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I have years of design experience in mobile, web, graphic design, motion, and video. I am passionate about UI, UX, technology and human-centered design. I help companies solve problems and tell their stories in a digital format to succeed in their business.

 

Skills

Site Maps, IA, Wireframe, Visual Design, Typography, Responsive Design, UI, UX, Front-End Development, HTML(5), CSS(3), JavaScript, XML, Backbone.js, Mustache.js, Adobe Creative Suite

 

Experience

UI/UX Designer, Media Society, 12/15 – Present

I’ve been an integral team member in creating a good user experience for a new video platform at a startup company. I have been building wireframes, flow charts, and final designs for all aspects of the product on multiple platforms.

 

Los Angeles magazine, Senior Online Producer, 11/07 – Present

Lead the company’s design and developing team of all digital projects, including user research, Site Maps, Information Architecture, Wireframes and collaborated with outside development teams.

 

Success Stories:

  • Successfully increased (+100%) year-over-year in traffic after
    implementing a responsive design.
  • Increased user engagement (+50%) after designing a better user
    experiences online and in mobile for long-form stories.
  • Drove (+50%) higher engagement on their editorial & marketing
    newsletters after redesign.

 

American Apparel, Web Designer, 08/06 – 11/07

I was responsible for creating successful designs and building flash applications for all national and international online stores that lead to an increase in traffic.

 

Impress Communication, Web Designer, 07/05 – 8/06

I was the user experience designer for a small development team and responsible for creating site maps, wireframes, visual design, and front-end development for multiple clients.

 

Freelance, Art Director, 01/05 – 03/05

Art Director for a small studio where we designed flyers, web sites, street posters, t-shirts, and videos to promote and document various Hip-Hop shows throughout Los Angeles and Mexico.

 

Hip Media, Web/Motion Designer, 03/04 – 01/05

I created site maps, storyboards, and visual designs for a motion graphics startup company. I also contributed in After Effect, 3-D animation, and video editing projects.

 

Digital International Inc., Graphic Designer, 10/02 – 03/04

I designed CDs, DVDs, and the company’s web site.

 

Education

UCLA Extension, 12/04

Final Cut Pro [Apple Certified]

Platt College, 03/98

AA Graphic Design/Multi-media Certificate

 

Awards

2011: E-Newsletter, Online This Week: 2011 City and Regional Magazine Association