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Resume Number : 50042
Category : Information Technology
Desired Position : senior ux designer
Education : Bachelor of Fine Arts: Photography
Skills :
Proficient in both Windows and Mac OS systems5 Yr
Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop (CS5), Acrobat Pro, InDesign, Dreamweaver (CS5), Bridge, Fireworks, Omnigraffle, Axure5 Yr
HTML, XHTML, CSS55 Yr
Agile, Waterfall, Prototyping5 Yr
Tax Terms: Contract Corp-to-Corp
Location : New York, New York
Current Company : Red Bull North America
Current Salary : Up to $115K
Experience : 5-10 Yr
Date : 09-08-13
Info :

 

 

 

PROFILE

 

Highly motivated and talented UX Designer with a deep and broad understanding user experience concepts and practices, and user interface design. Demonstrate strong attention to detail and a gifted eye for aesthetics.  Experience working with a broad base of individuals and clients on projects in a fast-paced setting. Experience with meeting design and workflow deadlines. Familiarity with project workflow and software development cycles. Adept at prototyping design samples, UI wireframes and software user flow charts. 

 

 

EXPERTISE

 

      Collaborate with project teams to plan, analyze, organize and execute assigned projects.

      Careful attention to detail, as well as ability to grasp multiple product requirements

      Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast- paced environment.

      Experienced in creating optimized graphics, prototype websites and application interfaces.

      Demonstrated ability to learn and use new technology

      Possess outstanding communication skills, resulting in excellent understanding with employees and work well with teams.

      Prototype and design user interfaces for custom web sites

      Design and implementation of email and print templates

      Work with customers to finalize design proofs

      Research information and best practices to enhance the value of designs

      Effectively manage, warehouse, and catalog all graphic assets necessary for production

      Ensure consistency with corporate design and brand guidelines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

Operating Systems:

Proficient in both Windows and Mac OS systems

Creative Suites:

Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop (CS5), Acrobat Pro,

InDesign, Dreamweaver (CS5), Bridge, Fireworks, Omnigraffle,

Axure

Programming Languages:

HTML, XHTML, CSS

MS Office Suite:

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Access

Methodology:

Agile, Waterfall, Prototyping

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Red Bull North America, Los Angeles, CA.                                        June 2011- Present

UX Designer/ EA

Summary:

The most popular energy drink in the world enabling to improve endurance, alertness, concentration and reaction speed. Worked with dedicated teams to provide powerful, lasting branding solutions. Developed designs with specific guidelines within the given scope. Discuss visualization and ideas to document them in a visual design.

 

Responsibilities:

 

      Played a key role in the design and visual mock-ups for current projects using Photoshop, and Illustrator.

      Developed business, managed vendors, served as client liaison.

      Assist others with layout and design to improve the final product.

      Implement designs into functional layouts.

      Acting UX Lead on UI Design on projects for both web and mobile applications

 

 

George T. Kroger Consulting Corp, Los Angeles, CA.                         October 2012- Present

UX/UI Designer

Summary:

Freelance opportunities as a UX/UI Designer.

 

Responsibilities:

 

      Play a key role in the design and visual mock-ups for current projects using Photoshop, and Illustrator.

      Implement designs into functional layouts.

      Acting UX Lead on UI Design on projects for both web and mobile applications

      Follow UX standard processes from the beginning concept phase

Level 3, Hollywood, CA.                                                                June 2010- October 2012

Graphic Designer & Marketing Specialist

Summary:

Level 3 is a sleek, upscale special events venue where I was involved in developing and redesigning of the entire website. Designed all promotional and marketing materials for venue. Created new designs for large scale events, social network accounts, and e-marketing.

 

Responsibilities:

 

      Responsible for re-design of company website and social media accounts.

      Designed all promotional materials for publishing, e-marketing, venue advertising using Illustrator and Photoshop.

      Designed all print collaterals for company using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

 

 

Images By Mel                                                                                   January 2006 – April 2011

Freelance

Summary:

Created and executed new design themes for marketing and collateral materials. Worked with companies as well as individuals to achieve and exceed their expectations.

 

Responsibilities:

 

      Print:

  • Brochures, Logos, Business Cards, Stationary, Posters

      Photography:

  • Digital Photography, Retouching

      Web & Multimedia:

  • Web site design, designed e-marketing materials

 

Professional Photographer, Los Angeles, CA.                            June 2008 – January 2010

Assistant to Photographer

Summary:

Image editing, creative direction, photography, and interfacing with clients for multiple professional photographers.

 

Responsibilities:

 

      Large volume image editing for NASCAR photography

      Image retouching for nationally printed sports photography

      Creative direction for high-level photo shoots

      Photography for MLB, Nascar, and other various events

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

California State University at Fullerton. 

Certificate in User Experience and User Centered Design, 2013

 

University of California at Irvine. 

Completed Extended Education classes in HTML, CSS, Web Graphics, Internet Architecture

 

University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Photography, December 2005.  Charlotte, NC