About Me

I specialize in UX/UI design and front end development of websites and mobile applications, animation, graphic design and branding.

I make digital products more enjoyable by applying a user-centered design processes while working collaboratively. I remove barriers to speed up decisions and add tastefully designed transitions to reduce cognitive load for the user.

Featured Work

Nick's Barber Shop

Responsive Website Design: Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery.

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Capabilities

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Responsive Website Design

Developing with the latest web technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery.

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Motion Design

Designed to make interaction feel easy and natural.

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UX/UI Design

Providing the user with the experience they expect.

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Website Prototypes

Developed interactive prototypes for usability testing.

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Logo & Icon Design

An instant reminder of a company.

Experience

Digital Designer / Front End Developer
Sleep Number - 11/9/15 to present

- Designed and developed digital products including responsive websites, animated display ads and social media content.

- Designed high-converting responsive landing pages.

- Designed style guides for sales events across all digital channels.

- Experience with modern tooling systems using node.js, npm, SASS and gulp.

- Experience using version control systems git and github.

- Experience building reusable code components.

- Strong understanding of developing for large scale projects using BEM conventions.

Freelance UX/UI Designer / Front End Developer
Securian Financial Group - 9/21/15 to 11/6/15

I designed and developed fully functioning desktop and mobile prototypes using Axure RP.

- Developed user personas, feature definitions and user flows.

- Designed topic and audience IA systems for organization and navigation.

- Developed high fidelity prototypes for usability testing using Axure RP.

- Collaborated with team members and stakeholders.

- Experience in responsive website design and development.

Freelance Digital Designer / Front End Developer
Sleep Number - 8/1/15 to 8/14/15

I provided design and production code for animated web ads.

- Designed and developed animated web ads in CSS and JavaScript.

Freelance UX/UI Designer / Front End Developer
Merrill Corporation - 2/14 to 4/15

I provided UX/UI design from initial research through final deployment for multiple business lines.

- Conducted user research to gather data about how users currently perform tasks.

- Developed user personas, feature definitions and user flows.

- Designed sequential IA systems for organization and navigation.

- Designed and developed responsive prototypes using HTML/CSS, Bootstrap and jQuery.

- Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

Freelance Art Director / Website Designer
2001 to 2015

I provided a creative vision for websites, packaging, advertising and collateral material for many small businesses and start-ups. I worked closely with the owners and senior management to develop and implement the creative strategy and provide strong creative solutions.

- Skilled in UX/UI design, typography, brand development and art direction

- Experience in responsive website design and development with HTML/CSS, Bootstrap, jQuery and WordPress.

- Designed and developed integrated brands through print and digital.

Expertise

Illustrator 100%
Photoshop 100%
InVision 100%
Sketch 90%
Sublime Text 90%
HTML5 & CSS3 80%
Bootstrap 80%
Edge Animate 70%
Axure RP 60%
jQuery 50%
WordPress 50%
JavaScript 40%
Node.js 20%

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