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Lead Ux Designer & Front-end Developer Resume

San Diego, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Co - founder of a web design and development firm.
  • Over 15 years of production management experience.
  • I mentor designers and developers, and I am responsible for the overall vision, direction and execution of all design & development projects.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and time-management skills.
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • Well-versed in all aspects of UX Design, Front-End Development, and Software Development Life-Cycle including Agile, Iterative, Waterfall, and hybrid methodologies.

SKILLS:

  • Ideation and Discovery Wireframes Storyboarding Persona Creation User Journeys User Stories User and Task Flows
  • Information Architecture Data Visualization Affinity Diagrams Team & Client Collaboration High/Low Fidelity Prototypes
  • User Centric Design to create elegant and simple design solutions to solve complex UX Challenges UX Research and Analysis
  • Prototyping Usability Tests Object Oriented Development Responsive UI for Web & Mobile Platforms Quality Control
  • Development Documentation Debugging, Testing and Implementation Web Analytics and Search Engine Optimization.

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY:

Adobe CC 2018 Products: Adobe Cloud Platform (AI - Adobe Sensei), Photoshop, Illustrator InDesign, Adobe XD, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Analytics, Advertising, Cloud, Acrobat Pro, Document Cloud.

Google Products: Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Google Business G Suite, Google Ads, Google Analytics Analytics for Mobile Apps, Tag Manager, Think with Google, Google Optimize.

Content Management Platforms: WordPress, Bootstrap, Foundation, Drupal, Joomla, Sass.

File Management Tools: PhpStorm, SmartSVN, Bower, Grunt frameworks and GIT code.

Collaboration Design & Development Tools: Realtime Board, Slack, Trello, Jira, Figma.

Wire-framing/Prototyping tools: Indigo Design, InVision, Figma, Sketch, AdobeUXD, Gridbox, Principle Atomic, UXPIn, WebFlow, VISIO, Balsamic, Axure, OmniGraffle.

Mobile Design: Jetstrap, Zeplin, Principle.

Agile Tools: Jira, Git, and other (proprietary software).

User Research Tools: Airtable, Google Analytics. MS Office, Microsoft Visual Studio, GEdit, UltraEdit, SharePoint.

Text Editors: Atom, Dreamweaver, Sublime Text, Notepad++, Komodo Edit/IDE, Brackets.

eCommerce: Shopify, Shopsite, Magneto, OpenCart, VirtueMart, WooCommerce, WordPress.

EXPERIENCE:

Lead UX Designer & Front-End Developer

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Experienced in all stages of UX life cycle, and SDLC. Responsible for the product roadmap, vision, direction and execution.
  • Experienced with user - centric design, object-oriented development, user research & analysis, and project documentation.
  • Experienced Debugging code. Beta-tested software functionality, and cross-platform design and development compatibility.
  • Experience interacting with clients and groups, to define objectives and specifications, define personas, and project costs.
  • Engaged closely with the team to determine design strategy, best technical implementation methods and production schedule.
  • Created high-fidelity interactive prototypes using Axure, OmniGraffle, Indigo, InVision, Figma, Sketch, Balsamic, and Gridbox.
  • Well versed in collaboration software (Realtime Board, Slack, Trello, Jira, Figma)
  • Experience with core concept development, creating IA schematics, process flows, wireframe & design mockups, navigation maps, wireframes, definition of personas, affinity diagrams, interactive prototypes for different usage scenarios, user journeys, & responsive UI design for web & mobile apps using HTML5, CSS3, XHTML, XML, JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, JQUERY, JSON, AJAX, Python, meeting W3C standards. I bring a unique eye for detail, creativity & innovation to the UX Design process, ensuring features will drive high adoption and customer delight.

Co-Founder, Lead UX Designer & Front-End Developer

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for production management of all projects from beginning to end, leading the design and development teams.
  • Interacted frequently with clients, providing project updates, and implemented client feedback into UX design & development.
  • Designed responsive/native apps. and web pages using HTML, CSS, XHTML, XML, JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, and PHP.
  • Expert with Adobe CC 2018, and content management frameworks (WordPress, Bootstrap, Foundation, Drupal, Joomla, Sass)
  • Created MySQL databases. Used data with PHP to generate dynamic graphics, and manage apps. using back - end dashboards.
  • Setup ecommerce, customized templates to optimize conversion to sales on many platforms (Shopify, Shopsite, Magneto, etc.)
  • Created marketing campaigns and managed social media accounts. Monitored web analytics, analyzed and reported data.
  • Created usability tests, performed product market analysis and research, and integrated results into project requirements.
  • Created estimates, production schedules, and reports, billing reports, and employee evaluations, and performance reports.

Head of Web Services Division, & Front-End Developer

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Led the Web Design & Development Division, providing web design & development services to Fortune 500 companies.
  • My work expertise evolved as follows: 1) Production Manager > 2) Graphic Designer > 3) Web Designer > 4) Front - End Developer.
  • Experienced in all stages of UX life cycle, and SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
  • Provided translation services.
  • Designed online marketing campaigns and managed social media accounts.
  • Created website flowcharts, data architecture diagrams, & data visualization graphics. Designed, developed, & maintained websites Created & optimized multimedia content.
  • Designed corporate branding, packaging, sales & marketing material.
  • Created interactive multimedia presentations on DVDs.

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