiosk displays. Used Fourwinds Interactive software to create over 15 display around The Center for Emerging Media building. These displays included calendar functionality, video and flyer displays and a scrolling news ticker along with weather component.

  • Create numerous flyers and invites for events such as Game Developers Conference or guest speakers.

  • Create marketing collateral ranging from custom design gaming tshirts, cups, pens to large scale print banners and tradeshow booths.

Albin Polasek House and Studio Museum | Designer
2010 to 2016 (Freelance)
  • Refine the FIEA brand by leverging exisitng UCF brand guidelines and incorporating knowledge of our user base (the students).

  • Design and execution of responsive WordPress websites, along with development of interactive application (Job Board). Bolstered brand awareness through visual advertising, marketing, social media, Google Analytics, and search engine optimization.

  • Create numerous video assets. Ranging from virtual tours to student interview videos. This included everything from preproduction to final delivery of video assets.

  • Develop and design interactive kiosk displays. Used Fourwinds Interactive software to create over 15 display around The Center for Emerging Media building. These displays included calendar functionality, video and flyer displays and a scrolling news ticker along with weather component.

  • Create numerous flyers and invites for events such as Game Developers Conference or guest speakers.

  • Create marketing collateral ranging from custom design gaming tshirts, cups, pens to large scale print banners and tradeshow booths.

SAIC | Graphic Designer
2002 to 2008
  • Responsible for graphic design elements for numerous clients in military to health sciences. Clients include, CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), NASCAR and NCI (National Cancer Institute).

  • Help write and design proposals for new projects.

  • Created thousands of SVG graphics used by CDC in DNA learning tool.

Education

Fullsail University
2000 to 2002
  • Associates of Science in Digital Media | Cumulative GPA: 4.0/4.0