Open to possibilities and great opportunistic positions in web and
interactivity production with a fantastic team-engaged environment.

DIGITAL, GRAPHIC, & UX EXPERIENCE

  • Wells Fargo | Digital Experience Design (DXD) - Visual Designer | November 2015 - present
    • Determined and recommend the appropriate user-centered design methods, tools, deliverables, and milestones in order to design optimal solutions considering smartphone, tablet, desktop, and responsive design targeted environments.
    • Developed design concepts, presentations on creative execution, mock-ups, style guides, mood boards, technical specs, graphical assets, and training/onboarding modules.
    • Front-end development contributions included interactive style guides, code standards, and static page libraries. Included the re-architecture of static PDF release standards libraries to interactive business internal micro-sites.
    • Co-author of the responsive design grid experience, components, and style guides along with development and managing partners.
    • Lead Designer in the Account Summary and Account Detail webpage-to-printout experiences.
    • Responsible for leading and onboarding new visual designers in the DXD Services Delivery Channel.
    • Contributions include principle redesigns to the BillPay experience, Authenticated Session assets management libraries,
      tool scripts, automation standardizations, and Baseline Team branding assets.
  • Skookum Digital Works | Volunteer UX/Visual Designer | September 2015 - November 2015
    • Acted as lead UX and Visual Design for standardizing site maps, style standards, and design standards.
    • Collaborated with multiple community leaders, stakeholders, and business partners for project development.
    • Provided key principal prototypes, responsive designs, and visual interactions
  • WIX Filtration LLC | Graphic Coordinator / Tech Writer / UX Designer | August 2011 - October 2014
    • Designer of training materials, marketing promotions, bulletins, technical writings, catalogs, and 3D sales pieces.
    • Publications created included digital distribution, print, web, and video production solutions.
    • UX Production included low and high fidelity prototypes, visual design, case study research, and user simulation.
  • UNC Charlotte Student Media | August 2009 - July 2011
    • Sanskrit Literary-Arts Magazine - Staff Graphic Designer/Photographic Director
      • Designed page layouts, concept designs, photography, typographic elements, literature review, 
        and office management assistance. Current production experience included 2 issues over 2 years
    • University Times - Photographic Director/ Writer
      • Managing Editor of Photography. Publishing include portraits, sports, and community events.
      • Writings include Features, Opinions, and Arts & Entertainment.
  • UNC Charlotte Game Design and Development Program (GDDP) | Lead Artist | August 2008 - May 2010 
    • Asset production included logos, promotional media, textures, icons, typography, graphic signage, 
      numerous 2D/3D models. Production totaled 4 titles and assisting in many Artificial Intelligence research projects.
      • Extra contributions included player experience design. UI and UX Design, mechanic drafting, Game Design Document drafting, and content management organization.
      • Additional roles included project management coordination with the DASSIES Artificial Intelligence research project. 
    • Current title Alpha Morph published on XBox Live 
  • UNC Charlotte ITS | IT Assistant | March 2007 - July 2011
    • Assisted students, faculty, and staff with account and hardware services via phone, in person, or BMC Service Desk.
    • Tasks including troubleshooting, network assistance, lab management,  classroom support, print services, account security assistance, hardware diagnostics, Lab and Faculty image management.

APPLICABLE SKILLS

 
Proficient Software for asset creation, editing, and publishing:

  • Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere Pro, Lightroom),  Acrobat, Balsalmiq, Sketch, Axure, Audacity, and InVision. 

Developing Environment Experience and Computing Skills:

  • HTML5/CSS3, Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, and Materialize. Mild experience in Swift, JavaScript, SCSS. jQuery.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills, familiar with cross browser and cross-platform issues, working with Mac, PC, and Android.
  • Help Desk Call Center experience, A+ certification training, Agile, and Skrum workflows. 

Experienced Skill Sets:

  • Photo/video editing, visual/conceptual design, prototypes, wireframing, research, outstanding communication skills.

EDUCATION

  • Tech Talent South | Summer 2015
    • Expanded skills and experience in Ruby on Rails, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Domain Modeling, and Utilizing APIs
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte | Graduation Fall 2010
    • B.F.A concentration in Graphic Design with a minor in Art History.
    • Independent Studies in Gaming Art/Design and Photography.
  • Central Piedmont Community College | Spring and Fall 2010
    • Studied through the intermediate level of the American Sign Language Program.