SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Microsoft Store Merchandising COSG - Redmond, Washington, September 2016 – March 2017
Oversaw and managed all In-Store marketing campaign for both Windows and Xbox store. Including but not limited to Xbox Subscription campaign, Xbox Rewards.
Responsibilities included: Created cross platform In-Store marketing campaigns for Windows and Xbox store. Managed a Vender team of 5 designers. Demonstrated ability to keep design team working within established deadlines, while maintaining visual consistency within Windows and Xbox brand guidelines. Directed projects and supervised intermediate and junior designers in creating concepts, comps, layouts and final art. Accomplishments: Directed and facilitated the consolidation of Xbox Store and Windows Store onto one design work flow for streamlined executions, paying special attention to budget requirements, while increasing ROI and PUU goals. Successfully designed and created cohesive visual marketing campaigns across both Windows
and Xbox store.
Microsoft - Membership/AMC (TEKsystems) - Redmond, Washington, February 2016 – June 2016
Collaborated with key stakeholders of AMC to envision and create visual designs, UI elements, and presentation desks for current and future products and services. Created multi-platform designs and envisioning across MS account ecosystem, employing MS OneUI to design interaction flows, visual design, brand integration, content creation for both Windows 10 and Microsoft.com to define the design roadmap for account.microsoft.com for services used by millions of people worldwide. Collaborated effectively with a team of designers, program managers and developers to drive design ideation through implementation, enabling AMC to deliver and hit their milestones.
Microsoft - Bing (Aim Consulting) - Bellevue, Washington, June 2015 – September 2015
Senior UI Designer
Participated and collaborated in concept development and design ideation with business managers and the design team to define the Microsoft Garage HomeTeam mobile app for iOS and Window’s Phone. Conceptualized and created intuitive, engaging UI/UX to optimize features and functionality to take full advantage of the iOS and Windows phone platform. Provided design thought leadership to the team and worked with engineering to develop a clean, rich, brand experience for users.
Mylio (MyLo, LLC.) - Bellevue, Washington, February 2015 – May 2015
UI/UX Production Designer
Worked closely with Marketing, Engineering and Creative to envision, create and deliver next-generation experiences that will be used across platforms. Built innovative desktop and mobile UI/UX, created designs from conceptual development through final implementation. Responsible for envisioning and advocating for the user experience with customers, developers and leadership. Responsibilities include: Icon production (retina and non-retina resolutions), worked on color palette and typography for mobile, desktop, and web, Animation study prototyping, website design, layout, content, and style production, UX wireframe design production with UX lead, layout redline production for UI scenes, panels, forms, and dialogs to match UX principles, review / analysis of customer UX feedback on shipping product.
Microsoft - Xbox Advertising (Vega Consulting) - Redmond, Washington, December 2009 – February 2015
Senior Visual Designer
Collaborated closely with XBOX Live Advertising team, including project managers, Lead designer and the development team to create functioning Xbox console interactive experiences for fortune 100 companies in a fast paced environment. Worked daily on creating custom graphic with a combination of UI/UX principles to create engaging visual experiences that meet or exceed clients' goals and expectations. Main responsibilities include but not limited to creating graphics, UI, motion studies, redlines, video and sound editing.
Microsoft - EXG (Filter) - Redmond, Washington, July 2009 - October 2009
Responsible for designing user interfaces for web, software, and/or hardware products, writing functionality design specifications, designing and implementing basic prototypes, high and low fidelity mock ups, fictional usability studies. Focused on understanding customer needs and motivations to integrate into product designs. Acted as consultant to other team leads and managed external production and design resources.
Eddie Bauer (BigFish) - Bellevue, Washington, March 2009 - June 2009
Senior Web Designer
Design beautiful and usable web page layouts and interactive experiences, create storyboards and motion guides, drove creative projects from start to finish and provided created solutions to business obstacles.
GA Creative - Bellevue, Washington, Jan 2008 - Nov 2008
Provided design solutions for a variety of projects based on clients’ needs and scope of work. Managed visual elements including illustration, photography, color, typography, and design. Translate ideas into coherent and appropriate visual messaging and solutions.
Ascentium - Bellevue, Washington, September 2006 - January 2008
Worked in a collaborative environment with multi-disciplinary teams, interactive designers, project managers, copywriters, and user experience designers. Managed the entire web design life cycle from producing rough concepts to cohesive design solutions.
Microsoft, Activision, Disney Entertainment, Nordstrom, Starbucks, Age of Empires III, Xbox Live, EA Games, Paramount Studios, Sony Entertainment, Unilever, Saga, Ford, General Motors, Fiat, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, Procter & Gamble, Lion’s Gate Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Warner Brothers, Ubisoft, 2k games, 505 Games, US Navy, T-Mobile, Redbull, Nike, Samsung, Valve and many more.
Adobe Creative Suite 2017, 3D Studio Max 9, Sketch, Element 3D, Cinema 4D, HTML, CSS.
3D Games & Animation Certificate - University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Multimedia & Production Program - Lake Washington Technical College, Kirkland, WA
Multimedia Program - North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA
Electronic Imaging & Digital Editing - Ivey Seright, Seattle, WA
Graphic Communications Program - Seattle Art Institute, Seattle, WA
Available upon request
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