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Ux Applications Lead Resume

Pleasanton, CA

OBJECTIVE:

My primary role consists of evaluating user interaction, conduct usability studies and present findings and recommendations in prioritized plans to drive design improvements for current and new products.

SUMMARY:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to lead structured meetings
  • Strong problem solving, priority setting, facilitation, multi - tasking, analytical, and collaboration skills
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to the rapid business and organizational changes that accompany a high-growth environment
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task effectively and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with general direction and guidance
  • Experience in managing enterprise wide projects
  • Experience leading and participating in cross-functional projects
  • Capable of translating complex issues into simple terms to facilitate discussion and decision
  • Able to identify relationships between programs and determine impact to other programs
  • Complex problem solver
  • Excellent organizational, presentation and communication skills to Senior Leadership
  • Strong interpersonal skills and capable of building strong relationships across multiple teams and time zones
  • Able to drive collaboration and influence multiple teams
  • Merger and Acquisition
  • PMP or other Project Management certifications

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Information architecture, usability testing, A/B testing, requirements gathering, vision documentation, personas, storyboarding, wireframes, journey mapping, site standards and comprehensive, storyboarding, wireframing, prototyping, interaction and behavioural Design
  • User experience analysis (focus groups /A/B testing, analytics based design modifications to enhance performance/retention)
  • UX design (HCD, IxD, WCAG, SEO, UX and standardization)
  • UI responsive scaffolding / functional prototyping
  • Trained and use Agile methodology
  • Sketch, inVision, UXPin, Axure, Omnigraffle, Twitter - Bootstrap, Less, Foundation, Sass, jQuery, Terminal/Bash/Shell (SVN, VI, VIM), Handcode (IDE) CSS3, HTML5, XHTML, .Net, MVC, Grails, Visual Studio, TFS, SGit Compass, Node.js, Angular.js, Morae and Silverback
  • Adobe Suite (Fireworks, Flash, PhotoShop, inDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, etc)
  • Confidential (Einstein, CONE and Wordpress)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

UX Applications Lead

Confidential, Pleasanton, CA

  • Support and create Best Practice & Training material for collaboration tools and services
  • Moderation, train, and support for Confidential collaboration solutions
  • Worked with stakeholders to analyze and propose recommendations to improve productivity
  • Consulted Workmates to provide alternative solutions within Confidential recommended policies and applications
  • Established policies, structure and guidelines to improve automation and support through the proper departments and processes
  • Created and supported POC's to evaluate proposed solutions and methods for collaboration and communication
  • Develop analytic based reporting tools using Google Analytics and Data Studio for Stakeholder POC
  • Worked with teams to run analyses to provide empirical data to objectively prove findings
  • Modeled and tested Slack workspace IA to improve collaboration and communication
  • Introduce methodologies and strategies to account for consensus of organization objectives

UX Architect

Confidential

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on design systems internally and externally, providing specialized thought leadership to others in the industry
  • Drove principles across the organization
  • Create and drive standards for our product through cross - functional and company-wide communication
  • Collaborate with creative directors, UX teams, PM and engineering to push the future vision of our Canvas design system
  • Participate with other senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives
  • Delivered UX vision, along with a plan for evolutionary, iterative steps to get there
  • Recruit top talent and find growth opportunities for the entire team
  • Critique design work and provide actionable feedback

Confidential, Houston, TX

Sr. UX Analyst

  • Manage and run customer facing programs to help shape our product vision and roadmap.
  • Determine and drive the strategic integration of our platform technologies into other applications, including their successful release to market.
  • Gather customer insights and feedback every week, and infuse the learnings back into the organization and product area roadmaps.
  • Be the product champion externally, and passionate voice of the customer internally.
  • Act as our Product Liaison with other teams as we work to deliver a cohesive product offering.
  • Ability to work independently, multi - task effectively and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with general direction and guidance
  • Experience in managing enterprise wide projects
  • Experience leading and participating in cross-functional projects
  • Capable of translating complex issues into simple terms to facilitate discussion and decision

Confidential, Houston, TX

Founder / UX Strategist

  • Transform complicated design challenges into elegant and efficient interactions for both web and mobile
  • Solve real problems and helped to improve users lives (with success metrics to support)
  • Designed products for mid to large enterprise working in an agile environment
  • Team collaboration, and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation and networking skills
  • Collaborated with product management and engineering counterparts and experience working with collaborators across time zones
  • Strategic thinking and use user research to influence product roadmaps
  • Lead and mentored
  • Ownership over design and impact UX
  • Ability to dive in and learn complex systems and interfaces
  • Worked with an established design library
  • Providing insightful and constructive critiques of peers designs
  • Teach less experienced team members and eager to learn from more experienced members
  • Knowledge at internal and external events and conferences

Confidential, Conroe, TX

Sr. UX Designer

  • Lead a group of Product Designers & Researchers, inspire and mentor them, champion their work, guide them, and bring them to the next level
  • Deliver a UX vision, along with a plan for evolutionary, iterative steps to get there
  • Recruit top talent and find growth opportunities for the whole team
  • Critique design work and provide actionable feedback
  • Focus the team on design and encourage various UX problem - solving methodologies
  • Enhance the performance and skill set of your designers by promoting mentoring and educational opportunities
  • Schedule upcoming projects and balance workload across your team
  • Build relationships with other managers and leaders

Confidential, Denver, CO

Lead UX Designer

  • Requirements gathering with Stakeholders
  • Collaboratively lead user research, concept testing, and usability testing
  • Managed UX by creating storyboards, personas, journey maps, design patterns, process maps, wireframes, prototypes, design standards and component specifications
  • Human - Centered Design, Interaction Design and Product Design
  • Surveyed stakeholder and user feedback to refined UX and UI
  • Facilitate user experience design collaboration with individuals, teams and focus groups
  • Participated in the business-wide discussions to level set overall design and development direction
  • Multitask and manage the design of solutions in a cross functional Agile environment
  • Developed UX project plans by facilitating discovery phase of projects
  • Reported on project status, issues, and risks to mitigate UX misalignment with stakeholders, project manager and development team
  • Interfaced with UI implementation teams to ensure realization of UX/ UI design

Confidential, Houston, TX

Online Multimedia Supervisor

  • Built and managed a team of Advertising, Marketing and Content Designers
  • Requirements gathering (stakeholders, clients and users)
  • UX/UI development (wireframes, mockups and prototypes)
  • Value proposition, analytic base modifications, user testing, focus groups and A/B testing
  • Improved UX using user research and metrics
  • Helped create and implement branding, standards and design guidelines
  • Managed multiple, concurrent clients with aggressive deadlines
  • Trained and practice Agile methodology
  • Built design team to accommodate the growing need for online advertising

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