Resume

EXPERIENCE

Catalina Marketing / San Jose, Ca.
Director, UX Design – January 2017 to July 2018

  • Led definition, approach, and implementation of UX and UI for key go-to-market suite of products, resulting in increased customer acquisitions
  • Creation of design concepts, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes
  • Conceptualized and presented design solutions to clients and stakeholders
  • Evangelized principles of design, brand guidelines, and UX quality across platforms and devices
  • Developed required design specifications to ensure clear translation of assets

eBay, Inc. / San Jose, Ca.
Senior Interaction Designer – October 2010 to 2017

  • Interface, interaction, and visual design of eBay marketplace features and websites, contributing to year-over-year profitability
  • Communicated user experience strategies utilizing wireframes, storyboards, hi-fidelity mock-ups and prototypes
  • Collaborated with researchers, content strategist, product managers, engineers, and other designers to meet project requirements and user needs
  • Partnered with brand systems, platform, and product teams to design solutions for various initiatives

Adobe Systems, Inc. / San Jose, Ca.
Creative Designer – January 2008 to 2010

  • Conceptualized visual designs of Adobe direct marketing creative assets
  • Implemented end-to-end designs of in-product messaging, email newsletters, banners, landing pages, welcome screens, and demos resulting in the increase of user purchases and subscriptions
  • Oversaw art direction, delegation of tasks, and mentoring of project creative team and outside vendors
  • Provided QA and brand consistency for all materials

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

  • Created, refined, developed, and enforced interface design, branding, and IA guidelines
  • Created Photoshop comps and final web-ready graphics for various online properties
  • Designed user interfaces for both static and complex database-driven web applications
  • Created product demos, affiliate banners, emails, and product promoting pages that supported marketing and ecommerce, which resulted in an increase to product sales

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

  • Offered design and production services for small to large businesses
  • Designed and produced interactive demos, interfaces and animations
  • Visually designed and coded websites and related assets
  • Produced interactive CDROM demos

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

  • Designed and developed Macromedia Director demos and presentations
  • Performed website design and development
  • Oversaw project conceptualizing, storyboarding, production and development
  • Administered project management of assets, resources, budgets, and timelines
EDUCATION

Masters Institute / San Jose, Ca.
Multimedia Communications & Presentations, Associates of Arts – 1994

McClennan Community College / Waco, Tx.
Liberal Arts & Art History

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