Daniel Russell

  • Greater Los Angeles Area, US CA
Daniel Russell

UX QA Consultant

Work History

Work History
Mar 2015 - Present

UX QA Consultant

www.inciteco.com

UX QA testing of online banner ads

View details at http://www.inciteco.com/

Oct 2014 - Present

Producer

Sponsorship Hacks Podcast

•Coordinate interviews with emerging tech industry leaders to create engaging content for listeners

•Manage potential guest expectations for show onboarding

•Accurately communicate cost of service and travel expenses for host and guest travels

•Composed original music, edited for content quality

•Graphic designer for show logo

•Syndicate show via RSS to iTunes, Stitcher Listen at http://hackathon.posthaven.com

Jul 2014 - Oct 2014

Motion Graphics Designer

EliteVisions™, LLC

•Coordinated and executed aggressive deadlines for projects with my team

•Successfully managed client expectations throughout the lifecycle of our projects

•Designed motion graphics, VFX and animated GIFs in Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and Cinema 4D daily to meet strict client deadlines for media deliverables

•Pitched creative content concepts to prospective clients

REEL: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xvd9JrNDwYU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYONcvFCqLg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Rtxe3LVGXU

Jul 2013 - Jul 2014

Sales Manager

Macy's

•Managed the scope and risk of various sales projects, one of which doubled the Macy’s Pasadena Men’s Apparel department year-to-date return client service sales in seven weeks

•Managed five separate teams of 29+ employees at four different stores in the multi-million dollar ($7 million max) departments of Men’s Apparel, Women’s Shoes, Handbags, and Fine Jewelry

•Status Reporting and report analytics in Excel daily to track team performance and progress on sales

•Managed team schedule, coached, conducted performance evaluations with associates to ensure service quality

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013

Career Peer Advisor

UCSB Career Services

•Planned personal branding event attended by 100+ students featuring guest speaker Jay Matheson, Development Executive at Apple Inc., designed to teach students how to stand out to potential employers and earn jobs via LinkedIn, Visualize.me, Twitter, and About.me

•Raised $5,000 to fund event by pitching plan to three separate student and community funding boards

•Wrote and published career blogs about various resources and job search techniques. Read at: http://ucsbcareerblog.wordpress.com/2013/10/28/what-i-wish-i-knew-in-college/

•Counseled and advised students •Conceptualized promotional videos for employer

Education

Education
Sep 2009 - Jun 2013

B.A. History

University of California, Santa Barbara

Specializing in American History (1890s-Present) and Film and Media Studies, I acted in local musical theater productions and produced short news segments at Santa Barbara's Government Access channel.

Skills

Skills

UX Quality Assurance

JavaScript

HTML5

Project Management

Business Management

Sales

Public Speaking

Microsoft Excel

Ableton Live

Photoshop

After Effects

Social Media

Hospitality

Telephone Reception

Data Analysis

Marketing

Adobe Creative Suite

Video Editing

Television Production

Fundraising

Customer Service

Creative Writing

Video Production

Copy Editing

Blogging

Final Cut Pro

Event Planning