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RESUME

Through many years of hard work and dedication, I’ve established a strong career in this industry. I've designed or art directed projects for some of the most well known brands in the world including: AT&T Wireless, Air New Zealand, Audi Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CIGNA, Comcast Business, Hyatt, Kaiser Permanente, Medica, Microsoft, MSN, Netflix, Nintendo, Starbucks, T-Mobile, XBOX, and many others.

 

SENIOR DESIGNER

Kaiser Permanente Washington  |  July 2012 - Present

  • Creation of digital, web, and print design assets that extend Kaiser Permanente’s brand from concept to print/web-ready production across multiple formats.

  • Collaborate closely with team members and internal stakeholders to design and implement clear compelling representations of complex data that achieve business goals.

  • Present layout and prototypes of visual communications projects, including responsive/mobile site design, HTML email, animated GIFs, infographics, newsletters, marketing collateral, brochures, photography selection, video editing, powerpoint presentations, user research and testing. 

  • Check proofs, prototypes (both internal and vendor generated) for color and content accuracy.

  • Developed and produced “When Everything Changed” a podcast devoted to patient experience.

ART DIRECTOR, UI DESIGNER

Stu Art+Design, Kenmore, WA | May 2008 — July 2012

  • Contract designer for: Emerge Partners (T-Mobile), GC Direct (PacMed), Coral Calcium LLC, Integrity Health, Outsource Marketing (Kenworth, Snoqualmie Casino, ERA Living), and RPM Direct Marketing.

  • Concepted, designed, and produced marketing communications for print and digital marketing to meet various marketing goals; Print: brochures, newsletters, ads, direct mail, product packaging, logo and identity. Digital: web sites, emails (design + HTML coding), banner ads, etc.

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Hacker Agency, Seattle, WA | October 1999 — May, 2008

  • Supervised a design team, drove concept development in respect to print and online marketing strategies.

  • Developed direct mail & email campaigns, integrated direct marketing, DRTV, and project development of high-profile brands from end-to-end.

  • Worked closely with clients and internal stakeholders to ensure marketing and brand strategy met ROI-driven goals.

SKILLS

March 2017 - present

  • Team Lead

  • Graphic Design

  • User Interaction Design

  • Visual Design

  • ​UX Design

  • User Research

  • Usability Testing

  • Interactive Protoyping

  • Sketching

  • Stakeholder Collaboration

  • ​Client, Stakeholder Presentations

  • Agile and Lean Methodologies

TOOLS

Mac/PC

  • InDesign

  • Illustrator

  • Photoshop

  • Adobe XD

  • Sketch

  • Axure

  • InVision

  • Balsamiq

  • Omnigraffle

  • Trello

  • Slack

  • Word

  • Outlook

  • Powerpoint

EDUCATION

Advanced Learning

  • University of Michigan
    User Experience (UX) Research and Design
    11/2016 to 9/2017

  • School of Visual Concepts 
    User Interaction Design
    1/2015 to 3/2016

  • Otis College of Art and Design
    BFA Communication Design

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