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Sr. Ux Designer Resume

Seattle, WA

SUMMARY:

  • Over 21 years of UI web application design and prototyping.
  • Possess excellent customer experience intuition; demonstrated success in creating beautiful and user - friendly websites, mobile apps and/or business software for the desktop.
  • Demonstrated visual design expertise through mockups and style guides.
  • Analyze user interface problems and create on-brand design solutions that meet measurable business goals and requirements.
  • Experience creating and implementing usability studies, personas, user flows, wireframes, style guides, navigational structures, and affinity diagrams is required. Strong knowledge of web technologies (i.e. HTML and CSS).
  • Excellence with standard design software tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc).
  • Strong interaction design and web technology skills (i.e. Flash and After Effects).
  • Strong knowledge or experience with database served websites. Experience working with rich client or web applications.
  • Strong ability to understand and integrate customer needs and motivations into specific areas of product design to contribute to user features and functionality.
  • Familiar with industry standards and trends. Strong communication skills as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • JavaScript, UI/UX., HTML 5 and CSS3 developer with an emphasis on building strong User Interfaces along with intuitive functionality across multiple platforms.
  • Drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently.
  • Strong bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and effectively deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Be willing to roll up the sleeves and do what is necessary to meet team goals.
  • Possess excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills.

TOP 3 SKILLS:

  • Interaction Design
  • User center design
  • Collaboration

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

User Interface-1st Tier - API: Axure, Balsamiq, Visual Studio Code, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Premiere and After Effects. Confidential Expression Blend, Axure and Sketch

Languages/Scripting: C#, HTML 5, CSS 3, MVC4 Razor, XML, JSON, XSLT, XUI, ASP.NET, XAML, MCML, Actionscript 3.0, Foundation CSS3, DHTML, LUA, JAVASCRIPT, KnockoutJS, ASP, T-SQL, Windows 8, .NET, Windows Mobile, JQuery, AJAX, YUI, Confidential IIS, FMOD, Share Point Portal Server 2013, AngularJS, D3.JS

Databases and web services: MS SQL Server 2005, MS SQL 2000/DTS /ADO, Restful API

Workflow and Source Control: Git HUB, Confidential Product Studio and Source Depot, Team Foundation Server

QA and Debugging: Perforce, Seapine Test Track, N-Unit, Node.js, Jasmine, JSHint, JSFiddle JSUnit, Havoc Script Debugger, Firebug (Firefox) web dev debugger Visual Studio debugging and tracing and JetBrains -webStorm.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Sr. UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of complex user and business workflows and requirements; Design and documentation of information architecture and usability best practices.
  • Responsibilities were: Ability to work within the Lean Methodology under Scrum approaches.;
  • Participate in task/user workflow analysis (current and future) to gain understanding of the user's tasks and behaviors;
  • Create detailed user interface designs, including prototyping, for external (web) and internal (client/server) applications;
  • Apply design look and feel, color scheme, branding, graphics, iconography, typography, task flow, interactions and navigation to all work;
  • Recommend viable, effective design/code solutions which support underlying performance thresholds;
  • Maintain technical knowledge around Vanguard User Centered Design practices, use of templates & components, and prototype process;
  • Perform page design testing to validate user interface design of developed applications against UI Specifications and Navigation Diagrams;
  • Completed all assigned tasks within timeframes that are documented on project plans and epics;
  • Recognized constraints and dependencies, effectively managing these issues into your timelines;
  • Participated in requirements gathering efforts and discussions surrounding business client needs.
  • Effectively persuaded and influence to bridge the gap between business requirements and user needs;
  • Participated in risk management activities with project team peers, proactively identifying potential risk events and providing input to risk quantification and mitigation strategies.
  • Demonstrated excellent proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Axure.
  • Practices and designs deployed using a wide variety of usability concepts, best practices, and procedures, as well as the basic concepts of user centered design.

Confidential, Clifton, NJ

Sr. UI/UX Designer Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop all UI/UX for internal tools along with front - end functionality. Strong design sensibility needed to mockup Material Design look and feel using Axure, Photoshop, Illustrator and html 5. Heavy Javascript for mockups and functioning prototype customization. Custom knockout Data Binding Handlers were developed for the animation of our UI; Interactive Data Visualization with D3.js; Design patterns and library were React.js, KockoutJS with MVVM.
  • Created working prototypes to finalize existing and future “user stories and epics” along with the respective information architecture of the site.
  • Participate in code review and unit testing to ensure quality code and markup and performance.
  • Developed RESTful web client to consume windows RESTful API (and secure data layer).
  • Developed pixel perfect fit and finish interface layouts and functionality from redlines with HTML 5 and CSS 3.
  • Created UI designs through consideration of business requirements & technical limitations along with end result being all UI considerations be responsive layout to many platforms and resolutions.
  • Translated high-level feature concepts into use cases and customer experience requirements.
  • Presented design work to the product development team, executives, and external partners for review and feedback.
  • Produced wireframes, high-fidelity mockups and production art assets.
  • Developed and maintain detailed UI specifications and user-flows.
  • Ensured my designs would work across many languages using different character sets localization string replacement.
  • Worked on several different projects at once, and met demanding deadlines.

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Sr. UI UX Designer-Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Markup of most of the site through expert knowledge HTML5/CSS3 and front-end development implementation
  • Demonstrated excellent proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Sketch, HTML5 and CSS 3 tools
  • Firm knowledge-Advanced knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator techniques utilized.
  • Practices and designs deployed using a wide variety of usability concepts, best practices, and procedures, as well as the basic concepts of user centered design
  • Showed leadership in developing design plans/or gathering user research and insights to aid in the design and presentation process
  • Focused a trained ‘eye’ for design elements, specifically around testing and reviewing implementation of a visual design style guide
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and lead cross-discipline design teams and collaborate with clients, developers, and fellow designers
  • Excellent project management and presentation skills
  • Show superior ability to present multiple design concepts to problems
  • Finally, showed my ability to maintain focus on project detail and overall brand awareness while understanding and managing business partner and customer needs

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Sr. UI UX Designer-Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Nimbleness; I was able to turn around rigorous wireframes and mockups quickly in an iterative environment and able to generate design ideas quickly (whiteboarding) with team members
  • Demonstrated visual design expertise; capacity for creating fun, highly usable designs and layouts, and a propensity towards simplification. UCD (user centered design) and methodologies applied.
  • Gave team a general understanding of how design impacts development; and how to design something good that is technically feasible and prudent
  • Effectively communicate to scope design initiatives accurately and prioritize work items appropriately
  • Created process flows, wireframes, prototypes, high fidelity mockups, and detailed responsive UI and visual design specifications (redlines) for web and mobile and desktop.
  • Worked closely with cross-functional teams to help define business and feature requirements
  • Assessed and optimized the performance of new and existing features by actively participating in usability testing and interpreting analytics data.
  • Presented design work to the product team, engineering team, and external partners for review and feedback.
  • Contributed to user interface design and development best practices and standards as it relates to and for the creation, publication, and governance of useful, usable content.
  • Partnered with highly technical teams and handle multiple projects in an agile, fast-paced environment.
  • Participate in code review and unit testing to ensure quality code and markup and performance.
  • Developed pixel perfect fit and finish interface layouts and functionality from redlines with HTML 5 and CSS 3.
  • Created respnsive UI designs and user-flows through consideration of business requirements & technical limitations along with end result being all UI considerations be responsive layout to many platforms and resolutions.
  • Worked on several different projects at once, and met demanding deadlines.

Environment: Single Page Application with Javascript, typescript, LESS, MVVM, AngularJS, D3.js, Foundation CSS, Bootstrap Responsive Design Library, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, HTML 4/5, CSS 3 and JQuery, TFS, Agile/Scrum, Balsamiq, Axure and Sketch.

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Senior UI UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Created process flows, wireframes, prototypes, high fidelity mockups, and detailed UI and visual design specifications (redlines) for web and mobile and desktop.
  • Requested and drove user research as needed.
  • Worked closely with cross-functional teams to help define business and feature requirements
  • Assessed and optimized the performance of new and existing features by actively participating in usability testing and interpreting analytics data.
  • Presented design work to the product team, engineering team, and external partners for review and feedback.
  • Contributed to user interface design and development best practices and standards as it relates to and for the creation, publication, and governance of useful, usable content. .
  • Partnered with highly technical teams and handle multiple projects in an agile, fast-paced environment.
  • Fluent input in best practices for web-based information architecture and design
  • Provided strong practical knowledge of user-centered design methodologies and usability principles
  • Proficient in standard design tools including Photoshop and Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and wireframing tools, such as Omnigraffle, and Axure.
  • Demonstrated visual design expertise; capacity for creating fun, highly usable designs and layouts, and a propensity towards simplification
  • Nimbleness; I was able to turn around rigorous wireframes and mockups quickly in an iterative environment and able to generate design ideas quickly (whiteboarding) with team members
  • Gave team a general understanding of how design impacts development; and how to design something good that is technically feasible and prudent
  • Effectively communicate to scope design initiatives accurately and prioritize work items appropriately
  • Updating “cosmos” application features using html 5, heavy Javascript, jQuery, Ajax and MVC 5 and Azure.
  • Finalized workflows and best practices for the UI. Created working prototypes to finalize future user stories and epics. All UI had to be responsive ready for many different platforms and resolutions.
  • Architected the UI/UX information design and functionality and user-flows.
  • Participated in code review and unit testing to ensure quality code and markup.
  • Developed application around Confidential azure architecture and best practices.
  • Developed pixel perfect fit and finish interface layouts and functionality from redlines with HTML 5 and CSS 3.

Environment: MVC 5, Azure, AngularJS, Windows 8, Foundation responsive library, Expression Blend, C#, Foundation CSS/Sass, Adobe Photoshop, Axure and Sketch and Ajax, HTML 5, CSS 3 and JQuery, Javascript, TFS, Agile/Scrum

Confidential, Redmond, WA

UI/UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop all javascript Angular Unit tests for MS Financial approval tool using Jasmine framework and Karma as the test runner.
  • Worked with lead dev to determine which functions would require the most testing along with the types of Mocks and Promises and “negatives” that would be required to prove the application was either succeeding or failing after any changes in the code.
  • Set up the automation of these tests through the integration of node.js and Bower scaffolding tools and Gruntjs.

Environment: Single Page Application with Javascript, coffeescript, LESS, KnockoutJS Custom Databinding Handlers, MVVM, AngularJS, Jasmine, Karma, GruntJS, Bower scaffolding, Foundation CSS, Bootstrap Responsive Design Library, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, HTML 4/5, CSS 3 and JQuery, TFS, Agile/Scrum, Balsamiq and Axure.

Confidential, Redmond, WA

UI/UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop all UI/UX for internal tools along with front - end functionality. Strong design sensibility needed to mockup metro look and feel using Photoshop and Illustrator, html 5. Heavy Javascript for mockups and functioning prototype customization. Custom knockout Data Binding Handlers were developed for the animation of our UI; Interactive Data Visualization with D3.js; Design patterns and library was KockoutJS with MVVM.
  • Created working prototypes to finalize existing and future “user stories and epics” along with the respective information architecture of the site.
  • Participate in code review and unit testing to ensure quality code and markup and performance.
  • Developed RESTful web client to consume windows RESTful API (and secure data layer).
  • Developed pixel perfect fit and finish interface layouts and functionality from redlines with HTML 5 and CSS 3.
  • Created UI designs through consideration of business requirements & technical limitations along with end result being all UI considerations be responsive layout to many platforms and resolutions.
  • Translated high-level feature concepts into use cases and customer experience requirements.
  • Presented design work to the product development team, executives, and external partners for review and feedback.
  • Produced wireframes, high-fidelity mockups and production art assets.
  • Developed and maintain detailed UI specifications and user-flows.
  • Ensured my designs would work across many languages using different character sets localization string replacement.
  • Worked on several different projects at once, and met demanding deadlines.

Environment: Single Page Application with Javascript, typescript, LESS, KnockoutJS Custom Databinding Handlers, MVVM, AngularJS, D3.js; C#, Foundation CSS, Bootstrap Responsive Design Library, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, HTML 4/5, CSS 3 and JQuery, TFS, Agile/Scrum, Balsamiq and Axure.

Confidential, Redmond, WA

UI/UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed pixel perfect fit and finish interface layouts and functionality from redlines with HTML 5 and CSS 3 and responsive design using Bootstrap.
  • Created UI designs through consideration of business requirements & technical limitations per different platforms so it relates to and for the creation, publication, and governance of useful, usable content.
  • Presented design work to the product development team, executives, and external partners for review and feedback.
  • Produced wireframes, high-fidelity mockups and production art assets.
  • Developed and maintain detailed UI specifications and templates and site collections.
  • Create new Sharepoint “Display Templates,” “Master Page(s)” for the Campus Sharepoint Site using Adobe photoshop and Illustrator with redline pixel perfect addendum. Along with UX specifications and use cases.

Environment: Sharepoint 2013 Sites and Applications with Javascript, typescript, LESS and SASS, Foundation CSS/Sass, Bootstrap Responsive Design Library, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, HTML 5, CSS 3 and JQuery, TFS, Agile/Scrum, Balsamiq and Axure.

Confidential, Redmond, WA

UI/UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop all UI/UX for internal tools along with front - end functionality. Design sensibility to metro look and feel using Photoshop and illustrator, html 5, heavy Javascript for mockups and functioning prototypes, jQuery, Ajax and MVC 4 for finished applications and tools which supported the many fortune 500 and 100 clients of Confidential . Design patters were AngularJS with MVC.
  • Created working prototypes to finalize existing and future “user stories and epics”.
  • Architect the UI/UX for Search Engine application with thorough commenting of code for future developers.
  • Participate in code review and unit testing to ensure quality code and markup and performance.
  • Developed RESTful web client to consume windows RESTful API (and secure datalayer).
  • Developed pixel perfect fit and finish interface layouts and functionality from redlines with HTML 5 and CSS 3.
  • Created UI designs through consideration of business requirements & technical limitations and information architecture along with end result being all UI considerations be responsive layout to many platforms and resolutions.
  • Translated high-level feature concepts into use cases and customer experience requirements as it relates to and for the creation, publication, and governance of useful, usable content. .
  • Presented design work to the product development team, executives, and external partners for review and feedback.
  • Produced wireframes, high-fidelity mockups and production art assets for mobile, web and desktop devices.
  • Developed and maintain detailed UI specifications, user-flows and templates.
  • Ensured my designs would work across many languages using different character sets.
  • Worked on several different projects at once, and met demanding deadlines.

Environment: Single Page Application with Javascript, typescript, LESS, Knockout Databinding, MVC 5 Razor, AngularJS, C#, Foundation CSS, Bootstrap Responsive Design Library, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, WPF,HTML 4/5, CSS 3 and JQuery, TFS, Agile/Scrum, Balsamiq and Axure.

Confidential, Redmond, WA

Web Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Updating Confidential site to metro look and feel using html 5, heavy Javascript, jQuery, Ajax and MVC 4.
  • Work with UX guys to finalize workflows and best practices for the UI. Created working prototypes to finalize future user stories and epics. All UI had to be responsive ready for many different platforms and resolutions.
  • Architect the UI/UX for Search Engine application with thorough commenting of code for future developers.
  • Participate in code review and unit testing to ensure quality code and markup.
  • Developed RESTful web client to consume widows RESTful API.
  • Developed pixel perfect fit and finish interface layouts and functionality from redlines with HTML 5 and CSS 3.

Environment: MVC 4 Razor, AngularJS, Windows 8, Foundation responsive library, Expression Blend, C#, Foundation CSS/Sass, Adobe Photoshop, Axure and Sketch and Ajax, WPF,HTML 5, CSS 3 and JQuery, Javascript, TFS, Agile/Scrum

Confidential, Duvall, WA

Web Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Create storyboards for User Experience testing and Photoshop and flash mockups for the design aspect of the UI which was to be presented to Confidential decision makers.
  • Used HTML 5 for prototyping the interfaces.
  • Used CSS 3 for doing interface animation.
  • UI had to be responsive to many platforms and resolutions-achieved through Bootstrap library.
  • Designed and architected the UI/UX for both applications with thorough commenting of code for future developers. UI had to be responsive to many platforms and resolutions-achieved through Foundation framework.
  • Extensive Metro Design principles employed for both applications in both design structure and UX negotiation (metro animations) for Windows 8 and Win forms for Windows 7.
  • Primary development tools were Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate with Team Foundation Server (storied agile methodology) and Confidential Expression Blend for Development and Source Control.

Environment: XAML, Windows 8, Expression Blend, C#, Adobe Photoshop and Flash, HTML 5, CSS 3, WPF, JQuery, JavaScript, TFS, Agile/Scrum

Confidential, Redmond, WA

UI Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided fit and finish interface layouts and functionality for the XBoxLive360/ESPN portal releases 2.3 and 2.4 using LUA scripting tied to XUI interfaces.
  • Work with XUI artists to implement UX and UI designs.
  • Contribute to ‘storied’ Agile next release meetings with producers and developers on usability and engineering plausibility.
  • Rebuilt look-and-feel of advertising materials, including image and brand content, iconography, email campaigns, ads, banners and other graphic materials, thereby improving visual experience, visual design, and UI design.
  • Programmed and supported many different tools for work-flow and asset management control.
  • Video editing and compositing effects for “Inside XBOX” weekend review promo.
  • Adobe “Premiere “and “After Effects” programs utilized.
  • Primary development tools were Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with Team Foundation Server and Havoc Script for Debugging and Development and Source Control.

Environment: XAML, Expression Blend, LUA, XUI, WPF, Silverlight 4.0, JQuery, JavaScript, TFS, Agile/Scrum

Confidential, Bothell, WA

Web and Flash Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Optimized and recoded parts of Confidential ’s customer management application-flash version when JavaScript was disabled (billing, plan management, adding services, etc.) using pure MVC design patterns and advanced Action script 3.0 techniques. Application tied to backend web services with SOAP, JSON-RPC and XML-RPC protocols.
  • Developed Restful Web services to read and update data using MVC web APIs.
  • Responsible for revision of code, fixing defects and implementing new enhancements (UI and the business) requirements; also fixing bugs and troubleshooting technical problems via bug tracking lifecycle along with close work with business owners and web producers for timely completion of projects and requests
  • Bringing the proposed redesign of existing page layouts and/or creation of new page layouts for the Confidential Enterprise site, lead nurturing and e-mail campaigns to life, with an increased emphasis.
  • Provide fit and finish layout and functionality from design specs using advanced .CSS (specificity) and JQuery also employing the high standards from the UX people when it came to performance and intuition of interface using Axure and sketch.
  • Cross browser functionality expertise needed considering the high demographic numbers the Confidential site was experiencing with the different browsers and their respective challenges (IE 6, 7, 8, safari, chrome and opera).

Environment: MVC, Adobe Flash, ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, Action script 3.0, JQuery, JavaScript, TFS, Agile/Scrum

Confidential, Redmond, WA

Design Integrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provided fit and finish interface layouts and functionality for the Confidential next mobile OS release using Confidential ’s proprietary language Splash.
  • Daily SCRUM meetings and code review with senior developers and worked closely with designers to solve current bug queue. (Agile dev models) to satisfy pixel perfect layouts.
  • Provided graphical support to Marketing and Business Development groups for email campaigns and other promo needs.
  • Strong knowledge of XML and backend class libraries was needed to succeed in this position.
  • Utilize Confidential Product Studio and Source Depot to manage code and versioning

Environment: Splash, Product Studio/Source Depot, Visual Studio v10, Mobile Phone v7, Agile/Scrum

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