User Experience / UI Application Designer
University of California, Riverside
• Lead UX/UI designer for UC Riverside's Computing Department. Produced wireframes and concepts based on careful usability testing and research; Made high-fidelity mocks through various prototyping tools; Worked with developers on the front-end code and provided guidance for implementing ideas into a finished product. • Began a collaborative campus initiative to bring responsive design and mobile-first considerations into the design and development process. Leveraged technologies to deploy a full-fledged front-end framework consisting of a curated collection of semantic, accessible, and responsive web design patterns. Demonstrated techniques, tools, and best practices for achieving a web-standards approach to device-agnostic site deployment. •Introduced the need for lean UX and UX culture into the organization through written articles and presentations. Revamped the entire user experience of our future desktop and mobile apps by leading the interaction design and front-end development. Streamlined application development with a user-centered design process in mind. • Created interactive demos through rapid prototyping, and constructed front-end interfaces for UCR department websites and applications. • Managed a small team of staff and student web designers and content creators.