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Summary

I HAVE AND I CAN...

Over ten years of user experience design experience for software, Web applications which leverage emergent technologies, consumer electronics and/or mobile devices.

Created and iterate on UI wireframes and HTML prototypes to effectively communicate user interaction patterns and design ideas.

Develop and write interaction and functional specifications.

Experience implementing and/or upgrading Content Management Systems for digital marketing purpose.

Be an integral part of the product lifecycle from start to finish.

Utilize the full range of my UX, interface, and visual design skills.

Develop user stories, flows, mental models, and other supporting, often quick-and-dirty user research.

Quickly prototype (Invision, Principle, Origami Studio,) code that expresses design intent

Work across departments to understand product potential and limitations.

Work with Product Design leadership to help establish, nurture, and promote a scalable design system.

Skills:

  • Created, maintained, and updated detailed project plans that drove expert scheduling, resource and vendor management.

  • Quickly come up to speed in my client’s Content Management solutions, purpose, and vision to deliver results effectively.

  • The primary point of contact and become a trusted advisor to marketing, creative, and technical departments – listen actively to their concerns and questions in order to better understand their perspectives.

  • Created information architecture forvarious sites and worked with colleagues to update/streamline the organization of the site according to best practices.

  • Led site optimization efforts / strategies to improve overall site usability and performance.

  • Credibly delivered both positive and challenging messages to internal and client stakeholders.

Background profile:

  • Strong experience designing and implementing scalable, high performance and secure responsive web designs. Experience incorporating CMS and personalization engines and localization features.

  • Experience delivering integrated digital solutions including systems such analytics, marketing automation/communication, social media and event management. Integration experience with market leading solutions such as Sitecore, Adobe experience manager, Drupal, and WordPress.

  • Experience with HTTP and consuming RESTful API’s

  • Familiarity with images, compression, caching and streaming services

  • 10+ years of experience as a Web/Digital/CMS/E-commerce Project Manager

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Key competencies:

  • Ability to thrive in a cross-functional team on high profile, critical projects. Ability to assess and communicate progress and issues related to my teammates

  • High-productivity development track record with analytical thinking skills and design

  • Demonstrated experience in managing large design driven projects

  • Keen eye for detail and stubborn resolve to drive to high quality deliverables

  • Experience creating, promoting and guiding development principles and influencing development teams, business users and management in adoption of technical solutions to provide beautiful intuitive design

  • Effectively balance strategic thinking with the ability to get things done within a rapidly changing work environment.

  • Flexible approach to work & has excellent work management and organizational skills

  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities

  • Ability to anticipate obstacles and issues and create effective contingency plans

Work Experience

2015-072017-

Senior Website Designer

The Press and the Public Project

Senior Website Designer and developer for Brooklyn, New York based non-profit documentary film company. Responsible for all design and start to finish management of "Trump: What's the Deal?" trumpthemovie.com / Stroke of Genius: Scofield Thayer strokeofgeniusmovie.com most recently. 

2017-072017-

FILM: Stroke of Genius: Scofield Thayer - Lead web design and development, visual branding of film

Stroke of Genius: Scofield Thayer

STROKEOFGENIUSMOVIE.COM

2015-072017-10

FILM: Trump:What's the Deal? Senior Website Designer and Developer

Trump: What's the Deal?

Senior Website Designer and developer, social media and seo, press.

2016-7present

Lead Web Designer and Director

LDW Design

ldwdesign.co

2012-032017-

Web Design, Graphic Design, Development

New England Diary

Designed and developed site and multiple updated iterations, on wordpress and squarespace, custom templates, SEO, integrated social media automation, and provide analytics

2017-032017-06

Lead Web Designer

Irondale Theatre Ensemble

Lead web designer, developer, webmaster for a project/play called 1599

2014-012015-08

Web Design, Development

Fete Music

designed and developed and rebranded media. enhanced functionality and increased sales.

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