Resume

EXPERIENCE

Catalina Marketing / San Jose, Ca.
Director, UX Design – January 2017 to current

  • Lead definition, approach and implementation of UX
  • Direct artifact design of concept models, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes
  • Conceptualization and presentation of design solutions to stakeholders
  • Manage UX quality across platforms and devices
  • Prepare design specifications and documentation

eBay, Inc. / San Jose, Ca.
Senior Interaction Designer – October 2010 to current

  • user interface, interaction, and visual design of eBay marketplace websites
  • wire-framing, storyboarding, hi-fidelity mock-ups and prototyping
  • develop visualization of user experience strategies
  • iterate based on user experience testing and data research
  • responsive and mobile design

Adobe Systems, Inc. / San Jose, Ca.
Creative Designer – January 2008 to 2009

  • Responsible for the visual design and development of Adobe direct marketing creative
  • End-to-end design and development of in-product messaging, email newsletters, banners, landing pages, welcome screens, etc.
  • Design, build, QA and publish interactive web pages, in-product banners, product demos, etc.
  • UI design and collaboration
  • Art Directing, delegating, and mentoring to project creative team and outside vendors and/or specialists
  • Provide quality assurance and brand consistency for all materials

Palm, Inc. / Sunnyvale, Ca.
Senior Web Designer – 2005 to 2008

  • Refine, develop, and enforce interface design, branding, and IA guidelines
  • Create Photoshop comps and final web ready graphics for various online properties in concert with in-house producers, designers, and project managers
  • Design user interfaces for both static and complex database-driven web applications
  • Create product demos; affiliate banners, emails, and product promoting pages that support marketing and e-commerce
  • Provide quality assurance of all creative deliverables
  • Art Directing, delegating, and mentoring to project creative team and outside vendors

Web Design Contractor / San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Web Designer/Front-End Developer – 1997 to 2005

  • Provided Internet, Multimedia and UI design and production services for small to large businesses
  • Flash interactive demo and animation design
  • Website UI design and production
  • CDROM demo production

CKS Interactive / Cupertino, Ca.
Producer – 1994 to 1997

  • Design and development of Macromedia Director based demos and presentations
  • Website design and development
  • Project conceptualizing, storyboarding, comping, and development
  • Project management of assets, resources, budgets, and timelines
EDUCATION

Masters Institute / San Jose, Ca.
Multimedia Communications & Presentations, 1994

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