OBJECTIVE

To lead, innovate and be challenged in a graphic design or marketing position. Analyze and improve user experience and implement marketing strategies in a team-based environment.

OBJECTIVE

To lead, innovate and be challenged in a graphic design or marketing position. Analyze and improve user experience and implement marketing strategies in a team-based environment.

EXPERIENCE
PHILOSOPHIE  •  Product Designer & Frontend Engineer  •  07.2018 – Present
  • Design software and custom websites for today’s top startups and enterprise companies
  • Collaborate with full-stack developers to see designs come to life with accuracy
  • Deliver complete UX and visual design frameworks to our engineering teams
  • Prototype user interfaces and interactions using tools like Figma, Framer X or using code
  • Develop front-end components in React with the latest technologies and best practices
  • Mentor newer teammates with project management and client management skills
  • Critique and iterate on design ideas and ideologies with and for other team members
  • Manage client relationship and project success ensuring we follow our agile methodologies
  • Conduct interviews, competitive research, design explorations, and strategic analysis
  • Build relationships with clients to develop a referral network for future projects
HAWKE MEDIA  •  Web Manager  •  02.2016 – 06.2018
  • Onboard new hires onto internal platforms, workflows, and processes
  • Manage the internal web development process from concept through completion
  • Test and build new processes within the team that help improve efficiencies
  • Translate marketing objectives for new clients into clear creative strategies
  • Assign all incoming clients to the appropriate team members
  • Develop new ways to improve team culture and ensure a positive work environment
  • Manage work levels of team members to cultivate an efficient work balance
  • Lead the web team in project management and meeting deadlines
  • Ensure all work output is meeting and exceeding client expectations and standards
  • Audit all web projects to check for functionality errors & UI / UX improvements
  • Meet with business development to ensure all incoming projects are scoped properly
  • Train sales on the nuances of web development and how to properly sell into our process
  • Meet with prospective clients to answer any web questions required before signing
  • Research new technologies and trends in the web development and graphic design industry
  • Test & onboard new platforms that could potentially increase team effectiveness
  • Meet with other platforms to foster and cultivate partnerships that are beneficial for the team
  • Meet and interview potential new candidates to join our team
  • Continue to build websites for clients of my own and set examples for team members
  • Branding design including logo, packaging, typography and implementation into websites
  • Organize photo shoots for clients, and direct shoots to follow a branded storyboard
  • Optimize e-commerce websites for conversions, and improve revenue
DISTRACTIVE MEDIA  •  Art Director  •  12.2014 – 01.2016
  • Project manage all digital asset production from initial concept through QA
  • User interface design for mobile web “app”s displayed through our network
  • Design mobile web app wireframes for developer handoff
  • User experience research for client specific campaigns
  • Marketing asset design for print and online display advertising
  • Quality assurance tests on all designs that were produced
  • Maintain branding consistency during QA across all campaigns
  • Manage client relationships for venues and web app designs
  • Install wireless networks in venues to display our network
UNIVERSITY GRAPHIC SYSTEMS  •  Marketing Manager  •  10.2014 – 07.2015
  • Build and execute new product & service campaigns
  • Train & mentor new marketing interns and build projects for each quarter
  • Present for new students on the process, challenges and benefits of being a marketing manager
  • Design, print and set up all advertising campaigns around campus for UGS
  • Develop our brand identity and presence, and manage it for consistency across all mediums
  • Develop social media campaigns, build and engage with our social following
EXPERIENCE
PHILOSOPHIE  •  Product Designer & Frontend Engineer
07.2018 – Present
  • Design software and custom websites for today’s top startups and enterprise companies
  • Collaborate with full-stack developers to see designs come to life with accuracy
  • Deliver complete UX and visual design frameworks to our engineering teams
  • Prototype user interfaces and interactions using tools like Figma, Framer X or using code
  • Develop front-end components in React with the latest technologies and best practices
  • Mentor newer teammates with project management and client management skills
  • Critique and iterate on design ideas and ideologies with and for other team members
  • Manage client relationship and project success ensuring we follow our agile methodologies
  • Conduct interviews, competitive research, design explorations, and strategic analysis
  • Build relationships with clients to develop a referral network for future projects
HAWKE MEDIA  •  Senior Designer
02.2016 – 06.2018
  • Onboard new hires onto internal platforms, workflows, and processes
  • Manage the internal web development process from concept through completion
  • Test and build new processes within the team that help improve efficiencies
  • Translate marketing objectives for new clients into clear creative strategies
  • Assign all incoming clients to the appropriate team members
  • Develop new ways to improve team culture and ensure a positive work environment
  • Manage work levels of team members to cultivate an efficient work balance
  • Lead the web team in project management and meeting deadlines
  • Ensure all work output is meeting and exceeding client expectations and standards
  • Audit all web projects to check for functionality errors & UI / UX improvements
  • Meet with business development to ensure all incoming projects are scoped properly
  • Train sales on the nuances of web development and how to properly sell into our process
  • Meet with prospective clients to answer any web questions required before signing
  • Research new technologies and trends in the web development and graphic design industry
  • Test & onboard new platforms that could potentially increase team effectiveness
  • Meet with other platforms to foster and cultivate partnerships that are beneficial for the team
  • Meet and interview potential new candidates to join our team
  • Continue to build websites for clients of my own and set examples for team members
  • Branding design including logo, packaging, typography and implementation into websites
  • Organize photo shoots for clients, and direct shoots to follow a branded storyboard
  • Optimize e-commerce websites for conversions, and improve revenue
DISTRACTIVE MEDIA  •  Art Director
12.2014 – 01.2016
  • Project manage all digital asset production from initial concept through QA
  • User interface design for mobile web “app”s displayed through our network
  • Design mobile web app wireframes for developer handoff
  • User experience research for client specific campaigns
  • Marketing asset design for print and online display advertising
  • Quality assurance tests on all designs that were produced
  • Maintain branding consistency during QA across all campaigns
  • Manage client relationships for venues and web app designs
  • Install wireless networks in venues to display our network
UNIVERSITY GRAPHIC SYSTEMS
Marketing Manager
10.2014 – 07.2015
  • Build and execute new product & service campaigns
  • Train & mentor new marketing interns and build projects for each quarter
  • Present for new students on the process, challenges and benefits of being a marketing manager
  • Design, print and set up all advertising campaigns around campus for UGS
  • Develop our brand identity and presence, and manage it for consistency across all mediums
  • Develop social media campaigns, build and engage with our social following
EDUCATION
CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY  •  09.2011 – 07.2015

Field of Study: Graphic Communications
Concentration: Management & Design
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Spring 2015

EDUCATION
CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY
09.2011 – 07.2015

Field of Study: Graphic Communications
Concentration: Management & Design
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Spring 2015

TECHNICAL SKILLS
MASTERIES
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Figma & Sketch
  • WordPress & Shopify
  • HTML & CSS
SPECIALTIES
  • Framer X
  • React
  • SASS
  • GitHub
  • Javascript / Liquid / PHP
PROFICIENCIES
  • Cinema 4D
  • Adobe After Effects
  • CSS in JS
  • Keynote & Powerpoint
  • JSON & jQuery
TECHNICAL SKILLS
MASTERIES
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Figma & Sketch
  • WordPress & Shopify
  • HTML & CSS
SPECIALTIES
  • Framer X
  • React
  • SASS
  • GitHub
  • Javascript / Liquid / PHP
PROFICIENCIES
  • Cinema 4D
  • Adobe After Effects
  • CSS in JS
  • Keynote & Powerpoint
  • JSON & jQuery
QUALITIES
I BELIEVE
  • There is no time in my life to create half-assed designs
  • Being pixel perfect is half of a strong work ethic
  • Cross-collaboration is the best way to ensure top-notch deliverables
  • Without constructive criticism, you are never truly finished
  • Focus on personal health will always increase work quality
PASSIONS
  • UX Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Branding
  • Leadership
  • Working In Teams
QUALITIES
I BELIEVE
  • There is no time in my life to create half-assed designs
  • Being pixel perfect is half of a strong work ethic
  • Cross-collaboration is the best way to ensure top-notch deliverables
  • Without constructive criticism, you are never truly finished
  • Focus on personal health will always increase work quality
PASSIONS
  • UX Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Branding
  • Leadership
  • Working In Teams